News Search

  • USTRANSCOM commander recognizes contingency response Airmen

    The Commander of U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) met with Airmen who played a critical role in the recent, historic mission to evacuate Americans and cleared Afghans and foreign nationals out of Afghanistan. At Travis Air Force Base, California, on Sept. 23, U.S. Army Gen. Stephen R. Lyons, USTRANSCOM commander, highlighted the significant efforts that members of the 821st Contingency Response Group made in helping get more than 124,000 people out of Afghanistan. The 17-day mission, that evacuated about 7,500 civilians per day, was the largest non-combatant evacuation operation airlift in the U.S. military's history.
  • Air Force senior leaders visit Liberty Village on Joint Base MDL

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall, Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne Bass arrived to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to visit Liberty Village and the members supporting Task Force Liberty, Sept. 25, 2021.
  • CRW’s legacy of Afghanistan Operations

    With the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks, it is fitting to reflect on the contributions of Devil Raiders who supported combat operations in Afghanistan.
  • 571st MSAS supports Women’s Peace, Security event in Panama

    Members of the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron recently facilitated a U.S. Embassy hosted Women's Peace and Security event in Panama. Women, Peace and Security is an initiative supported by the U.S., Panama and several other countries around the world.
  • Operation Allies Welcome donations at Task Force Liberty reach capacity

    Disclaimer: The content within this article does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the U.S. Air Force or Department of Defense. The Air Force does not endorse any non-federal government organizations, products or services. Editor’s Note: The information within this article is being released on behalf of Team Rubicon, American Red Cross and USAID.
  • 571 MSAS launches inaugural WPS seminar in El Salvador

    Twenty-eight Salvadoran military members participated in the first-ever Women, Peace and Security seminar including all branches of the Salvadoran military from Aug. 23-27 at the Centro de Entrenamiento de Operaciones de Paz (CEOPAZ), El Salvador. Women, Peace and Security is a United Nations effort to highlight the effect of conflict on women and the importance of including women in security forces and in conflict resolution. This effort aims to promote women leaders within the military and security forces and to develop solutions for a seamless integration.
  • Air advisors lend hand to local Panamanian community

    “We enjoy lending a helping hand,” said Tech. Sgt. Samantha Miller, 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron command and control air advisor. “It’s helpful for the local community and it’s rewarding for us.” During a recent mission to Panama, members of the 571st MSAS went beyond their usual charge of assessing, training, advising, assisting and equipping partner nations. Air advisors build community relations operations, or COMREL events, into their missions to assist partner nations’ local communities.
  • Pacific-based Airmen build international partnerships, show off skills in Port Dawg Rodeo

    Airmen from six squadrons competed for the title of “Top Dawg Team” during a Port Dawg Rodeo hosted Aug. 30 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH), Hawaii. Each team was joined by members of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and the Philippine Air Force, making the event a display of international partnership.
  • USNORTHCOM Commander visits TF Liberty at JBMDL

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Glen D. VanHerck, commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, and U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. James K. Porterfield, command senior enlisted leader of NORAD and NORTHCOM, visited Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to see Task Force Liberty’s support to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State’s mission to help Afghan personnel, Sept. 2, 2021.
  • One size does not fit all

    As the Air Force’s preeminent authority for expeditionary operations, the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center is charged with preparing Airmen for continuously evolving threats. Members of the 423d Mobility Training Squadron, a sub-organization of the EC, take that mission seriously, which is why they are tailoring a mobile version of one of their courses to ensure they can train Airmen where the information will be most valuable.