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  • 618 AOC Commander receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

    Brig Gen Dan DeVoe, 618th Air Operations Center Commander, received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination yesterday to demonstrate his confidence in the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine. A safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is a critical component of the United States’ strategy and international efforts to reduce COVID-19 related illnesses, hospitalizations, and deaths.
  • TSgt Vincent Daus sends care packages to AOC personnel deployed overseas

    TSgt Vincent Daus sends care packages to AOC personnel deployed overseas, Dec. 14, 2020. Over the past few weeks, Daus has collected a variety of treats and goodies from AOC members to include in this special holiday package. The care package includes homemade cookies, sunflower seeds, gum, pretzels, handmade cards, playing cards, candy and other special treats from home, bound to lift the spirits of our deployed members as we approach the Christmas holiday.
  • SMSgt Timothy Williams selected for promotion to CMSgt

    The results of the CMSgt Selection Board were publicly released this week and our very own SMSgt Timothy Williams made the list for promotion. While it’s difficult enough to achieve the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, the highest enlisted rank in the Air Force, only 518 of the 2,763 eligible were selected this promotion cycle, a selection rate of just 18.75%.
  • 1st Lt Drew Fressel amongst a select pool of candidates to transfer into the U.S. Space Force

    1st Lt Drew Fressel was recently chosen amongst a select pool of candidates to transfer into the U.S. Space Force as part of the ongoing build-up of the DoD's newest military branch. Through his transfer into the Space Force, he hopes to help shape the future of our sister service and play his part in this historic build-up. An Acquisitions Officer by trade, Lt Fressel has worked within the AOC for several years now and feels the experience will help prepare him for success in the Space Force.
  • AOC weather places in top 5 for the second year in a row at Air Force-level competition

    AOC weather places in top 5 for the second year in a row at Air Force-level competition.
  • Lt Cherry Murray selected as AMC nominee for Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award

    1st Lt Cherry Murray, an SCO Flight Commander with the AOC, was recently selected as the AMC nominee for the Lance P. Sijan Leadership Award, an honor meant to recognize the highest quality of leadership among rising leaders within the Air Force. The Lance P. Sijan USAF Leadership Award was created in 1981 to recognize individuals who have demonstrated the highest qualities of leadership in their jobs and in their lives. It has become one of the U.S. Air Force's most prestigious awards.
  • After 46 years of service, a local hero turns to retirement

    Dan Schultz, Combat Delivery Director for the 618th Air Operations Center, spends his last day in the AOC today, July 10, 2020, before retiring from a lifetime career of service. Brigadier General Dan DeVoe, 618th AOC commander, personally thanked Schultz for his service to our country, presenting him with a certificate and a challenge coin as a small token of appreciation.
  • 618th Air Operations Center welcomes new commander

    Brig. Gen. Daniel A. DeVoe took command of the 618th Air Operations Center from Brig. Gen. Jimmy R. Canlas during a change of command ceremony at Scott Air Force Base June 12.Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, presided over the ceremony.“At every turn, this team has pushed the mission and provided critical mobility solutions for
  • 618th AOC undergoes extensive organizational transformation

    The 618th Air Operations Center implemented its largest, full-scale organizational transformation in nearly 30 years, May 18, 2020, which entailed a complete structural overhaul that realigned directorates and established new positions.This transformation is critical to better support Air Mobility Command’s transformation to a warfighting major
  • Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 budget recommendations for Air Mobility Command

    Among the key features announced in the Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 Presidential Budget Request released today, Air Mobility Command is projected to face several recommended force structure adjustments to its aerial refueling and Total Force tactical airlift fleets.