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Default Air Force Logo Japanese, U.S. Airmen share insights at tactics symposium
Airmen from 5th Air Force here sponsored a tactics symposium Sept. 26 to 27, bringing together 30 representatives from the Japanese Air Self Defense Force and U.S. military components in Japan. A first of its kind, the event allowed captains and majors from operations-related specialties to discuss insights on regional threats and tactics. Topics
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Eielson finishes strong: 354th FW meets or beats inspection standards
Amid cheers, laughter and roaring applause, the Iceman Team received its Unit Compliance Inspection out-brief at the base theater Tuesday. A compilation of the Iceman Team's exploits during the inspection, produced by Eielson's own 354th Communications Squadron multimedia center, treated the capacity crowd to an impressive and often humorous replay
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2006
Default Air Force Logo PACOM deputy commander discusses military integration
U.S. Pacific Command's Deputy Commander Lt. Gen. Daniel P. Leaf met with Guam's top military, private and public sectors officials to discuss the Guam Integrated Military Development Plan Sept. 12 at the Guam National Guard's Barrigada complex. "The plan provides the framework, not the details," said General Leaf. "This plan outlines the changes
0 9/25
2006
Prior to tonight’s “sold out” Pacific Air Forces Air Force Birthday Ball, hosted by PACAF commander Gen. Paul V. Hester, and held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the guest speaker, Secretary of the Air Force, Michael W. Wynne took time to thank the men and women of the Pacific Air Forces for helping celebrate our 59th birthday, and reminded Airmen that the first official event of the 60th year will be the dedication of the Air Force Memorial in October. (US Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Anthony Kuhn) Secretary of the Air Force Attends PACAF Air Force Birthday Ball
Pacific Air Forces Commander, Gen. Paul V. Hester hosted the sold out 59th Air Force Birthday Ball at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. With a theme of "Heritage to Horizons," the ball celebrated the achievements of Airmen throughout our history. Making this night special for those in attendance, the keynote speaker, Secretary of the Air Force, Michael
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2006
Wing Commander P. Naiwal talks about the capabilities of the IL-76 medium cargo jet to members of the 15th Airlift Wing at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. Sept. 20, 2006. Wing Commander Naiwal is a pilot with the Indian Air Force. The Indian Air Force is flying members of the 15th Airlift Wing to show their American counter parts what their aircraft is capable of. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo)
Air Force personnel fly with Indian Air Force
After several weeks of impromptu training with their Indian counter parts, Airmen from the 15th Airlift Wing were delighted when they got the chance to reverse the rolls and fly with the Indian Air Force on their IL-76 medium range cargo jet. The India aircrew' s primary mission was to deliver members of the Indian Army to Hawaii for a joint
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Power pros ‘wire’ Wake Island
The damage assessment crews that deployed here from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii eat a hot meal every night. They use laptop computers to compile data and generate reports, and sometimes, at the end of a particularly long day, they watch a DVD movie on a small television screen before going to bed. Without electricity, none of this would be
0 9/21
2006
Airman 1st Class Ramsey Gardner, Eielson AFB Honor Guard member, plays Taps in recognition of American prisoners of war and those missing in action during the National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony at Heritage Park here Friday.  The 354th Fighter Wing assembled in formation at the park to pay homage to lost comrades and participate in a wing retreat ceremony.  (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman Jonathan Snyder)
You are not forgotten
Cool September breezes and overcast skies set the somber tone for Friday afternoon, as the Iceman Team gathered to honor those servicemembers lost but not forgotten during National POW/MIA Recognition Day at Heritage Park here. The 354th Fighter Wing assembled at the site for a recognition and retreat ceremony; the weather a subtle and fitting
0 9/19
2006
Default Air Force Logo Wake Island assessment nears completion
The damage assessment team from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, has moved into its second phase of operations here. After three days of comprehensive walk-through inspections on more than 135 facilities, the team has gathered enough data to begin putting together estimates. When Super Typhoon Ioke swept over the atoll Aug 31, it destroyed many of
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2006
Maj. Gen Chip Utterback Pacific Air Forces deputy commander and Airman Matthew Saum cut an Air Force birthday cake in the Courtyard of Heroes on Hickam Air Force Base Hawaii Sept. 18. Airman Saum is the lowest ranking Airman in the PACAF headquarters and Gen. Utterback was most senior at the event. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo) PACAF celebrates Air Force's 59th Birthday

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2006
F-15 Eagles get a last-minute check before taking off from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, Sept. 8 during Exercise Sentry Aloha. The F-15s are from the Hawaii Air National Guard's 199th Fighter Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo) Eagles, Falcons take to Hawaii skies
Eagles and Falcons, the U.S. Air Force's premier "birds of prey," faced off in a two week air to air exercise called "Sentry Aloha" over the skies of Hawaii. F-15 Eagles from the Hawaii Air National Guard's 199th Fighter Squadron and F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Texas Air National Guard's 149th Fighter Wing participated in the exercise that
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2006
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