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  • 60th AMW now available on USAF Connect app

    The 60th Air Mobility Wing is excited to announce the launch of its sub-app on the USAF Connect mobile application. Team Travis is invited to install the USAF Connect application from the Apple App Store or Google Play and select the “60th Air Mobility Wing” when prompted to add favorites.
  • A busy day on the flight line

    With roughly 3,300 aircraft continuously arriving and departing on a monthly basis, Travis handles more cargo and passenger traffic than any other military air terminal in the United States.
  • Leadership rounds

    U.S. Air Force Col. Zachery Jiron, 60th Air Mobility Wing vice commander, went to the 60th LRS for Leadership Rounds, a program that allows wing leadership to get a detailed view of their mission at Travis Air Force Base.
  • Salvation Army Kroc students tour Travis 22nd AS

    “Today was special for our 22nd Airlift Squadron team,” said Tech. Sgt. Ryan Padgett, 22nd Airlift Squadron unit technician. “We were able to show and discuss our aircraft (C-5M Super Galaxy) mission.”
  • So much more than just a sky mechanic

    Keeping an aircraft worth hundreds of millions of dollars in tip-top shape is a complex process. Tactical aircraft maintainers are commonly known as "flying crew chiefs" because they're generalists who coordinate the aircraft's readiness and call in specialists like avionics or propulsion technicians when there is a problem.
  • California legislator names Travis Airman veteran of the year

    Master Sgt. Brianna Hunt, 60th Force Support Squadron Airman Leadership School commandant at Travis AFB, was recognized June 20 as the 4th Assembly District Veteran of the Year.
  • Travis one of three finalists for Innkeeper Award

    The Westwind Inn at Travis Air Force Base, California, is one of three finalists for the Air Force's 2019 Innkeeper Award after being named the best in Air Mobility Command. The Innkeeper Award is an annual honor recognizing excellence in the service's lodging operations. Travis is competing against Osan Air Base, Korea, and Hurlburt Field, Florida, in the large base category for facilities with 286-699 rooms.
  • Mobility forces prepared for tomorrow

    Travis Airmen conduct training missions to stay current and be prepared for future mobility operations.
  • Major Wilkins assumes command of 60th CPTS

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Andrew Wilkins assumes command of the 60th Comptroller Squadron June 28, 2019, at Travis Air Force Base, California. Base leadership and squadron personnel attended the ceremony welcoming Wilkins and his family while thanking the departing commander, Lt. Col. Jared Mitchell.
  • Base youth play football with 49ers pro athlete

