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A KC-10 Extender from Travis Air Force Base, California, refuels a C-17 Globemaster III over the Pacific during Exercise Ultimate Reach July 13, 2017. During the operation, three KC-10s from Travis AFB and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, refueled five C-17s carrying more than 300 coalition paratroopers. The C-17s went on to conduct a strategic air drop over Australia in support of Exercise Talisman Saber 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Sarah Johnson)

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Jim Parvin, Travis Heritage Center docent, stands at the welcome desk Dec.15, 2017, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. Parvin has been a docent here since 2013 where he provides tours throughout the Heritage Center. Parvin also volunteers as a crew chief on the C-7 Caribou, keeping it clean, maintained and making minor repairs as needed such as replacing the seal on the windows. Anyone is welcome to visit the Heritage Center 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Government ID cards are not required. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicole Leidholm)

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Senior Airman Rachel Wright, 60th Inpatient Operations Squadron surgical inpatient shift supervisor, poses for a photo after being selected as the Warrior of the Week Dec. 19, 2017, at Travis Air Force Base, Calif. The Warrior of the Week award is a weekly wing level program recognizing Airmen in the 60th Air Mobility Wing who have made who have made significant contributions to their unit and outstanding impact on the air mobility mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicole Leidholm)

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A civilian employee from the 60th Aerial Port Squadron martials bus onto a C-5M Super Galaxy at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 20, 2017. The buses are being airlifted to Port Au Prince, Haiti, through the Denton Program and are part of a humanitarian effort by Those Angels, Inc. founder and Haitian native Claude Joseph. The Denton Amendment is a commodities transportation program that enables for the transport of humanitarian goods on a space available basis using U.S. Military transportation and is jointly administered by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense. After visiting Haiti in 2014, Joseph realized the area's educational and transportation needs and created the nonprofit based in Oakland, Calif. to help meet those needs. The seven buses were donated by the Sacramento City Unified School District and will benefit more than 300 Haitian students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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Santa Claus makes an appearance during the Commanders Jazz Ensemble of the USAF Band of the Golden West, Travis Air Force Base Calif., performance at the Vacaville Performing Arts Theater, Vacaville, Calif., Dec. 1, 2017. The performance is part of the band’s annual holiday concert series. This year they performed five shows in four days at three venues and performed for more than 10,000 audience members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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U.S. Airmen from Travis Air Force Base Calif., depart Twitter headquarters after a professional development workshop in San Francisco, Nov. 9, 2017. During the one-day professional development exchange, Travis Airmen alongside employees of the social media company shared discussions on various topics to include creating an inclusive work environment and knowing your employees. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford)

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Pako, a military working dog with the 60th Security Forces Squadron, executes his part of a canine demonstration at the 60th Aerial Port Squadron cargo warehouse, set up to host U. S. Air Force families for Kids Understanding Deployment Operations day, Oct. 21, 2017, Travis Air Force Base Calif. KUDOS is a program developed to give children a deeper understanding of the military deployment process, the training parents receive, and to better deal with a loved one’s absence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Heide Couch)

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U.S. Airmen from the 60th Aerial Port Squadron load a school bus onto a C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft assigned to the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Nov. 20, 2017. The buses are being airlifted to Port Au Prince, Haiti, through the Denton Program and are part of a humanitarian effort by Those Angels, Inc. founder and Haitian native Claude Joseph. The Denton Amendment is a commodities transportation program that enables for the transport of humanitarian goods on a space available basis using U.S. Military transportation and is jointly administered by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Department of State, and the Department of Defense. After visiting Haiti in 2014, Joseph realized the area's educational and transportation needs and created the nonprofit based in Oakland, Calif. to help meet those needs. The seven buses were donated by the Sacramento City Unified School District and will benefit more than 300 Haitian students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford)

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A U.S. Air Force C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft from the 22nd Airlift Squadron lands as a C-17 Globemaster III takes off at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Nov. 18, 2017. The aircraft delivered equipment and personnel to Argentina to aid in the search for the Argentina Navy submarine A.R.A San Juan. Air Mobility Command aircraft are delivering equipment and expertise to assist a partner nation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicole Leidholm)

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Travis Air Force Base, Calif., held its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 8, 2017, at the Airman Family Readiness Center at Travis Air Force Base, Calif.The ceremony entertained participants with the Band of the Golden West, speeches from leadership and Santa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jonathon D. A. Carnell)

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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Tedd Baker of the U.S. Air Force Band’s Airmen of Note assigned to Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., performs during a clinic with over 200 students from El Cerrito High School, El Cerrito Calif., Oct. 2, 2017. The group of 18 active duty musicians, including a vocalist, visited the area as part of their fall tour and educational outreach program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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A U. S. Air Force family pose for a picture at the 60th Aerial Port Squadron cargo warehouse, during Kids Understanding Deployment Operations day, Oct. 21, 2017, Travis Air Force Base Calif. KUDOS is a program developed to give children a deeper understanding of the military deployment process, the training parents receive, and to better deal with a loved one’s absence.(U.S. Air Force photo by Heide Couch)

