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An 815th Airlift Squadron aircrew lands a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi,  Nov. 3, 2017. The flight marked the squadron's return to a full operational capability status meaning they are ready to deploy and conduct the combat airlift mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shelton Sherrill) Flying Jennies ready for combat airlift mission
In Greek mythology, a phoenix is a bird that obtains new life by rising from the ashes. Many members of the 815th Airlift Squadron might be able to relate to this tale of renewal or resurrection, except their symbol isn’t a legendary bird, but a hard-working and practical pack mule—a Flying Jenny.In 2013, times were uncertain for the 815th AS, a
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2017
The F-22 Raptor demonstrates its unique flight capabilities for thousands of Korean civilians at the 2015 Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition held at Seoul Airport, Republic of Korea, Oct. 24, 2015. The Seoul ADEX gives American service members a chance to showcase their outstanding aircraft and equipment to the Korean public.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Amber Grimm) US forces to participate in Seoul ADEX 2017
The U.S. military will be represented at the 2017 Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition, or Seoul ADEX 17, at Seoul Airport, South Korea, Oct. 17-22, 2017.
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2017
Pacific Air Force, Sri Lanka host Pacific Airlift Rally Mobility Airmen enhance partnerships during Pacific Airlift Rally
The destructive power of Mother Nature has made headlines around the world, and every country is fighting its own war when it comes to natural disasters and humanitarian relief. To prepare for such events in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. Pacific Air Force and Sri Lanka Air Force co-hosted the Pacific Airlift Rally 2017, in Sri Lanka Sept. 11-15, 2017.
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2017
U.S. Air Force C-130J pilots from the 37th Airlift Squadron, (right and center), along with one Romanian Air Force pilot, walk back to their units after conducting a training flight at Otopeni Air Base, Romania, Aug. 29, 2017. US, Romanian militaries contiune partnerships
U.S. and Romanian military members concluded a two-week bilateral training exercise on Otopeni Air Base, Romania, Aug. 31, 2017.
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2017
774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in two-and-a-half years 774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in more than two years
Months of planning and weeks of preparing culminates to an airdrop lasting a few seconds. While the time and effort that goes into planning a combat airdrop may seem long for something that lasts less than a minute, for the ground troops, the equipment they received will have a lasting impact.
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2017
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Shannon Hawkins, an airfield manager deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve and assigned to the 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group, Detachment 1, communicates with air traffic controllers over the radio in a Humvee at Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, July 2, 2017. To ensure seamless control of both Iraqi and Coalition air traffic, the U.S. Air Force’s 370th supports the CJTF-OIR advise and assist mission by having a small team of air advisors at Qayyarah West airfield working alongside the Iraqis advising and assisting in day-to-day airfield operations. CJTF-OIR is the global Coalition to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly) Air advisors support coalition, Iraqi air ops in Mosul offensive
U.S. Air Force air advisors work hand-in-hand with their Iraqi counterparts at Qayyarah West airfield supporting coalition and Iraqi operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in Mosul.
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2017
Col. Brian May, commander of the 403rd Operation Group, gives a speech during a ceremony in Picauville, France. This ceremony commemorates the 73rd anniversary of D-Day, the largest multi-national amphibious landing and operational military airdrop in history, and highlights the U.S.' steadfast commitment to European allies and partners. Overall, approximately 400 U.S. service members from units in Europe and the U.S. are participating in ceremonial D-Day events from May 31 to June 7, 2017(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Monteleone) 815th Airlift Squadron drops paratroopers to commemorate D-Day 73
Two 815th Airlift Squadron crews from Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi participated in a six-ship multinational airborne mission near here in the Normandy region June 4, 2017 to commemorate D-Day 73.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: June 7
On this look around the Air Force, President Barack Obama speaks at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s commencement ceremony; battlefield Airmen get their own training group; and an update on C-130J Super Hercules aircraft destined for Yokota Air Base, Japan.
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2016
A C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 19th Airlift Wing takes off from Camp Robinson, Ark., May 13, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jeremy McGuffin) New C-130J contract to save DOD millions
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's Mobility Directorate signed a multiyear contract with Lockheed Martin to procure 78 C-130J Super Hercules with the option to buy up to 83 over the next five years. The agreement is the second multiyear contract for the C-130J and it saves the Defense Department about $680 million and provides the Air Force, Navy and Coast Guard with important airlift capabilities.
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2016
The 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment paratroopers prepare to jump out of an 815th Airlift Squadron C-130J  Super Hercules to establish a forward arming and refueling point in support of the Operation Southern Strike exercise Oct. 29, 2014, in Miss. The 160th SOAR is headquartered in Fort Campbell, Ky. The 815th AS is an Air Force Reserve unit stationed at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Brian Lamar) 815th Airlift Squadron provides support for Operation Southern Strike
A large mechanical whir fills the back of the C-130J Super Hercules, as the back ramp doors begin to slowly open like a pair of iron jaws. Chief Master Sgt. Troy Peltier, a loadmaster with the 815th Airlift Squadron here, turns to the 25 paratroopers from the Army's 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment as they peer into the night, and signals for them to get ready to plunge into the darkness of an October night.
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2014
Master Sgt. Bradley Nulf, 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron evaluator loadmaster secures cargo for an airdrop at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan Aug. 1, 2014.  The squadron is using the new Wireless Gate Releases System for airdrops.  The WGRS saves the Air Force in material, fuel costs and man hours. Nulf is deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas and a native of Columbia City, Ind. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez) Deployed loadmasters use new airdrop system
A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron completed an airdrop for the Afghan National Army using the new Wireless Gate Release System Aug. 1, at Bagram Airfield Afghanistan.
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2014
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