NEWS

  • Developing Mobility Air Force Tacticians through Tactics Advancement

    The 305th Air Mobility Wing collaborated with the 60th AMW and 436th Airlift Wing to host a new three-week, hands-on Tactics Advancement Course from Jan. 10-28. The course is designed to strengthen and advance combat aviation skills of C-17 Globemaster III aircrew members assigned to the 305th

  • 62nd AS protects training pipeline with airlift assistance

    The Air Education and Training Command’s mission is to recruit, train and educate exceptional Airmen. Ensuring Airmen in training make it to their next destination safely and on time is essential to maintaining the Air Force’s readiness. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, transporting students from one

  • Herk Heritage: C-130 Vietnam rescue linked to 19th AMXS Airman

    The Vietnam War neared its end when North Vietnamese forces destroyed nearly 100 aircraft on the flight line at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Vietnam, on April 29, 1975. Only one flyable aircraft remained: A C-130A Hercules with the tail number 56-0518.

  • 29th WPS: Forging C-130 Tactical Experts

    The 29th Weapons Squadron recently tackled phase three of the C-130 Weapons Instructor Course in Colorado, from October 12 to October 27, 2019. The 29th WPS at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, a detachment from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis AFB, Nevada, is home to the course.The

  • Missouri Airman returns to flight with one eye

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Ed Fattmann, a pilot assigned to the 180th Airlift Squadron, Missouri Air National Guard, took his first flight as an aircraft commander with one eye here Sept. 4, 2019.

  • Reserve Citizen Airmen hunt hurricanes

    This specialized unit of Reserve Citizen Airmen is made up of a five-person crew consisting of a pilot, co-pilot, navigator, aerial reconnaissance weather officer, and loadmaster who is also the dropsonde operator.