The bust of Col Earl Young (USAF, retired), A/TA’s 2014 Hall of Fame inductee was unveiled on Mon, 29 June on the “Walk of Fame”. The 102 year old retired colonel was on hand for the the unveiling ceremony along with many from his family.
Get the latest breaking news on the Airlift/Tanker Association via our award-winning magazine Airlift/Tanker Quarterly. The summer 2015 issue includes the latest information regarding our upcoming Airlift/Tanker Association Convention, Air Mobility Technology Exposition and the Air Mobility Command and A/TA Symposium from October 29 – Nov 1 in […]
Thanks, again, to the great team at McConnell who arranged our most recent board meeting. Here are a few highlights from our visit and the meeting. The new AMC/A3, Maj Gen Jerry Martinez provided an Ops update to the board. Additionally, the new Administration contractors, Starlifter Solutions, LLC […]
A/TA is happy to announce the bust dedication for the 2014 Airlift/Tanker Association Hall of Fame Inductee, Col Earl Young, USAF retired. The dedication will take place at the “Walk of Fame” across from Air Mobility Command Headquarters at Scott AFB on Monday, 29 June 2015 at 0900. […]
The A/TA Board of Officers appreciates the hospitality of the Keeper of the Plains chapter at McConnell AFB during the Spring Board meeting on 5 June 2015. Lt Col Donovan ‘Conan’ Kanak, Maj Tom Harper (Chapter President), Mr. Luis Ferrer (Chapter Vice President), Capt ‘Ty’ Brackin (Chapter Membership […]
Our next board meeting is scheduled for 12 August 2015 at Joint Base-McGuire, Dix, Lakehurst, hosted by A/TA’s Tommy B. McGuire chapter. This is a change of location from McChord AFB to JB-MDL following the cancellation of the Mobility Rodeo 2015. It will be a busy board meeting […]
Advantages of Industry Partner Membership Airlift/Tanker Association Industry Partners receive the following benefits in exchange for their commitment: Reduced exhibit fees ($400 less per 10×10 exhibit space) Preferred booth locations (opportunity to select specific booth location) Five free annual individual memberships Company listing on A/TA website (with […]
The Air Force shot some raw video of preparations, takeoff, mission, and landing of the C-5M flight at Travis on 3 April that claimed 45 records. Here is the URL link to an edited version of this material that I hope you will view and share with others […]
The 2014 Airlift/Tanker Association Convention, Symposium and Technology Exposition in Nashville was a resounding success, with over 2140 attendees.
The 2014 Airlift/Tanker Association Hall of Fame Inductee, Colonel Earl B. Young, USAF (ret), was born in Casper, Wyoming on 11 July 1913. He enlisted in the Regular Army in 1936, beginning a storied career. He flew combat missions in P-40s in Africa, and in […]
The mission of the Airlift/Tanker Association is to provide a forum for ensuring that American military forces continue to have the air mobility capability required to implement U.S. national security strategy. It is a non-profit, tax exempt organization focused on education and the professional growth of its members […]
SUPPORTING MOBILITY AIRMEN The Association supports mobility airmen through its many professional award and development programs. Here is an overview of the A/TA programs that recognize and develop skilled and respected Air Mobility professionals: Professional Award Programs. A primary mechanism employed by A/TA to support mobility airmen is […]