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  • CSAF, CMSAF visit MacDill Airmen

    The top brass and leaders of the Department of the Air Force, the Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, held an all call with Airmen and Guardians at the base theater, June 11.
  • 908th Proves Readiness for Wing’s Largest Deployment during Exercise Auburn Tide

    For more than a year now the 908th Airlift Wing has been faced with the task of figuring out how to protect its members and their families from COVID-19 while still being able to answer the nation’s call when it comes. One of the first things the wing commander, Col. Craig Drescher, said in readjusting the wing’s priorities was that, “we have to find a way to lean forward and still accomplish and preserve as much of the mission as possible.” In the last year, the wing has taken the commander’s words to heart, as it knew it was facing the largest deployment in the history of the 908th AW this year. To help showcase the wing’s motto, “Readiness in Strength,” the 908th held a wing-wide exercise in conjunction with one of the many monthly tactical airlift training weeks it has had in the past year.
  • 19th AW enhances interoperability during MG21

    More than 170 Airmen and four C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing recently returned home after participating in Air Mobility Command’s largest and longest running training event, Mobility Guardian 2021, at Alpena Combat Training Readiness Center, Michigan, May 15-27.
  • 6th MXS NDI Airmen maintain readiness

    Maintainers with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit perform integrity checks on aircraft parts by inspecting for cracks, corrosions, or deformations at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.
  • 906th ARS takes teamwork to a new level

    Airmen across 32 different career fields work in unison to service, sustain and fly KC-135 Stratotankers. These Airmen, with the 906th Air Refueling Squadron on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, enable a global support mission in tandem with Air National Guardsmen.
  • Husemann assumes command of 436th AW

    Col. Matthew Husemann took command of the 436th Airlift Wing during an assumption of command ceremony at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, June 4, 2021.
  • 908th Crew Chiefs Ensure Aircraft Readiness

    Crew chiefs from the 908th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the 908th Maintenance Squadron played a key role in Auburn Tide, a week-long deployment readiness exercise that took place here in late March. Auburn Tide served to increase the 908th Airlift Wing’s mission readiness as its members prepare for the largest deployment in the wing’s history.
  • Former senior leaders discuss the future of AMC at Mobility Statesmen

    Former commanders and command chiefs of Air Mobility Command met with Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, AMC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, during the . Mobility Senior Statesmen and Mobility Enlisted Statesmen symposiums at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois on May 27, 2021.
  • 305th AMW’s participation in Mobility Guardian advances warfighting capabilities

    The 305th Air Mobility Wing participated in Exercise Mobility Guardian 2021, the U.S. Air Force’s largest and longest Rapid Global Mobility exercise, at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Michigan, May 15 - 27. The 305th AMW’s involvement allowed exercise participants to develop new tactical capabilities, support lean and agile teams, and make decisions with limited communications.
  • Air Force, Army joint training ensures readiness

    Aircrew from the 22nd Airlift Squadron stationed at Travis Air Force Base, California, departed for a joint training mission to destinations in the Northeast and Midwest of the United States as part of a Major Command Service Tail Trainer exercise, May 21 - 26, 2021.
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