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  • Take Command: Changes to TRICARE disenrollment coming in 2018

    As part of the changes coming to TRICARE on Jan. 1, 2018, there will be new rules affecting disenrollment.
  • TRICARE payment changes coming in 2018

    With the Jan. 1, 2018 changes to new stateside regions and contractors, service members may need to update payment options to guarantee continued payment of TRICARE enrollment fees and monthly premiums.
  • Take command with TRICARE changes: Enrollments shifting from fiscal to calendar year starting in January 2018

    Starting Jan. 1, 2018, cost changes for TRICARE benefits transition from a fiscal year period to a calendar year period. Changing from fiscal year (Oct. 1 – Sept. 30) to calendar year (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31) makes the TRICARE benefit consistent with civilian health plans. The change will largely affect those plans which have an enrollment fee and are currently billed by the fiscal year.
  • 43d OSS sergeant part of championship women's AF softball team

    Tech. Sgt. Schameka White of the 43rd Operations Support Squadron at Pope, was part of the All-Air Force women's softball team went 9-0 throughout a recent Armed Forces tournament to win the gold medal for the first time since 2014.
  • Rapid Global Mobility at work after Maria

    Air Mobility Command Airmen from the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group are augmenting cargo movement and aeromedical evacuation missions in the wake of recent hurricanes, aiding other Airmen and units which are part of the Air Force Expeditionary Center enterprise.
  • AMC leadership conference stresses full spectrum readiness

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Wing commanders, command chiefs and spouses representing Air Mobility Command gathered here for the fall Phoenix Rally conference Sept. 26 - 28. Throughout the conference, AMC leaders discussed ways to grow and develop Airmen with a big “A.”“Every single day you put Airmen to the test, take care of them, and they get
  • 43d AMS officer selected for 2017 All-Air Force Men’s Basketball trial camp

    Second Lt. Connor Litt, a member of the 43d Air Mobility Squadron at Pope Field, was recently selected to attend the 2017 All-Air Force Men’s Basketball Trial Camp at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Oct. 13-30.
  • 43d AES, other AE teams assist in aeromedical evacuation for patients trapped by hurricanes

    The hurricanes that battered dozens of islands in the Caribbean and the southeast U.S. in the last month left millions without power, food, safe drinking water and no way to contact the outside world. The situation is devastating for everyone in the area, but for people undergoing dialysis, it is especially dangerous. Air Force medical assets, including a team from the 43d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, have provided aeromedical evacuation to more than 130 patients at dialysis clinics damaged or left without power from the storms.
  • 43d AMOG assists in Hurricane Maria relief efforts

    Airmen in the 43d Air Mobility Squadron Aerial Port assisted an aircrew from 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., in loading a 45,000-pound Federal Aviation Administration power generator bound for Puerto Rico on a C-5M Super Galaxy on Green Ramp here at Pope Army Airfield Sept. 27. Airmen in the 43d AMS also received and palletized water and meals which were delivered to Puerto Rico along with the generator.
  • Having a ball: Pope Airmen celebrate 70th AF birthday

    Airmen from four different Air Force major commands and other joint service units at Fort Bragg celebrated the service's 70th birthday during the 2017 Air Force Ball in Pinehurst Sept. 16.