The Latest C-5: The C-5M

08/19/2017
08/19/2017: Commander of Air Mobility Command Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, returned five C-5M Super Galaxy airlifters from Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, to flying operations on Aug. 2, 2017 following repairs to the aircraft's nose landing gear. This follows a Dover C-5 stand-down directed by the AMC Commander July 17…

Providing On-Location Support Services for the CRW

08/25/2011
08/25/2011: A key element for mission success is an ability to support the deployment with key service support capabilities.  Airman Parry provided an introduction into the support services role and equipment. [slidepress gallery='crw'] Photo Credit: SLD 2011 Airman Parry: I hate acronyms, so I'm only going to try to give…

Air Force C-5 delivers Marine Helo’s in Djibouti

08/11/2011
08/11/2011: In these photos, Marines from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, stationed at Camp Lemonnier, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn Africa, Djibouti, prepare to unload a Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter, July 14, from an Air Force Reserve Command C-5B, assigned to the 439th Airlift Wing, Westover Air Reserve…

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…

Michael Wynne on: The Industrial Impact of the Decision to Terminate the F-22 Program

10/02/2009
[caption id="attachment_630" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Michael Wynne at Normandy"][/caption] Secretary of the Air Force Donley together with the Air Force Chief of Staff Schwartz wrote an oped over this past summer wanting to put the contentious F-22 debate behind them. With their then recent installation and the heated debate on 'next…

The Acquisition Challenge: Re-Shaping US Forces in a Constrained Fiscal Environment

09/17/2009
[caption id="attachment_1187" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="C-5M in Flight"][/caption] As the Obama Administration shapes the acquisition approach of the Department of Defense for the years to come, hard choices will be taken. And these choices will have significant impact both in implementing strategy and in shaping strategy for years to come. Among…