NEWS

  • Patriot Express flights arrive at JBLM

    Patriot Express flights to Japan will operate out of Joint Base Lewis-McChord beginning May 16, 2022.The Patriot Express is a Department of Defense contracted commercial charter mission, which provides support for official-duty travelers and their family members to overseas locations.PE usually

  • A simple innovation makes a mighty difference in the fight

    In the grand scheme of things Senior Airman Owen Monaghan, a flying crew chief with the 378th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, only read a 101 word paragraph buried in a 48,527 word, 106 page Air Force technical manual. From those words however, the simple metal box he designed, both

  • History can have a price tag: “Golden Shovel” returned home

    A Scott Air Force Base historical artifact was recently in an antique shop and has returned home after mysteriously vanishing more than 100 years ago. After a store owner reached out to a 375 Air Mobility Wing historian, the item was brought back April 12, 2022.

  • Dyess hosts Women’s Summit in conjunction with 80th WASP Anniversary

    Dyess Air Force Base hosted the Dyess Women's Summit on April 29 in celebration of military women. The inaugural event marked the 80th anniversary for Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASP, as well as the 80th anniversary of the 317th Airlift Wing and the 80th anniversary of the 8th Air Force.

  • Employing the Pegasus: From Concept to Capable

    Approximately 220 Active, Guard and Reserve Airmen have operated four KC-46A Pegasus out of Spain from mid-March through most of April 2022. The Total Force team make up the first KC-46 Employment Concept Exercise (ECE), evaluating how they and the aircraft will provide rapid global mobility to

  • Air Mobility Command leadership visits McConnell

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – General Mike Minihan, Commander of Air Mobility Command, Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, and their spouses visited McConnell Air Force Base April 27-28, to see firsthand the advances in aerial refueling missions as well as engage with Airmen,