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  • Team Pope Newsletter - December 2022 Edition

    Check out the Team Pope Newsletter – December 2022 Edition.This month’s publication includes recent/upcoming events around base and some tips from your supporting agencies, and it spotlights our great 43d Force Support Squadron.Enjoy, and happy holidays!

  • Pope Airman Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command, awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) to 51 mobility Airmen for their actions in Operation Allies Refuge (OAR) during a ceremony at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., on Nov. 21, 2022.In one of the largest DFC ceremonies in more

  • Airmen Slay Dragon Challenge 2022

    Sixteen Airmen competed in the 2022 Dragon Challenge that took place at Pope Army Airfield from Sept. 25-28. Hosted by the 18th Air Support Operations Group and organized by the 818th Operations Support Squadron, the annual competition is designed to identify the best Joint Terminal Attack

  • Joint Airborne Operation Takes to the Skies

    The rotors of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter caused dry grass to swirl in the air as a joint airdrop operation commenced on Sicily Drop Zone at Fort Bragg on Sept. 27, 2022.A wide variety of participants were involved in the operation - Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the 93d Air Ground

  • Team Pope Celebrates 75th Air Force Birthday

    On the warm evening of Sept. 16, Team Pope enthusiastically celebrated the U.S. Air Force's 75th Birthday in the best way they knew how – with an Air Force Ball. Alongside their family and fellow community members, Pope Airmen enjoyed an evening of festivities to commemorate the Air Force’s

  • U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center Leadership Team visits Pope

    On Sept. 11-12, 2022, the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center Commander, Maj. Gen. John Klein, and the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Courtney Freeman, visited the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group at Pope Army Airfield. The focus of the visit was on command

  • Green Flag Little Rock 22-09

    The 34th Combat Training Squadron, a geographically separated unit of the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group, partnered with the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, and the 15th Airlift Squadron to execute GFLR 22-09, Aug. 11, 2022.

  • USAFEC welcomes new commander

    Maj. Gen. John Klein assumed command of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center during a change-of-command ceremony here August 17, 2022, officiated by Gen. Mike Minihan, Air Mobility Command commander.Klein took command from Maj. Gen. Mark Camerer, outgoing USAFEC commander, who is retiring after

  • Team Pope units welcome new commanders

    A busy day of change ensued at Pope Army Airfield on July 13, 2022. Two of the largest units, the 43d Air Mobility Operations Group and the 18th Air Support Operations Group, welcomed their new commanders and bid fond farewells to their previous leadership teams. That morning, Col. Richard Kovsky