Airmen at Little Rock Air Force Base recently received 721 iPads to be used as electronic flight bags for C-130Â Hercules aircrews as part of Air Mobility Commandâ€™s effort to reduce paper waste and costs by replacing flight bags and loads of paperwork they hold with the electronic tablets.
Tactical Air Control Party members and Joint Terminal Attack Controllers from the 274th Air Support Operations Squadron from Syracuse recently participated in a first-of-its-kind joint maritime operations exercise on Lake Ontario. The exercise is believed to be the first time that an ASOS unit has conducted joint training operations with a remotely piloted aircraft in a maritime setting.
During his first visit to this small Hungarian base located roughly two hours from Budapest, Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley recently met with Heavy Airlift Wing senior leaders, Airmen and Boeing contractors at PÃ¡pa Air Base to speak with Airmen about the direction of the Air Force, meet with them on the job and learn whatâ€™s on their minds.
Operation School Supplies recently delivered a large cargo box full of more than 140 backpacks to a local Afghan school house. The humanitarian mission delivered school supplies for Afghan teachers and students at the school.