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  • Travis honors fallen service members, Gold Star families with Run for the Fallen

    Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., honored 765 fallen California service members and their families with the 7th Annual California Run for the Fallen Oct. 12 - 14.
  • AFRL team looks to solve fatigue issues for C-5 crew members

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- An aircraft seat may seem inconsequential, but when a simple seat can enhance the safety and well-being of a flight crew, it can be a very big deal.Researchers from the Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate are leading a design and prototyping effort to ensure C-5M Super
  • AMC promotes combating loneliness

    If you have ever felt lonely, know that you’re not alone. Military deployments, living far from family or going through a divorce are common reasons to feel lonely.
  • Nelson assumes command of Travis

    Col. Jeff Nelson assumed command of the 60th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base, California during a ceremony Sept. 18 attended by leaders of the local community, 18th Air Force leadership and Travis Airmen.
  • DGMC doctors perform first Air Force Y-90 cancer treatment

    Two Air Force interventional radiologist at the Travis Air Force Base, California, perform the first Air Force-only liver cancer treatment on a patient with Y-90 radioembolization Sept. 7.
  • Travis AFB updates on-base drone policy

    Per policy from the office of the Secretary of Defense, recreational use of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or sUAS, is banned on Travis Air Force Base, California, effective immediately.
  • 22nd Airlift Squadron boosts squadron vision in off-site initiative with Silicon Valley leaders

    Members of the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California, met July 19-20 with leaders from the Silicon Valley community in an effort to chart the future of the unit.
  • Be cautious and avoid animal bites

    It’s 85 degrees with a cool Delta breeze rustling through the leaves in your backyard. The barbecue pit is fired up and the savory aroma of the hickory dangles in the air. The kids are running around while the grownups share deployment stories at the table. But then a teen sets off a firecracker and the next sound you hear is a loud barking noise followed by a child’s high-pitched cry. Your heart sinks as you realize that a dog just bit a child. If you think this scenario is uncommon or improbable, think again.
  • DoD updates parental leave policy

    Travis Air Force Base, California, Airmen who are expecting or planning to adopt can enjoy an extra bit of leave thanks to an updated parental leave policy courtesy of the Department of Defense Military Parental Leave Program.
  • Air Force's top scientist visits Travis

    Dr. Richard J. Joseph, U.S. Air Force Chief Scientist, along with colleague Donna C. Senft, Air Mobility Command chief scientist, toured Travis Air Force Base, California, July 11, to experience innovation at the base-level. Joseph and his team went to David Grant USAF Medical Center, the 60th Aerial Port Squadron and attended a “Think Tank” session with Travis’ Phoenix Spark Program,
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A legend in the wild blue yonder, Tech Sgt. Manny Tarango aka Coach T has been busy changing the gridiron mentorshi… https://t.co/xHgC8bhmjv
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RT @60MDG_DGMC: Resilient Kids, ready #Airmen. One thing Airmen worry about after deployment is the well-being of their family, especially…
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RT @CAL_FIRE: CAL FIRE is assisting @SolanoFire with a 4,000 acre fire off of Branscombe Road, south of Hwy 12, Suisun City (Solano County…
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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.
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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!
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#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
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**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.
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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.
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#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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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.
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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
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🎶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
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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!
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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***
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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#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
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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
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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
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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
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#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/
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