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  • Comptrollers go all green on AMC Financial Management 'stoplight chart'

    The 43d Comptroller Flight, one of 12 comptroller organizations in Air Mobility Command, recently achieved recognition as the only one to go all green on the AMC Financial Management "stoplight chart," an assessment tool which includes nine key metrics measuring comptroller effectiveness throughout the command.
  • Pope unit lynchpin to Global Response Force mission

    Pope AAF is the second busiest en-route location in the Air Force and the launching point of the 82nd ABN, America’s Global Response Force. When called up, the base must be able to receive aircraft, then load and deploy Soldiers and their equipment in a very short time with little notice.
  • AMC ops director visits Pope, talks joint mission support

    Brig. Gen. Brian Robinson (center), Air Mobility Command director of operations, meets with Col. Kelly Holbert (right), 43d Air Mobility Operations Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. James Cope, 43d AMOG superintendent, during a brief visit to Pope Field Feb. 3. Robinson attended the Joint Forcible Entry Readiness Symposium at Fort Bragg and
  • 43d ABS Airman selected for CISM U.S. Armed Forces soccer team

    Senior Airman Benjamin Latimer, assigned to the 43d Air Base Squadron at Pope Field, was recently selected for the Conseil International du Sport Militaire team as a representative of the U.S. Armed Forces, and is currently competing in the 2017 CISM Soccer Championship in Muscat, Oman, which continues through Jan. 29. Here, Latimer (left) passes
  • Joint every day: Pope Airmen, 82nd Airborne train for deployments

    Frigid temperatures and a winter storm that shut down most of North Carolina Saturday couldn’t stop the 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group and 82nd Airborne Division from holding a Deployment Readiness Exercise at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, Jan. 6-11.
  • Airmen hold annual Toy Trot run, toy donation event

    More than 130 Airmen participated in the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group Toy Trot on a chilly morning here Dec. 7. Toy Trot is a run and toy donation event held annually in conjunction with the Army’s Operation Toy Drop here, and organizers for both events donate collected toys to local communities. For more photos from this event, visit the 43d
  • 43d AMOG welcomes Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, command chief

    Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, listens as an Airman poses a question during the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group All Call held here Nov. 15. Bence toured Air Force units at Pope Field along with Chief Master Sgt. Larry Williams, AFEC command chief, Nov. 15-17. The general took command of the AFEC at
  • Pope Airmen showcase joint rapid global mobility mission to AMC civic leaders

    Air Mobility Command hosted nearly 25 civic leaders from around the command Nov. 15 -17, 2016, for an immersion into AMC’s mission at the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group here, and to provide insight into its prominent role enabling joint mission effects globally.
  • Flooding impacts Pope Airmen, operations

    POPE FIELD, N.C. -- A C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, sits on Green Ramp here early Sept. 29 during a storm which dumped more than nine inches of rain on the base in two days, resulting in flooding and washed out roads around the installation. Crews from McChord and other Air Mobility Command bases rode out the storm
  • Air Force, Army planners find ways to see greater jump in airdrops

    An arriving C-130 Hercules taxies to a large hangar where about 60 Army paratroopers wait to board. Lugging about 100 pounds of gear, the Soldiers quickly line up and load into the aircraft as its four idling engines blow hot gusts over the tarmac. Minutes later, the plane is flying at 150 mph and the paratroopers jump, being whisked away in a rush of fresh air during the routine training mission -- one of hundreds held each year at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina. While short lived, these airdrops are meticulously prepared months ahead by dozens of Air Force and Army planners. Their goal: to get Airmen and Soldiers primed to rapidly respond to urgent combat or humanitarian efforts.