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  • Training for any mission, any environment

    More than 40 Citizen Airmen from the 154th Wing, 313th Airlift Squadron and 624th Regional Support Group conducted joint aeromedical staging and aerial port training here March 3 to build relationships and train for future real-world missions.
  • Super Galaxy: Aeromedical evacuation's biggest ally

    During a cold, gloomy first week of December, total force Airmen teamed-up at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, to test the capability of the Air Force’s largest aircraft to perform aeromedical evacuation during a proof of concept event.
  • Stronger together: AF senior leaders implement plan to strengthen joint leaders, teams

    In accordance with Air Force senior leaders’ Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams Implementation Plan, the Air Force is refining and strengthening how Airmen are developed to integrate into and lead joint teams.
  • Blended Retirement System Opt-In training now available to all Airmen

    The Defense Department will implement the new Blended Retirement System next year. While no one needs to make a decision until Jan. 1, 2018, all Airmen should take advantage of training and informational resources to research their options during the remainder of 2017.
  • U.S., multiple nations partner for Mobility Guardian

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Nearly 30 partner nations will participate alongside the U.S. during Air Mobility Command's Mobility Guardian, which is scheduled to kick off across Washington state July 31, 2017, and conclude August 12, 2017.  The exercise aims to enhance the U.S. military's global response force by integrating in complex,
  • Wilson discusses importance of communities at Defense Communities Summit

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about the important role communities play in supporting the Air Force mission at the 2017 Defense Communities National Summit June 19 in Washington, D.C.
  • ADLS now hosts required Blended Retirement System Opt-In training

    Airmen eligible for the new Blended Retirement System can now take the required Opt-In training via the Advanced Distributed Learning System versus Joint Knowledge Online.
  • New course prioritizes development of professional Mobility Airmen

    The U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center offers on-demand Rapid Global Mobility courses and information to help Mobility Airmen understand their role in the mission. The three RGM courses, which became available in January, target Air Mobility Command Airmen at three stages: newly assigned, upgraded, and transitioning leaders. The courses teach
  • Wright: Airmen need to be ‘well trained, well led, resilient’

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright addressed the areas in which he looks to focus on during his tenure as the 18th chief master sergeant of the Air Force at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Florida, March 2, 2017.
  • AF takes initial steps to reduce training unrelated to primary missions

    The Air Force plans to reduce training not related to Airmen’s primary jobs in order to address concerns that excessive and non-mission related demands are impacting Airmen’s ability to focus on and accomplish their core duties, officials announced Oct. 31.
  • Expeditionary exercise trains Security Forces

    As part of a large-scale Field Training Exercise put together by the 446th Security Forces Squadron, more than 50 members from Joint Base Lewis-McChord conducted a large-scale Field Training Exercise September 8 - 11th.
  • Dedication to medical evacuation mission

    The 446th ‘Rainier’ Wing’s Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron undergoes constant training to be able to respond during any type of situation.
  • Engineers team-up for training

    Engineers from both the Washington Air National Guard and the 446th Airlift Wing teamed-up for a first-ever training event in April. Engineering Assistant training introduced engineering geographical designing programs like Revit Architecture ArcGIS (Geographic information system), and field survey using Robotic Total Station.
  • Cadaver training prepares AF medics for real-world encounters

    The study of human anatomy has helped further medical science since the third century. Often reserved for medical students or researchers, cadaver training at the 59th Medical Wing is helping medical technicians today build confidence and hone critical life-saving skills.
  • Leading the next generation of AF medics

    It’s a little after 7:30 a.m. and the stampede has finally cleared the hallways. There’s a moment of silence, the first since arriving to work three hours prior. The five-story building is nearly desolate now, but a multitude of paperwork and tasks remain to be done before the 800-plus military students return from class in the afternoon.
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