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AFRCC eases into 2019 after ‘record’ 2018
After a year in which the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center here managed a record number of incidents leading to a record high number of saves during 2018, stats were slightly down in January 2019 from where they were a year ago.
Operations fully resume at 1st Air Force and the 601st Air Operations Center
Operational mission activities at 1st Air Force and the 601st Air Operations Center returned back to 100 percent Thursday at 9:27 p.m. after 72 days operating from an alternate location due to Hurricane Michael.
Center’s name change marks further 1 AF post-hurricane progress
The recent transition of the 1st Air Force Call Center to the 1st Air Force Homecoming Center with a focus on members returning to duty marked another step of progress toward normalization of operations within the organization.
NORAD and U.S. Northern Command commander tours Hurricane Michael recovery efforts
Total Force effort enhances AFNORTH DSCA mission
334th AEG pre-position for Florence response
The 334th Air Expeditionary Group launched HC-130J Combat King IIs, HH-60G Pavehawks, aircrew and support personnel to pre-position at Joint Base Charleston, S.C., for potential Hurricane Florence response, Sept. 15, 2018, here.
JB Charleston opens airfield for Hurricane Florence recovery operations
Joint Base Charleston, responsible for the runways shared by the base and Charleston International Airport, announced at 9 a.m. Sept. 15, 2018 that the joint airfield will open for limited recovery operations aircraft only. Col. Clint ZumBrunnen’s, 437th Airlift Wing commander, decision to re-open the airfield to commercial and general aviation will be contingent upon the rescinded evacuation order from the governor of South Carolina.
AFNORTH continues support to U.S. NORTHCOM relief efforts for Hurricane Florence
AFNORTH deploys EPLOs ahead of Hurricane Florence
Air Forces Northern deployed more than 18 Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officers to reinforce U.S. Northern Command’s support of Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hurricane Florence relief efforts along the U.S. southeastern coast.
Secretary of Air Force Hails CAP's 70-Year Role as Auxiliary
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson reflected on Civil Air Patrol’s seven-decade history as the civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force along with her personal connection to the organization when she addressed CAP members Aug. 25 during her keynote speech at the CAP National Conference here.