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Default Air Force Logo 374 LRS vehicle operators return from Iraq
After serving for nearly nine months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, 14 Airmen from the 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operations flight returned home Nov. 13. While deployed to Kuwait and Iraq, the Yokota Airmen augmented U.S. Army convoy support operations by delivering and protecting troop supplies to forward operating bases
0 11/15
2006
Default Air Force Logo PCS policy could extend officer assignments to four years
Some officers could now spend as many as four years at a duty station before getting a new assignment. The Air Force is now looking for ways to reduce the number of station-to-station moves for officers, particularly for those in the United States. By extending the average assignment length for an officer from three years to four years, the Air
0 11/14
2006
Default Air Force Logo Unified Engagement 06 comes to an end
In what has been deemed one of the largest multi-force, multi-national wargame simulations in the Pacific, Unified Engagement 2006 came to an end here Thursday. During the past week, more than 300 military and civilian members from five countries gathered at the Command Battle Training Center here to take part in one of two of the Chief of Staff of
0 11/09
2006
Default Air Force Logo Former Andersen based 8th Air Force to become new cyber command
During a media conference here Nov. 2, Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne said the 8th Air Force would become the new Air Force Cyberspace Command. "I am announcing the steps the Air Force is taking toward establishing an Air Force Cyberspace Command," the secretary said. "The new Cyberspace Command is designated as the 8th Air Force ...
0 11/09
2006
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Staff Sgt. Joshua Sweet (right) gives directions to Airman 1st Class Wayne Robinson (left) while positioning a Mk 56 mine under the wing of a B-52 Stratofortress.  Once in position, SSgt Jason Smith (middle) and Sergeant Sweet will secure the weapon to the heavy stores adapter beam.  These 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons loaders were critical in the success of a joint week-long mine exercise which concluded Nov 3.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eric Petosky) Air Force, Navy wrap up joint mine exercise
B-52 Stratofortress aircrews assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and the Navy's Mobile Mine Assembly Unit 8 completed a week-long joint sea mine laying exercise here Nov. 3. The 10-sortie exercise marked the largest number of weapons released by B-52s here since they arrived to Andersen AFB in August, totaling 92 Mk 62 "Quick-Strike"
0 11/09
2006
Default Air Force Logo Osan participates in NEO exercise
Nearly 700 households processed through Osan's Evacuation Control Center Oct. 27-28 as part of Courageous Channel 06-2 which tested all aspects of the U.S. Forces Korea non-combatant evacuation operation program. Osan's NEO program received the "BELL" of approval from the USFK commander. The NEO exercise encompassed Areas 1-6 on the peninsula and
0 11/08
2006
Airman 1st Class Mirtha Blanco, 15th Medical Group Public Health, administers the flu mist to a patient Saturday at the Navy Exchange. Air Force, Navy and Army medical members were on hand Friday and Saturday and administered more than 1,200 vaccinations. Also available was information on this year's flu season and Pandemic Influenza. 
Airmen administer flu vaccines in preparation for flu season

0 11/07
2006
Default Air Force Logo Search and Rescue forces hone skills in Pacific exercise
Two 613th Air and Space Operations Center personnel from Hickam were among the more than 300 U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Air Force personnel who teamed with the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (CAD) to successfully conduct a search-and-rescue exercise (SAREX) in the South China Sea, Oct. 25-26.Hong Kong SAREX is an annual exercise designed to
0 11/07
2006
Pacific Air Forces Airmen hosted a delegation of 30 mid-grade commanders and a major general from China’s People’s Liberation Army to further understand each others mission, training capabilities and infrastructure.  Hickam was the last stop during a week-long visit to military installations in California and Hawaii. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Tracey J. Saiki) PACAF hosts China People's Liberation Army
A delegation of 30 mid-grade commanders and a major general from the China's People's Liberation Army were hosted by Headquarters Pacific Air Forces on Nov. 3. An equal number of HQ PACAF Airmen greeted the PLA officers upon their arrival at a Hickam C-17 static display for a tour followed by a detailed mission brief in the squadron's auditorium.
0 11/07
2006
The HydraFLX System is brought up to the back end of a C-17 Globemaster III to demonstrate its mobile capability at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii Oct. 18, 2006. The HydraFLX System is being tested by the Air Force as an alternate energy source. It will generate ultra-pure H2 (hydrogen) from water in a flexible pressure management process for fueling buses, tow-tractors, vans, sedans and ground support equipment. The system can also be deployed anywhere and operate in hostile theaters without infrastructure or pipelines. Alternate Energy at Hickam
As the Air Force continues to look for ways to reduce energy consumption in its facilities, vehicles and aircraft operations the 15th Airlift Wing will be doing its part by serving as a test bed for a new modular deployable hydrogen refueling station. Awarded the contract two years ago, HydraFLX Systems LLC is providing their system as a research
0 11/06
2006
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