Mobile Aircraft Maintainers

08/23/2011
08/23/2011: During the CRW visit, Technical Sgt. Hall explained the tools and approach to providing for mobile aircraft maintenance during a CRW deployment. Photo Credit : SLD 2011 SLD: Could you describe your background? TSgt Hall:  I started off as an air reclamation specialist and then blended that with a…

C-17 Maintainers

06/07/2011
06/07/2011 - Aircraft breakdowns can interrupt operations. Staff Sgt. Charles McNamara tells us about a stand by team downrange who helps keep aircraft moving.The C-17 has an excellent maintainence record, in large part due to the acquisition of modern aircraft.  The fleet is newer than any other core fleet in…

Tanker Airlift Control Center (TACC) : Shaping Global Con-Ops

05/11/2011
The Role of the Global Mobility Enterprise An Interview With Lieutenant-General Allardice SLD visited Tanker Airlift Control Center (TACC) and several inputs from practitioners of the art of global mobility have provided interviews which will be posted over the next few weeks. 05/11/2011 - In preparation for Second Line of…

C-17 Globemaster III Air Drop

01/03/2011
01/02/2011 - This slideshow highlights an airdrop operation of the C-17 in support of Afghan operations. [slidepress gallery='c17-globemaster-iii-air-drop'] Credit: U.S. Air Forces Central Public Affairs 12/9/10 The first photo shows he drop zone is marked and forty bundles of fuel fly out the back of a U.S. Air Force Globemaster…