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  • Making Global Reach a Reality, One Channel at a Time

    SCOTT AFB, ILL- While aerial refueling and airlift are often the most well-known Rapid Global Mobility avenues, another lesser-known option is the use of pre-stablished en-route locations. Air Mobility Command sustains 42 en-route locations around the globe through the use of a complex system of channels. These channels enable transport of
  • The 730th AMS Det 2; Ushering in the Historic 2018 Summit in Singapore

    On June 10,  President Donald J. Trump landed at Paya Lebar Air Base in Singapore for the first meeting between a sitting U.S. president and the sitting leader of North Korea.Seventeen C-17s flew through the Singaporean air base for two weeks leading up to the historic summit, ushered in by a small Air Mobility Command detachment.The 730th Air
  • SECAF visits Mobility Airmen at Scott AFB

    The 24th Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited with Mobility Airman at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, July 19 and 20, 2018. During her visit, the Wilson engaged with local leaders, received an Air Mobility Command tour highlighting the command's successes and capabilities, and held a town hall meeting where she spoke about her priorities and engaged in a question and answer session with attendees.
  • 618th AOC holds change of command ceremony

    The 618th Air Operations Center, Air Mobility Command's hub for worldwide airlift, air refueling and aeromedical evacuation, received new leadership as Brig. Gen. Kenneth Bibb relinquished command to Brig. Gen. John Lamontagne during a change of command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, 17 July 2017.
  • 618th Air Operations Center activates Air Communications Squadron

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Maj. Robert Gramling, assumed command of the 618th Air Communications Squadron (ACOMS), during an activation ceremony May 11, 2018 at Scott Air Force Base, Ill.   Despite a long history of successful mission accomplishment, the 618th AOC strives to improve capabilities to match near to long-term future operating
  • CSAF Civic Leaders Visit Eielson

    A civic leader tour hosted by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force visited Eielson Air Force Base April 28, 2018;this was the final stop in a broad tour of the Pacific Air Forces area of responsibility that included visits to Guam, Hawaii, Korea and Japan. The twenty-four civic leaders, accompanied by Gen. Stephen Wilson, the Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and his wife Nancy Wilson, stopped at several locations around Eielson to gain a better understanding of the local missions and how they contribute to solidifying and forging alliances and partnerships around the world.
  • First JB Charleston C-17s receive nose art, embrace heritage

    A Nose Art Unveiling Ceremony was held April 27, 2018 for two of Team Charleston’s C-17 Globemaster III aircraft here during the Joint Base Charleston Air and Space Expo rehearsal. A total of eight C-17s are scheduled to receive nose art over the course of the next few months as a part of the Air Force-wide initiative of squadron revitalization.“We
  • USAF, Army, Navy participate in joint training

    Members of the 41st Aerial Port Squadron and other Air Force, Army and Navy units teamed up for a joint training scenario called GRIP III Breaking Barriers Jan. 5-7 here and at the Gulfport Combat Readiness Training Center – Battlefield Airman Center, Mississippi.
  • Delivering MRAPs safely downrange

    The process that the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron goes through to send MRAP vehicles throughout the area of responsibility is designed to ensure the vehicle makes its destination and operates properly when it gets there.
  • Total Force medical team transports Sailor home

    When a 34-year-old Navy sailor suffered multiple traumatic injuries during a mission in Syria, a Total Force team of medical professionals and Mobility Airmen sprung into action, intent on saving the life of a fellow service member. The sailor suffered injuries while performing improvised explosive device clearing operations. The severity of his injuries reduced his survival rate to two percent, requiring urgent transport from Syria to Texas.
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