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Under Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan speaks at the Airlift/Tanker Association and Air Mobility Command Symposium in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 26, 2017. This year’s conference theme, “Mobility Airmen: Agile, Innovative and Ready to Roll,” provides Air Force leadership, industry experts, and academia an opportunity to work together with current and former Mobility Airmen from around the world to discuss issues and challenges facing America and the Air Mobility community. A/TA provides leadership the opportunity to better understand the impact that more than 124,000 Total Force Mobility Airmen have on the global mobility mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jodi Martinez) A/TA Symposium highlights mobility readiness, innovation
The 2017 Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium, held Oct. 26-29, 2017 in Orlando, focused on readiness, joint operations, multi-domain tactics and innovation to further develop the 125,000 mobility Airmen.
0 11/06
2017
AMC commander meets with regional airlines AMC commander seeks enhanced problem-solving with airlines
The commander of Air Mobility Command spoke with a group of more than 150 airline representatives, Sept. 26, 2017, to address pilot qualification and retention issues common to the Air Force and the airline industry.
0 10/02
2017
C-5 with personnel for disaster relief efforts Air Mobility Command joins Hurricane Harvey relief efforts
Air Mobility Command has directed allocation of its airlift, aeromedical evacuation and contingency response assets to federal Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, as requested by U.S. Northern Command Aug. 30.
0 9/01
2017
Senior Airman David Tiradeau, a ramp coordinator assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, relays information to the air terminal operations center, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, August 15, 2017. ATOC works around the clock to keep cargo and personnel moving
Maintaining the inbound and outbound movement of cargo and personnel in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve requires careful coordination between a multitude of entities. In order for the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing to effectively complete its mission and deliver decisive airpower against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, it needs a nerve center to track aerial port operations: an air terminal operations center.
0 8/16
2017
KC-135 Stratotanker Mobility Air Forces, Combat Air Forces operate together during Mobility Guardian
Exercise Mobility Guardian highlighted the close relationship between Mobility and Combat Air Forces, who teamed up to execute approximately 90 sorties together, July 31 to Aug. 12, 2017.
0 8/14
2017
Maintainer Mobility Guardian draws to an end
Crews flew approximately 1,200 hours in eight days, executing almost 650 sorties during Exercise Mobility Guardian, July 31 to Aug. 12, 2017.
0 8/14
2017
Default Air Force Logo Cyber Squadron Initiative: Arming Airmen for 21st century battle
The Air Force cyber landscape of today is not the same as 10 or even five years ago; every Air Force core mission is impacted and connected by cyber. In response, the service has created the Cyber Squadron Initiative.
0 5/05
2017
Thirty Air Mobility Command civic leaders learned how to impact the Rapid Global Mobility mission here during a tour April 10 to 12. During their trip they had breakfast with Airmen, a briefing about how AMC's four core capabilities are executed, a behind the scenes look at the 618th Air Operations Center, and aeromedical evacuation training demo by the 375th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Stephenie Wade) AMC civic leaders learn about global reach execution
Headquarters Air Mobility Command hosted 30 civic leaders at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, from April 10-12, 2017, to provide an interactive look into what it takes to execute the rapid global mobility mission every day.
0 4/17
2017
A Charlotte Air National Guard C-130H Hercules taxis down the runway at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia April 5, 2017. The Charlotte ANG is currently flying its last Hercules mission as it prepares to transition to the C-17 Globemaster III. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Park) ANG units fly first, last C-130 deployments
Big changes are in the works for two Air National Guard units deployed to the 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia. The Connecticut ANG has transitioned from the A-10 Thunderbolt II and the C-21 Cougar to the C-130H Hercules, which it is currently flying on its first C-130 deployment. On the other hand, the Charlotte ANG, out of North Carolina, will be flying its last Hercules mission as it prepares to transition to the C-17 Globemaster III.
