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  • In wake of Sandy, Mobility Airmen poised to ‘answer the call’

    Across the nation, Mobility Airmen are assessing the damage left by Hurricane Sandy at their own Air Force bases along the East Coast and beginning the process of recovery, while also standing ready to answer the call for support of relief efforts from civilian authorities. In the wake of the

  • The air mobility enterprise postures to endure Hurricane Sandy

    As Hurricane Sandy travels North up the Eastern coast of the United States, air mobility aircraft and Airmen are working together with the 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center) to ensure the mobility mission continues despite the storm.Similar to the precautions taken

  • Airman summits Mount Rainier's 14,410 feet for birthday victory

    Capt. Rebecca Bissette, 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center) Command and Control Directorate executive officer, traded in cake and presents to spend her most recent birthday climbing one of the most difficult mountains in the United States, Mount Rainier. "I've

  • Journey home from Libyan attack

    A C-17 Globemaster III answered the urgent call to fly 36 passengers to safety out of Libya following the attack on the U.S. consulate Sept. 12 that had resulted in the death of the U.S. ambassador and three others. The aircraft was under the command and control of the 618th Air and Space Operations

  • Mobility 'ballet' key to rescue of F-16 pilot

    Shortly after an Air Force pilot ejected from his F-16 Fighting Falcon into the North Pacific July 22, he found himself under the watchful eyes of Mobility Airmen, who worked as part of a coordinated behind-the-scenes "ballet" to ensure his dramatic recovery less than six hours later. A KC-135

  • AMC aircraft mobilized to assist with Rocky Mountain wildfires

    In support of firefighters battling out-of-control blazes across thousands of acres throughout the Rocky Mountains, two C-130 Hercules aircraft from the Wyoming National Guard's 153rd Airlift Wing, and two C-130s from the 302nd Airlift Wing in Colorado Springs, Colo., all equipped with Modular

  • 618th TACC welcomes a new commander

    Two great leaders exchanged salutes as the 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), Air Mobility Command's hub for worldwide airlift, air refueling and aeromedical evacuation, received new leadership during a change of command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, April

  • TACC member runs into an honorary position

    Brian Trout, a planner at the 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center), was inducted into the Michelob Ultra Runners honorary program April 1 during a team run at O'Fallon Sports Park, O'Fallon Ill.In the past 10 years, the Michelob Ultra Runners have only inducted seven

  • AMC's Critical Days of Summer campaign begins May 25

    Air Mobility Command's Critical Days of Summer 2012 safety campaign begins at 4 p.m. on May 25 and ends at 7 a.m. on Sept. 4. The objective of the 2012 campaign is to call attention to the tragic loss and/or injury of Airmen during the summertime. In addition, the campaign focuses on raising