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AMC welcomes new commander

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AMC welcomes new commander

Air Mobility Command (AMC) welcomed a new commander at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Sept. 7. Air Force Gen. Maryanne Miller took command of AMC from Air Force Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, who retires after more than 35 years of service. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein

AMC announces next two KC-135 simulator relocations

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AMC announces next two KC-135 simulator relocations

Only July 26, the commander of Air Mobility Command selected Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, and MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, as the relocation sites for the next two KC-135 Stratotanker pilot flight simulators. KC-135 pilot flight simulators, also known as Operations Flight Trainers, or OFTs, provide pilots a high-fidelity, full-motion

New Aviator Technical Track program

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New Aviator Technical Track program

The application window is open for active-duty mobility pilots to pioneer a new Aviator Technical Track program, Air Mobility Command officials announced July 20. AMC is seeking mobility pilot participants with the right blend of skills, knowledge and abilities to mentor the next generation of aviators. The command aims to retain

AMC (SPACE A) Passenger Travel to be more predictable

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AMC (SPACE A) Passenger Travel to be more predictable

Select passenger terminals across Air Mobility Command are establishing Facebook pages to provide passengers more predictability when it comes to space-available and -required passengers. The overall goal of the AMC Space-A Facebook program is to use social media to expand knowledge about Space-A travel, while

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An indefinite enlistment?

The Air Force's top enlisted airman provided updates on the status of issues affecting the enlisted force Oct. 27, at the 2017 Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium in Orlando, Florida. Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright addressed hundreds of mobility airmen, current and former Air Force leaders, joint and

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Mobility airmen in the fight

Air Mobility Command serves as the world's unmatched and premier Mobility Air Force, enabling Global Vigilance, Global Reach and Global Power for America. In peacetime and in war, our airmen are engaged 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year. Our airmen produce mission critical effects

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Is Mobility Guardian Rodeo 2.0?

Mobility Guardian is not Air Rodeo 2.0, according to Air Force officials.  Rodeo, which was hosted at McChord for nearly two decades, was a competition - Mobility Guardian is an exercise.  This Q&A from Air Mobility Command provides the explanations. How will Mobility Guardian be different from AMC's Rodeo in previous

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AMC takes civics on course immersion

POPE ARMY AIRFIELD, North Carolina - Air Mobility Command hosted 25 civic leaders from around the command Nov. 15-17, including two representing McChord Field, for an immersion into AMC's mission at Pope Army Airfield, North Carolina, and to provide insight into its prominent role enabling joint mission effects globally. "Air Mobility

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AMC Rodeo to have new life

Air Mobility Command's first-ever Mobility Guardian readiness exercise is planned for July 30, 2017 to Aug. 12, 2017, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The exercise will be one of the most realistic real-world, scenario-driven exercises the command has ever undertaken, said Maj. Gen. Jerry Martinez, AMC director of operations. "The objective is to

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Air Mobility Command can save you money

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. — Analysts here took the spirit of "Every Dollar Counts" seriously - more than 395 million times over. Improvements to the way intra-theater airlift is done in Afghanistan are saving taxpayers between $300 million and $398 million a year after a team of air

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Air Rodeo competition set for 2015

Air Mobility Command has started preliminary planning for the next Mobility Air Force's Rodeo readiness competition, targeting July 2015. Brig. Gen. Scott Goodwin, Air Mobility Command director of operations, said the biennial event is important despite the cancellation of this summer's Rodeo for budgetary reasons. "We see direct

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Could you be the next AMC Icon?

Air Mobility Command is searching for the next AMC Icon. The AMC Icon program is loosely based around the hit TV program, American Idol. All AMC installations will conduct base level talent shows during July and August. Local contestants compete for $1,000 in cash prizes. The

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McChord Airmen win media awards

Air Mobility Command named its top PAO awardees today in a news report including Airmen from McChord on the winner's stand.  The following are how local Airmen finished. Feature Article 1st: A1C Samuel Taylor, 436th Airlift Wing, Dover AFB, Delaware2nd: TSgt (then SSgt) Sean Tobin, 62nd Airlift Wing, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington3rd:

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FOB Shank C-17 Accident Investigation Board complete

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.  -- Air Mobility Command released the results of its investigation into the Jan. 23, 2012, mishap involving a C-17A Globemaster III that landed at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan. The Accident Investigation Board, convened by AMC, found that the cause of

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