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NEWS

  • 61st EAS Supports Army Jumpers During Bright Star 23

    A Texas Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 143rd Infantry Airborne Regiment jump from a C-130J Super Hercules from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing during an airborne operation over Egypt in support of exercise Bright Star 23, Sept. 7, 2023. Bright Star 23 is a multilateral

  • C-130J upgrades lead in tactical airlift power

    In 2020, the C-130J Super Hercules inventory began upgrading. The newest model arrived at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, on June 23, 2023, and is the first Block 8.1 aircraft assigned to the 317th Airlift Wing.

  • Dyess Airmen take on Mosaic Tiger exercise

    DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Airmen from the 317th Airlift Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, recently participated in exercise Mosaic Tiger at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Nov. 15-19, 2021.Mosaic Tiger is a five day, multi-phase exercise focused on quick turn deployment to a simulated war

  • Let’s Go: Herk Nation welcomes AMC command team

    “Let’s Go,” said Gen. Mike Minihan, Air Mobility Command commander.This is Minihan’s multi-faceted mantra, which he characterized as a warrior’s creed that signifies his appreciation of service to Mobility Airmen; a contract between Airmen and their mission; and a glimpse into the future of

  • Largest CENTCOM C-130 Squadron hosts coalition partners

    Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for

  • 317th Airlift Wing celebrates historic homecoming

    All Airmen and aircraft from the 317th AW now have six-to-eight month dwell time before the next deployment. This will be the longest period of time that all Airmen have been at home station since the start of the war on terror.

  • AMC experiments with JADC2 to enhance the Joint Force

    For the first time, Air Mobility Command Airmen conducted a commercial beyond line of sight (BLOS) communication and tactical data link experiment to update a mixed formation en-route to a simulated threat area during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Joint Forcible Entry training scenario held