The Mobility Forum Stories

Gen Jacqueline D. Van Ovost

Happy Holidays from Gen Van Ovost

By Gen Van Ovost

The holiday season offers an opportunity to pause, reflect, and be grateful for the blessings of family, friends, and purpose.

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Former entry gate at Scott Field.

It Is Good to Be Home!

By CMSGT BRIAN P. KRUZELNICK, AMC COMMAND CHIEF

As my family and I rolled through the gate at Scott Air Force Base, IL, on Aug. 1, 2020, the first thought that crossed my mind was, It is good to be home!

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Lt Gen Brian S. Robinson

AMC Welcomes New Deputy Commander

By Staff Writer

Lt Gen Brian S. Robinson is the Deputy Commander of Air Mobility Command (AMC), Scott Air Force Base, IL.

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Gen Maryanne Miller, former Commander of Air Mobility Command, applauds as Maj Gen Kenneth T. Bibb, Jr., assumes command of 18th Air Force from Maj Gen Sam C. Barrett during a change of command ceremony, Aug. 18, 2020, at Scott Air Force Base, IL. USAF photo

18th Air Force Changes Command

By 18TH AIR FORCE PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Maj Gen Kenneth T. Bibb, Jr., took command of 18th Air Force during a change of command ceremony Aug. 18, 2020, at Scott Air Force Base, IL.

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Maj Gen Mark Camerer

U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center Welcomes New Commander

By MAJ GEORGE TOBIAS, U.S. AIR FORCE EXPEDITIONARY CENTER PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Leadership of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center was officially passed to its newest commander, Maj Gen Mark Camerer, on Sept. 23, 2020.

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A C-5M Super Galaxy loaded with cargo and personnel headed to Naval Station Rota, Spain, takes off Jan. 16, 2019 from Travis Air Force Base, CA, in support of a multimodal stage mission.

Checklist Discipline: Preventing Little Mistakes from Becoming Big Ones A Review of ASAP #14266

By MR. JAMES BUSBEA, C-5M MFOQA FLIGHT DATA ANALYST

Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) #14266 documents an engine flameout and the subsequent “hot start” that was induced by an interruption in the engine shutdown checklist.

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Airlift Tanker Association Virtual Convention: Connecting Mobility Warriors in the Digital Age

By MS. KIM KNIGHT, STAFF WRITER

The 2020 Airlift Tanker Association (A/TA) Virtual Convention was held on October 27-29 with the theme “Connecting Mobility Warriors in the Digital Age: Big Data/AI and the Roaring 20s v 2.0.”

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A C-130 Hercules pilot assigned to Air Mobility Command prepares the cockpit of her aircraft before taking off to conduct high-altitude air drop missions and static line troop drops from Little Rock Air Force Base, AR. USAF photo by SSgt Kenny Holston

Back to Basics: Operating in an Unorthodox Environment

By LT COL ADAM KING, HQ AMC FLIGHT SAFETY

The entire field of aviation is an extremely dynamic operating environment, with an overabundance of complex variables, which in and of itself ensures a high level of complexity.

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Retirement portrait of Air Force Chief of Staff Gen Ronald Fogleman

Retired Air Force Chief of Staff Gen Ronald Fogleman Talks About Life and Leadership

By MS. KIM KNIGHT, STAFF WRITER

“When I was in high school, I got into a little bit of trouble and ended up in a situation where I had to report [to authorities]. In rural Appalachia, we didn’t have a probation officer, so I had to report to the district attorney …

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A Civil Unrest Personal Safety Checklist

By MS. LAUREN SCHATZ, STAFF WRITER

Civil unrest can happen anywhere. Regardless of stances on civil unrest, most people can agree on the importance of personal safety when navigating precarious situations.

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Preparing For Winter Weather Like a Pro

By Staff Writer

Preparation is a crucial component of safety.

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Members of the 436th Aerial Port Squadron, Dover AFB, DE, and Army’s 622d Movement Control Team, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA, engage cargo pallet locks on a 60-ton K-loader Jan. 10, 2020, on Dover Air Force Base, DE. In a scheduled joint partnership training event, 16 members from the 622d MCT came to Dover AFB for cargo and personnel processing training. USAF photo by Roland Balik

Air Distribution Enterprise Next Modernizes Aerial Port Operations

By MS. KIM KNIGHT, STAFF WRITER

What is Air Distribution Enterprise Next (ADEN)?

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