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  • MacDill integrates training with Barksdale AFB B-52s

    Airmen from the 6th Air Refueling Wing traveled to Barksdale Air Force Base, La. Dec. 15-18, 2020, to conduct integrated training with Air Force Global Strike Command’s B-52 Stratofotress bombers assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing.For both the 6th ARW and the 2nd BW, this integrated training is an

  • Eyes Above the Horizon inspires students

    Over 65 students from Jim Ned, Wylie, Abilene and Clyde independent school districts, ROTC and Civil Air Patrol participated in the Eyes Above the Horizon outreach event at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, May 18.Eyes Above the Horizon is an opportunity for children from traditionally under-represented

  • Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

    Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.

  • AMC, AFGSC chief scientists discuss innovation

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Air Mobility Command’s and Air Force Global Strike Command’s chief scientists met Feb. 27 and 28 to discuss ways the two commands can work together to foster technological innovation.

  • Air Force selects two AMC-proposed innovations as Spark Tank finalists

    WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Two Air Mobility Command-proposed innovations were selected among six Air Force Spark Tank finalists slated for showcase before Air Force senior leaders at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, Feb. 23 in Orlando, Florida. The Spark Tank finalists representing AMC

  • AMC hosts aircrew chemical decontamination exercise

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- More than 15 aircrew flight equipment technicians from across Air Mobility Command gathered here July 17 to 21, to train on Aircrew Contamination Control Area processes and procedures during exercise Toxic Arch.The goal of the exercise is to strengthen the continuity

  • Grandson of Enola Gay pilot flies refurbished B-29

    Wichita’s beloved B-29 Superfortress, Doc, took to the skies yet again June 9, 2017, from McConnell Air Force Base, this time with an added aspect of historical significance and Air Force heritage.Sitting in the co-pilot seat was Brig. Gen. Paul Tibbets IV, the 509th Bomb Wing commander. Taking