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  • C-130J training expanding, changing

    Little Rock Air Force Base, the C-130 Airlift Center of Excellence, will expand its C-130J training responsibilities, including training international partners, announced Air Force officials Wednesday. In addition, the 314th Airlift Wing will absorb the domestic training formerly done by the 94th Airlift Wing, Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Ga., and the
  • Nashville Air Guard unit 'deploys' to Arnold

    Members of the Tennessee Air National Guard's 118th Airlift Wing "deployed" to Arnold Air Force Base March 31 as an exercise to train for deployment overseas. Arnold is "a gold mine for us," said Lt. Col. Shawn Anderson, commander of the 118th Operations Support Flight, because it's close to Nashville, it has plenty of open space, and a great
  • Tactical airlift initiatives further Air Force's total force integration

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley announced four proposed initiatives Oct. 31 concerning C-130 Hercules tactical airlift, each of which furthers the service's vision for a seamless total force. The initiatives, which would impact communities in Tennessee, New York, Georgia and Arkansas, are part of the total force integration effort