    Base children played football with Marquise Goodwin, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver, during a youth football event June 18-19 at Travis AFB. The youth football camp was ran by G3 ProCamps, Proctor & Gamble and the Defense Commissary Agency.
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#TeamTravis, as we enter wildfire season you may have seen news reports about PG&E Public Safety Shutoffs. Public Safety Shutoffs are preemptive/deliberate power outages during high heat, low humidity and high wind periods where the fire risk due to a downed power line is high. Currently, Travis AFB has been categorized as a Tier 1 fire risk, which is the most unlikely tier to be de-energized due to fire risk and we are currently NOT expecting to be affected by a public safety power shutoff. Should we receive a notification from PG&E of a public safety power shutoff we will provide notifications via AdHoc (PLEASE make sure you've updated your information on the new system) and Balfour Beatty's "One Call Now" service. Informally, we will also post our Facebook and Twitter (@Travis60AMW) feeds. Thank you and #NoBounds!
"It hasn’t always been this easy. I grew up in small-town east Texas and enlisted in the United States Air Force when Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) was alive and well. For many years, I experienced a great deal of societal pressure to quell a fundamental part of myself in order to succeed. As a young Airman, I never felt completely relaxed, almost as if I had to keep looking over my shoulder, and the paranoia of losing my career–my livelihood–prohibited me from fully engaging with my new Air Force family. I don’t need to tell you about how deeply loneliness and feelings of alienation can affect a person. It ultimately led me to self-report suicidal ideations because I couldn’t find a way to reconcile being a service member and being gay. If it wasn’t for the few allies who believed I belonged in the our Air Force, despite my identity, I’m not sure where I’d be. Those leaders carried me through my turbulent, formative years until I was able to finally breathe. Though throughout that time I made my fair share of mistakes, and certainly gave my supervisor some unique challenges, I was gifted with the opportunity to show the Air Force my cards as an 11-month formal investigation into my sexual identity was terminated following the complete repeal of DADT. On September 20, 2011, I skipped throughout my building high-fiving everyone I saw without saying a word as to why. I have been high-fiving as many Airmen I can every September 20th since then. It’s my own special holiday. I had won… but what was I to do with myself now? The universe had given me a chance to become a whole new Airman and I decided that I wasn’t going to waste it. Since then, I’ve strived to be the best Airman I can be. I volunteered to serve as a Military Training Instructor, I’ve helped organize several military Pride month events, and I’ve sincerely tried to live up to our Core Values. The freedom to be who I am has given me the freedom to fly, fight, and win. I will never forget, nor be able to completely thank, all of the people who helped get me here. However, more importantly, I will never stop advocating for the importance of diversity and acceptance in our Air Force because I know what both sides of that spectrum can do to a person. Pride month isn’t about celebrating individual preferences. It’s about celebrating inclusiveness and how when we practice it, it makes us all better versions of ourselves. We are a mightier Air Force when we show our Pride." —Tech. Sgt. Shannon Ouimet-Amaro, 60th Air Mobility Wing executive assistant to the command chief #HumansOfTravis #LoveIsLove #Pride2019 #🏳️‍🌈
Travis leadership: Happy #NationalDoughnutDay, #TeamTravis! Can't wait to finally have that Dunkin' on base, huh? The rest of base:
Martinez-native Jake Larson was only 21 when he stormed Omaha Beach on #DDay. Back then, his unit had a motto: “To the last man.” Now, 75 years later, Jake is the last man—the last surviving member of that unit, and if becoming so has passed to him a single nugget of wisdom, it’s this: “Freedom isn’t free.” Read more about Jake’s revisiting of Omaha Beach in the article below.
The events of #DDay were a testament to the strength and resolve of this nation. For those who survived the invasion, Omaha Beach represents both a reminder of those they’ve lost and a promise to preserve their memory. With the help of virtual reality, join them as they recount the events of that fateful day. #BecauseOfThem
75 years ago, the U.S. military, along with other Allied nations, enacted one of the most ambitious amphibian assaults in history. Today, we celebrate the courage and sacrifice of the service members who invaded Normandy on #DDay, and whose actions still stand as one of the most impressive rebukes of evil in human memory. #BecauseOfThem
Sometimes the best part of the #TravisLife is what's (literally) beneath our feet! #NorthernCalifornia has a brilliant assortment of wildlife and flora—even right in your front yard. What makes the #TravisLife sweet for you? Show us in the comments!
A lot of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) readiness exercises start with a single "what if" question. In the case of #NorthernEdge, that question was "What if the Indo-Pacific were to suffer a crisis?" The answer involves about 10 million pounds of fuel 😳 Read more about it below!
