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  • Airlifter of the Week: Staff Sgt. Jashield Blades

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jahshield Blades, 37th Airlift Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of loadmaster development, was coined as Airlifter of the Week on Jan. 12 for displaying exceptional leadership during his first six months at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.

  • 37th AS loadmaster participates in International Jump Week

    When the cargo bay of a C-130J Super Hercules drops down, it’s game time for 37th Airlift Squadron loadmasters. Concentrated and aware of their surroundings, loadmasters are trained to be in charge of an entire plane’s cargo hull during flight.

  • Loadmaster acts on instinct, saves man’s life

    As a child, he didn’t know those long walks with his father would one day save a man’s life.Senior Airman Anthony Oldham, 37th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, used the lessons his father taught him while on temporary assignment to Poland.Oldham’s father was an Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance,