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  • 621st CRW responds with seamless air mobility command and control operations

    For the first time, Airmen from the 321st, 514th and 621st Air Mobility Operations Squadrons provided temporary remote Command and Control functions for the Hurricane Michael relief effort. This total force team stood up an Air Mobility Division for the 601st Air Operations Center during its re-location from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., after Hurricane Michael destroyed their facilities.
  • 23rd STS hands off Hurricane Michael airfield operations to 821st CRG at Tyndall AFB

    When Hurricane Michael began devastating much of the Florida panhandle with upwards of 150 mph gusts and rain on Oct. 10, it left many with uncertainty of what their community would look like when they returned home. For a portion of that area, a ghosted and devastated Tyndall Air Force Base, it didn’t take long for support to start flowing in to aid. One day after Hurricane Michael hit the area, a Special Tactics troop with the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron was flown in on two CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to the 8th Special Operations Squadron to assess, and if possible, open the airfield.
  • CRG provides hope to Tyndall after Hurricane Michael wreaks havoc

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., -- On the afternoon of Oct. 10, Hurricane Michael, a category four hurricane, ripped through Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, and the surrounding area leaving severe damage through its path. Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group, Travis Air Force Base, California, received the alert call the next day and
  • Air advisors begin new partnership with Paraguayan air force

    Asunción, Paraguay -- The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) completed a mobile training mission (MTT) with the Paraguayan air force (FAP) in Asuncion, Paraguay from Sept. 17-28, 2018. During the MTT, air advisors focused on rotary wing aircraft water survival and twin tension rope rescue techniques. “This mission was the first time we
  • Air advisors partner with Colombian air force during BPC mission

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) recently conducted a Building Partnerships Capacity (BPC) mission in Bogota, Colombia. The 17-member mobile training team (MTT), including members of the Wyoming Air National Guard and the Colorado Air Force Reserves, executed a four-week joint training mission
  • 621st AMAG participates in multilateral exercise Angel de los Andes

     Travis Air Force Base, Calif. -- The 621st Air Mobility Advisory Group played a role in Angel de los Andes, a multilateral search and rescue exercise hosted by Colombia, from Sept. 3-14.The exercise gave the group an opportunity to work alongside 11 partner nations responding to realistic simulations on search and rescue, aeromedical evacuation,
  • U.S., Salvadorian Airmen donate supplies to ISNA

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron joined efforts with El Salvadorian Air Force as part of a joint endeavor to give back to the local community of San Martin, located in San Salvador, El Salvador, Sept. 6, 2018. The joint effort was aimed at supporting ISNA, El Salvador’s Institute for Integral Development
  • MSAS, nation partners meet at Sheppard for C-130 training

    The 818th Mobility Support Advisory Squadron out of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, trained maintainers from the Chadian and Nigerien air forces during a three-week venture that provided intermediate to advanced level C-130E/H maintenance training as part of an effort to promote air mobility operations and procedures to help develop their air mobility systems.
  • 621st CRW participates in Angel de los Andes, Colombian led search and rescue exercise

    Triage patients wait to be air evacuated on a Colombian Bell 212 helicopter during a simulation as part of the multilateral exercise Angel de los Andes Sept. 6, 2018 at German Olano Air Base, Colombia. The simulation focused on aeromedical evacuation and casualty evacuation operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert Hicks)
  • Resilience: From tragedy to triumph

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Doctors, nurses and family members surround the bed as the ventilator hums in a rhythmic tone and the heart monitor beeps; as he awakens, he looks around confused until he finally remembers the tragic accident the night before. On June 23rd, 2012, a pick-up truck ran a red light and hit then Capt., now Lt. Col. John