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PACAF hosts medical SME Exchange in Nepal PACAF hosts medical SME Exchange in Nepal
U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and Nepal Army personnel conducted an Aviation Medicine Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) at the Shree Birendra Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, August 13-18, 2017. The event was planned by the Pacific Air Forces International Health Specialists team with the PACAF Surgeon General office with the aim to streamline medical
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Preparing for tomorrow by building partnerships today: USAF collaborates with Nepalese on disaster response Preparing for tomorrow by building partnerships today: USAF collaborates with Nepalese on disaster response
Ten U.S. Air Force air advisors from the 36th Contingency Response Group at Andersen Air Force Base embarked on a journey over 4,000 miles away from the tropical island of Guam to the mountainous country of Nepal where they participated in a subject-matter expert exchange with 20 members from the Nepalese Army, Nepal Police, Nepal Armed Police Force, Nepal Airlines and Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal from Aug. 21-25, 2017.
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Approaching aircraft Misawa Airmen's skyward view demonstrate teamwork with Japan Air Self-Defense Force
This is part three in a series highlighting the teams charged with keeping Misawa's airfield mission-ready at all times. The Japan Air Self-Defense Force Air Traffic Control Squadron is responsible for managing all aircraft flow on the ground and in the air at Misawa Air Base, Japan, and is the only allied nation-led ATC on a U.S. base in the
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Just a phase: Preventative maintenance keeps jets airborne, pilots safe, mission successful Just a phase: Preventative maintenance keeps jets airborne, pilots safe, mission successful
Through ever-present threats and an imperative mission of defending the freedom of 51 million people, Osan’s aircraft need to be ready at a moment’s notice. The Phase Hangar maintainers strengthen Osan’s fleet everyday by meticulously inspecting both the A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and F-16 Fighting Falcons aircraft, performing preventative maintenance, which ensures mission safety, capabilities and lethality.
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Tropic ACE fuels joint cooperation between Air Force, Marines Tropic ACE fuels joint cooperation between Air Force, Marines
U.S. Marines from the Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 assigned to Camp Foster, Japan, and Airmen from the 36th Contingency Response Group, assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, partnered to develop advanced fueling solutions for contingency operations during exercise Tropic ACE (Agile Combat Employment) Aug. 28 - Sept. 15, 2017 2017.MWSS-172
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Bilateral emergency exercise U.S., Japan integrate to perfect safety, security response capabilities
Sirens screamed from the voices of fire trucks, ambulances and police vehicles while U.S. and Japan first responders raced across Misawa Air Base during a bilateral emergency management exercise, Aug. 30.U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force members quickly reacted to a mock improvised explosive device and a simulated aircraft crash,
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Suicide Prevention Month graphic Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle
September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand suicide in our culture. More than 40,000 Americans lose their life due to suicide each year and research shows that rates in the military and the general population are very close. The loss of any one person to suicide is a tragedy, and that is why
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170831-O-N0132-003 U.S. Fifth-Generation Fighters, Strategic Bombers Conduct Show of Force with Allies in Response to North Korea Missile Launch
The United States’ newest and most advanced fighter, the U.S. Marine Corps’ F-35B Lightning II, joined U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers for the first time in a sequenced bilateral mission with Japan and Republic of Korea air forces in Northeast Asia August 30. Two B-1Bs from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam; four U.S. Marine F-35Bs from Marine Corps Air
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PACAF commander visits Japan Ministry of Defense COMPACAF reaffirms alliance, readiness in Japan
In response to recent North Korean provocations, Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, made an unscheduled stop to meet with his Japanese counterparts Aug. 30 to reaffirm the strength of the U.S. military partnership and validate the readiness of the alliance.
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Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, commander, USAF Expeditionary Center and Command Chief Master Sgt. Larry Williams, USAF EC command chief, greet Republic of Korea air force airmen while at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 25, 2017. Bence and Williams along with the 515th Air Mobility Operations Wing leadership team visited three air mobility squadrons of the 515th AMOW in Japan and Republic of Korea. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jamie Powell) EC leaders visit Pacific en route Airmen
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J.-- Leaders from the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center here visited three air mobility squadrons of the 515th Air Mobility Operations Wing in Japan and Republic of Korea from Aug. 21-25.Maj. Gen. Christopher Bence, USAF EC commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Larry Williams, USAF EC command chief, visited the
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