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  • C-17 Globemaster III

    MissionThe C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can transport litters
  • KC-10 Extender

    Mission The KC-10 Extender is an Air Mobility Command advanced tanker and cargo aircraft designed to provide increased global mobility for U.S. armed forces. Although the KC-l0's primary mission is aerial refueling, it can combine the tasks of a tanker and cargo aircraft by refueling fighters and simultaneously carry the fighter support personnel
  • 514th AIR MOBILITY WING

    MISSION: The mission of the 514th Air Mobility Wing is to recruit, train and sustain Reserve Citizen Airmen to fly, fight and win, and enhance our nation’s air mobility capability. Augmentation by the 514th AMW’s combat-ready personnel ensures full utilization of the active-duty 305th AMW’s aircraft, maintenance,
  • The difference between Guard and Reserve

    The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard are the two components of the Air Force which make up the Total Force. From a daily operational viewpoint, there are distinct differences between the ANG, established in 1903 by the "Militia Act" and the AF Federal Reserve, established in 1948 by Congress.
  • Glossary of Military & Reserve Terminology

    Active Duty for Special Work Support (ADSW) - ADSW tours provide direct staff support to Reserve Component programs.Active Duty Training (ADT) - ADT tours supplement AT and IDT when the member needs additional training to achieve or maintain a required skill or skill level in their assigned AFSC.Active Guard and Reserve (AGR) Tour - Members of a
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