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HOUSTON -- Gen. Paul V. Hester addresses a crowd Dec. 6 at an auditorium on the University of Houston campus. The crowd included members for the university's Reserve Officer Training Corp detachment, Houston-area junior ROTC detachments and university officials. General Hester is the Pacific Air Forces commander and visited Houston to talk about the "Air Force Road Show," a strategic outreach program that is designed to educate the public about the military. ( U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jeremy Larlee) General talks to next greatest generation
The four-star general looked into the crowd of eager-eyed cadets -- the next generation of Air Force leaders looked back at him. General Paul V. Hester, the Pacific Air Forces commander, visited Houston for the strategic outreach plan "Air Force Road Show" and took time to talk with the University of Houston ROTC Detachment 003, university
0 12/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo General briefs Air Force mission to Houston group
Ken Scott and other members of the Houston Forum were briefed about the Air Force Mission by General Paul V. Hester, Pacific Air Forces commander, Dec. 7 here at a JW Marriott hotel auditorium. Mr. Scott owns a public relations and communications company in Houston and he knows how hard public speaking can be from personal experience. He said he
0 12/08
2006
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- After receiving highly reliable information from the Fusion Cell and other intelligence sources, Coalition Forces prepare to launch an assault on a suspected terrorist occupied building. (file photo) The brain that harnesses the brawn of the war in Iraq
There are many different units, personnel, and pieces of equipment assigned to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. There is one unique organization designed to bring them all together in order to defeat and drive out the al-Qaida presence in Iraq-- that organization is known as the Fusion Cell.Set up to bring intelligence and operational
0 12/07
2006
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Staff Sgt. Patrick Heseltine, PACAF Alaska Brass Quintet member, plays a Christmas carol from his french horn at the 355th Fighter Squadron Dec. 6. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Anthony Nelson.)

 
Spreading holiday cheer

0 12/07
2006
Maj. Jerry Malloy shows 5-year-old Natsuki Takeda the cockpit of a KC-135 Stratotanker Dec. 5 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Andersen AFB members teamed up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Guam to grant Natsuki's wish of seeing a military aircraft. Major Maloy is a a KC-135 instructor pilot with the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Ann Bennett)
Team Andersen assists the Guam Make-A-Wish Foundation
The overcast rainy afternoon did not dampen the spirits of Team Andersen as they rallied together to make a little boy's wish come true Dec. 5. Members of the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, 36th Expeditionary Operations Group, 36th Wing Public Affairs Office, 36th Operations Support Squadron, 36th Civil
0 12/07
2006
Default Air Force Logo Survivor remembers attack on Oahu
Retired Chief Master Sgt. Ralph Barnett returned to Hickam for the 65th Anniversary of the attack on Oahu and to show his family where he was on that fateful Sunday morning. At the time of the attack he was a 24 year old assistant armament chief Buck Sgt. with the 23rd Bombardment Squadron stationed on Hickam Field. In the early morning hours of
0 12/06
2006
Default Air Force Logo Honolulu selected to host Air Force Week in 2007
In an announcement made Dec 5., Honolulu has been selected as one of six cities nation-wide and the only city outside the continental United States to host Air Force Week in 2007. Air Force Week Honolulu will be held seaside in Waikiki, Sept. 12 -15, 2007. Highlighting the week-long event will be a performance by the Air Force's premier aerial
0 12/05
2006
Default Air Force Logo Total Force support brings injured Sailors home
When the call came in that six Sailors were critically injured when a steam line ruptured on board the USS Frank Cable (AS 40), a submarine tender based on Guam, the Theater Patient Movement Requirements Center (TPMRC) and the Aeromedical Evacuation Control Team (AECT) based here sprang into action. The first step was to get the Critical Care
0 12/04
2006
Default Air Force Logo Makahiki marks beginning of Hawaiian New Year
As they have for nearly 2,000 years, they came from the water. For Hawaiians, the arrival of the boats marks the beginning of Makahiki, the Hawaiian New Year. For members of the Hickam Air Force Base community like Staff Sgt. Alexander Sotak, the Makahiki was an opportunity to experience a seldom-seen side of Hawaiian culture. "It was very
0 12/04
2006
Medical personnel attend to an injured sailor aboard a Hawaii based C-17 Globemaster III at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. Six sailors recieved severe burns when a steam line ruptured in the engineering room of the USS Frank Cable in Guam. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sergeant Roderick Reyes) Air Force transporting injured Sailors
The Air Force is currently responding to transport injured Sailors from Guam back to the United States to receive medical attention. Eight sailors were injured, six critically, as a result of an accident aboard a U.S. Navy submarine tender. The Guam Pacific Daily News reports the sailors were conducting routine maintenance in an engineering space
0 12/03
2006
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