• Exercise MAPLE FLAG

    Part of fighting and winning any war is surviving the war. Survivability in a combat situation depends largely on training. This is true for all branches of the military, and on the ground or in the air. During the Vietnam War, the Air Force discovered that 90 percent of combat aircraft losses occurred during pilots first 10 missions. As a result,
  • Ready For Take Off

    During a time of war, the United States Air Force serves as the lifeline for the Army, Marines, and Navy. Airlift squadrons around the globe fly paratroopers to hot spots, transport troops and equipment in and out of combat zones and re-supply ground forces via air drops. On July 14, 2007, the 911th Airlift Wing conducted Exercise Bold Effort to
  • Medical care given over half a world away

    Halfway around the world from the rolling hills of Pennsylvania 10 Airmen from the 911th Airlift Wing are actively supporting both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. The Airmen are deployed to a Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility at an undisclosed location north of Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Servicemembers wounded in Iraq or
  • Airlift mission brings needed supplies to Jamaica

    The 758th Operations Group and 911th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron assisted in delivering over 12,000 pounds of medical supplies to the Cornwall Regional Hospital in Montego Bay, Jamaica through the Denton relief aid program April 20-22. "The Denton program allows organizations to use space available on military aircraft to deliver humanitarian
  • 22nd Air Force Commander touches down in Pittsburgh for three days

    Maj. Gen. Martin M. Mazick, 22nd Air Force Commander, visited the 911th Airlift Wing during the January unit training assembly for the first time since assuming command in March 2006. The general made his rounds throughout the base and took time to speak with many 911th Airlift Wing reservists' in their respective shops. "I had the opportunity to
  • 911 answers Willow Grove's call for assistance

    Recently, several members of the 911th Airlift Wing flew to Willow Grove Air Reserve Station, Pa., to participate in a job fair being held there. The job fair was conducted due to the Base Realignment and Closure Commission's decision to close the Air Reserve Station, Oct. 1, 2007, as part of the president's defense budget for 2008. A base closing
  • Multiforce health agencies provide service for show

    Planes buzzing around. Hundreds of aircraft to see and hear. Paratroopers rushing towards the earth to the tune of the "Star-Spangled Banner." These are all of the featured attractions that spectators pour out to experience during any air show. What few people realize as they are watching the Blue Angels zoom about, is the amount of hard work and
  • Continuous improvement never stops

    Organizations are constantly challenged to do more with less, improve quality, and increase customer satisfaction. The 911th Aeromedical Staging Squadron (ASTS) provides training to ensure unit members are prepared for wartime and contingency operations. However, the mission that affords ASTS the privilege of touching more than 1200 wing members is
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