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Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Force Special Operations Command, presents Tech. Sgt. Brian Claughsey, a combat controller with the 21st Special Tactics Squadron, a Silver Star Medal, April 7, 2017, at Pope Army Airfield, N.C. Following a 96-hour battle with Taliban forces in Afghanistan, Claughsey was credited with coordinating 17 close air engagements, resulting in 47 enemy killed in action without a single civilian or friendly casualty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Conroy) Special Tactics Airman honored for role in liberating Afghan city
Tech. Sgt. Brian Claughsey, a combat controller assigned to the 21st Special Tactics Squadron, was awarded the nation’s third highest valor medal for his role in liberating Kunduz City, Afghanistan, from the Taliban over four days, Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, 2015, while assigned to a joint special operations team.
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Officers and enlisted leaders in the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group recently came together for a weekend of leadership and professional development which included visits to an aircraft manufacturing facility, and to the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, which straddles the Georgia and Tennessee borders. Attendees got a firsthand look at aircraft assembly and learned more about military history while building camaraderie with fellow leaders in the group. (Courtesy photo) AMOG holds leadership, professional development event
Officers and enlisted leaders in the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group recently came together for a weekend of leadership and professional development which included visits to an aircraft manufacturing facility, and to the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, which straddles the Georgia and Tennessee borders.
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U.S. Army paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division board a McChord C-17 Globemaster III prior to a personnel drop March 3, 2017, at Pope Army Airfield, N.C. The exercise took place to provide hands-on training to Air Mobility Command aircrews while supporting Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Sean Tobin) AMC crews support airborne exercise at Fort Bragg
POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. -- Airmen throughout Air Mobility Command units recently participated in the Battalion Mass Tactical Week exercise here Feb. 27 through March 2.   More than 100 Airmen from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington; Dyess Air Force Base, Texas; Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina; Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii; and
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Airman 1st Class Patric Vuletich, a 43d Air Mobility Squadron Aerial Port passenger service agent, escorts nearly 60 U.S. Army paratroopers to a C-130 Hercules from the 317th Airlift Wing at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, on Green Ramp here Feb. 28. Vuletich and numerous other Airmen from the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group supported visiting Air Mobility Command aircrews and Soldiers from Fort Bragg during Battalion Mass Tactical Week, held here Feb. 27 through March 2. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes) AMOG supports Battalion Mass Tactical Week
The 43d Air Mobility Operations Group provided support for visiting Air Mobility Command aircrews and Fort Bragg Soldiers during a Battalion Mass Tactical Week joint training exercise here Feb. 27 through March 2.
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Default Air Force Logo NEWS BRIEF: New dining option coming to Pope Field March 6
A new dining option is opening in the Airmen's Center at Pope Field on Monday, March 6. The new dining facility — named Let Me Cater To You — will be open to everyone on Fort Bragg,
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Master Sgt. David Roach, 43d Air Mobility Operations Group, and other members of the group respond to his selection as the group's First Sergeant of the Year during the annual awards banquet here Feb. 23. Roach was honored along with 10 other individual annual award winners, and one unit award winner. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes) Great Gryphons: 43d AMOG honors award winners
The Airmen of the 43d Mobility Operations Group united to honor annual and special award winners, and to celebrate the group’s accomplishments throughout 2016 during a banquet at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville Feb. 23.
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Staff Sgt. Bruce Daniels, a 43d Comptroller Flight financial analyst, certifies a purchase request while working in the Defense Enterprise Accounting Management System in the Pope Airman Support Center here Feb. 22. Daniels is part of a team which has gone all green on the Air Mobility Command Financial Management "stoplight chart" for four months running -- an accomplishment unmatched in the command. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes) Comptrollers go all green on AMC Financial Management 'stoplight chart'
The 43d Comptroller Flight, one of 12 comptroller organizations in Air Mobility Command, recently achieved recognition as the only one to go all green on the AMC Financial Management "stoplight chart," an assessment tool which includes nine key metrics measuring comptroller effectiveness throughout the command.
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Airman 1st Class Kursten Davenport, 43rd Air Mobility Squadron ramp operator, stands by to load a C-17 Globemaster III on Pope Army Airfield's Green Ramp Jan. 8, 2017, while other 43rd AMS members de-ice a second C-17 behind her. An ice storm shut down most of North Carolina the previous day, delaying a Deployment Readiness Exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Thomas J. Doscher/Released) Pope unit lynchpin to Global Response Force mission
Pope AAF is the second busiest en-route location in the Air Force and the launching point of the 82nd ABN, America’s Global Response Force. When called up, the base must be able to receive aircraft, then load and deploy Soldiers and their equipment in a very short time with little notice.
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Brig. Gen. Brian Robinson (center), Air Mobility Command director of operations, meets with Col. Kelly Holbert (right), 43d Air Mobility Operations Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. James Cope, 43d AMOG superintendent, during a brief visit to Pope Field Feb. 3. Robinson attended the Joint Forcible Entry Readiness Symposium at Fort Bragg and met with 43d AMOG leadership, where he discussed AMC’s ongoing support for the joint mission at Pope Field, and for the 43d AMOG’s mission of 24/7 operational mission execution, persistent Joint Airborne / Air Transportability Training, Pope Airmen support and Global Response Force Readiness. AMC ops director visits Pope, talks joint mission support
Brig. Gen. Brian Robinson (center), Air Mobility Command director of operations, meets with Col. Kelly Holbert (right), 43d Air Mobility Operations Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. James Cope, 43d AMOG superintendent, during a brief visit to Pope Field Feb. 3. Robinson attended the Joint Forcible Entry Readiness Symposium at Fort Bragg and
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Senior Airman Benjamin Latimer, assigned to the 43d Air Base Squadron at Pope Field, was recently selected for the Conseil International du Sport Militaire team as a representative of the U.S. Armed Forces, and is currently competing in the 2017 CISM Soccer Championship in Muscat, Oman, which continues through Jan. 29. Here, Latimer (left) passes the ball during the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group Sports Day competition in October 2016. He also played previously for the Air Force soccer team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes) 43d ABS Airman selected for CISM U.S. Armed Forces soccer team
Senior Airman Benjamin Latimer, assigned to the 43d Air Base Squadron at Pope Field, was recently selected for the Conseil International du Sport Militaire team as a representative of the U.S. Armed Forces, and is currently competing in the 2017 CISM Soccer Championship in Muscat, Oman, which continues through Jan. 29. Here, Latimer (left) passes
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