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  • Secretary of the Air Force visits Team Pope

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett visited Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina on July 16 to discuss joint operations and the integral part the Air Force plays during global responses.
  • Team Pope welcomes new 43d AMOG commander

    The 43d Air Mobility Operations Group officially welcomed new commander, Col. Joseph “Jacko” M. Vanoni to Team Pope on June 15 during a virtual change of command ceremony.Maj. Gen. John R. Gordy, commander of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., presided over the ceremony. Due to COVID 19 precautions,
  • Sheltering in place? Pope Airman has you “covered”

    Team Pope’s Master Sgt. Andrew Spaulding has an innovative idea that may soon save your life while sheltering in place during a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear incident.Spaulding, section chief of the 43d Air Mobility Squadron, is a semifinalist in the Air Mobility Command Spark Tank innovation idea competition. His shelter-in-place
  • 43d AES inactivates from Pope after storied history

    Medical emergencies, natural disasters, transporting wounded patients from the battlefield. Nurses and medical technicians rapidly deploying within 24 hours to move patients, sick or wounded, from disaster sites to adequate medical facilities by aircraft. That is the mission of aeromedical evacuation personnel, one of which, the 43d Aeromedical
  • Legendary Herky Bird cartoonist part of Pope lore

    Air Force veteran Dave Davenport and his wife, Maggie, have been married for over 60 years and still reside in the area. Dave's Herky Bird cartoons were popular worldwide during his time at Pope.
  • Senior USTRANSCOM Leaders Visit Pope

    General Lyons and CMSgt France visits Team Pope! During their tour of Fort Bragg, they were able to take a first hand look of what interoperability looks like here at Pope AAF. They met with Pope and Charleston Airmen and recognized some of our star performers. They even surprised two Airmen with SSgt promotion notifications! General Steven Lyons is the commander and CMSgt Jason France is the command Senior Enlisted Leader of USTRANSCOM at Scott AFB, Ill.
  • 43d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participates in readiness mission

    Pope’s 43d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AES) participated in a tandem Aeromedical Readiness Mission alongside an aircrew from Dyess Air Force Base. With the guidance of instructors, new flight nurses and aeromedical evacuation technicians encountered medical scenarios to test clinical expertise and aircraft knowledge.