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Two F-22 Raptors move into the Langley Air Force Base pattern over Virginia. A squadron of F-22 Raptors is scheduled to deploy to Kadena Air Base, Japan, as part of U.S. Pacific Command's Theater Security Package in the Western Pacific in early 2007. This will be the first overseas deployment for the Air Force's newest fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Ben Bloker)  F-22A scheduled for first overseas deployment
The U.S. Air Force is scheduled to deploy a squadron of F-22A Raptors to Kadena Air Base, Japan, as part of U.S. Pacific Command's Theater Security Package in the Western Pacific in early 2007. This will be the first overseas deployment for the Air Force's newest fighter. The F-22A is a transformational combat aircraft that is effectively invisible
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Navy League Honors Key Spouses
Members of the Honolulu Council of the Navy League, along with the city's Mayor, friends and family gathered at city hall, Jan. 5, to celebrate and reward seven "key" spouses for their hard work in the military family community during 2006. A "key" spouse is a spouse who functions as the main source of communication and organization for a command
0 1/09
2007
Default Air Force Logo Teamwork key to bilateral exchanges at Misawa
Overcoming obstacles such as language barriers can be difficult. This is something Staff Sgt. Andrew Frasier learned recently when he and six other Airmen from Misawa AB, Japan, came here for a bilateral exchange. One of Sergeant Frasier's responsibilities during the exchange was making sure aircraft were properly fueled. "I helped the guys refuel
0 1/08
2007
Default Air Force Logo PACAF leader when it comes to conserving energy
Pacific Air Forces has seen a 17 percent cumulative reduction in energy use from the fiscal year 2003 baseline, well on its way to exceeding the Energy Policy Act of 2005's goal of reducing energy consumption by 2 percent each year from 2006 through 2015 for a total of 20 percent. PACAF had the largest energy use reduction of any MAJCOM during
0 1/05
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air Force may hold RIF board if goal not met
The Air Force will convene an officer reduction in force board in June if it fails to meet its force-shaping goal, said the service's senior most officer for manpower and personnel. "While the goal has been to reduce active-duty end strength through voluntary programs where possible, if at the end of the extended Voluntary Separation Pay
0 1/05
2007
Default Air Force Logo Structural fire trainer saves lives, money
Airmen with the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron's Fire and Emergency Services Flight here are honing their skills on a new structural fire trainer. The better training not only can translate into less injuries, but also it consolidates a variety of scenarios in one area: putting out fires, working in confined spaces and functioning in low-visibility
0 1/03
2007
Default Air Force Logo Hydrogen-powered vehicles sign of future
Along with the increasing number of hybrid vehicles sharing the roadways with traditional fossil-fueled autos, there has also been an increase of hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles on Air Force bases. Hydrogen station officials here say the concept of hydrogen isn't new. NASA has been using the substance for both propulsion and power generation in
0 1/03
2007
Default Air Force Logo Congressional delegation visits hydrogen fueling station
Fifteen congressional delegates visited the hydrogen fueling station at Hickam AFB Dec. 29. Opened in November 2006, the facility is a renewable energy station that is helping the Air Force overcome its dependency on petroleum products by providing an alternate fuel source. The unique Air Force facility is also a joint green-energy initiative
0 1/03
2007
Will Rioseco, a gunner’s mate with SEAL Team 5, Coronado, CA, and SGT Brian Bochat, an administrative NCO with the 1/19th Special Forces Group, Army National Guard, based in Camp Williams, Utah, and Air Force Staff Sgt. Fred Grant, a special operations weather NCO with the 181st Weather Flight, Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth, Texas, distribute gifts to children of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.  All three service members are deployed to Joint Special Operations Task Force – Philippines (JSOTF-P). (Photo by SGT Tim Meyer, JSOTF-P Public Affairs) Special Forces Soldiers Conduct Holiday Op for Filipino Kids
A few days after Air Force Staff Sgt. Fred Grant settled into his job as the Special Operations Weather Noncommissioned Officer here, he made a cardboard donations box and an announcement. The soft-spoken Mississippi native had a simple wish: to provide Christmas gifts for Filipino children who live on the camp here and whose parents are members
0 12/28
2006
Default Air Force Logo 58 years of service: Misawa base news goes online
As the end of 2006 rapidly approaches, a significant chapter in the history of the Northern Light closes with this issue as it heralds its transition from newsprint to a cyber-space news source. "This transition is in line with Air Force Smart Operations-21," said Brig. Gen. Sam Angelella, 35th Fighter Wing commander. "Going to a Web-based
0 12/27
2006
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