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  • Travis Life: Taking care of exceptional families

    TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – With more than 650 service members enrolled, the Exceptional Family Member Program at Travis Air Force Base, California, is one of the largest in the Air Force.
  • Travis family bonds over fitness competition

    It’s hot. In the middle of a summer that came far too early and that has a history of staying far too late, Travis Air Force Base, California, is hot. Inside the base’s fitness center, the warm, fluorescent atmosphere is heated to a stifling degree by the straining and frantic energies of those who are working out.
  • Serving with Gratitude: Ugandan refugee finds safe home in U.S. Air Force

    “We really are a nation of immigrants,” said Mustak Keval, 60th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center flight chief. “I am driven by my need to give back because of what my family and I owe this great nation for taking us in.” Keval joined the Air Force in 1980 to serve the country that provided a safe place for his family to grow and thrive after becoming a Ugandan refugee when he was 13 years old.
  • Return to sender: A story of Airmen, X-rays and acetone peroxide

    On a normal day, the 60th Force Support Squadron Official Mail Center is responsible for receiving, processing, controlling and sending administrative communications, as well as preparing mail for dispatch to Travis Air Force Base, California, the U.S. Postal Service and for commercial delivery. The OMC is located at building 243, which also houses the 60th Communications Squadron.
  • We keep 'em movin'.. We keep 'em livin'

    Our En Route Patient Staging System (ERPSS) motto has been “We keep ‘em movin’.” This we proudly chant at role calls and our wing command events back at Travis. However, upon boots to sand in April 2018 at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, our team of 16 from the 349th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, quickly learned that this motto was only part of the mission and only part of why our role is so vital to the deployed environment.
  • USDA biologists take flight at Travis

    At Travis Air Force Base, California, United States Department of Agriculture wildlife biologists Matthew Thomas and Matthew Stevens are getting a bird’s-eye view of the airfield they protect.
  • Prolonged exposure therapy aids recovery for PTSD patients

    Suffering from post-traumatic stress is an unfortunate reality for many service members.
  • Travis developing new hot cup handle design, could save Air Force thousands

    Spending $1,200 on a cup, even one that can heat liquids during flight, may sound a little expensive.
  • 6th ARS provides critical support in Pacific, fosters relations between US and Japan

    At 5:30 a.m. June 1, while most people are probably sleeping at Travis Air Force Base, California, seven aircrew members from the 6th Air Refueling Squadron meet to discuss their mission.
  • 9th ARS celebrates 75 years

    “Since 1943, some form of the patch I wear today has been in every major conflict across the globe,” said Staff Sgt. Gabriel Connor, 9th Air Refueling Squadron flight engineer. “Knowing I carry that legacy is both humbling and inspiring.” Connor is referring to the 9th ARS patch that has been proudly displayed on crew uniforms for 75 years supporting combat operations such as the Korean War, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and playing a pivotal role in all combat operations following 9/11.
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The Shooting Stars Drones will launch again at around 10:20 p.m. and we will do another live video stream at that time. Thank you for your patience.
#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"
To all of #TeamTravis and our local community, please be safe! For continued updates, please sign up with alertsolano.com to get them sent straight to your device.
"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/
Travis AFB updates on-base drone policy https://t.co/7bLf72vv39
HUGE honor to be invited out by the #49ers as a part of their Community Corner! Check out these pictures of the day… https://t.co/CeH3AmfGiO
Even heroes have heroes. Check out the story below to see how the @Raiders and @Lions gave props to #TeamTravis Air… https://t.co/7KrtOUwMgZ
Commissary lines have you pulling your hair out? Fret no more. Check out the article below to see how #TeamTravis i… https://t.co/nJVCGCM9a7
RT @FairfieldPolice: TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Air Base Parkway closed in both directions between Clay Bank and Dover due to Police Activity. http…
RT @CAL_FIRE: #NelsonFire [update] near Nelson Rd and Cherry Glen Rd, Vacaville (Solano County) is now 1000 acres and 70% contained. Unifie…
RT @FairfieldPolice: Evacuation Order Lifted for Gold Ridge Development south of Hancock Drive https://t.co/dXlr0ZYSDR
RT @FairfieldPolice: Evacuation Order Lifted for Paradise Valley. Gold Ridge Evacuation Still in Effect https://t.co/hPpUhFO6yc
As a point of clarification, there are currently NO evacuations active for Travis AFB installation. We will continu… https://t.co/QXKzRIzhYO
#TeamTravis, there is currently no threat to the installation because of the #NelsonFire. However, please see below… https://t.co/fIvOe6TNh0
RT @vacareporter: Vacaville evacuations have been lifted. Fairfield evacuations are expected to be lifted within the hour. SPCA animals wer…
RT @FireUpdates: #LagoonValleyRdFire CA-LNU/FRF-NELSON Evacuations for the Foxboro Subdivision have been lifted For more info https://t.co…
Official evacuation advisory via @FairfieldPolice https://t.co/inZjPsq8M1
While the #NelsonFire remains a close hazard to base personnel, it has not become an immediate threat. #Airmen are… https://t.co/qpF2RNaxKo
At the request of local authorities, #TeamTravis has sent 4 fire trucks, 1 fire tender truck and 14 personnel to as… https://t.co/7Zs5iEl82l
#TeamTravis will remain in constant communication with #Fairfield and #Vacaville authorities as to the status of th… https://t.co/quHjgiTI61
RT @FairfieldPolice: Evacuations Continuing Due to Grass Fire, Paradise Valley Area, Evacuation Center opening at Fairfield High https://t.…
There is currently no threat to #TravisAFB installation. We have sent three AF firefighters and a water tender truc… https://t.co/Mpt7uNTPjP
22nd Airlift Squadron boosts squadron vision in off-site initiative wi https://t.co/fZhQMl3Ne0
“We form a community together, share stories and are comforted to know that we aren’t going through this alone."… https://t.co/WedFqpS4yt