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AMC’S ANNUAL 2019 SAFETY AWARD WINNERS

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Safety Office of the Year22d Air Refueling WingMcConnell Air Force Base, KS AMC Director of Safety Aircrew of Distinction Award437th Airlift WingJoint Base Charleston, SC…

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Airmen and Soldiers arrive at Prince Sultan AFB

Prince Sultan Air Base Reopened by the 621st Contingency Response Support Squadron

By MS. BETTY NYLUND BARR, STAFF WRITER

How does one reopen a military air base that has been closed for 15 years? If anyone knows, it is Lt Col Shane Hughes, Commander…

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Flooded Street

Gone in a Flash: Flash Floods Can Endanger You and Your Property at a Moment’s Notice

By Mr. Matthew Liptak, Staff Writer

According to the federal government, one of the largest weather-related killers in the United States is flash floods. From 2009 through 2018, floods took the…

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A1C Ryan Celestino

ASAP | LOSA | MFOQA | CRM/TEM
Pitot Static Woes: Are You Prepared?

By Mr. Bill Krouse, AMC/A3TO

It is a great day! You are out of the office, away from the phones, and flying the standard training profile from your home location…

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Cybersecurity at the 375th Air Mobility Wing, Scott Air Force Base, IL

By MS. KATHY ALWARD, STAFF WRITER

In a recent conversation concerning cybersecurity at Scott Air Force Base (AFB), IL, with Col Scot Heathman, Commander of the 375th Air Mobility Wing (AMW),…

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Brig Gen Charles Bolton, 18th Air Force Vice Commander

Brig Gen Charles Bolton, Vice Commander of the 18th Air Force, Talks Readiness Advocacy

By Ms. Kim Knight, Staff Writer

“Readiness at the 18th Air Force [AF] and Air Mobility Command [AMC] means investing in our Airmen mentally, physically, and spiritually. It means outfitting our…

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C-17 Globemaster III

The 618th Air Operations Center, Scott Air Force Base, IL, Works Through Obstacles to Make the Mission Happen

By MS. BETTY NYLUND BARR, STAFF WRITER

Sometimes getting a VIP from Point A to Point B is not easy. In the fall of 2019, the 618th Air Operations Center (AOC) at…

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AMC Major Aviation Mishaps by Fiscal Year.

In a Decade of OpsRAMS, Mishaps are Reduced Significantly

By Mr. Kevin Sluss, CSP, HQ AMC Flight Safety

Since Air Mobility Command (AMC) launched OpsRAMS (Operations Risk Assessment Management System) in 2010, AMC has experienced a 60 percent reduction in major aviation mishaps…

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128th Air Refueling Wing

Pilot Monitoring During Flight

By LT COL LANCE HOLLAWAY, HQ AMC FLIGHT SAFETY

In the aviation community, pilots are expected to effectively manage a multitude of threats and errors throughout every flight. How they choose to manage those…

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Safety Civilian Professional of the Year: Mr. Robert Clapp

Safety Civilian Professional of the Year: Mr. Robert Clapp
22d Air Refueling Wing, McConnell Air Force Base, KS

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Mr. Robert D. Clapp is the Occupational Safety Manager, 22d Air Refueling Wing, McConnell Air Force Base (AFB), KS. As the host Occupational Safety Manager…

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437th Airlift Wing

Director of Safety Aircrew of Distinction Award: 437th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Charleston, SC

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IMPAC 98, the lead C-17 of a two-ship Special Operations Low Level II night vision goggles (NVG) training sortie, smoothly lifted off from runway 15….

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“elephant walk” formation

Gen Maryanne Miller
Agile, Prepared, Responsive: Readiness as an Asymmetric Advantage

By Staff Writer

Right Effects. Right Place. Right Time. These three “rights” describe the characteristics that make the mobility mission a strategic advantage in the defense of our…

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