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  • CRW Airmen establish airfield, link allies during Exercise Ultimate Reach

    Thirty-five Airmen from across the 621st Contingency Response Wing deployed to Zaragoza, Spain in support of Exercise Ultimate Reach from Nov. 2-8.The Airmen enabled seven C-17 Globemaster IIIs to drop approximately 600 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division as part of the joint and coalition exercise that drew participants from not only the
  • 618th AOC supports largest NATO exercise in 20 years

    Multiple 18th Air Force units worked together to perform a personnel drop of more than 500 82nd Airborne Division Paratroopers in support of Exercise Ultimate Reach, Nov. 2 - 7, a subsection of NATO's largest exercise in 20 years, Exercise Trident Juncture.Ultimate Reach is an annual U.S. Transportation Command-sponsored live-fly exercise designed
  • Lt. Gen. Cox assumes command of 18th AF

    Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander and former 18th AF commander, presided over a ceremony today in which Lt. Gen. Samuel Cox assumed command of 18th Air Force.Everhart said Cox's leadership and the dedication of the men and women of 18th Air Force will allow the command to reach new heights."Those Total Force Airmen...
  • Mobility Airmen enable Network Integration exercise

    The U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army began the Network Integration Exercise 16.1 on Sept. 25 in the White Sands Missile range, New Mexico.The purpose of the exercise was to modernize the Army's tactical communication network. The NIE spanned the globe with 14 international allied players. All participants interacted in both live and simulated scenarios
  • 618th AOC (TACC) Airmen honor local veterans at airport ceremony

    It's not every day an Airman gets to salute veterans who served in Vietnam, Korea and World War II.Team members from the 618th Air Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center) traveled to Lambert- St. Louis International Airport Aug. 4 to welcome 20 local war veterans home from a whirlwind tour of District of Columbia war memorials.The
  • Mobility Airmen recover radiological material from Mexico

    Headquarters Air Mobility Command, in close partnership with the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration recently executed a C-17 Globemaster III mission to repatriate three Husman irradiators containing radioactive material from Mexico to the United States for final disposition.One of the NNSA's primary missions focuses on
  • 62nd AW supports global response force exercise

    The C-17 Globemaster III aircraft is capable of delivering tailored force to anywhere in the world in less than 96 hours and that is just what they showcased Aug. 6.C-17s from Joint Base Lewis-McChord staged out of March Air Reserve Base, California, participated in a Joint Operation Access Exercise (JOAX) at the National Training Center on Fort
  • AE team provides critical support after Kabul attacks

    Approximately 25 personnel came together here on a real world aeromedical evacuation mission Aug. 9 to save the lives of service members injured after recent attacks in Kabul.The medical professionals were a collection of KMC Fire Emergency Services, Aeromedical Evacuation and Critical Care Air Transport Team personnel who assisted with medical
  • AMC welcomes a new commander

    Air Mobility Command welcomed its 12th commander at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, August 11.Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II took command of AMC from Gen. Darren W. McDew during a ceremony officiated by Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III.Welsh opened the ceremony by speaking about AMC's accomplishments since they inherited the missions of
  • Contingency Response Airmen enable Marines at Al Taqaddum Air Base, Iraq

    U.S. Marines, Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen work around the clock to sustain and improve the Task Force Al Taqaddum Advise and Assist site at Al Taqaddum Air Base, Iraq. Each service and section plays an important role in ensuring the success of this mission, part of Operation Inherent Resolve.One unit in particular is tasked with expeditionary air