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Default Air Force Logo Battlefield Airmen skills at RED FLAG – Alaska
“I’m a totally different person than I was six years ago,” he said over his shoulder from the passenger seat of a muddy F-350 “Super Duty” Ford truck as it swung back and forth in what looked like chili. The truck leapt in and out of deep ruts as it labored up the steep access road that grants authorized personnel here access to the world’s largest
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Tech. Sgt. Chuck Brynteson secures container delivery systems in a C-130 Hercules at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, as part of Red Flag-Alaska 06-2 exercises on Friday, April 28, 2006. Sergeant Brynteson is with the 96th Airlift Squadron at Minneapolis-St. Paul Joint Air Reserve Station, Minn. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Garrett Hothan) Minnesota AF Reserve wing drops Army airborne unit
Red Flag Alaska prepares Airman for deployment to combat environments. Though it’s hard to recreate real life situations during training, an Air Force Reserve unit deployed here has found a way. The 934th Airlift Wing, Minnesota’s only Air Force Reserve unit, and lead wing for the Elmendorf component of Red Flag Alaska, is working with the U.S.
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Default Air Force Logo RED FLAG – Alaska results
More than 84 aircraft and 1,500 Air Force active duty, Reserve, and National Guard Airmen both here and at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska wrapped up and departed the first ever RED FLAG – Alaska to take place here April 24-May 5. Pilots, maintainers, weapons loaders, intelligence units, joint terminal attack controllers, pararescuemen and support personnel
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Default Air Force Logo 17th Operational Weather Squadron Completes Merger
Moving with the Air Force’s Smart Ops 21 initiative, the 20th Operational Weather Squadron from Yokota Air Base, Japan merged into the 17th Operational Weather Squadron at Hickam. To cover its vast new 95-million square mile AOR the 17 OWS assembled into one center, improved forecast capabilities, trained Airmen and exploited new technology. “In
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Lt. Col. David Beavers explains the operation of the William R. Schick Clinic to four visiting South Korean Air Force nurses at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, on Tuesday, April 25, 2006. South Korea sent seven nurses to the island to discuss mass casualty response, civil-military coordination and biohazard response procedures for natural disaster management. The colonel is the chief nurse at the clinic and is assigned to the 15th Medical Group. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Shane A. Cuomo) Republic of Korea nurses visit Hickam
Nurses from the Republic of Korea visited Hickam’s clinic to learn how the U.S. responds to and manages natural disasters contingencies. By sharing information with allies the Air Force will insure its friends are using they practices in disaster management situations. Seven RoK nurses spent a week on Oahu to discuss mass casualty response,
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HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE, Hawaii -- Odontologist Lt. Col. Gregory Silver, of the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command's Central Identification Laboratory, examines a partially edentulous mandible. (JPAC photo by U.S. Navy Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Elizabeth A. Edwards) Unit’s dentists link clues to mystery of military’s fallen
Lt. Col. Walter Henry never dreamed his Army career as a dentist would lead him to a job where he would get to help identify Americans missing-in-action from the nation’s past conflict. Henry is one of only three odontologists working as forensic dentists at the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command. JPAC is charged with a full accounting of the
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HICKAM AIR FORCE BASE, Hawaii -- Staff Sgt. Noel Alarcon from the Philippine Air Force stands at attention for an open ranks inspection during Airman Leadership School class Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. Sergeant Alarcon and four other Philippine Air Force students are the first Airmen from their service to attend the class. They will take back the lessons learned and develop their own leadership course within their air force. Philippine Airmen attend professional military education at Hickam
The Hickam Professional Military Education center is hosting Philippine Air Force students at its Airman Leadership School to help them develop a program of their own. After an assessment by Air Force senior noncommissioned officers from Pacific Air Forces, the Philippine Air Force expressed the need to set up their own leadership school. A working
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Default Air Force Logo Operation Deep Freeze Finishes
Joint Task Force Support Forces Antarctica, Operation DEEP FREEZE, an annual Antarctic airlift mission in support of the National Science Foundation, completed its final sortie Feb. 28, closing a record filled season. Flight operations were supported by LC-130s from the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing, Scotia, N.Y., and by an Air
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BANGLADESH -- Students and teachers at Garib-E-Nawaz High School and College in Chittagong, show appreciation to SrA Vladimir Tchekan, Trombonist, Pacific Air Forces Band of the Pacific. Approximately 1400 students and teachers attended this concert and were very receptive to the band's message and music. Following the performance, band members went into the crowd to answer questions and meet with the students. While in Bangladesh from 20 Feb. to 2 March, the band performed two joint performances with the Bangladesh military bands, five local school performances, one community concert, and one off-duty performance at an orphanage. Band of the Pacific performs in Bangladesh

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HAWAII -- Master Sgt. Daniel Kazumura, NCOIC of Operations and Readiness, Pacific Air Forces Judge Advocate office, (right) walks alongside the participants in this year’s Pacific Joint Legal Exercise. The PACAF exercise provides legal professionals with realistic deployment training. Nearly 30 U.S. Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve legal professionals and one Canadian officer will endure a week of austere conditions as well as classroom and scenario-driven lessons at the Pohakuloa Training Area on the island of Hawaii. Legal in the feild

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