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  • Proof to pass the torch

    As the 910th Airlift Wing prepares to upgrade its aging C-130H Hercules fleet to the newer C-130J-30 Super Hercules model, testing was needed to determine if and how the new airframe could perform the Department of Defense’s only large-area fixed-wing aerial spray capability to control

  • Largest CENTCOM C-130 Squadron hosts coalition partners

    Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for

  • Rally in the Rockies 2021: Day 4 Retrograde

    A C-130H Hercules takes off from Rifle Airport, Colorado, carrying equipment and personnel to complete the Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise, Sept. 16, 2021. This particular event tested how quickly personnel and equipment could be loaded from a forward operating base and repositioned to a main

  • Rally in the Rockies: Day 3 - Joint Forcible Entry

    A C-130J Super Hercules takes off on a dirt landing zone near Guernsey, Wyoming, after picking up U.S. Soldiers who conducted Joint Forcible Entry training, Sept. 15, 2021. The training event was part of a weeklong exercise, Rally in the Rockies 2021, which incorporated personnel across the joint

  • Rally in the Rockies 2021: Day 1

    Personnel conducted a high altitude, low opening jump during Rally in the Rockies 2021 exercise, Sept. 13, 2021, Guernsey, Wyo. HALO jumps are typically employed when stealth is necessary to infiltrate enemy territory. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Ashley Walker)

  • Who’s the boss: 934th Airlift Wing hosts Employer’s Day

    The 934th Airlift Wing wasn't able to host an Employer's Day in 2020 due to the pandemic restrictions. After more than a year, Employer’s Day was back and the 934 AW hosted the event for 12 employers here at Minneapolis-St. Paul Air Reserve Station on Aug. 7, 2021.

  • 24-hour operations for the U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules maintainers

    The Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron works 24-hour operations year-round to keep the C-130 aircraft in flight to support the execution of the wing's mission of national, regional and global importance and stabilize the U.S. Central Command's areas of responsibility. The wing is

  • Seamless Reserve integration into joint readiness exercise

    U.S. Air Force Reserve aircrew from the 327th Airlift Squadron joined efforts with their active duty counterparts to coordinate and conduct air mobility operations during an U.S. Army Joint Readiness Training event, Fort Polk, Louisiana, April 15, 2021.