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  • 621st Contingency Response Wing Commander removal

    Maj. Gen. John Gordy, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, relieved Col. Ryan Marshall of command of the 621st Contingency Response Wing, effective Feb. 20, 2019.
  • CRW delivers agile mobility expertise during GFLR

    FORT POLK, La. -- The sound of gunfire echoed across the open field at the Geronimo Landing Zone as Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing based out of Travis Air Force Base, California, responded to a simulated base attack during a training mission in support of Green Flag Little Rock exercise, Feb. 6-17, 2019.The primary objective for
  • My cancer is not my crutch

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – “I’ll never forget the day the doctor came into the waiting room, looked through the window of my soul and said, ‘you have cancer’. Four days later I was on the surgery table so he could save my life.”Those are the three words that Master Sgt. Christofer Galbadores, 821st Contingency Response Support Squadron
  • Air Force ends promotion testing for E-7 and above

    The Air Force announced today it is removing the Weighted Airman Promotion System testing requirement for active-duty promotions to the grades of E-7 through E-9, beginning this fall with the 2019 E-9 promotion cycle.
  • Joint, Coalition and Total Force Airmen expediting Rapid Global Mobility at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar

    The 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar enables rapid global mobility with a diverse group of Airmen and Soldiers from all walks of life.
  • REDHORSE and Prime BEEF building up ADAB

    The 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group provides theater-wide, in- and outside-the-wire, and over-the-horizon engineering technical services, light and heavy troop labor construction, and repairs within the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility in order to engineer combat power and establish and sustain combat platforms for USCENTCOM and other joint forces. Within the 1st CEG are the 577th Expeditionary Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force and the 557th Expeditionary Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron, both sister tenants consisting of two separate construction teams with separate projects at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.
  • MSAS Airmen engage with Belize Defence Force

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A mobile training team of Airmen assigned to the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron recently conducted training with the Belize Defence Force Air Wing in Ladyville, Belize, Nov. 28 through Dec. 15, 2018.The MSAS’s training focused on aiding the BDF-AW to increase their capacity to conduct air mobility and
  • Guam’s 734th Air Mobility Squadron helps ‘Santa’

    The 734th Air Mobility Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam was the center of “Santa’s” operations for two weeks in December during Operation Christmas Drop, which the world’s longest running airdrop mission. The trilateral training event, which includes the Japanese Air Self Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force, focused on low-cost,
  • CRW Airmen take a break to recharge for resiliency

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, NJ -- Members of the 621st Contingency Response Wing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, recently participated in a teambuilding event to promote Comprehensive Airmen Fitness, enhance morale and identity among Airmen.  The event themed, “Let’s” was a call to action for Airmen, meaning let's eat, let's
  • Turning a mess into a message

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Reuben McClendon had everything going for him when he began his Air Force career in the security forces field.As a young Airman many years ago, he excelled in his duties, gained a wealth of experience from deployments, won awards left and right, and received accolades from his colleagues. McClendon felt even more
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