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When you think "base security," you typically don't think "mail room," but for Airmen in the Travis Force Support Squadron Official Mail Center, what started as a typical morning quickly reminded them just how essential they are to the defense of #TeamTravis.

Read more about their experience below.

United States Air Force #Airmen and their families can test their strength, endurance and agility later this month!

#TeamTravis is hosting a Alpha Warrior competition July 24th at Travis AFB Fitness Center.

Registration expires July 20th. Don't miss out! For any questions please contact our Fitness Center at (707)424-2008.

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"It was eye-opening to see how busy crews are when they’re flying,” said Matthew Stevens, USDA biologist. “Birds are just one of many concerns for pilots. When flying with crews in the local pattern, I have the opportunity to observe hazards around the airfield that I can’t always see from the ground. Flying helps me spot trouble areas that I can address later.”
Air Mobility Command | U.S. Department of Agriculture | United States Air Force | #NoBounds

Check out the story and imagery to see how #TeamTravis USDA biologist are getting a bird's eye view through a new aerial observer program.

Maintaining the most advanced mobility posture in the Air Force means updating our fleet of tankers in response to new technologies and more advanced capabilities. The #KC46 represents a new era in #RapidGlobalMobility, and #TeamTravis will be ready for it.

#TeamTravis,
Our leaders are aware of the serious allegation concerning the Travis Youth Center. Upon notification, immediate action was taken to inform affected families and engage appropriate agencies to both thoroughly investigate the incident and review procedures.

Providing our families a safe environment to live and work is paramount. We take every child safety and welfare concern seriously and will continue to work transparently and cooperatively with our families and relevant agencies to ensure quality care.

"You go for the quality of the performance, not the longevity of it."

Col. John Klein's command will always be worthy of its place in the annals of #TeamTravis history, but a new command comes with a new face, and we're extremely excited to see what new history Col. Ethan Griffin ushers in for the 60th Air Mobility Wing. #NoBounds

Get to know our new wing commander with some fast facts!

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We are T-minus four minutes until the start of today’s 60th Air Mobility Wing Change of Command! Head over to our @TravisAFB Instagram page for live updates of the ceremony.

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Looking for a place to watch today's 60th Air Mobility Wing Change of Command? Follow the #TeamTravis instagram for minute-to-minute story updates of the ceremony. #NoBounds

Didn't get a chance to attend last Thursday's Travis AFB 4th of July ft. Intel® Shooting Star Drone Light Show? No worries. Check out these pictures from the day's event and look out for a video dropping soon! #NoBounds

Intel | United States Air Force | Air Mobility Command | U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) | Airman Magazine | Air Force Times | U.S. Military | #TeamTravis | #TravisStrong

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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

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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.

#Repost Visit Fairfield, California --
"There are no active fires near Travis AFB or Solano County.
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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

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***

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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

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

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