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  • AMC saves energy in the office, on the road

    With an annual energy bill of more than $100 million, not including aircraft fuel, Air Mobility Command officials are exploring ways to save energy and the money spent on it. While the most obvious energy savings might come from the flying mission, AMC is working just as hard to save energy on the

  • New routes equal endless possibilities

    Planners from the U.S. Transportation Command and 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center) here teamed with the aircrew of a C-5M Super Galaxy from the 436th Airlift Wing at Dover Air Force Base, Del., to open a historic new non-stop route from the U.S. to Bagram

  • Operations continue through the storm

    As what is now Tropical Storm Irene travels past Eastern Canada, air mobility aircraft that were evacuated from their home stations return to their respective bases to continue the mobility mission.Nearly one week prior to the landfall of what was then Hurricane Irene, weather forcasters from the

  • Six TACC members selected to the rank of staff sergeant

    Air Force officials released the names of active-duty members selected for promotion to the rank of staff sergeant today, including six members from the 618th Air and Space Operations Center (Tanker Airlift Control Center). The TACC selectees are: Mark Brandly, Global Mobility Weather

  • Air Force Chief of Staff speaks on diversity at NAACP dinner

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz spoke about the importance of diversity at the NAACP's Annual Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Awards Dinner here July 26. The banquet was one of several events held in conjunction with the group's annual convention and coincided with the 63rd

  • A force multiplier in air-to-air fueling

    By definition, force multiplier means a capability that, when added to and employed by a combat force, significantly increases the combat potential of that force and thus enhances the probability of successful mission accomplishment. That is exactly what the 90th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron

  • 618th AOC (TACC) welcomes a new commander

    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 as Maj. Gen. Sam Cox passed the 618th AOC (TACC) guidon to Brig. Gen. Carlton D. "Dewey" Everhart II during a

  • Eight TACC members selected for promotion to technical sergeant

    Air Force officials released the names of active-duty members selected for promotion to the rank of technical sergeant today, including eight members from the Tanker Airlift Control Center. The TACC selectees are: Juan Armourrobinson, Noncommissioned Officer in Charge, Knowledge Office

  • Six TACC members selected for promotion to lieutenant colonel

    Air Force officials released the names of active-duty members selected for promotion to the rank of lieutenant colonel today, including six members from the Tanker Airlift Control Center. The TACC selectees are: Chad Annunziata, Battle Staff Action OfficerChristopher Fuller, Chief, Airlift