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Default Air Force Logo JPAC TEAMS RETURN FROM LAOS AND CAMBODIA
Five Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command recovery teams and one investigation team returned to Hawaii last week after conducting missions in Laos and Cambodia. Three recovery teams excavated sites in Savannakhet Province, Lao Peoples' Democratic Republic, connected to three cases involving missing Americans from the Vietnam War. The teams obtained
0 12/01
2006
Default Air Force Logo Andersen AFB firemen respond to base housing fire
The 36th Civil Engineer Squadron's fire emergency service responded to a house fire in base housing Wednesday which resulted in serious property damage. No one was home at the time of the fire and no one was injured in the blaze. The fire was initially reported by a neighbor at 3:11 p.m. "On behalf of Team Anderson, I'd like to express sympathy for
0 12/01
2006
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE -- Children from the Top of the World Toy Summit raise there hands in an oath to Santa that they will be "nice" this year. More than 30 military children served as toy testers and "ambassadors of fun" during the morning festivities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Justin Weaver). Toy experts report to Santa
Santa's top "advisors" convened at the Santa Claus House in North Pole, Alaska for the first-ever "Top of the World Toy Summit" Nov. 29. While none of Santa's advisors hold a college degree, or have ever worked at a major toy company, they did have one thing in common - they were all toy experts. These toy experts were 5 to 10-year-old military
0 11/30
2006
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Army Brig. Gen. John Seward (left), 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command commanding general, oversees the activation of the 1-1 Air Defense Artillery Battalion as Lt. Col. Matthew Michaelson, 1-1 ADA Battalion commander, shakes hands with Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Kuppers during the official uncasing of the colors of the unit Thursday on Kadena. (U.S. Air Force photo by Junko Kinjo) 1-1 ADA PAC-3 Battalion officially at Kadena
The 1-1 Air Defense Artillery Battalion (PAC-3) stood up yesterday during a ceremony at the 18th Wing Headquarters. "Today is an important day for our soldiers and our people - it is a commemoration and an honoring of our personnel and the beginning of a new and exciting chapter in our unit's history here in Okinawa," said Maj. Kevin Ciocca, 1-1
0 11/30
2006
HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE, Hawaii -- Air Force and Navy members greet the Pacific Fleet’s C-37A upon its arrival here November 18.  The plane will be used to transport Admiral Gary Roughead, Pacific Fleet Commander.  The plane will be housed on Hickam, as  well as the Navy’s Executive Transport Detachment – Pacific and will work with the Air Force's 65th Airlift Squadron who fly similar planes for the Pacific Command and Pacific Air Forces commanders.  (Official Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Erin Smith) C-37A arrives at Hickam AFB
The Navy moved their Executive Transport Detachment here from Kaneohe Marine Corps Air Station, Saturday. The Navy C-37A business jet, replaces the DV-modified P-3 aircraft the unit used to fly and was greeted here by a formation of Air Force and Navy service members, helping show the integration of the Air Force and Navy personnel in the squadron.
0 11/29
2006
Default Air Force Logo USFJ, 5th Air Force commander visits Kadena
The importance of the 18th Wing's mission in fighting the Global War on Terrorism and its peace-keeping efforts in the Pacific region were the key topics discussed by the U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force commander here Nov. 15. Lt. Gen. Bruce Wright, visited the base for an in-depth orientation tour of the wing and its capabilities. "Our Air
0 11/28
2006
Default Air Force Logo Balad “Port Dawgs” help limit ground convoys
With each push of a pallet onto an aircraft flying out of Balad Air Base, another dangerous convoy mission is avoided and lives are potentially saved. The 'Port Dawgs' assigned to the 332nd Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Aerial Port Flight, ensure assets are delivered to forward operating locations throughout Iraq. "We provide the
0 11/28
2006
Default Air Force Logo Airman awarded Bronze Star
A security forces airman who spent a yearlong deployment training Iraqi troops was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service recently. Capt. Russell Waight, the 18th Security Forces Squadron officer in charge of plans and programs at Kadena Air Base, Japan, led a six-person team at Al Kasik Military Training Base to help train, mentor, lead
0 11/27
2006
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Gen. Paul V. Hester, Pacific Air Forces commander, carves and serves turkey to Airmen on Thanksgiving Day at the O’Malley Dining Facility.  PACAF commander serves Thanksgiving meals
Gen. Paul V. Hester, Pacific Air Forces commander, began his Thanksgiving Day serving the holiday's meal to numerous Airmen in Osan and Kunsan Air Bases, Republic of Korea Nov. 23. Along with Maj. Gen. Edward Rice, PACAF vice commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Bishop, PACAF command chief, General Hester greeted surprised members of the
0 11/27
2006
Lt. Col. Andrew Dembosky climbs into his F-16 Fighting Falcon for a mission with the 14th Fighter Squadron at Misawa Air Base, Japan, as Staff Sgt. Robert Parsons helps with preflight preparations.  The 14th FS is preparing to deploy to Iraq.  Colonel Dembosky is the inspector general for Misawa's 35th Fighter Wing.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Robert Barnett) Fighting Samurai build winning deployment team
The 14th Fighter Squadron is preparing to meet the challenges of their Air Expeditionary Force deployment this winter and they're "fired up" to contribute to the Global War on Terrorism. The Samurai of the 14th FS will deploy F-16CJ aircraft, pilots and support personnel to Operation Iraqi Freedom where they are ready to put their combat war
0 11/23
2006
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