The Mobility Forum Stories

Happy Holidays from Air Mobility Command Headquarters!

By Gen Maryanne Miller, AMC Commander

As we approach the holiday season, we reflect on another busy year for AMC. We ushered in a new era of aerial refueling with the…

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Delivering Hope … Our Airmen Are Our Most Valued Resource

By CMSGT TERRENCE GREENE, Command Chief of Air Mobility Command

The National Defense Strategy (NDS) drives how we do business here in Air Mobility Command (AMC). The NDS describes today’s strategic environment as one in…

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Global Readiness Contingency Planners

By MS. JEN YATES, 618 AOC Chief of Safety

For an aircrew member, transporting personnel or cargo to far reaches of the globe is a normal event. The understanding of what goes on behind…

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Line Operations Safety Audit Proactively Identifies Threats to Avoid Mishaps

By MR. BRIAN RISLEY, HQ AMC Flight Safety

Managing risk has become increasingly important regardless of the area concerned, especially when it comes to aviation. The Air Force Aviation Safety Programs (ASP) are…

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ASAP | LOSA | MFOQA | CRM/TEM “Reach 75, Say Altitude”

By MR. CHARLES CAMP, AMC MFOQA Program Manager, and MR. BRIAN GREER, KC-135 MFOQA Flight Data Analyst

“Reach 75, say altitude,”—a request that causes a pang in your stomach followed immediately by a quick look at your altimeter. Before you answer, you…

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Cultivating a SAFETY Culture Through Leadership

By MAJ KEATON ASKEW and MSGT JAMES MUSGRAVE, 60th Air Mobility Wing Safety, Travis AFB, CA

Leaders have a responsibility for good order and discipline, setting the tone and establishing various cultures within their units. Whether it is a culture that…

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Tackling the Holidays: Tips to Avoid Travel Stress and More

By MR. FRANK WILCOX, Staff Writer

Almost everyone who travels this holiday season may encounter at least some travel stress. With the celebrations can come bigger crowds, tight schedules, and high…

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Gail S. Halvorsen Aviation Education Center

By MS. BRITTANY OLSON, Staff Writer

Imagine having survived the deadliest conflict in history and losing everything and everyone you ever knew or loved. While the rest of the world is…

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2019 AIRLIFT/TANKER ASSOCIATION CONVENTION: Compete-Deter-Win, Delivered and Fueled Today, Tomorrow, Together

By MS. KIM KNIGHT, Staff Writer

The 51st Airlift/Tanker Association (A/TA) Convention was held October 23–26 in Orlando, Florida, with the 2019 theme “Compete-Deter-Win, Delivered and Fueled Today, Tomorrow, Together.” Nearly…

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Mobility Guardian 2019 Highlights Future of Warfare

By MS. KIM KNIGHT, Staff Writer

MOBILITY GUARDIAN 2019 was our safest MG exercise to date. Planners created challenging scenarios, and the crews were vigilant managing the risks involved. Risk management…

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Cold Weather Ops Q&A: How Prepared Are You?

By MR. MATTHEW LIPTAK, Staff Writer

The thermometer has started to plunge, and there may be no end in sight until the warmer seasons arrive. It is time for cold weather…

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Safety on the Road: Prepare for Winter Weather

By MR. ROBERT WOODS, Staff Writer

Inevitably, the seasons change, and along with them, road and driving conditions. There are many things you can do to make it through the cold…

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