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  • Expeditionary Center welcomes new commander

    Leadership of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center was officially passed to its newest commander, Maj. Gen. John R. Gordy II, here Aug. 9.General Gordy’s nearly 30-year career includes operational and staff assignments at the squadron, wing, major command, combatant command and joint staff levels. He has commanded at both the wing and squadron
  • Pope Airmen team with Dyess, McChord to facilitate mass tactical exercise

    Airmen from the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group here supported three C-130J Super Hercules from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, three C-17 Globemaster IIIs from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, and more than 2,100 Army paratroopers in the 82nd Airborne Division during a Battalion Mass Tactical Week here July 12-20, 2018.BMTW is a tactical joint
  • Barrett takes command of 18th AF

    Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett took command of 18th Air Force from Lt. Gen. GI Tuck during a ceremony here, July 31.
  • Air Mobility Command announces Aviator Technical Track beta test program

    AMC is seeking mobility pilot participants with the right blend of skills, knowledge and abilities to mentor the next generation of aviators. The command aims to retain rated expertise by reducing developmental requirements and non-flying related duties.
  • 43d AMOG Airmen support delivery of U.S., UK paratroopers to Europe during SR18

    Airmen in the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group at Pope Army Airfield, N.C., played a key role in Exercise Swift Response 2018 (SR18), contributing to transport of U.S. paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg, and British Paratroopers from the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, Colchester, England. The paratroopers arrived in Latvia with the assistance of various mobility aircraft supporting SR18 on June 9, 2018.
  • Danielson takes command of 43d AMOG

    Hundreds of Airmen and special guests welcomed a new member to the Gryphon team as Col. Timothy Danielson took command of the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group from Col. Kelly Holbert during a change-of-command ceremony here May 23.
  • Alcohol’s insidious nature: Getting help empowers your career

    Alcohol abuse has a deceptively gradual onset that can slowly affect family, friends and work. Knowing the signs and getting help early are key to beating alcohol abuse.
  • Special Tactics legend earns second retirement

    Scott Fales’ demeanor wouldn’t lead you to believe the long list of accomplishments he has. The retired Air Force master sergeant spent 20 years on active duty, primarily as a pararescueman, and in that time he saw conflict across the globe from Panama to Somalia. He’s earned a Silver Star Medal, Purple Heart, and been inducted into both the U.S. Special Operations Command Hall of Fame and the Air Commando Association Commando Hall of Honor.
  • 43d AES supports Air Force, University of Nebraska research

    Joint Base Charleston hosted members from the 43d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Pope and other Air Mobility Command personnel along with the University of Nebraska Medical Center for a transportable isolation system training and research event March 14, 2018. The TIS, an enclosed negative pressure medical pod with clear walls, is an isolation unit designed to provide in-flight medical care for patients with highly infectious diseases.
  • Care in the air: Teams deliver patient care in challenging environments

    The back of an aircraft is a challenging place to deliver medical care. For Air Force medical crews, treating patients in the air is just part of the job.