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  • AMC commander: Mobility Airmen are the ultimate wingmen

    Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, AMC commander, highlighted AMC’s purpose in joint operations through five recent examples of headline-making global mobility missions.
  • Little Rock Airmen test first C-130J with Block 8.1 upgrades

    LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- Airmen conducted a training flight using the first C-130J with a Block 8.1 upgrade at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Feb. 3, 2017.  The Block 8.1 upgrade enhances GPS capabilities, communications systems, updated friend-or-foe identification and allows the C-130J to comply with worldwide air traffic
  • 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron answers the call in the Middle East

    The 816th EAS, based at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, is vital to the Air Force’s efforts to combat terrorism in the Middle East. Those efforts range from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan.
  • 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.
  • CMSAF visits AMC, speaks on modernization

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. - The Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force discussed Air Mobility Command’s contributions to the Air Force mission and the need to modernize the fleet during a visit here Jan. 18. Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody acknowledged AMC’s mission isn’t just important to the Air Force, but also to combatant
  • AMC enables first international F-35B deployment

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Air Mobility Command Airmen helped mark a major milestone by enabling the delivery of Marine F-35B Lightning II aircraft to Japan, Jan. 18 2017.The transfer of the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 aircraft from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, to MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, marks the first permanent international
  • JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, Travis AFB named next KC-46A locations

    Air Force officials selected Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey, and Travis Air Force Base, California, as the preferred locations for the next two active-duty-led KC-46A Pegasus bases.
  • JB Charleston test new equipment, saves Air Force millions

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- An operational evaluation of new synthetic tiedowns and winch cables for the C-17 Globemaster III took place here Nov. 28 and 29. Tiedowns are ropes, cords, straps or chains that secure items during airlift operations. Winch cables help adjust the tension on tiedowns, securing the load.These prototypes were designed
  • Mobility Airmen team up to support hurricane exercise

    The 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Logistics Readiness Squadron, and Communications Group teamed with Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, for Exercise Crisis Look-17. This particular exercise included pre-landfall patient evacuation for a hypothetical “Hurricane Greg” Nov. 6-10.The members of Team Scott forward deployed to Little Rock AFB
  • Dr. Joe Leverett awarded Tampa Bay Trophy

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Dr. Joe Leverett received the Tampa Bay Trophy during the 48th Air Mobility Command and Airlift Tanker Association convention in Nashville, Tennessee, Oct. 27, 2016. The Tampa Bay Defense Alliance presents the trophy annually to an individual civic leader exhibiting sustained and enduring service to the community, Air
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