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Airmen assigned to the 60th Civil Engineer Squadron participate in the POW/MIA run at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., Sept. 15, 2017. For 24 straight hours, Travis Airmen kept the POW/MIA flag in constant motion in honor of American prisoners of war and those missing in action. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joseph Swafford)

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U.S. Air Force Capt. Kyle Brackett, a C-17 Globemaster III instructor pilot with the 21st Airlift Squadron, performs a pre-flight check on a C-17 aircraft from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., which was been loaded with humanitarian aid Sept. 23, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Kelly Field, Texas. The humanitarian aid was delivered to St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands after the island had sustained damage from Hurricane Maria. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joseph Swafford)

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An F-18 Super Hornet performs an aerial demonstration during the “Wings over Solano Air Show at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., May 7, 2017. The two-day event was attended by over 50,000 patrons and featured a performance by the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team, flyovers, and static displays. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Pat Rayner, 921st Contingency Response Squadron commander, is welcomed home by his family at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., after a four-month deployment in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, March 7, 2017. While deployed in support of OIR, 621st Contingency Response Wing "Devil Raiders" sustained persistent counter-ISIL operations by enabling the movement and supply of coalition aircraft, cargo and forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joey Swafford)

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A KC-10 Extender and a C-5M Super Galaxy from Travis Air Force Base, Calif. go through pre-flight checks ahead of a practice mission Dec. 2, 2017. The KC-10 and C-5M were instrumental in Travis' recent relief missions in Texas, Mexico and the Caribbean. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christian Conrad/Released)

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A KC-10 Extender from Travis Air Force Base, California, refuels a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet over the Pacific Ocean July 14, 2017. KC-10s from Travis AFB supported Exercise Talisman Saber 2017 by conducting various air refueling missions over Australia. TS17 is a biennial exercise in Australia that focuses on bilateral military training between U.S. Pacific Command forces and the Australian Defence Force to improve U.S.-Australia combat readiness, increase interoperability, maximize combined training opportunities and conduct maritime prepositioning and logistics operations in the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Sarah Johnson)

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The United States Air Force Thunderbirds perform an aerial demonstration during the “Wings over Solano Air Show at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., May 7, 2017. The two-day event featured performances by the U.S. Army Golden Knights parachute team, flyovers, and static displays. (U.S. Air Force photo by Louis Briscese)

