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  • Largest CENTCOM C-130 Squadron hosts coalition partners

    Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a constant presence in the AOR.
  • Rally in the Rockies 2021: Day 1

    Personnel conducted a high altitude, low opening jump during Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise, Sept. 13, 2021, Guernsey, Wyo. HALO jumps are typically employed when stealth is necessary to infiltrate enemy territory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)
  • Air Force Reserve demonstrates strategic depth of combat airlift on Wyoming highway during training exercise

    Air Force Reserve Command kicked off a week-long exercise, Rally in the Rockies 2021, by landing a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on the highway near Rawlins, Wyoming, Sept. 13. The highway closed early in the morning to ensure the aircrew could safely practice recovering personnel without access to a runway within simulated enemy territory.
  • Who’s the boss: 934th Airlift Wing hosts Employer’s Day

    The 934th Airlift Wing wasn't able to host an Employer's Day in 2020 due to the pandemic restrictions. After more than a year, Employer’s Day was back and the Wing hosted the event for 12 employers here at Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station on Aug. 7, 2021.
  • 24-hour operations for the U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules maintainers

    The Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 aircraft in flight to support the execution of the wing's mission of national, regional and global importance and stabilize the U.S. Central Command's areas of responsibility. The wing is USCENTCOM's theater gateway in delivering dominant combat airpower and unparalleled theater support.
  • Reserve Centralized Repair Facility provides strategic depth

    A small maintenance operation, Air Force Reserve Command T-56-15A engine Centralized Repair Facility, supported by the 913th Airlift Group sustains agile combat support by upgrading the C-130H Hercules engines and returning combat airlift to the Air Force fleet.
  • Global Vikings flyover Minnesota in support of Operation American Resolve

    On Wednesday, 13 May, the 934th Airlift Wing along with the Minnesota National Guard’s 133rd Airlift Wing flew statewide flyovers in recognition of those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic response as part of Operation American Resolve.
  • Team Little Rock performs America Strong Salute to Heroes

    Little Rock Air Force Base flew over medical facilities throughout the state of Arkansas May 8 to honor and express Team Little Rock’s gratitude for all healthcare professionals, essential employees and volunteers in the fight against COVID-19.
  • 302nd Airlift Wing thanks Colorado healthcare workers with flyover

    Over the last several months, medical personnel, healthcare workers and essential personnel all over the world have been working against one common enemy; COVID-19. In Colorado, as of May 6 there have been 17,830 cases, 2,986 hospitalized and 921 deaths, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment website.
  • Enlisted aircrew paramount to C-130 Hercules flight testing

    Not many people know that a small contingent of experienced enlisted C-130 aircrew reside at Hill Air Force Base. They are charged with the depot support flights of Air Force overflow, and Navy and Marine Corps aircraft.
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