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  • Lady maintainers “Keep ‘em Flying”

    Team Dover’s maintenance groups hosted an airplane nose art unveiling ceremony here March 22.
  • Helping Haiti’s Children

    A two-pronged mission over a weekend in December not only helped to keep 315th Airlift Wing aircrews current on all their certifications, but also delivered three badly-needed buses to schools in Haiti. Reserve Citizen Airmen of Joint Base Charleston’s 317th Airlift Squadron, with support from three additional Citizen Airmen of the 514th Air Mobility Wing from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, transported the school buses in a C-17 aircraft from Charleston to Port-au-Prince, where they were offloaded at Toussaint Louverture International Airport, Dec. 16.
  • Total Force medical team transports Sailor home

    When a 34-year-old Navy sailor suffered multiple traumatic injuries during a mission in Syria, a Total Force team of medical professionals and Mobility Airmen sprung into action, intent on saving the life of a fellow service member. The sailor suffered injuries while performing improvised explosive device clearing operations. The severity of his injuries reduced his survival rate to two percent, requiring urgent transport from Syria to Texas.
  • Deployed Reserve Civil engineers make critical runway repairs

    Maintaining an airfield is never an easy task, especially when it’s one of the busiest in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. Responsible for making critical runway repairs, the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s heavy equipment operator team ensures that the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s airfield is operational and ready for all takeoffs and landings in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • Take your boss to work day

    On June 3, the 446th Airlift Wing hosted Employer Orientation Day at McChord Field for a group of reservists’ full-time employers.
  • Father and son train together

    Altus Air Force Base trains new aircrew members every day, but on March 17, a father and son were reunited during a training mission together, 21,000 feet in the air.U.S. Air Force Col. Craig Peters, 940th Air Refueling Wing commander, piloted a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker and had the chance to refuel a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III,
  • Final phase of C-17 drag reduction testing underway

    When it comes to aviation fuel, the C-17 Globemaster III utilization rate makes it stand out as the largest consumer in the Air Force. This is why a team at the 418th Flight Test Squadron has been working for the past year on the Air Force Research Laboratory’s C-17 Drag Reduction Program.
  • Ambassador Emerson visits C-17 crew in Germany

    John B. Emerson, United States Ambassador to Germany, came abroad the “Spirit of Berlin” C-17 Globemaster III June 1, 2016, during the opening day of the Berlin Air Show.At the event, the C-17 was among many other U.S. and European aircraft, and gave the ambassador and his family a chance to see the strength and dedication the U.S. and European
  • Reserve C-17 delivers food aid to Haiti

    A 445th Airlift Wing C-17 Globemaster III delivered more than 102,000 pounds worth of rice and beans to Haiti May 26, as part of the Denton Program. The food was provided by Kids Against Hunger, a ministry of A Child's Hope International from Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Charleston Reservists provide tactical airlift at Saber Junction 16

    Charleston Reservists fly two C-17 Globemaster IIIs to support the Army at Saber Junction 16 in Europe this month.
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