Rapid global mobility wouldn't happen without these beautiful #TTails or the maintainers and crew that keep them in the air. Happy #TTailTuesday, Team Travis. #NoBounds #ProudToBeAMC #TeamTravis #FindAWayOrMakeOne #MilitaryLife #AirForce #Maintainer
A lot of things can fit into a C-5M Super Galaxy! That's why when Los Angeles Air Force Base, Home of Space and Missile Systems Center asked us if we could load the latest Advanced Extremely High Frequency - 5 satellite, we gladly obliged and shot this cool timelapse. #NoBounds For more info on the AEHF system, visit: https://www.afspc.af.mil/About-Us/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/249024/advanced-extremely-high-frequency-system/ NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Happy Birthday to the man, the myth, the legend... Clint Eastwood turns 89 today! He served in the U.S. Army and at 21 years old he had a brush with death when the plane he was on went down off the California coast near Point Reyes National Seashore. Eastwood and the Captain made it the two to three miles to shore after the U.S. Navy AD-1 Skyraider crashed into the ocean.
#CaptionThis! From Military Fresh Network
#tbt to May 2014 when Travis got its first introduction to FRED. #DidYouKnow the cargo compartment of the C-5M is big enough to fit an eight-lane bowling alley? #TheMoreYouKnow #BougieButNotThatBougie #NoBounds
🎶 We just took a DNA test turns out we're 100%... America's finest mobility force 🎶 We can't carry as good a tune as Lizzo, but we can for sure carry whatever payload is needed at a moment's notice. #GoodAsHell #NoBounds
“Hopping.” It’s what bunnies do. Or, if you’re an enterprising DoD card-holder with aspirations of travel, it can be your way of checking out some of the world’s best vacation hotspots...for FREE! Check out the video below for some “hopping” pointers.
Exciting new changes are taking place within Phoenix Horizon, AMC's company grade officer leadership and force development program. Click on the link below to find out more. https://www.amc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1855452/amc-expands-junior-officer-force-development-program/fbclid/IwAR3L-VFvea218JaNQRsvwyQ3SwabuUesjhCoDRLNgDoiqwqXgKAvqW7N3Ww/
"Hate to see you go, but love to watch you leave." Today's #TTailTuesday is brought to you by these couple of outbound beauties. Show us your favorite T-tail photo in the comments! #NoBounds #ProudToBeAMC #LookingGood
Are you doing the #MurphChallenge today? Named for Lt. Michael Murphy who gave his life in the performance of his duties in Afghanistan, the “Murph” stands as the definitive physical tribute to those who’ve fought and died for our freedom here and overseas. If you are, comment the name of who you’re remembering this Memorial Day. #RememberTheFallen
As Memorial Day weekend begins, enjoy the cookouts, relaxation and hanging with family and friends, but be sure to take time to remember the heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice to make the moments we enjoy this weekend possible. #WeRemember #NeverForget
When we’re foot-stomping the same stuff we were foot-stomping seven years ago, you know it’s real. Today’s #fbf reminds you to hydrate, especially during these critical days of Summer. Check out the article for more tips on staying cool ahead of this season’s rising temperatures. #HydrateOrDie #TeamTravis
One of our own, Maj. Brent Burklo, died last Wednesday after a grueling two-year battle with cancer at 32 years old… https://t.co/QKdhgrIirT
To think we were all once as fresh-faced as these Airmen 😅 This week's First Term Airmen Center class has no short… https://t.co/1mBpb46A6g
#TeamTravis, It's a bird! It's a plane! It's (actually) smoke! But have no fear! This Saturday's controlled burn i… https://t.co/QaBO7SGwam
What better time than #AllAmericanPetPhotoDay to share this picutre of our 60th SFS #Defenders and their… https://t.co/JuuziHHSuG
RT @AirMobilityCmd: The first #C17 Globemaster III to land at McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, rolls down the ice runway on October 15, 1999. The…
.@usairforce Capt. Andrea Gilkeson, 79th ARS pilot, flies a KC-10 while conducting aerial refueling training with a… https://t.co/Ir8UYiOJIK
RT @old141nav: @Travis60AMW You asked for T-Tails - so here’s one from some years ago. A VC 10 of No 10 Squadron RAF. https://t.co/zLZEBi…
There's just something about a sunrise and a T-Tail... Today's #TTailTuesday is brought to us by #TeamTravis' own… https://t.co/qtgNGqM3Mn
RT @AirForceMag: New tanker allocation software that aims to make @AirMobilityCmd’s job easier is entering real-world testing this week, ac…
“Our energy and efforts have attracted the attention from @AirMobilityCmd, which means at the end of the day, the p… https://t.co/iii9E6v879
RT @cassandrawebbtv: Happy to share with you the story of this exceptional airman out at @Travis60AMW Not sure when she sleeps, but I'm so…
RT @TeamMinot: When it’s a Monday and all you wanna do is sleep in. #MondayMorning https://t.co/PVAgtFTexF
Thanks for all the votes! Here’s a photo of your favorite #TeamTravis aircraft, the C-5 #SuperGalaxy...… https://t.co/FL477uLmKU
RT @usairforce: The United States of America 🇺🇸, the home of the free because of the brave. #Happy4thofJuly #happyindependenceday2019 #🎆 h…
RT @AirMobilityCmd: How much can you #lift 💪✈️? Take a look at how the #C17 and its crew support missions around the globe! #AlwaysThere #G
Did you know #TeamTravis' DGMC is built on wheels? You read that right. The *whole* hospital. Check out what that m… https://t.co/EpqW8wsUGX