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Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, passes the 18th Air Force guidon to Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck, the new 18th Air Force commander, during a change of command ceremony at the Scott Event Center, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, June 1, 2017. Tuck comes to 18th Air Force from U.S. Transportation Command where he served as the Director of Operations and Plans. As 18th AF commander, Tuck is responsible for the command's worldwide operational mission of providing rapid global mobility and sustainment for America's armed forces through airlift, aerial refueling, aeromedical evacuation and contingency response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Thomas J. Doscher) Tuck takes charge of 18th Air Force
Lt. Gen. Giovanni Tuck assumed command of 18th Air Force during a ceremony at the Scott Event Center at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, June 1.
0 6/01
2017
Senior Airman Wesley Zech, a 43d Operations Support Squadron joint airdrop inspector, completes paperwork to clear heavy equipment for airdrop after an inspection at the Army’s Heavy Drop Rigging Facility here April 26. Zech worked with fellow 43d OSS inspectors to ensure more than 200 tons of cargo were ready for airdrop from Air Force C-17s and C-130s flying out of Pope Field during a large package joint training exercise April 26-30. The 43d OSS is part of the Air Force’s 43d Air Mobility Operations Group, which provides 24/7 operational and training mission support for visiting Air Mobility Command aircraft and crews, for the 82nd Airborne Division and other Army units here, and for joint special forces units at Fort Bragg. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes) 43d AMOG supports back-to-back joint training exercises
Airmen in the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group here recently provided joint airdrop support for visiting Air Mobility Command crews and Army partners at Fort Bragg during back-to-back training exercises, held here April 27 through May 5. The exercises -- Large Package Week and Exercise Jade Helm -- gave Pope Airmen another opportunity to test their readiness in providing vital ground support for visiting Air Mobility Command aircrews from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, and Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, and for conventional and special forces Army units at Fort Bragg.
0 5/16
2017
The Air Force Surgeon General has announced the recipients of the Air Force Medical Service 2016 individual and team Annual Awards. Pope NCO, team earn 2016 AF Medical Service awards
The Air Force Surgeon General announced the recipients of the Air Force Medical Service 2016 individual and team Annual Awards recently. Included in this year's award winners were several Airmen who are part of the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group at Pope Field.
0 4/25
2017
From left to right, Tony Pares, Fort Bragg Exchange general manager; Col. Victor Beeler, 43d Air Mobility Operations Group deputy commander; Chef Judy Cage, owner of Let Me Cater To You; Chief Master Sgt. James Cope, 43d AMOG superintendent; and Col. Kelly Holbert, 43d AMOG commander, celebrate the grand opening of a new restaurant in the Airmen's Center with a ribbon-cutting here April 7. Open for breakfast and lunch on weekdays, the new veteran-owned restaurant operates similar to military dining facilities, offering service members and civilians convenient access to a new dining option at Pope Field. (U.S. Air Force photo/Marc Barnes) Pope Airmen, civilians have new Airmen's Center dining option
More than 2,000 Airmen from four Air Force major commands now have a new dining option here thanks to the efforts of several leaders in the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.
0 4/25
2017
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform a flyover as the Pensacola Christian College choir sings the National Anthem during a dual Air Force Cross ceremony, April 20, 2017, at Hurlburt Field, Fla. For the first time in Air Force history, two Airmen were simultaneously awarded the service’s highest medal for valorous action in combat. Miller, from the Air National Guard’s 123rd Special Tactics Squadron, and Chris Baradat, a combat controller since separated, both received Silver Star medals for their actions in combat, which were upgraded after a service-wide review. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Ryan Conroy) Former 21st STS combat controller, National Guard pararescueman presented Air Force Cross
 A seven-foot bronze statue stood prominently over a sea of multi-colored berets, flanked by the 21st Chief of Staff of the Air Force and the Air Force’s newest Air Force Cross recipients. Two Airmen, whose heroics were separated by 11 years and 100 miles in the same war zone, solidified a Special Tactics legacy that has seen a great deal of action
0 4/20
2017
Default Air Force Logo 43d AMOG Airman selected as 2017 AF bowling camp candidate
The Air Force recently selected the candidates for the service’s 2017 Bowling Trial Camp May 2-4 at Camp Pendleton, California.The candidates include Airmen from Air Force bases worldwide, including Staff Sgt. Chad Germano, who serves in the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group at Pope Army Airfield, N.C.Based on each athlete’s performance at the
0 4/13
2017
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.
0 4/07
2017
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.
0 3/31
2017
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
0 3/07
2017
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.
0 3/03
2017
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