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Default Air Force Logo New airline security measures apply to AMC travelers
Airline travelers are facing new security measures at the nation's airports today that promise to disrupt flights and cause a domino affect around the world. The Department of Homeland Security increased airport and air travel security measures in response to a foiled plot by extremist to blow up aircraft bound from the United Kingdom to the United
0 8/11
2006
Default Air Force Logo Andersen airman receives Bronze Medal for heroic acts during recent Iraq deployment
"This is a big deal...this is a big deal - a Bronze Star!" said Col. Michael Boera, 36th Wing commander, during a ceremony in which Tech. Sgt. Ruben M. Vazquez, 36th Medical Operations Squadron, was awarded a Bronze Star for his meritorious service as an independent duty medical technician and military advisor in Iraq from Nov. 13, 2005 to May 27,
0 8/10
2006
Royal Air Force Squadron Leader David Arthurton and Capt. Timothy Rezac fly a B-2 Spirit bomber as they receive fuel from a KC-10 Extender during a training mission near Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, on Aug. 2. Squadron Leader Arthurton is with the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force Personnel Exchange Program. He and Captain Rezac are with the 13th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Melissa Perry) Royal Air Force pilot makes history in B-2 Spirit
At first glance, he looks like any other Air Force pilot; olive-green flight suit, polished boots and a bluish-gray flight cap with rank insignia prominently displayed. On closer inspection, you realize the little differences. His shoulder boards don't feature two blue bars, a gold or blue oak leaf, but instead feature a combination of dark blue,
0 8/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo General Hester: Airmen staying on track
As times change in the Air Force environment, Airmen around the globe strive to change with them. Upon their recent visit to Eielson July 25 to 27, General Paul Hester, Pacific Air Forces Commander, and his wife Lynda, found that Icemen were right on track with those changes, while keeping their core priorities intact. General Hester last visited
0 8/08
2006
Default Air Force Logo ‘Ready Elmendorf’ prepares PACAF’s F-22s
Pacific Air Forces officials are excited about bringing the F-22 Raptor to the command; however, the aircraft will start their training in Virginia before actually landing on the Alaskan tarmac. "Through a concept known as Ready Elmendorf, Alaska's aircraft and pilots will initially operate at Langley Air Force Base and take advantage of the 1st
0 8/07
2006
Swedish air force maintainers at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, wait for the pilots who will flying their Gripen aircraft during Cooperative Cope Thunder on July 25. The multi-national exercise continues through Aug. 5.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Jeff Rohloff) Transformation redefines multi-national exercise
The US Air Force is transforming everything it does and the way PACAF conducts its combat training exercises is no exception. By capitalizing our three core competencies - developing airmen, integrating operations and technology-to-warfighting, the US Air Force continually applies capabilities-based initiatives to develop "transformational"
0 8/04
2006
The tail section of an F-22 Raptor being assigned to Pacific Air Forces is prepared for an unveiling ceremony Aug 3 at the Lockheed Plant in Marietta, Ga.  The aircraft, which is still under construction, will be the first of 36 F-22s assigned to Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, beginning next year.  (Courtesy photo/John Rossino) PACAF unveils first F-22
Pacific Air Forces' officials got a glimpse into the future of fighter capability during a tail flash ceremony here today in which PACAF's first F-22 Raptor was unveiled. The aircraft, which is still under construction, will be the first of 36 F-22s assigned to Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, beginning next year. The base will become home to two
0 8/03
2006
ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- NATO Members conducts pre-flight checks on an E-3 Airborne Warning And Control System aircraft. NATO is in Alaska participating in Cooperative Cope Thunder along with other multinational air crews. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Senior Airman Garrett Hothan)(RELEASED)

NATO AWACS 'covers' PACAF exercise
The NATO E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System looks much like any other cargo plane, except for mounted above the aircraft's fuselage is a 30-foot diameter rotodome. Once onboard the plane, it's obvious the rotodome is less of a style feature, but has a very significant function. It has radar and various electronic censors capable of detecting
0 8/03
2006
Default Air Force Logo Officials prepare for F-22 arrival
As Pacific Air Forces prepares to bring the F-22 to the command next year the Headquarters PACAF F-22 Program Integration Office here is working hard to ensure no detail is overlooked. The job is not a small task as the PIO staff is responsible for guiding, coordinating and synchronizing the PACAF-wide F-22 beddown efforts with Air Staff, Air Force
0 8/03
2006
EIELSON AFB, Alaska -- F16 fighter aircaft  from the 419th FW, Hill AFB stand ready against the back drop of Mt McKinley. The F16s are participating in Cooperative Cope Thunder 06-03 held at Eielson AFB, Alaska.  The multi-national exercise is being held from 20 July thru 5 August, 2006  USAF Photo By: SMSgt Jeff Rohloff Successful completion of CCT signifies end of an era
Exercise Cooperative Cope Thunder comes to an end today at Eielson and Elmendorf Air Force Bases in Alaska. As the deployed commander representing the 35th Fighter Wing--one of 5th Air Force's premiere fighter wings, Col. Cabot oversaw more than 1200 service-members from 13 different countries in what has been deemed the largest multi-national
0 7/31
2006
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