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  • Wounded Warrior finds purpose in sharing story

    On Oct. 11, 2015, Col. Laurel Burkel was rescued from the mangled wreckage of the helicopter crash in Afghanistan. Burkel lived to tell her story, but Maj. Phyllis Pelky, Master Sgt. Greg Kuhse, and three NATO partners were lost. Recently, she shared her story of resiliency during a Wounded Warrior Care Ambassador workshop event at the 53d Wing.
  • Little Hats, Big Hearts (Video)

    When newborn Liam Ray needed life-saving surgery, the Air Force showed its ability to deploy at a moment’s notice.
  • Author of The Kindness Diaries visits AMC

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — The power of kindness was the topic of the day as Air Mobility Command hosted Leon Logothetis, author of The Kindness Diaries, during an All Call here Nov. 16. “Everyone Matters” was Logothetis’ main message as he spoke about his journey circumnavigating the globe, relying only on the kindness of strangers to help him. He also discussed his adventures with members of the military, expressing his gratitude at being invited to speak with AMC members.
  • USTRANSCOM trailblazing transition to cloud

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – U.S. Transportation Command is the first Department of Defense organization to initiate migration of its cyber domain to a commercial cloud provider to improve mission assurance, while strengthening information technology efficiency and effectiveness.
  • AMC hosts aircrew chemical decontamination exercise

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- More than 15 aircrew flight equipment technicians from across Air Mobility Command gathered here July 17 to 21, to train on Aircrew Contamination Control Area processes and procedures during exercise Toxic Arch.The goal of the exercise is to strengthen the continuity and ability of senior aircrew flight equipment
  • Civic leaders: A total force contributor at Phoenix Rally

    Headquarters Air Mobility Command hosted a civic leader panel here April 28, 2017 to facilitate dialogue between military and civilian leaders while emphasizing the role civic leaders and honorary commanders serve as mission enablers. The panel was part of the 2017 Spring Phoenix Rally, a bi-annual forum designed for idea sharing and professional development of Air Mobility Command wing commanders and their command chiefs.
  • AMC civic leaders learn about global reach execution

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Headquarters Air Mobility Command hosted 30 civic leaders at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, April 10 to 12, to provide an interactive look into what it takes to execute the rapid global mobility mission every day.This is the first time in two years since HQ AMC has hosted civic leaders here. “My role as a civic leader
  • Total Force aeromedical Airmen receive new trainer

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Scott Air Force Base Airmen recently began using a new ground aeromedical evacuation fuselage trainer here.Through coordination with Air Mobility Command, the 375th Air Mobility Wing secured a C-130H aircraft that was scheduled for decommissioning from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, last year. The C-130 is the
  • Airlift squadrons provide safe, reliable transportation to nation’s senior leaders

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- When members of the Presidential Cabinet and Congress, foreign heads of state, and other dignitaries executing global missions vital to U.S. national security need to travel, members from the 54th Airlift Squadron and 73rd AS step up to provide them with safe, reliable transportation.“Our primary mission is to fly
  • Scott Airmen inspire youth at Community Science Showcase

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Scott Air Force Base, an installation with a wide range of cyber capabilities and active duty computer and software programmers, recently collaborated with the St. Louis Science Center to help expose youth to the STEM-related career fields in the Air Force at the Community Science Showcase Jan. 16. “Many people in our community aren’t lucky enough to interact with STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) professionals in their daily lives, so participating in outreach events like this is critical,” said Chief Master Sgt. Diane Slazinik, 375th Communications Group superintendent.
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