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#TeamTravis, As we get closer to tonight’s festivities, what part of the celebration are you most looking forward to? In addition, we’ll also be hosting a bounce house, a beer and wine truck, a hotdog and burger food truck, and an on-site DJ. We will also be allowing families to bring in their own food and water as long as the water is in a clear container. Hope to see you all out there!
#DidYouKnow the United States Air Force has a new Airman Against Drunk Driving app available on the App Store and Google Play? Just another way the U.S. Air Force is committed to #NeverDUI
**Edited for clarification*** #TeamTravis, As weather updates continue to come in, the Intel® Shooting Star Drone Light Show show portion may not happen. As of now, the show is still happening, but we're monitoring tomorrow's weather on a minute-to-minute basis and will continue to update you all as we get closer to the event. No matter what, festivities are a go! Airmen and the public are still invited to celebrate with bouncy houses, food trucks, a DJ, and a rock climbing wall! Below are maps to the parking areas and entrance for the event as well as the event location.
Due to forecasted high winds, the scheduled July 3 rehearsal, which was open to DoD ID Cardholders, has been canceled. Please stay tuned for more updates as we monitor the weather for the 4th of July event.
#Repost Visit Fairfield, California -- "There are no active fires near Travis AFB or Solano County. . . . Good morning friends! Solano County photographer James Guzzo was up early for the sunrise and captured these images from our hills. The smoke cloud you can see is from a fire burning in Yolo County. There are no active fires near Fairfield and Solano County. #VisitFairfieldCA"
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"Anything that is an extension of, what I call, America's power, promise, or ideals, is done through logistics and transportation." --USAF Gen. Darren W. McDew, U.S. Transportation Command commander. Travis #Airmen deliver on that promise...anytime, anywhere. And we're proud it. #NoBounds | #TeamTravis
🎶This is ground control to Major Tom...🎶 Always on the cutting edge, #TeamTravis has recently entered into talks with NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration to establish a research collaboration leading to advances in medical support for deep space missions as well as warfighters. Read more about Travis' potential role in the future of space exploration in the article below. United States Air Force | U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) | Airman Magazine | Air Force Times | AFMS - David Grant USAF Medical Center - 60th Medical Group, Travis AFB | U.S. Military | #NoBounds
Congratulations SMSgt Lucero Stockett, 6th ARS, for being named one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2018! It is a honor to call you a member of #TeamTravis!
This 4th of July, #TeamTravis is partnering with Intel to put on a #patriotic light show with the help of more than 500 individual drones. Check out the video below and visit our event page, Travis AFB 4th of July ft. Intel® Shooting Star Drone Light Show, for a taste of what's to come during next week's jaw-dropping spectacle. United States Air Force | U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) | Airman Magazine | United States | Air Force Times | Military.com | #FourthofJuly ***The DoD does not endorse Intel***
Team Travis Defenders teamed up with #SpecialOlympics athletes to run through Travis AFB and Vacaville, California last week for the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run.
A KC-10 crew recetly completed a mission in the pacific refueling fighters supporting Exercise RED FLAG-Alaska and strengthening relationships between the USAF and the Japan Air Self Defense Force. To learn more click on the photos below. #NoBounds | #EngagingGlobally | #GotFuel
Not only is 2018 the 75th anniversary of Travis but also the 9th Air Refueling Squadrons #75thAnniversary. The diverse history of the 9th ARS includes operating in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations, flying the F-4U Corsair as well as the P-38 Lightning. Click on one of the photos below to see what it means to wear the 9th ARS patch. #GucciPride | #Universal | #Travis75th
This week we salute SrA Steven Fing for being named the #TeamTravis Warrior of the Week. Fing is a Nondestructive Inspection Technician in the 60th MXS. His leadership skills as a shift leader enabled 22 maintenance acts ensuring 620 sorties. #WoW | #Maintenance
#TeamTravis is kind of a big deal in Fairfield, California! On Tuesday during a city council meeting, leadership received a proclamation from the city in honor of celebrating the 75th anniversary of the base. #Servinglocally | #Travis75th
During a recent KC-10 Extender mission, two flying crew chiefs kept the aircraft serviced enabling it to complete a roundtrip journey of more than 9,000 nautical miles and offloaded more than 200,000 pounds of fuel to eight F-15s. #FueltheFight | #RapidGlobalMobility | #NoBounds
The rumors are true! #TeamTravis is celebrating #IndependenceDay with a special light show featuring the Intel Shooting Star Drones. We are opening our gates to the community for this event. Stay tuned for more information! #NoBounds | #PoweredbySpark | #75thAnniversary | AFWERX | Air Mobility Command | Heather Wilson
Gen. Paul J. Selva, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is no stranger to Travis. He has commanded a squadron and a group here in the past. Last Friday #TeamTravis was honored for him to return to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Travis and the 9th ARS. #Travis75th | #NoBounds Check out more images here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmnD5ga6
#PhoenixSpark, Travis's grassroots innovation program is kindling connections and spreading ideas on their new LinkedIn page! Airmen, community members, and business leaders alike, join the conversation as we deliver tomorrow's tools to the Warfighter today! #PoweredBySpark https://www.linkedin.com/company/travis-afb-phoenix-spark/
RT @usairforce: Today we celebrate 71 years as the world's greatest #AIRPOWER! #Birthday #AFBDay https://t.co/VOY8ixMUlO
#TeamTravis now has their new commander, Col. Jeff Nelson. https://t.co/bmac1rbjxd
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#TeamTravis Airmen are preparing for Col. Jeff Nelson to assume command. https://t.co/rqj9ARJAML
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“You matter”: A look inside Travis’ mental health clinic > Travis Air Force Base > Display https://t.co/1XJSR0l0V9
RT @KCRAMax: Medical response teams from @Travis60AMW are on standby for #HurricaneFlorence. Members of the Critical Care Air Transport Tea…
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Like an ICU in the sky, CCATTs assist in transporting critical patients to higher levels of care. Contact us… https://t.co/7iwphVdPV7
At request of civil authorities, four Critical Care Air Transport Teams are preparing to respond. Five Airmen with… https://t.co/aepOTzLPAr
#TeamTravis medical personnel are on stand-by and contingency response Airmen are providing support relief efforts for #HurricaneFlorence.
RT @usairforce: #USAF Reserve #Airmen from the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron assisted the @USCG w/ a search & rescue mission, locati…
Update as of 4:00 pm, Sept. 11: both fires are completely contained and extinguished with neither posing an immedia… https://t.co/HWLx28DJkz
We are currently aware of 2 fires in Suisun City, southwest of TAFB. First responders are on scene. Please follow… https://t.co/PdRjA2lG3R
Today #TeamTravis honors the lives that were lost on 9/11 during a #PatriotsDay ceremony. TAPS will play four times… https://t.co/XY50aYnooR
RT @AirmanMagazine: A1C Jason Klaus, 860th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, renders a salute to a C-17 Globemaster III with CMSgt. Steve Nich…
First Sergeant Council: Team effort to care for Airmen, families > Travis Air Force Base > Display https://t.co/LFIp6XQ2SI
Mental health is just as important as physical health. This goes a long way in de-stigmatizing the act of seeking h… https://t.co/iHWgDlFdM0
RT @usairforce: We are just 23 days away from the OCP! @AFCareers is going to help you avoid getting called out for uniform violations! Che…
RT @GenDaveGoldfein: Enormous thanks to Gen Everhart for his leadership of our mobility enterprise. No doubt, @AirMobilityCmd will continue…