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  • Hurricane Awareness Tour promotes weather readiness

    To promote the importance of preparing now for hurricane season, which starts June 1, the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircrew with their WC-130J Super Hercules and a team of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hurricane experts visited five Atlantic Coast cities as part of this

  • First Grey Wolf helicopter arrives at Maxwell

    The 908th Airlift Wing has assigned aircraft for the first time in more than 23 months, or 726 days to be exact, as the first of the wing’s MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopters arrived at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, April 3, 2024.The wing’s last aircraft, a C-130 Hercules, departed Maxwell April 8,

  • Flight nurses ... saving lives miles high

    When severely injured, wounded or sick service members require transportation via airlift, medical care can’t stop mid-flight. As senior members of aeromedical evacuation teams, it’s the responsibility of U.S. Air Force flight nurses, Air Force specialty code 46N0F, to provide life-saving emergency

  • Air evac team ensures patient safety

    Aeromedical personnel bring order to the chaos by knowing how to respond to emergencies. These specially trained members can locate their supplies with precision, provide critical care, reassurance and comfort to patients, and ensure their safety.This is the mission of the 908th Aeromedical

  • Hurricane Hunters close out above-average season

    The 2023 Atlantic and Eastern Pacific hurricane season concluded Nov. 30, marking the end of another above-average hurricane season for the 403rd Wing's 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The Hurricane Hunters flew 93 missions totaling 990.5 flight hours and

  • Small arms training increases proficiency, ensures safety

    Defenders from the 908th Security Forces Squadron conducted small arms training Nov. 4, 2023, at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. The training helps ensure the defenders are tactically and technically proficient in their individual weapons systems.

  • C-130H Hercules avionics go digital

    The recently upgraded Air Force C-130H Hercules includes a new flight management system, autopilot, large glass multifunctional displays, digital engine instruments, digital backbone and terrain awareness and warning system.