8th EAMS: “Where’s the waste gone?”

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 7/26/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — While in the sky or on the ground, humans must relieve themselves multiple times throughout the day, but when you’re 20,000 feet above in a C-17 Globemaster III where does it all go? Enter the 8th Expeditionary Air MobilityContinue reading “8th EAMS: “Where’s the waste gone?””

8th EAMS ATOC coordinates deploying cargo, passengers

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 7/12/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Moving cargo and personnel from location to location within the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility can be quite the feat, but for 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron Airmen in the air terminal operations center here, it’s their “bread and butter.” “We have theContinue reading “8th EAMS ATOC coordinates deploying cargo, passengers”

Flight safety informs pilots, maintainers of potential flying hazards

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 6/27/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Cruising at nearly 30,000 feet and traveling at speeds topping more than 500 mph with supplies intended for the joint-war fighter, a C-17 Globemaster III crew encounters another aircraft directly in their flight path. Events like this are easily avoided through proper planning,Continue reading “Flight safety informs pilots, maintainers of potential flying hazards”

Avionics puts bombs on target, keeps Airmen safe

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 6/7/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Combat search and rescue operations, supply drops to forward forces, calculated strategic bomb runs and an array of countless other missions around the world, would not be possible without the tireless efforts of avionics specialists deployed here to the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron.Continue reading “Avionics puts bombs on target, keeps Airmen safe”