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  • Rescue helicopter pilots showcase VR capability to ACC leadership

    Helicopter pilots and special mission aviators from the 41st Rescue Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, performed a demonstration of a virtual reality (VR) training system here for Air Combat Command leadership July 8, 2019, as part of a squadron-led innovation showcase.
  • AF helicopter ‘hard crew’ formula improves cohesion, mission

    In the realm of team sports where expectations and the stakes to win are high, teams rely on continuity and chemistry to maximize their effectiveness and propel them to the top. Utilizing a similar game plan, operating as a ‘hard crew’, a team of Moody’s HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter aircrew recently unified and flew every mission together at Avon Park Air Force Range, Fla., to enhance their Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) capabilities so they will perform at their peak when it matters the most— when lives are on the line.
  • Civic leader legend: Air Force honors Parker Greene’s legacy

    One of the most influential military civic leaders for Air Combat Command passed away Dec. 18, 2018, in Valdosta, Georgia. Parker Greene, an Air Force advocate for most of his life, made it his goal to support the operations of Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, and to improve the relationship between the military and local community in Valdosta.
  • Moody Airmen provide Hurricane Michael medical support

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael that devastated Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida and surrounding areas on October 10, medical Airmen from the 96th Medical Group at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, responded by and standing up an operational medical facility and providing the necessary support.
  • 563rd RQG realigns to the 355th FW

    The 563rd Rescue Group, a geographically-separated unit out of Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, was realigned from the 23rd Wing to Davis-Monthan AFB’s 355th Fighter Wing Oct. 1, 2018. The realignment brought all rescue squadrons and maintenance units that fall under the 563rd RQG, to include other geographically-separated assets located at Nellis AFB, Nevada, under the supervision of the 355th FW.
  • 723d AMXS, Army depot rebuild Pave Hawk

    Airmen from the 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron along with machinists from the Corpus Christi Army Depot conducted a full-structural tear down and restoration on an HH-60G Pave Hawk. Once the aircraft was torn down, Airmen and the machinists performed repairs on all of its components prior to resembling it.
  • Kids gear up to deploy

    The event allowed children the opportunity to experience what their parents go through while preparing to deploy. Children participated in obstacle courses, watched demonstrations and toured various aircraft and vehicles used by Airmen at Moody.
  • IQT molds BDG Airmen

    Approximately 35 Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG) participated in Initial Qualification Training (IQT), March 26-28, here. The training is given to all new Airman coming into the BDG as an opportunity to learn a baseline of basic combat skills that would be needed to successfully operate as a cohesive unit while in a deployed environment.
  • AGOW celebrates 10 years, looks to future

    Since 2008, the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing has been on the front lines of the global war against terrorism providing ground combat forces specially trained to integrate air and space power into the joint scheme maneuver. As the AGOW Spartans celebrate their 10th anniversary, they usher in changes within their organization that will not only focus on being trained and ready today, but simultaneously prepare them for the evolving threats of the future.
  • Defenders demonstrate combat readiness

    After 48-hours of preparation and travel, the Airmen arrive at a bare base. The climate is 40 degrees colder than they’re used to, the terrain and landscape are unfamiliar, but they hit the ground running. Within 24-hours, they arm every Airman and establish security. They assign teams that will patrol areas outside of their established limits and set up a fully operational Tactical Operations Center (TOC) that will be the brain of their base.
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