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  • Airman Shares Story of Triumph Over Struggle

    When Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen Dave Goldfein, ordered all Airmen to stand down a day to focus on resiliency and suicide prevention, there wasn’t anyone happier than TSgt Christopher Abbott. Not that he needed it, but there was a day – many days – that he could have used it.From 2002 to 2005, while stationed at Ramstein AB, Germany,
  • Airmen Slay 2019 Dragon Challenge

    Twenty-four Airmen completed the 2019 Dragon Challenge at Pope Army Airfield Nov. 5-7. The annual three day competition is designed to prepare Airmen for the stress of combat includes a battlefield fitness test, shooting, casualty care, land navigation, obstacle course, knowledge test and combatives.
  • Pope Airman helps Army Soldier in need

    SSgt Heather Britten was driving back to her office after a meeting when she noticed someone laying on the track. After stopping and assessing the situation, she immediately called 911 while trying to talk with the person. It was an Army Soldier in his early 20’s taking his fitness test. He was disoriented, pale, and sweating.
  • Senior USTRANSCOM Leaders Visit Pope

    General Lyons and CMSgt France visits Team Pope! During their tour of Fort Bragg, they were able to take a first hand look of what interoperability looks like here at Pope AAF. They met with Pope and Charleston Airmen and recognized some of our star performers. They even surprised two Airmen with SSgt promotion notifications! General Steven Lyons is the commander and CMSgt Jason France is the command Senior Enlisted Leader of USTRANSCOM at Scott AFB, Ill.
  • LtGen Thomas and CMSgt Berg visit Pope Airmen

    Team Pope welcomed Lt. Gen. Jon Thomas and Chief Master Sergeant Kristopher Berg during their visit to base last week.
  • 43d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participates in readiness mission

    Pope’s 43d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AES) participated in a tandem Aeromedical Readiness Mission alongside an aircrew from Dyess Air Force Base. With the guidance of instructors, new flight nurses and aeromedical evacuation technicians encountered medical scenarios to test clinical expertise and aircraft knowledge.
  • Medal of Honor recipient John Chapman Memorialized

    MSgt John Chapman was commemorated during a Medal of Honor dedication at Pope Army Airfield on May 30th. A life-size figure of MSgt John Chapman stands in the center of the Benini Heritage Center.
  • Senior Enlisted Advisor Visits Team Pope

    Army Command Sergeant Major John Wayne Troxell visits with the Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron during his visit to Pope - one of several stops on base.

    The 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in a mass casualty exercise with Army's 28th Combat Support Hospital (Photos by Major Catherine Ortega)

    SSgt Katherine Wilson, SSgt Alan Villegas, and SSgt Alicia Jacoby discuss in-flight care plan for a simulated patient on a transatlantic flight to Rota, Spain.