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Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury

A 22nd Airlift Squadron C-5M Super Galaxy is prepared for cargo unload Nov. 6, 2020, at Amedee Army Airfield near Herlong, California. During this task for Exercise Night Fury, members of the 22nd and 21st Airlift Squadron and members of the 921st Contingency Response Squadron unloaded cargo from a C-5 onto a C-17 Globemaster III, then successfully launched both aircraft in less than an hour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury

Members of the 921st Contingency Response Squadron use an all-terrain forklift to transport cargo to a 21st Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III at Amedee Army Airfield near Herlong, California, Nov. 6, 2020. During this task for Exercise Night Fury, members of the 22nd and 21st Airlift Squadron and members of the 921st Contingency Response Squadron unloaded cargo from a C-5 onto a C-17 Globemaster III, then successfully launched both aircraft in less than an hour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury

Members of the 921st Contingency Response Squadron use an all-terrain forklift to transport cargo to a 21st Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III at Amedee Army Airfield near Herlong, California, Nov. 6, 2020. During this task for Exercise Night Fury, members of the 22nd and 21st Airlift Squadron and members of the 921st Contingency Response Squadron unloaded cargo from a C-5 onto a C-17 Globemaster III, then successfully launched both aircraft in less than an hour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Trevon Walker, 921st Contingency Response Squadron air traffic controller, uses a Kestrel meter to measure wind speed, humidity and altitude Nov. 5, 2020, to provide take off recommendations for the C-5M Super Galaxy at Amedee Army Airfield near Herlong, California. Approximately 60 Airmen from the 921st CRS operated out of Amedee to support Exercise Night Fury. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Keith Davis III, 921st Contingency Response Squadron maintenance flight, brings a generator cable to connect to a C-130J Hercules at Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Reno, Nevada, Nov. 6, 2020. Members of the 921st CRS assisted the maintenance and take-offs and landings of the 39th Airlift Squadron’s C-130Js, as the flight crews participated in various missions supporting Exercise Night Fury. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Samantha Hall, 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flying crew chief, performs pre-flight inspections of the C-5M Super Galaxy Nov. 5, 2020, at Amedee Army Airfield near Herlong, California. Members of the 621st Contingency Response Wing assisted in the landing and take-off of the aircraft as part of Exercise Night Fury. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicolas Ortiz, 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, pushes a generator to connect to a C-130J Hercules at Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Reno, Nevada, Nov. 6, 2020. Airmen from Dyess traveled to Reno to assist the maintenance and recovery of aircraft as the flight crews participated in various missions supporting Exercise Night Fury. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ryan Padgett, 22nd Airlift Squadron loadmaster, observes the kneeling process of the C-5M Super Galaxy Nov. 5, 2020, at Amedee Army Airfield near Herlong, California. Members of 22nd AS participated in Exercise Night Fury, which tested participants ability to land and transfer cargo in remote airfields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Keith Davis III, 921st Contingency Response Squadron maintenance flight, marshals in a C-130J Hercules at Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Reno, Nevada, Nov. 6, 2020. Members of the 921st CRS assisted the maintenance and take-offs and landings of the 39th Airlift Squadron’s C-130Js, as the flight crews participated in various missions supporting Exercise Night Fury. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Fagan, 921st Contingency Response Squadron maintenance flight, marshals in a C-5M Super Galaxy at Amedee Army Airfield near Herlong, California. Fagan and along with his maintenance counterparts have the ability to provide critical maintenance to nearly any Air Mobility Command aircraft in order to get the aircraft and its crew back to an Air Force base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Sean Dronen, 921st Contingency Response Squadron contingency response element commander, provides after-action recommendations after the successful launch of C-5M Super Galaxy at Amedee Army Airfield near Herlong, California. Approximately 60 Airmen from the 921st CRS operated out of Amedee to support Exercise Night Fury. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Samantha Hall, 60th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron flying crew chief, waits for pre-flight checklists to be run of the C-5M Super Galaxy Nov. 5, 2020, at Amedee Army Airfield near Herlong, California. Units from Travis Air Force Base participated in the 10-day Night Fury exercise, which tested Airmen’s ability to operate in remote airfields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

Airmen gain CR proficiency during Exercise Night Fury
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Witten Bolte, 317th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, marshals in a C-130J Hercules at Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Reno, Nevada, Nov. 6, 2020. Airmen from Dyess traveled to Reno to assist the maintenance and recovery of aircraft as the flight crews participated in various missions supporting Exercise Night Fury. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. David W. Carbajal)

 

AMEDEE ARMY AIRFIELD, Calif. -- Approximately 180 Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group participated in Exercise Night Fury Nov. 1-10.

Operating out of three locations in California and Nevada, Devil Raiders demonstrated proficiency in their ability to open and operate remote airfields, maintain command and control, and provide security for critical assets.

CRW Airmen also accomplished this proficiency training with the help of flying units at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, Travis AFB, California, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, and Moffett Federal Airfield, California. Airmen who participated in the exercise ensured they are ready for mission tasking from Air Mobility Command or U.S. Transportation Command.