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  • Army Sgt. Kennedy L. Sanders honored in dignified transfer Feb. 2

    A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Sgt. Kennedy L. Sanders of Waycross, Georgia, Feb. 2, 2024, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Sanders was assigned to the 718th Engineer Company, 926th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, Fort Moore, Georgia. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason

  • Army Sgt. Breonna A. Moffett honored in dignified transfer Feb. 2

    A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Sgt. Breonna A. Moffett of Savannah, Georgia, Feb. 2, 2024, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Moffett was assigned to the 718th Engineer Company, 926th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, Fort Moore, Georgia. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason

  • Army Staff Sgt. William J. Rivers honored in dignified transfer Feb. 2

    A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Staff Sgt. William J. Rivers of Willingboro, New Jersey, Feb. 2, 2024, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Rivers was assigned to the 718th Engineer Company, 926th Engineer Battalion, 926th Engineer Brigade, Fort Moore, Georgia. (U.S. Air Force

  • Senior Airman Tanitshaly Cruz: EMT carries experience into mortuary arena

    Life and death situations have a way of building resilience that carries forward into future adversity. Senior Airman Tanitshaly Cruz, an Air Force Reserve member deployed from the 914th Force Support Squadron at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, New York to Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations,

  • Army Staff Sgt. Tanner W. Grone honored in dignified transfer Nov. 14

    A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Tanner W. Grone of Gorham, New Hampshire, Nov. 14, 2023, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Grone was assigned to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Minto)

  • Army Sgt. Andrew P. Southard honored in dignified transfer Nov. 14

    A U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Sgt. Andrew P. Southard of Apache Junction, Arizona, Nov. 14, 2023, at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware. Southard was assigned to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jason Minto)

  • Past Conflicts Branch: Beyond the walls of our edifice

    AFMAO’s past conflicts branch serves as the face of our unit’s care for those missing in action or killed in action but have not been recovered by providing support to families as they await the identification of their loved one’s remains.

  • Chaplains host Blessing of Hands ceremony

    Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations recently embraced a tradition known as the "Blessing of the Hands" ceremony. The Blessing of the Hands ceremony is a time-honored ritual that nurses have cherished for generations. It recognizes the tireless dedication and selfless care provided by healthcare

  • Citizen Airman completes doctorate, leaves mark on AFMAO

    Tech. Sgt. Julaine Newell, a reservist with the 514th Force Support Squadron, Joint Base McGuire Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, recently completed her second and final deployment to Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations.During her first deployment, Newell worked in the departures section, charged with