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Air Mobility Command

Definition/Scope: Air Mobility Command, a major command headquartered at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., was created June 1, 1992. AMC provides America’s Global Reach. This rapid, flexible and responsive air mobility promotes stability in regions by keeping America’s capability and character highly visible. AMC’s mission is to provide global air mobility ... right effects, right place, right time. The command also plays a crucial role in providing humanitarian support at home and around the world. AMC provides airlift and aerial refueling for all of America’s armed forces. Many special duty and operational support aircraft and stateside aeromedical evacuation missions are also assigned to AMC.



Acronym:

AMC

Broader Terms:

Air Force Global Strike Command
force projection
humanitarian aid
major Air Force commands
Military Airlift Command
Strategic Air Command
Transportation Component Command

Narrower Terms:

101st Air Refueling Wing
107th Air Refueling Group
18th Air Force
Aerial Port Of Debarkation
Aerial Port Of Embarkation
aerial refueling
Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service
air mobility
Air Rescue Service
C-17 Globemaster
C-5 Galaxy
Eighteenth Air Force
Fifteenth Air Force
KC-10 Extender
Malmstrom AFB
Tanker Airlift Control Center
Twenty-First Air Force

Related Terms:

Commander, US Transportation Command
Defense Distribution Depot Corpus Christi TX
Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Corpus Christi
Scott AFB


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