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  • CRW Airmen expand operational capabilities during Northern Strike

    GRAYLING ARMY AIRFIELD, Mich. – The distinctive sound of aircraft propellers echoed over the airfield as dozens of aircraft arrived to take part in the joint and multi-national exercise called Northern Strike 2018 from Aug. 4-18.The 821st Contingency Response Group (CRG) from Travis Air Force Base, California, deployed two small teams in support of
  • New commander at Expeditionary Center

    Leadership of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center was officially passed to its newest commander, Maj. Gen. John R. Gordy II, here Aug. 9.General Gordy’s nearly 30-year career includes operational and staff assignments at the squadron, wing, major command, combatant command and joint staff levels. He has commanded at both the wing and squadron
  • MSAS returns to Panama, teaches first academic instructor course

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) completed academic instructor and initial assessment training with the National Air and Naval Service of Panama, also known as SENAN, across multiple locations within the Republic of Panama from June 1-26, 2018. The 571st MSAS has completed mobile training team
  • En route maintenance team keeps mission moving

    A team of en route maintenance Airmen recently converged from multiple locations to respond as part of a Maintenance Recovery Team, returning a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft back to the mobility fleet from a forward deployed location in Southwest Asia.Maintenance professionals identified repairs to the aircraft that required additional parts and
  • 521st Air Mobility Operation Wing welcomes new commander

    Col. Bradley L. Spears assumed command of the 521st Air Mobility Operation Wing during a change of command ceremony at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, June 28. Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, presided over the ceremony in which Col. Thomas M. Cooper relinquished command of the 521st AMOW to Sprears.Spears,
  • Marshall assumes command of the CRW

    Col. Ryan T. Marshall assumed command of the 621st Contingency Response Wing during a change of command ceremony here June 21. Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, presided over the ceremony in which Col. Charles Henderson relinquished command of the 621st CRW to Marshall.
  • AMOS provide command and control during Swift Response 18

    Airmen from the 621st Air Mobility Operations Squadron (AMOS) from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey and the 321st AMOS from Travis Air Force Base, California, came together to provide command and control during the U.S. Army Europe led multinational exercise Swift Response ‘18, from June 7-15, 2018.
  • Air Advisors conduct first-ever BPC mission in Costa Rica

    JUAN SANTAMARIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Costa Rica -- The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) recently conducted their first-ever mission to the Central American country of Costa Rica.  The nine member team, executed a three-week building partnership capacity (BPC) mission with the air vigilance service (SVA), from May 16 through June 9,
  • JBMDL welcomes new EOS commander

    Col. Thomas “TJ” O’Connell relinquished command of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School to Col. Mona Alexander during a change of command ceremony held at Grace Peterson Hall here June 5.Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, presided over the ceremony, and took the opportunity to welcome Alexander
  • 515th AMOW welcomes new commander

    Col. Craig Harmon assumed command of the 515th Air Mobility Operations Wing during a change of command ceremony here June 1. Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, presided over the ceremony in which Col. Scott Zippwald relinquished command of the 515th AMOW to Harmon.
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