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In a rare opportunity, the 79th Air Refueling Squadron, Travis AFB, Calif., refueled two CV-22 Ospreys during a routine training mission near Fresno, January 15, 2018. Reserve unit gets rare opportunity to refuel Ospreys
In a rare opportunity, the 79th Air Refueling Squadron, here refueled two CV-22 Ospreys during a routine training mission near Fresno, Jan. 15, 2018. Assigned under the Air Force Reserve’s 349th Air Mobility Wing, the squadron flies the KC-10 Extender.
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Flames and glow from out of control wildfire with large swirl of flame in Napa County, Calif., Oct. 10, 2017. Active wildfires in California have burned an estimated 1,500 homes and commercial structures, scorched more than 115,000 acres and reportedly killed 15 people. FEMA assigns Travis as installation support base for Wine Country Fire
At the request of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, Travis was designated an installation support base during the response to the Atlas Fire, which has spread across Northern California since Oct. 8.The base will house one bus, three tractor trailers with food, 15 ambulances and 30 personnel from FEMA,
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2017
A C-17 Globemaster III from the 301st Airlift Squadron, 349th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., is refueled by a KC-10 Extender, July 20, 2017. The C-17 Globemaster III was conducting a local training mission in Northern California. (U.S. Air Force photo Louis Briscese) Patriot Wyvern tests Airmen’s skills during unit inspection
Members of the 349th Air Mobility Wing participated in a Patriot Wyvern exercise putting their readiness skills to the test at Travis Air Force Base, California, July 22 – 23.
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An ambulatory bus reverses to a C-17 Globemaster III to transport patients at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., March 24, 2017. This scenario was part of Patriot Delta, an aeromedical evacuation training exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sam Salopek) Patriot Delta prepares AES units for deployment
The 349th Air Mobility Wing hosted an aeromedical evacuation training exercise, Patriot Delta, on March 24 to March 26 at Travis Air Force Base.“We did the whole ground operations as well as flying for patient movement on a C-130 Hercules, KC-135 Stratotanker and a C-17 Globemaster III,” said Col. Jeanne LaFountain, 349th AES commander. “The
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2017
Capt. (Dr.) Kim Burford, 60th Dental Squadron dentist and acting 60th Medical Group executive officer, and Marisell Efren-Wiley, 60th Dental Squadron dental technician, simulate a dental cleaning at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., March 24, 2017. Burford is organizing an upcoming humanitarian mission scheduled for May.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sam Salopek) Marking Change: Capt. Kim Burford
She saw her. The scared little girl was only five or six years old. The girl needed her help, having possibly never sought dental care before. The tiny patient was in pain. Her mother tried to calm her, but she did not understand. The young dentist tried to sooth her fears, but did not prevail. Her tiny face is now engrained in the dentist’s mind
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Senior Airman Cassandra Hickman, 22nd Airlift Squadron C-5M Super Galaxy loadmaster, stands in front of a C-5 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., March 20, 2017. Hickman was the first female in her family to join the military. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sam Salopek) Marking Change: Senior Airman Cassandra Hickman
The cargo pallet glides smoothly down the flight deck into place. She moves through the compartment confidently, inspecting each pallet as she circles. Before the aircraft jets off to foreign lands, she verifies proper weight distribution, cargo placement and that the pallets are secured. During flight, she ensures the comfort of passengers and
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349th Aeromedical Staging Squadron Citizen Airmen litter carry simulated tuberculosis patients during a scenario for exercise Patriot Wyvern at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Feb. 11, 2017. the 349th ASTS is responsible for the loading and unloading patients from aircraft and administering medical care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sam Salopek) Patriot Wyvern hones 349th AMW readiness skills
Citizen Airmen from the 349th Air Mobility Wing took part in a Patriot Wyvern exercise here Feb. 10 – 12.  Patriot Wyvern, held twice a year, brings together organizations across the unit for the common purpose of ensuring mission-ready Citizen Airmen for worldwide contingency operations. Over the course of the unit training assembly weekend,
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Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Perdido, Staff Sgt. Derrik Miller and Tech. Sgt. A.J. Hunt (kneeling), 749th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, conduct an operations check on the engine of a KC-10 Extender Feb. 9, 2017 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The Citizen Airmen worked through wind and rain throughout the day, but for these committed maintainers, it's business as usual supporting America's Air Force. Wrench Week brings together hundreds of 349th Air Mobility Wing reservist maintainers to learn, work and grow together. While their efforts enhance their readiness and skill sets, it also contributes a great deal of support to their active duty counterparts at Travis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken Wright) Team Travis Wrench Week 2017
Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Perdido, Staff Sgt. Derrik Miller and Tech. Sgt. A.J. Hunt (kneeling), 749th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, conduct an operations check on the engine of a KC-10 Extender Feb. 9, 2017 at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The Citizen Airmen worked through wind and rain throughout the day, but for these committed
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A 312th Airlift Squadron aircrew from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., displays "Old Glory" upon delivering the flag to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Dec. 2, 2016.
Master Sgt. Steve Burke, an Air Force Reserve loadmaster, cared for the flag during its long journey from Travis to the USS Arizona Memorial, where it flew during a Dec. 7, 2016 commemoration ceremony on the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The flight was a regularly scheduled training mission, which allowed the Citizen Airmen to help get the falg to Hawaii in time for the ceremony. (Courtesy photo MSgt Steve Burke) Citizen Airmen embrace, extend ‘Old Glory’
At a solemn commemoration ceremony this morning marking the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, an American flag flew over the battleship USS Arizona Memorial, where 1,177 Sailors lost their lives Dec. 7, 1941.
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2016
Capt. Jared Wahleithner (right) and 1st Lt. Christopher Dempsey, KC-10 Extender pilots with the 70th Air Refueling Squadron, used years of aircrew survival and first aid and buddy care training to help rescue an aircraft crash victim Sept. 17, 2016. The Citizen Airmen were taking part in the annual Clear Lake Splash In at Clear Lake, Calif., when a seaplane crashed during an attempted water landing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken Wright) Reservists rescue aircraft crash victim
Capt. Jared Wahleithner and 1st Lt. Christopher Dempsey, KC-10 Extender pilots with the 70th Air Refueling Squadron, used years of aircrew survival and first aid and buddy care training to help rescue an aircraft crash victim Sept. 17, 2016. The Citizen Airmen were taking part in the annual Clear Lake Splash In at Clear Lake, Calif. They knew the Grumman Widgeon was in trouble when they noticed its landing gear was still extended as it descended toward the water.
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