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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!

  • 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 (now Fort Liberty) on Sept. 27, 2022.A wide variety of participants were involved in the operation - Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Team Pope makes changes to best serve Airmen

    The 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group held two ceremonies July 8, 2022, at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, as part of an overall reorganization to better align what Team Pope does with the mission and other Air Force locations.

  • Airman Survives Parachute Accident, Still Going Strong

    Women’s History Month is in March and there is nobody reflective of being a role model for other women than U.S. Air Force Capt. Ricki Sidorov.First impressions aren’t always accurate, but when meeting her, there is a bubbly, positive, go-getter attitude who can, and will, get things done. Hardly

  • Pope Airman Inspires Others Throughout 28-Year Career

    Mr. Herbert “Fletch” Fletcher, 43rd Air Mobility Operations Group Victim and Witness Assistance Program Coordinator and Discharge Clerk, has worked in Pope Army Airfield’s Legal Office for seven years and spent 20 years in the U.S. Air Force before retiring in 2014.