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MOBEX trains SAFB Airmen to deploy

Airmen assigned to the 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron assist an Airman with gathering the needed items for a mobility exercise in the Individual Protective Equipment warehouse on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 23, 2019. During the MOBEX, the wing was tested on its ability to deploy nearly 250 Airmen. Part of this training requires Airmen to be issued gear they would need in a deployed location. The warehouse holds enough gear to outfit 5,760 Airmen at any given time.

Airmen assigned to the 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron assist an Airman with gathering the needed items for a mobility exercise in the Individual Protective Equipment warehouse on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 23, 2019. During the MOBEX, the wing was tested on its ability to deploy nearly 250 Airmen. Part of this training requires Airmen to be issued gear they would need in a deployed location. The warehouse holds enough gear to outfit 5,760 Airmen at any given time.

Airman 1st Class Andrew Winters, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron air transportation specialist, waits for a forklift to move pallets during a mobility exercise on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 23, 2019. Winters, with a team of two other Airmen, were tasked will palletizing personal and individual protective equipment gear from the Airmen participating in the exercise.

Airman 1st Class Andrew Winters, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron air transportation specialist, waits for a forklift to move pallets during a mobility exercise on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 23, 2019. Winters, with a team of two other Airmen, were tasked will palletizing personal and individual protective equipment gear from the Airmen participating in the exercise.

Airman 1st Class Emily Otten, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, along with Senior Airman Van Aerrus Sanchez, 375th LRS small air terminal representative, and Airman Brandon Rose, 375th LRS vehicle operator, secure crates of deployment bags to a pallet during a base-wide mobility exercise at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 23, 2019. During the exercise one of the responsibilities of the 375th LRS is assembling all the required equipment for the simulated deployment and prepping it to be shipped to the deployment location.

Airman 1st Class Emily Otten, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operator, along with Senior Airman Van Aerrus Sanchez, 375th LRS small air terminal representative, and Airman Brandon Rose, 375th LRS vehicle operator, secure crates of deployment bags to a pallet during a base-wide mobility exercise at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 23, 2019. During the exercise one of the responsibilities of the 375th LRS is assembling all the required equipment for the simulated deployment and prepping it to be shipped to the deployment location.

Senior Airman Dominique Lance and Airman 1st Class Brayden Bell , 375th Medical Support Squadron medical material technicians, adjust the cargo straps on a pallet of medical supplies during a mobility exercise, Jan. 23, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. This stage of the exercise requires close coordination between the 375th MDSS and the 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron, whose air and ground transportation crews ensure the cargo is properly palletized for safe loading onto aircraft.

Senior Airman Dominique Lance and Airman 1st Class Brayden Bell , 375th Medical Support Squadron medical material technicians, adjust the cargo straps on a pallet of medical supplies during a mobility exercise, Jan. 23, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. This stage of the exercise requires close coordination between the 375th MDSS and the 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron, whose air and ground transportation crews ensure the cargo is properly palletized for safe loading onto aircraft.

Tech. Sgt. Alfredo Cervantes, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of air transportation, guides Staff Sgt. Chance Sheek, 375th LRS ground transportation craftsman, as he operates a forklift carrying cargo during a mobility exercise, Jan. 23, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Cervantes and Sheek were part of the Cargo Deployment Function, a team that ensures pallets are loaded onto an aircraft in a safe way that does not interfere with its center of gravity .

Tech. Sgt. Alfredo Cervantes, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron NCO in charge of air transportation, guides Staff Sgt. Chance Sheek, 375th LRS ground transportation craftsman, as he operates a forklift carrying cargo during a mobility exercise, Jan. 23, 2019, at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. Cervantes and Sheek were part of the Cargo Deployment Function, a team that ensures pallets are loaded onto an aircraft in a safe way that does not interfere with its center of gravity .

Airman 1st Class Andrew Winters, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron air transportation specialist, directs Airman 1st Class Anthony Redshaw, 375th LRS vehicle maintenance specialist, while moving pallets during a mobility exercise on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 23, 2019. Along with personnel, members of the 375th LRS’s ground and air transportation crews are responsible for all loading and unloading of cargo that Airmen would need in a deployed location.  This cargo can include medical supplies, personnel files, vehicles and bare base equipment.

Airman 1st Class Andrew Winters, 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron air transportation specialist, directs Airman 1st Class Anthony Redshaw, 375th LRS vehicle maintenance specialist, while moving pallets during a mobility exercise on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 23, 2019. Along with personnel, members of the 375th LRS’s ground and air transportation crews are responsible for all loading and unloading of cargo that Airmen would need in a deployed location. This cargo can include medical supplies, personnel files, vehicles and bare base equipment.

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Airmen assigned to the 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron assist an Airman with gathering the needed items for a mobility exercise in the Individual Protective Equipment warehouse on Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 23, 2019. During the MOBEX, the wing was tested on its ability to deploy nearly 250 Airmen. Part of this training requires Airmen to be issued gear they would need in a deployed location. The warehouse holds enough gear to outfit 5,760 Airmen at any given time.