NEWS

  • 62nd AW supports Garuda Shield 21, strengthens Joint interoperability

    The roaring of a C-17 Globemaster III engine fills the cargo aircraft as the troop doors are lifted open.The wind rips across the faces of the jumpmasters checking the perimeter of the doors, while the clicks of static lines being hooked to the anchor cables ricochets throughout the cabin.The drop

  • Herk Nation enhances interoperability in Panther Storm exercise

    The 19th Operations Group from Little Rock Air Force Base acted as the lead AF unit in Panther Storm, a deployment readiness exercise supporting the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Jan. 31 – Feb. 2, at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. Shortly after receiving the support

  • Reserve & Active Airmen team up at Palmetto Challenge

    Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 315th Airlift Wing, along with their active duty counterparts assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing and 628th Air Base Wing from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, participated in the Palmetto Challenge, May 21-23 at Pope Army Air Field Field, North Carolina.

  • Mobility Guardian Phase Two begins

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WASH. — The second half of Exercise Mobility Guardian began here Aug. 6 and will focus on training aircrew on advanced tactical air operations.

  • Joint exercise prepares Airmen, Soldiers for contingency ops

    LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- Green Flag Little Rock 16-09 kicked off Aug. 18, 2016, withapproximately 750 U.S. Army airborne infantry soldiers jumping from severalC-130J and C-17 Globemaster III aircraft in the dead of night to seize and secure anassault zone. The event, referred to as "hit

  • Air Force, Army units collaborate to enhance interoperability

    Representatives from Air Mobility Command, 18th Air Force, 18th Airborne Corps, 82nd Airborne Division and U.S. Transportation Command came together for a Joint Forcible Entry Readiness Symposium at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, July 19 – 22.

  • AMC aircraft, 82nd Abn Soldiers team up for training

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Air Force and Army units teamed up in support a training objective, during which more than 600 82nd Airborne Division Soldiers performed a static jump from seven C-17s over Pope Army Air Field Range, North Carolina, June 4. The seven aircraft included three C-17