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Restoring jets through fabrication and grit
February 21, 2024
Airman 1st Class Gavin Remp, 305th Maintenance Squadron structural maintenance journeyman assesses damage to a C-17 Globemaster III panel at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb 15, 2024. Maintainers from the 305th MXS completed a five-month fabrication project for a damaged C-17, reaffirming Air Mobility Command’s strategic advance and rapid global mobility. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Alexis Kula)

TAC enhances Mobility Airmen's warfighting capabilities
February 20, 2024
Two C-17 Globemaster IIIs’ trade leading and following positions within their flight path during the Tactics Advancement Course at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Feb. 7, 2024. Airmen assigned to the 6th Airlift Squadron loaded cargo onto the C-17 in order to provide support for the F-22 Raptors at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. The advancements course postures Air Mobility Command Airmen to execute agile operations on a global scale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Aidan Thompson)

America's Oldest Airlift Squadron turns 90
October 10, 2023
Airmen assigned to the 305th Air Mobility Wing’s 6th Airlift Squadron commemorate its 90th anniversary at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. on 5 Oct, 2023. The Airlift Squadron is the oldest in the Air Force and derives its nickname, the Bully Beef Express, from its days of delivering beef food rations to British and Australian soldiers during World War II.

305th AMW Wing Photos 2023
May 10, 2023
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 305th Air Mobility Wing pose for a flight line photo on 10 May, 2023 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The 305th AMW extends America's global reach by generating, mobilizing and deploying KC-10 Extenders and C-17 Globemaster III’s to conduct strategic airlift and air refueling missions worldwide. In November 2021, the wing began transitioning to the new KC-46A Pegasus air refueling aircraft. Additionally, the Wing operates two of America's largest strategic aerial ports supporting the delivery of cargo and personnel to combatant commanders abroad.

From LeMay to Lo Bianco, the Legacy of the 305th AMW's CAN DO Spirit
June 24, 2022
U.S. Air Force Colonel Michele Lo Bianco, 305th Operations Group commander, embraces a colleague following a fini flight on June 21, 2022 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. Lo Bianco will serve as the 15th Wing commander at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

305th AMW Supports Red Hill Water Systems Delivery
December 22, 2021
An Airman from the 305th Aerial Port Squadron walks down a row of water filtration system equipment loaded onto a C-5M Super Galaxy.

Success follows Fort Sill joint training exercise
November 8, 2019
U.S. Air Force Capt. Shawn McDonald, 6th Airlift Squadron pilot, checks controls in the cockpit of a C-17 Globemaster III on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Nov. 5, 2019. McDonald was preparing the aircraft before takeoff to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, for a joint training exercise with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ariel Owings)

6th Airlift Squadron presidential mission
December 20, 2018

6th Airlift Squadron Airmen practice for perfection
December 17, 2018