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  • Swap in, swap out – McChord Airmen deploy to Al Udeid

    Every Airman has their own story about deploying, whether they’re about to retire and haven’t deployed once or a junior Airman deploying for the third time in three years.At McChord Field, Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing, along with other C-17 Globemaster III bases within Air Mobility Command, are

  • CATM dials in Joint Base MDL personnel

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Andrew Barrows, 87th Security Forces Squadron combat arms instructor, performs inventory checks in the armory room, Nov. 6, 2020, on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. Barrows performs inventory checks on a daily basis to ensure that all weapons and ammunition are

  • MacDill couple deploys in support of AUAB mission

    As military members, saying goodbye for temporary duties assignments or deployments are inevitable; however, for one active duty U.S. Air Force couple, deployment is the next step of developing their marriage and serving their country together.

  • 19th AMXS maintains ops with minimal manning during COVID-19

    When the emergence of COVID-19 swept across the nation, the 19th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron was already operating at reduced manning levels with almost a quarter of the unit deployed. Social distancing and mitigation efforts to preserve the health of the force cut that number in half - again.

  • 317th Airlift Wing celebrates historic homecoming

    All Airmen and aircraft from the 317th AW now have six-to-eight month dwell time before the next deployment. This will be the longest period of time that all Airmen have been at home station since the start of the war on terror.

  • A lucky flight in the fight: Aircrew receives combat medal

    There are many varieties of threats for aircraft involved in aiding ground troops in deployed environments. One main example of these threats can include taking fire from advancing enemy forces in the area of responsibility.This became a reality for one 39th Airlift Squadron aircrew while deployed

  • The Rock crosses the Pacific

    Airmen from Yokota Air Base welcomed four Air Mobility Command C-130J’s from Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, as part of a capstone exercise Feb. 8-19, 2020.“Yokota has a very unique AOR,” said Capt. John Walitsch, 61st Airlift Squadron C-130J pilot. “By the 61st flying out, we get to enhance

  • Devil Raiders strengthen defense forces in Saudi Arabia

    When it came to deploying scalable forces to reopen an air base in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Air Force knew just who to call: Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Group at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

  • 91 ARS participates in first squadron-wide deployment

    The 91st Air Refueling Squadron, along with KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, in early December 2019. This marks the first time the entire 91st ARS deployed together as a squadron to support rapid global mobility and aerial refueling efforts overseas, marking a