Air Force Featured Stories

  • AMC transitions to MAFFORGEN

    AMC has begun its transition to the new Air Force Force Generation model to increase high-end readiness, improve predictability, and provide a more sustainable and consistent mobility force to meet force presentation requirements in the future fight.

  • KC-46A Pegasus approved to refuel 97% of joint force receivers

    Less than one year after the KC-46A was approved for its first ICR, Minihan approved daily task-able operational use of the KC-46A to refuel the B-1B Lancer, C-135 variants, E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, EC-130H Compass Call, F-35B/C Lightning II, KC-10 Extender and P-8 Poseidon

  • Travis AFB hosts Wings over Solano 2022

    Travis Air Force Base opened its gates recently for the Wings Over Solano open house and air show. The air show weekend consisted of 35 aerial demonstrations; 24 modern and vintage military aircraft; eight weapon systems from three major commands; and more.

  • Rescue Babushka Luba; Travis Airman evacuates mother from Ukraine to US

    After the opposition to Ukraine turned its focus to Kyiv, an Airman from Travis Air Force Base’s David Grant Medical Center sprang into action to ensure her mother, Luba, would be safe and as far away from the fight as possible. On March 8, Luba reluctantly agreed to move out of Ukraine.

  • AMC’s longest flight: 24.2 hours in a KC-46A

    The KC-46 is Air Mobility Command’s newest aerial refueling platform, and now after completing the 24-hour flight, holds AMC’s record for the longest duration flight in its history.

  • SecAF visits McConnell AFB

    While touring various organizations, Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall experienced McConnell AFB’s direct impact on Air Mobility Command and the advancements in aerial refueling.

  • Total Force C-17 aircrew awarded Distinguished Flying Cross

    Three Reserve Airmen assigned to the 349th Air Mobility Wing at Travis AFB, and an active-duty Airman assigned to the 3rd Wing, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, were recognized for helping evacuate Americans and allies out of Afghanistan during Operation Allies Refuge in August 2021.

  • AMC commander releases ‘strategy to win’

    In conjunction with releasing his strategy and priorities, Minihan engaged leadership in discussing force resiliency and how to work together to ensure the MAF is prepared to deliver rapid global mobility in a peer-competitor fight.