NEWS

  • 521st AMOW: 2020, a year in review

    As the first light of dawn broke on Jan. 1, 2020, no one could have predicted the course of the year. Despite the challenges and pressures, the Airmen of the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing exemplified our motto “Depend on us!”

  • AMC Phoenix Raven Course continues strong during COVID-19

    U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center instructors executed the first Phoenix Raven Qualification Course of the year from July 27 to Aug. 19, 2020. Due to the constraints of COVID-19, the Phoenix Raven instructors of the 421st Combat Training Squadron had to completely redesign the PRQC in order to

  • Team Pope welcomes new 43rd AMOG commander

    The 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group officially welcomed new commander, Col. Joseph “Jacko” M. Vanoni to Team Pope on June 15 during a virtual change of command ceremony.Maj. Gen. John R. Gordy, commander of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.,

  • 521st AMOW celebrates 10th Anniversary

    The 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing will celebrate its tenth anniversary and long history of safely expediting maximum war-fighting and humanitarian effects through rapid and precise global air mobility across a more than 5000 mile area of responsibility Sept. 4, 2018, on Ramstein Air Base,

  • 515th AMOW welcomes new commander

    Col. Craig Harmon assumed command of the 515th Air Mobility Operations Wing during a change of command ceremony here June 1. Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, presided over the ceremony in which Col. Scott Zippwald relinquished command of the 515th AMOW to

  • Expeditionary Center commander visits 521 AMOG’s en route squadrons

    Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, recently completed a nine-day visit with the 521st Air Mobility Operations Group’s Total Force Airmen stationed at four squadrons pivotal to Air Mobility Command’s en route system in Southwest Asia.Bence’s visit to each of

  • Aerial porters set airlift record

    The 721st Aerial Port Squadron, which is part of the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, set a record July 27 for the heaviest cargo loaded onto a commercial aircraft in support of a channel mission. The aerial porters planned and packed 120 tons construction material