The Mobility Forum Stories

MISHAP-FREE FLYING HOUR MILESTONES

By STAFF

10,000 Hours 70 ARS, Travis AFB, CA MSgt Arthur BaxterTSgt David Chan 8,500 Hours 70 ARS, Travis AFB, CA MSgt Eric Warwick 143 AW, Quonset…

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A Bolt of Lightning Can Be Frightening

By MS. KIM KNIGHT, STAFF WRITER

It was a dark and stormy night back in 2012 when I set out for my first trip to Scott Air Force Base, IL, with…

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Multi-Capable Airmen: Smarter. Faster. Stronger.

By MS. KIM KNIGHT, STAFF WRITER

MULTI-CAPABLE AIRMEN: Airmen accomplishing tasks outside their core Air Force Specialty. Specifically, these personnel train as a cross-functional team to meet and provide combat support…

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The Potential Pitfalls of Automation

By MR. STEVE PANGER, HQ AMC FLIGHT SAFETY

Back in the day, I flew aircraft that had minimal automation. Pilots flew aircraft manually during many phases of flight. Autopilots were great but used…

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Short Notice Aerial Refueling Planning at the 618th Air Operations Center

By BETTY NYLUND BARR, STAFF WRITER

In the past, the KC-46 Pegasus was exclusively available at McConnell Air Force Base (AFB), KS, which was the first base to utilize the aircraft….

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CRM/TEM: Refresher Training (A Peek at the Plan)

By MR. MARK ALTENBURG, HQ AMC CRM/TEM DIRECTOR

Suppose that earlier today you found out that you are on the slate for refresher training later this week—yeah, just what you wanted, more training….

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ASAP 14333: A Case for More ASAPs

By MS. ALLISON ELLIOTT, STAFF WRITER

During their approach into an airfield in Norway, an aircrew experienced an incident that spurred Capt Christopher Stewart to sit down with fellow crew members,…

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AMC’S ANNUAL 2020 SAFETY AWARD WINNERS

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AMC Director of Safety Aircrew of Distinction Award HAVOC 77, 40th Airlift Squadron Dyess AFB, TX AMC Director of Safety Special Achievement Award 62d Airlift…

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Safety Office of the Year: 43d Air Mobility Operations Group, Pope Army Airfield, NC

By STAFF

The 43d Air Mobility Operations Group (AMOG), Pope Army Airfield, NC, led by Col Joseph M. Vanoni, has been awarded the Air Mobility Command (AMC)…

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DIRECTOR OF SAFETY AIRCREW OF DISTINCTION AWARD: HAVOC 77
40th Airlift Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, TX

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HAVOC 77, Dyess AFB, TX, of the 40th Airlift Squadron, led by Maj Christopher J. Giuttari, received the AMC Director of Safety Aircrew of Distinction…

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AMC DIRECTOR OF SAFETY SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
62D AIRLIFT WING FLIGHT SAFETY TEAM
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA

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62D AIRLIFT WING FLIGHT SAFETY TEAMJoint Base Lewis-McChord, WA Maj Daniel Klepper, Chief of Flight Safety Maj Christine O’Connell, Deputy Chief of Flight Safety Maj…

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AMC DIRECTOR OF SAFETY AVIATION MAINTENANCE SAFETY AWARD: MSGT BRANDON BAIMBRIDGE
515th Air Mobility Operations Wing, JB Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI

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MSgt Brandon K. Baimbridge, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham, HI, has won the AMC Director of Safety as well as the Air Force Chief of Safety…

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