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  • Mobility Airmen oversee movement of presidential artifacts

    JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. -- With every inauguration of a new American President, a key but generally unnoticed part of the presidential transition of power process is the movement of the outgoing president’s paper, records and artifacts.  This critical role is part of the Air Force District of Washington’s mission.Airmen from AFDW, the 82nd Aerial
  • Reserve mobility aircrew impacts mission in Baltic region

    New story featuring the Air Force Reserves and Air Mobility Command's support to Atlantic Resolve.
  • AMC enables first international F-35B deployment

    Air Mobility Command Airmen helped mark a major milestone by enabling the delivery of Marine F-35B Lightning II aircraft to Japan, Jan. 18 2017.The transfer of the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 aircraft from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, to MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, marks the first permanent international deployment of the joint strike
  • Air Force refuelers enable B-2 strike against Daesh in Libya

    KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-10 Extender crews from five bases on three continents provided aerial refueling support during the B-2 bomber mission which struck two Daesh training camps in Libya Jan. 18, 2017.
  • Scott AFB celebrates ‘Century of Service’

    This year the Air Force celebrates its 70th birthday and the fourth oldest “continuously active duty flying field” in its inventory will celebrate its 100th. Located in the heartland of America, Scott Air Force Base is marking this historic milestone tomorrow with a kickoff celebration that will launch a year-long effort to honor its heritage,
  • Air Mobility Command enables delivery of Israel’s first F-35s

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were delivered Dec. 12, making the U.S. ally the only country in the Middle East flying a fifth generation fighter aircraft. The 618th Air Operations Center, based out of Scott AFB, Illinois, assigned the Tennessee Air
  • Exercise Global Thunder 17 Concludes

    Exercise Global Thunder 17, an annual command post and field training exercise, concluded Oct. 31. U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), in coordination with U.S. and partner nation government agencies, conducted the exercise, which began Oct. 24, to train USSTRATCOM forces and assess joint operational readiness across all of the command’s Unified Command Plan-assigned mission areas.
  • AMC commander: Airmen, partnerships, technology key to mobility’s future

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Air Mobility Command commander showcased the impact of mobility Airmen on current global operations while highlighting ways in which partnership and technology will shape the future, in a presentation during the 48th annual AMC and Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium here, Oct. 29, 2016.In a nod to the symposium’s theme,
  • Mobility Air Forces enable JTF-Bravo deployment to Haiti

    U.S. Air Force heavy airlift was called upon to support approximately 200 Soldiers, Airmen and Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Southern Command and Joint Task Force-Bravo who deployed this week with two CH-53E Super Stallion, three CH-47 Chinook, and two UH-60L and two HH-60L Black Hawk helicopters to provide heavy and medium lift to support the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission to alleviate human suffering and bolster Haitian disaster response capabilities.
  • AMC, Air Forces Transportation support Hurricane Matthew response efforts

    Air Forces Transportation has taken the following measures in support of Hurricane Matthew response efforts.