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  • Remembering the Fallen Air Advisors

    Service members, civilians, and family members from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst gathered at the Air Advisor memorial, April 27, to honor the memories of the 11 Air Advisors who have fallen in the line of duty.
  • The 618th ACOMS Spartans Take a Quantum Leap into Cyber Security

    The 618th Air Communications Squadron (ACOMS) facilitated an experimental exercise in support of the 26th Cyberspace Operations Group and 24th Air Force (AF) from December 2018-March 2019. This proof of concept, known as Exercise Quantum evaluated 24th AF’s ability to establish a scalable task force that integrates local and enterprise cyber forces to address cyber threats.
  • Scott honors fallen soldier

    Team Scott honored U.S. Army Sgt. Holli Bolinski, who was killed on March 5, 2019 while deployed to Kuwait, with a dignified transfer, March 18, 2019. After her family had a moment to say goodbye, members of the Patriot Guard Riders escorted Bolinski's motorcade across the base and to her final resting place in Pinckeyville, Ill. Hundreds of service members and civilians lined the street to pay their respects as the procession made its way down Heritage Drive.
  • Dover, Ramstein set standard for AMOW C-5 maintenance training

    More than 30 U.S. Air Force Reserve aircraft maintainers assigned to the 512th Airlift Wing along with a 436th Airlift Wing C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft and crew traveled to Ramstein AB Nov. 23, 2018, to assist the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing with vital hands-on, airframe-specific training.
  • JB Charleston serves as Hurricane Florence staging area

    Joint Base Charleston joined the relief efforts to help victims of Hurricane Florence by becoming a staging location for various rescue and relief units as of Sept. 14, 2018. The teams standing by for the efforts consisted of the 334th Air Expeditionary Group, the South Carolina and Pennsylvania Army National Guard Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Teams as well as the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
  • 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