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  • Fairchild fuels Global Thunder 2019

    Fairchild Airmen focused on sustaining mission readiness, rapid response and enhancing total force operations during Exercise Global Thunder 2019. Global Thunder is a U.S. Strategic Command exercise designed to ensure an efficient mission response by testing the ability for Airmen to execute command, control and operational procedures during simulated conflict scenarios. The exercise provided training opportunities and exercise scenarios for all U.S. Strategic Command mission areas, with a specific focus on nuclear readiness.
  • Fairchild KC-135s, Airmen support Operation Juniper Micron

    Fairchild KC-135 Stratotankers, Airmen, and support equipment, deployed to continue partner support to France as part of Operation Juniper Micron in Spain, September 2018.
  • DGMC doctors perform first Air Force Y-90 cancer treatment

    Two Air Force interventional radiologist at the Travis Air Force Base, California, perform the first Air Force-only liver cancer treatment on a patient with Y-90 radioembolization Sept. 7.
  • Air Mobility Command wins Sadler Cup in first Defender Challenge in 14 years

    Air Mobility Command’s team earned first place for dismounted operations at the 2018 Defender Challenge, which commenced Sept. 11 with a ceremony to remember Sept. 11, 2001 here. For the first time since 2004, 14 Security Forces teams from each Air Force major commands, Air National Guard, Air Force District of Washington, and nations Great Britain
  • Air Mobility Command wins Sadler Cup in first Defender Challenge in 14 years

    Air Mobility Command’s team earned first place for dismounted operations at the 2018 Defender Challenge, which commenced Sept. 11 with a ceremony to remember Sept. 11, 2001 here. For the first time since 2004, 14 Security Forces teams from each Air Force major commands, Air National Guard, Air Force District of Washington, and nations Great Britain
  • Nelson assumes command of Travis

    Col. Jeff Nelson assumed command of the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base, California during a ceremony Sept. 18 attended by leaders of the local community, 18th Air Force leadership and Travis Airmen.
  • MacDill flies classroom for ROTC, USAFA cadets

    Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and U.S. Air Force Academy cadets flew aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during Operation Air Force as part of a flying classroom June 14, 2018 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • 6th ARS in-flight refueling section recognized as best in Air Force

    Nearly three dozen Airmen of the 6th Air Refueling Squadron’s In-Flight Refueling Section at Travis Air Force Base, California, had quite a year in 2017. The section was responsible for offloading 50 million pounds of fuel to more than 4,000 receiver aircraft and supporting missions around the globe.
  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
  • Mobility Airmen deliver a mission of love to Guatemala

    When emergencies happen in the U.S., the sirens of fire trucks and ambulances coming to the rescue can be comforting. Thanks to a C-17 Globemaster III crew from Travis Air Force Base, California, indigenous Mayans in Tecpan, Guatemala, will now hear that same sound of hope and help.
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