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  • CRT respond to Aircrew Emergency during Exercise Mobility Guardian

    Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing provided tactical operations center support during a first-of-its-kind Ability to Survive and Operate scenario as part of Exercise Mobility Guardian at Moses Lake, Washington, Sept. 16, 2019.
  • AFRICOM command senior enlisted leader visits the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Ramon Colon-Lopez, the command senior enlisted leader at headquarters U.S. Africa Command, visited the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School (EOS) to share his knowledge on Africa where several students will deploy to upon completion of training Sept. 13, 2019, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.
  • I Almost Became A Statistic

    I almost became a statistic. I had always prided myself on my resilience, even before resilience was a commonly spoken term. But it seemed like life had kicked me in the gut a few times and I wasn’t getting back up any more.
  • Once an Air Advisor, Always an Air Advisor

    If you love your job and enjoy mentoring and training others, becoming an air advisor might be for you. Airmen in any Air Force Specialty Code can apply to become an air advisor. Air advisors work with partner nations to develop their aviation enterprises using the skills they already have as an Airman.
  • First female Airman graduates Army’s Ranger School

    U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Chelsey Hibsch made history by becoming the first female in the U.S. Air Force to graduate from the U.S. Army’s Ranger School Aug. 30 at Fort Benning, Georgia. Hibsch is a security forces officer assigned to the 821st Contingency Response Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California.
  • Contingency Response Airmen receive Air Force Combatives training

    Airmen assigned to Contingency Response units receive Air Force Combatives training during the Fieldcraft Contingency Response course taught at the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School (EOS) at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.
  • USAF EC gives blood in memory of teammate

    The U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center held a blood drive in memory of Pat Burke, Aug. 21, 2019, in its headquarters building at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey. Burke worked at the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center for 15 years before she passed away in February.
  • 571st MSAS provides aviation weather capability to Panama

    Panama’s Darién Gap is a 10,000 square-mile remote region of mountains, swamps and rainforests, known for attracting explorers and adventurers alike. In July 2019, 11 air advisors from the 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron descended upon the Gap as part of a mobile training team with personnel from the National Air and Naval Service, or SENAN, at Nicanor Air Base, Panama.
  • Virtual reality training started with a vision

    One day, Tech. Sgt. Luis Gomez Duque sat in the back of a classroom doing an instructor observation and heard the instructor say “if you could see this, it would make more sense.” So Gomez opened his computer and created a virtual scenario for the instructor to show his students. From there, his desire to provide students realistic training scenarios that blend the classroom portion of training with the field portion of training resulted in the 423rd Mobility Training Squadron’s first virtual reality tools for the Expeditionary Center’s mobile Aerial Port Expediter course.
  • 621st CRW teams up with joint partners in 'Southeast Asia' for exercise

    Nearly 1.6 million people are still trying to get their bearing after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake ravaged Southeast Asia June 17. Collapsed buildings. Impassable bridges. Compromised water. Looting. Chaos hit the border of North and South Torbia. After a request for assistance from South Torbia, U.S. Transportation Command calls upon its premier response forces: 621st Contingency Response Wing, 689th Rapid Port Opening Element and the Defense Logistics Agency’s Rapid Deployment Team-Blue.
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