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Default Air Force Logo Fifth CMSAF visits Airmen: Chief Gaylor puts Air Force evolution into perspective
Evolution and progression have been Air Force standards since its creation almost 60 years ago. But a voice from the past recently reminded Eielson Airman that the fundamentals of the Air Force success are the same now as they were then. Chief Master Sgt. (Ret.) Robert Gaylor, the fifth Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, spoke here Sept. 5 on
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2006
Chihiro Nakazawa, a fifth-year medical student at Hirosaki University School of Medicine in Aomori prefecture, asks questions while observing base medical staff prepare a patient for surgery at Misawa Air Base, Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Internship promotes international relationship
A highly competitive and unique program in its infancy here builds bridges between nations, develops professional relationships and improves international health care. The medical summer internship program between Japan and Misawa Air Base began nearly five years ago, said Paul Sayles, 35th Medical Group patient safety data analyst. "Instead of
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2006
Members from the 36th Medical Group, 36th Wing and the U.S. Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 return to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Sept. 10 following a 72-day humanitarian and civic assistance deployment on the USNS Mercy. (U.S. Air Force photo)
ANDERSEN MEMBERS RETURN FROM USNS MERCY HUMANITARIAN MISSION
Members from the 36th Medical Group, from the 36th Wing and the U.S. Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, stationed at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam returned Sunday following a 72-day humanitarian-and-civic-assistance deployment on the USNS Mercy. While embarked on USNS Mercy, service members and civilians participated in theater security
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Combined forces at ALS benefits students
Japanese and U.S. military forces train together all the time. The two countries' firefighters, security forces, pilots and maintenance personnel have many opportunities to interact and learn from each other. More and more, that bilateral relationship is carrying over to the military education classroom. Walk into the current Airman Leadership
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2006
. Gen Edward A. Rice, Jr., Kenney Headquarters commander, and Air Vice Marshal Edy Harjoko, Indonesian Air Force, co-hosted the PACRIM Airpower Symposium, held Sept. 4-8 in Jarkarta Indonesia.  Forty nine participates from 19 nations attended.  The symposium endeavors to build and enhance cooperation among the air forces of Pacific nations.  Co-hosted by the Indonesian Air Force and U.S. Pacific Air Forces' Kenney Headquarters, this year's event included the most participating nations since the series was instituted more than 10 years ago.  Delegations from Australia, Bangledesh, Brunei, Canada, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and the United States attended. Pacific nations enhance airpower cooperation
Forty-nine participates from 19 nations met in Jakarta during the Pacific Rim (PACRIM) Airpower Symposium Sept. 4-8. The symposium endeavored to build and enhance cooperation among the air forces of Pacific nations. Co-hosted by the Indonesian Air Force and U.S. Pacific Air Forces' Kenney Headquarters, this year's event included the most
0 9/08
2006
Airmen from the 374th Airlift Wing board their flight to depart Yokota Air Base, Japan. They are deploying for 120 days to support Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. More than 300 Airmen from the base will support operations for Air Expeditionary Force 3 and 4. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Warren Comer) 
Yokota Airmen deploy; GWOT support continues
Every Airman knows that their mission is to protect the people of the United States and to defend the freedoms by which the country was founded upon. Keeping true to these beliefs approximately 70 Airmen from the 374th Airlift Wing here set out on a 120-day deployment Monday in support of Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom throughout various
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2006
Default Air Force Logo U.S. forces support Japanese earthquake drill
U.S. military forces based in Japan cooperated with Japanese officials in a major earthquake disaster response exercise here Sept. 1. The annual drill was based on a large-scale earthquake in the Tokyo area and helped Japanese government officials examine national, regional and local levels of readiness. U.S. forces used the experience to test
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Airmen sailing to Wake Island for damage check
Airmen and Sailors from Andersen will sail 1,500 miles to Wake Island to see how well the U.S. territory survived Super Typhoon Ioke. The Air Force evacuated all 188 island residents on two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Aug. 28 before the typhoon arrived Aug. 31 with 155 mph winds and gusts to 190 mph. The residents include Airmen, Department
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2006
A Sept. 2 flyover of Wake Island by a U.S. Coast Guard aircrew following the passage of Super Typhoon Ioke shows damage to the civil engineer industrial area. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Damage on Wake less than feared, flyover shows
A U.S. Coast Guard aerial assessment of Wake Island Sept. 2 showed less destruction than expected from Super Typhoon Ioke, but the Air Force needs people on the ground at Wake to determine the full extent of damage, officials said. The Coast Guard flew the mission to check for pollution releases. It was flown in a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules from
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Wake Evacuated; Hickam C-17s airlift 188 people from tiny Pacific Island
In a total force effort, 15th Airlift Wing and Hawaii Air National Guard members flew two C-17s to evacuate 188 personnel from Wake Island Monday, prior to Super Typhoon Ioke reaching the tiny U.S. Territory. The evacuees were active-duty Airmen, DoD and Thai national contactors. The evacuees filed onto the Globemaster IIIs with morning sky not
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