0 4/07
2017
A Combat Controller watches as a C-17 assigned to the 17th Weapons Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, lands on an airstrip in the Nevada Test and Training Range during Joint Forcible Entry Exercise, June 16, 2016. The exercise demonstrates the Air Force’s ability to tactically deliver and recover combat forces via air drops and combat landings in a contested environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum) Students lead large-scale joint forcible entry exercise
Sixteen mobility Airmen attending the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, participated in a joint forcible entry exercise at the Nevada Test and Training Range June 18.
0 6/28
2016
A HH-60G Pave Hawk is off-loaded from a C-5M Super Galaxy May 30, 2016, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. During its mission while circumnavigating the world, this C-5M transported more than 580 thousand pounds of cargo and 398 passengers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Zachary Cacicia) Around the world in 14 days
In 1873, Phileas Fogg, the fictional protagonist in Jules Verne’s “Around the World in Eighty Days” circumnavigated the globe by rail and steamer ship in, of course, 80 days. Unfortunately for Fogg, he did not have access to a C-5M Super Galaxy to accomplish this feat quicker.
0 6/15
2016
Default Air Force Logo AMC commander releases Rapid Global Mobility Vision
In order to establish a common understanding of mobility's direction to 2035, the Air Mobility Command commander recently released his Rapid Global Mobility Vision.
0 5/18
2016
Lt. Col. Kevin Krauss, the 607th Air Mobility Division assistant director of mobility forces, takes notes as Brig. Gen. Steven Bullard, the 607th AMD director of mobility forces, discusses potential airlift operations during exercise Key Resolve 16 at Osan Air Base, South Korea, March 8, 2016. When the 607th AMD reviews airlift options, there are several safety precautions that must be evaluated before making a decision. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nick Wilson) Total force team moves the mission in defending South Korea
In an effort to deter aggression, fighter aircraft routinely fly while troops on the ground mobilize and train to defend South Korea. However, there still lies another piece to the puzzle. That puzzle piece is none other than the 607th Air Mobility Division.
1 3/14
2016
A KC-135 Stratotanker sits on the flightline at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., as the sun sets over St. Petersburg, Fla., Jan. 12, 2016. The 16 KC-135s currently assigned to MacDill AFB provide aerial refueling to nine combatant commands. (U.S. Air force photo/Airman 1st Class Mariette M. Adams) Airmen work in concert to execute rapid global mobility
Airmen like Staff Sgt. Justin Worcester, a KC-135 Stratotanker crew chief, defend their country by making sure the U.S. can quickly move people and equipment around the world at a moment's notice. This is executing rapid global mobility, Air Mobility Command's top priority.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Joint service mobility specialists assist FEMA in cargo training
A team composed of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst mobility specialists assisted Federal Emergency Management Agency logistics personnel on training and preparation of cargo here, Feb. 12 and 24.
0 2/25
2015
Gen. Darren McDew talks about the Airmen, global mobility, and the Air Force core values during the Airlift/Tanker Association Conference and Symposium Nov. 1, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Air Mobility Command's mission is to provide rapid, global mobility and sustainment for America's armed forces. The command also plays a crucial role in providing humanitarian support at home and around the world. McDew is the AMC commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tristin English) Senior leaders, Airmen gather to focus on mobility mission
More than 1,400 Air Force senior leaders and Airmen from across the mobility enterprise attended the 2014 Airlift/Tanker Association and Air Mobility Command Symposium from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 in Nashville, Tennessee.
0 11/10
2014
Maj. Gen. Michael S. Stough, director of strategic plans, requirements and programs for the Air Mobility Command discussed innovation and technology that will shape the total force mobility enterprise in the coming years during an AMC requirements brief at the 2014 Air Force Association Air and Space Conference and Technology Exposition, Washington, D.C., Sept. 16, 2014. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie). AMC outlines future 'total force' mobility requirements
The Air Mobility Command director of strategic plans, requirements and programs discussed innovation and technology that will shape the total force mobility enterprise in the coming years during an AMC requirements brief at the 2014 Air Force Association Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition, Washington, D.C., Sept. 16.
0 9/17
2014
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