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  • Weapons Airmen enable joint training

    Weapons troops from the 74th Aircraft Maintenance Unit enabled joint force training during Green Flag-West 17-03, Jan. 13-27 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.GFW, an air-land combat integration exercise, provided these Airmen with a rare opportunity to put their home station training to use by allowing them to load live munitions
  • Moody Consolidated Maintenance Squadron aims to raise the bar

    The 23d Component Maintenance Squadron, here, utilized the week of Jan. 23-27 to begin assessing ways to better support the A-10C Thunderbolt II’s increased flying mission. Representatives from Air Combat Command at Langley Air Force Base, Va., and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., traveled to Moody to participate in the Continuous Process Improvement event.
  • 23rd CES trains in extinguishing night fires

    Team Moody’s 23rd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters routinely perform nighttime training exercises to prepare for emergencies.
  • Moody Airmen depart for Green Flag-West

    Airmen and aircraft assigned to the 74th Fighter Squadron and the 74th Aircraft Maintenance Unit departed Thursday for a two-week long exercise at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas. Approximately 200 Airmen and 12 A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft will participate in Green Flag-West 17-03. The exercise is a realistic combat training exercise designed to provide combat training to joint and coalition warfighters in the art of air-land integration and the joint employment of airpower.
  • Multinational paratroopers fill NC skies

    North Carolina’s skies were filled with 4,000 paratroopers across the world during the 19th annual Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop. Every year, the Fort Bragg, N.C. community begins celebrating the holiday early by inviting their coalition partners to participate in the world’s largest annual multinational airborne exercise and give toys to children in need. U.S. Air Force and Army units worked alongside Canadian, Dutch, Botswanan, Czech, German, Italian, Polish, and Singaporean armed forces to strenghten coalition partnerships and hone airborne capabilities. Paratroopers participated in the event as 120 jumpmasters helped jumpers familiarize themselves with a multitude of aircraft and standardizations, which helped units to forge bonds to lessen cultural barriers.
  • Moody Airmen host riot training for local state troopers

    Team Moody hosted Georgia State Patrol’s Mobile Field Force semiannual riot control training Nov. 16 through 17 here. The GSP used Moody’s facilities to ensure their readiness for riots while Airmen supported by participating as rioters. The training consisted of both classroom and outdoor portions.
  • Rescue aircrew refresh flight skills, stay current

    Eight Team Moody members from the 23d Wing, 347th Rescue Group and 23d Medical Group flew in an HC-130J Combat King II during pilot proficiency training. The training allowed aircrew members to practice standard and emergency procedures during flight. Pilots tested the HC-130J’s capabilities to perform a multitude of flying techniques that aid search and rescue efforts, air refueling and airdrop operations. The HC-130J’s mission is to rapidly deploy and execute combatant commander directed operations.
  • 23d EMS Airmen send F-4 into retirement

    Airman from the 23d Equipment Maintenance Squadron disassemble an F-4 Phantom II, April 28, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Once transported, the F-4 will sit as a static display in the Veteran’s Memorial Park in Excel, Ala.
  • Attack, rescue, prevail: 23d Wing maintains combat readiness

    Various U.S. Air Force weapon systems assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Ga., are displayed on Moody’s flightline, April 27, 2016. The 23d Wing organizes, trains and employs combat-ready A-10C Thunderbolt II and HC-130J Combat King II aircraft, HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters, Guardian Angel Weapons System.