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Members of the Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations carry team must be prepared at a moment’s notice to provide dignity, honor and respect to the fallen. The physical requirements for the team’s movements are numerous and precise, and perfection is paramount. To ensure this no-fail mission is
Four members of Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations attended the comparative osteology course at the University of Tennessee Knoxville Forensic Anthropology Center.
The Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations resiliency team coordinated a visit with K-9's from the Tri-State Canine Response Team, Feb. 7, to meet and interact with personnel assigned to the mortuary.
Members of Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations teamed up with the Quilts of Valor Foundation, Feb. 4, to create blocks for quilts during the QOV annual sew day.
This year, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations is changing the way it uses fitness to empower today's Airmen. AFMAO's required physical training is transitioning from twice per month to once a week. Additionally, weekly optional fitness programs are returning to AFMAO for the first time since
Friends and colleagues are remembering the life and legacy of Murray E. Horton Jr., known as “Buddy” throughout his decades of service in the mortuary affairs field. Horton, the former director of Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations Operating Location-Europe, passed away last month at the age of
Creative arts have been a form of expression for centuries. The American Art Therapy Association notes that art, music and writing can improve cognitive function, increase self-esteem and enhance social skills.During their deployment to Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations, Airmen often use
A U.S. Marine Corps carry team transfers the remains of Marine Staff Sgt. Samuel D. Lecce of Jefferson, Tennessee, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Dec. 23, 2022. Lecce was assigned to 3rd Marine Raider Battalion, Marine Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. (U.S. Air