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Senior Airman Austin Hairfield, 14th Air Support Operations Squadron tactical air control party member, poses as his mother, Melinda Harifield, pins his Ranger tab onto his uniform shortly after graduating from Army Ranger School. (Courtesy photo) Pope Airmen graduate Ranger School
The Army Ranger School students were all looking forward to the few hours of precious sleep they were about to get after a long day of training on Mount Yonah, a mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia.Their instructors instead rounded them up and marched to a rocky outcropping and threw a 150-foot rope over the edge. The students
0 8/08
2014
Maj. Gen. Frederick H. Martin, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, presents the 43rd Airlift Group’s guidon to Col. Kenneth E. Moss signifying a transfer of command of the group to Moss from the outgoing commander, Col. Daniel H. Tulley, during a change of command ceremony here August 5, 2014. Prior to his current assignment, Moss was a fellow at the U.S. Navy Strategic Studies Group, in Newport, R.I. Tulley, moves on to his next assignment as the commander for the 6th Air Mobility Wing, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marvin Krause) 43rd Airlift Group welcomes new commander
Col. Kenneth E. Moss formally assumed command of the 43rd Airlift Group from Col. Daniel H. Tulley in a change of command ceremony today on Fort Bragg's Pope Army Airfield."There is no place in the world where the Army and the Air Force work more closely, more often, and gain more synergy than here," said Moss. "To be a part of a Total Force team
0 8/05
2014
Chief Master Sgt. Pete Stone, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center command chief, discusses enlisted issues with Senior Airman Brooke Reinbeck, 43rd Comptroller Flight, during his tour of 43rd Airlift Group units on July 8, 2014, Pope Army Airfield, N.C. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marvin Krause) EC command chief visits 43 AG Airmen

0 7/09
2014
Airman 1st Class Patrick Covington II, left, Airman 1st Class Giovan Vitale, center, and Senior Airman Oscar Robles, right, all from the 14th Air Support Operations Squadron, walk from Fort Bragg’s Normandy Drop Zone after a static-line parachute jump from an Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft on June 6, 2014, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Forty Tactical Air Control Party and Battlefield Weather Airmen jumped with over 300 paratroopers from the 27th Engineer Battalion (C) (A) and 82nd Sustainment Brigade, commemorating the paratroopers who jumped into France on June 6, 1944 to begin the push into Europe to defeat the German Army during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marvin Krause) Pope Airmen participate in D-Day jump at Fort Bragg
Forty Airmen from the 18th Air Support Operations Group commemorated the 70th Anniversary of D-Day by parachuting onto Fort Bragg's Normandy Drop Zone from C-130 Hercules aircraft on June 6.Tactical Air Control Party and Battlefield Weather Airmen jumped with over 300 paratroopers from the 27th Engineer Battalion (C) (A) and 82nd Sustainment
0 6/19
2014
Gen. Darren W. McDew, Air Mobility Command commander, speaks to Pope Army
Airfield Airmen during an all call recently at the Fort Bragg Family
Readiness Group Center on Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina. McDew spoke to
Airmen about leadership and budget impacts and how those issues will affect
the Air Force in the future during his initial AMC base visit tour that
included stops at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey and Joint
Base Charleston, South Carolina. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marvin Krause)
Gen. McDew challenges mobility Airmen to dominate the mission
Gen. Darren W. McDew, Air Mobility Command commander, challenged mobility Airmen to dominate the mission during a recent visit here, after taking command of AMC in May."You are Air Force leaders with unrivaled mobility expertise, but Air Force leaders first. You should be inspired by a rich heritage," McDew said. "We should always make sure that
0 6/12
2014
Airman 1st Class John Virgin, a passenger service agent from the 3rd Aerial Port Squadron, explains Air Mobility Command's Space-A travel options available at Pope Army Airfield to a customer. (U.S. Air Force photo/1st Lt. Henry Kehs) Space-A Travel...A Benefit Worth Using
Want to get away? Sick and tired of paying outrageous airfare prices? Why not fly Air Mobility Command? Department of Defense aircraft sometimes will have passenger seats available after fulfilling active-duty mission requirements. These seats become available to military personnel as Space Available seating. "Space Available travel is an
0 6/11
2014
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James conducts an "all call" to Pope Army Airfield Airmen on May 19. James received mission briefings from Pope commanders, toured facilities, and had lunch with Airmen during her one-day visit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marvin Krause) SecAF visits Pope Army Airfield

0 5/22
2014
Air Force 2nd Lt. TJ Bertsch, an air liaison officer, left, and Senior Airman Luke Molidor, a joint terminal attack controller, both from the 14th Air Support Operations Squadron, Pope Army Airfield, N.C., direct close air support operations with the Air Support Operations Center using a satellite communications antenna. The ASOC is the primary command and control agency for integrating joint air power with Army operations. Fighter duty technicians coordinate air support for the JTACs and provide airspace de-confliction for tasked aircraft. Once JTACs receive a handoff of aircraft from the ASOC, it's their job to direct the fighters to the correct targets within close proximity to ground forces using radios and communications equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marvin Krause) Pope TACP Airmen integrate Air Support Operations Center during Warfighter exercise
Tactical Air Control Party Airmen from the 682nd and 14th Air Support Operations Squadrons integrated a new close air support process for combat operations during the 82nd Airborne Division's Warfighter 14-04 exercise on Fort Bragg, April 7 to 17. These Airmen provided close air support command and control for a true combined joint team during this
0 5/08
2014
Singer Kellie Pickler, left, and Staff Sgt. Baily Zimmerman, an aircrew aerospace medical craftsman assigned to the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Pope Army Airfield, Fort Bragg, N.C.,  perform onstage during ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute To The Troops at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Getty Images/ Courtesy of Academy of Country Music) Pope Airman sings with Kellie Pickler at Academy of Country Music’s salute to troops
Staff Sgt. Baily Zimmerman sang with recording artist Kellie Pickler April 7 during the taping of Academy of Country Music Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops. This opportunity for Zimmerman highlights her passion for country music during the recent heart-rending life challenges she encountered.While deployed in Kuwait overseeing local
0 5/07
2014
Pope Field Airmen participate in Team Pope’s sexual assault awareness month 5K fun run on April 24, Pope Army Airfield, N.C. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marvin Krause) Pope Airmen participate in sexual assault awareness month 5K fun run

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