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  • Multinational Heavy Airlift Wing celebrates 10th anniversary

    The United States, alongside 11 NATO and Partnership for Peace nations, celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Heavy Airlift Wing activation under the Strategic Airlift Capability program this week at Pápa Air Base, Hungary.
  • C-17 Globemaster III: An aircraft as versatile as AE crews

    Larger, faster and flexible – a flying ICU. Since joining the U.S. Air Force fleet in 1993, the C-17 Globemaster III has significantly expanded aeromedical evacuation capabilities. In addition to its transport and other numerous mission sets, the C-17 converts to provide aeromedical evacuation to patients in a broad variety of conditions. The aircraft has played critical roles in various contingencies, bringing warfighters to higher levels of care, bringing patients home to the U.S., and aiding in humanitarian efforts to save the lives of those impacted by natural disasters.
  • 5th EAMS teams up with USAFE maintainers during C-17 engine swap

    The 5th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron recently teamed up with the 721st Air Mobility Operations Group from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, to replace an engine on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
  • USAF demonstrates capabilities in European theater

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany – The U.S. Air Force airlift provides the capability to deploy armed forces and assets anywhere in the world within hours.
  • Total Force: Building partnerships in Africa

    More than 100,000 people came out to the Africa Aerospace and Defence Expo at Waterkloof Air Force Base, South Africa, Sept. 14-18.The U.S. Air Force called upon its total force of Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve Command and active duty Airmen to support the bi-annual event at the request of the U.S. Embassy in South Africa.Attendees had the
  • USAF on display at Africa Aerospace, Defence Expo

    A team of U.S. Air Force Airmen took part in the opening day activities of the Africa Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2016 in South Africa, Sept. 14, as part of an ongoing effort to strengthen the partnership between the two nations.The total force helped to open the first day of the event, held at Waterkloof Air Force Base, Pretoria, South Africa.
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