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  • USAF, USA bring joint humanitarian aid to Beirut

    In a joint endeavor to assist the Lebanese Armed Forces and the people of Lebanon, Soldiers and Airmen from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Mobility Command’s 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron and 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron on Al Udeid Air Base, and the Area Support Group-Qatar from Camp as Sayliyah worked to palletize food, water and medical supplies delivered to Beirut, Lebanon.
  • JBLE Command and Control establishes AMC C2

    Normally, while serving as Joint Base Langley-Eustis command and control specialists, U.S. Air Force Airmen in the JBLE Command Post focus on the varied missions of JBLE and its tenant wings. However, on Sept. 28, 2017, one critical mission called on these Airmen to support a global response mission.
  • 707th CS Airman lends hand to Kent Island Tornado Victims

    More than 9,000 homes and businesses on Kent Island were affected when an EF-2 tornado tore across Maryland’s Eastern shore July 24, 2017. The tornado produced winds up to 125 mph and destroyed several homes, tore roofs from buildings and left thousands of people without power. When Airman 1st Class Jesus Carrillo found out about the tornado, he didn’t hesitate to provide aid.
  • Moody volunteers aid tornado relief efforts

    Airmen from Moody Air Force Base, Ga. teamed up with numerous community organizations and hundreds of other volunteers to aid in tornado relief efforts Jan. 28, in Adel. The tornado killed 15 people and was later confirmed by the National Weather Service an EF3 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, which is a tornado with wind gusts between 136 and 165 mph.
  • Facing the storm: Moody combats Hurricane Cobra

    A tropical storm wreaked havoc with its powerful winds and rainfall as Team Moody members sought to safeguard the installation’s assets from a natural disaster during a simulated hurricane exercise, May 13-17, here. With hurricane season quickly approaching South Georgia, Moody partook in the exercise designed to test their preparedness amidst adverse weather conditions. During the scenario, Airmen responded and recovered the installation to safety while combating high winds, heavy rainfall and a tornado associated with the exercise’s Hurricane Cobra. To accomplish this, the scenario consisted of two phases.