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  • 21st STS welcomes Harvey as new commander

    Airmen of the 21st Special Tactics Squadron here joined leaders of their parent unit — the 720th Special Tactics Group at Hurlburt Field, Florida — and other Air Force leaders from Pope Field to welcome Maj. Randy Harvey as their new unit commander June 20.
  • Racing pros host 43d AMOG Airmen for teambuilding event

    Airmen from Pope recently had a chance to test their teamwork when Richard Childress Racing hosted a teambuilding event at their headquarters in Welcome, N.C., June 13. With a big win in the Coca-Cola 600 still fresh in their memory, RCR pit crew coaches and team members trained Airmen at various pit crew positions, and then gave them the opportunity to put their training to the test in a race-style pit area.
  • Pope AES, OSS Airmen complete water survival course

    Several members of the 43d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and 43d Operations Support Squadron here completed a Survival, Evasion, Rescue and Escape water survival course here May 16. The training was provided by SERE specialists from the 437th Operations Support Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina. The 43d AES and 43d OSS are part of the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group here at Pope Field.
  • Baker takes command of 43d OSS 'Panthers'

    POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, N.C. — Lt. Col. Judd Baker, a North Carolina native, took command of the 43d Operations Support Squadron from Lt. Col. Christopher Kiser during a change-of-command ceremony here June 9. Airmen of the 43d OSS joined leaders of the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group and other special guests to welcome Baker — who most recently
  • 18th ASOG welcomes new commander

    Airmen and special guests here welcomed a new commander to the 18th Air Support Operations Group as Col. Dane Crawford assumed command of the group from Col. Christopher Jensen during a change-of-command ceremony June 7.
  • Air Force, Army exercise joint readiness

    Airmen with the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group along with the 437th Airlift Wing out of Joint Base Charleston were instrumental in supporting the 82nd Airborne Division during All American Week here May 25. Nearly 18 C-17 Globemaster IIIs flew from JB Charleston to pick up heavy cargo and 2,000 paratroopers to deliver them to a drop zone on Fort
  • Pope comptrollers continue tradition of excellence with zero UEI deficiencies

    The 43d Comptroller Flight here recently earned another validation for the excellent work of its staff when a visiting Air Mobility Command IG team found no deficiencies in their programs during a Unit Effectiveness Inspection.
  • Pope Airmen support mass airlift during All American Week

    Pope Airmen supported 21 C-17 Globemaster IIIs from the 437th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., and the Army's 82nd Airborne Division during its recent All American Week airdrop at Sicily Drop Zone on Fort Bragg.
  • 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.
  • 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.