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  • Pope unit guides transient aircraft on joint missions

    Any aircraft that flies into Pope Army Airfield, Col. Kelly Holbert will know about it. But Holbert’s unit, the 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group, has no aircraft of its own. As the only en route operations group in the continental U.S., the unit manages transient aircraft and the joint missions they fly on with Fort Bragg paratroopers.
  • Airmen practice Ebola safety during Exercise Mobility Solace

    ir Mobility Command Airmen flew an aeromedical evacuation of a simulated Ebola patient from Joint Base Charleston to Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, during Exercise Mobility Solace, Aug. 15-17, 2016. Mobility Solace provided AMC and its joint partners, the opportunity to evaluate the procedures and operational sequences of moving multiple patients exposed or infected with Ebola using the Transportation Isolation System, while minimizing contamination risks to aircrew, medical attendants and the airframe.
  • CCT students under pressure in tactics exercise

    Rumbling down a dirt road in a Medium Tactical Vehicle cargo truck, a team of special operators quietly awaits for chaos to ensue. The truck grinds to a halt in an intersection in the forest. It’s clear why in a second: a voice squawks over the radio that a roadside bomb rendered their truck useless. As the group offloads, gunshots ring out, smoke
  • 682d ASOS welcomes new commander

    Airmen of the 682d Air Support Operations Squadron here joined with special guests and family members to welcome a new commander of the unit July 22, as Lt. Col. Nicole Capozzi assumed command from Lt. Col. David Arriola during a change-of-command ceremony.
  • 18 AF Airmen provide rapid global mobility during Exercise Ultimate Reach

    Eighteenth Air Force Airmen and seven C-17 Globemaster III aircraft converged on Green Ramp Nov. 3 to provide rapid global mobility support for the 82nd Airborne Division during Exercise Ultimate Reach 16-01.Ultimate Reach is an annual U.S. Transportation Command-sponsored live-fly exercise designed to exercise the ability of 18th Air Force (Air
  • Pope Airman wins ‘Spirit of Hope’ DOD award

    A Pope Field Airman was honored by the Department of Defense with the 2015 Spirit of Hope Award during a ceremony held at the Pentagon on October 16, 2015, named after the legendary entertainer Bob Hope to recognize selfless service and a dedicated commitment to the military.Tech. Sgt. Rebeca Martin, assigned to the U.S. Air Force Combat Control
  • Ninth Air Force commander and command chief visit Pope Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark Kelly, 9th Air Force commander and command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Frank Batten III, met with battlefield Airmen assigned to the 18th Air Support Operations Group during a visit here Sept. 14.Kelly's and Batten's visit included mission briefings and equipment demonstrations by 18th ASOG units including the 682nd Air
  • AF medic recognized for aiding accident victims at Fort Bragg gate

    An Air Force medic was awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal here Sept. 17 for rendering first aid to three victims involved in a multiple vehicle accident near Fort Bragg's Reilly Gate on June 25.Staff Sgt. Gabrielle Carter, an aeromedical evacuation technician assigned to the 43rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, was presented the medal by her
  • COMACC visits battlefield Airmen at Pope AAF

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, met with battlefield Airmen assigned to the 18th Air Support Operations Group during a visit here Sept. 9.Carlisle's visit included mission briefings and equipment demonstrations by 18th ASOG units including the 682nd Air Support Operations Squadron, 14th Air Support Operations
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