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  • Airmen help South Korean students experience American culture through food

    As part of a cultural exchange opportunity, students from Cheonan High School recently spent a few hours of their afternoon July 10 trying more than 25 different kinds of American snacks. Before the students began the feast, they watched a quick video of American students in Tennessee partaking Korean snacks that had been sent to them."The main
  • US, Aussies conduct joint refueling for Talisman Sabre 2015

    In support of Talisman Sabre 2015 exercise operations, members of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) No. 33 Squadron conducted in-air refueling for U.S. and Australian fighters July 13 in the skies above the North Australian coast.A variety of U.S. and Australian F/A-18 Hornets, Super Hornets and EA-18G Growlers lined each side of the Royal
  • ROK, U.S. military leaders meet during 2015 Air Boss Conference

    Senior leaders from the U.S. and Republic of Korea air forces meet during the 2015 Air Boss Conference on Osan Air Base, ROK, July 17, 2015. The annual conference, hosted by the commander of the Air Component Command, is a bi-lateral forum between U.S. and ROK forces under the combined forces aegis on the peninsula. The conference plays a vital
  • USAF Band of Pacific-Asia makes history with Vietnam performance

    In an historic event July 2, the Yakota-based U.S. Band of the Pacific - Asia Jazz Combo became the first ever U.S. Air Force Band to perform in Hanoi during the 239th anniversary of the Independence of the United States and the 20th Anniversary of the Normalization of Diplomatic Relations with Vietnam.   Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, U.S.
  • Yokota Airmen give back to homeless community

    Members from Yokota Air Base, Japan, and members of a local church serve food to the homeless at Ueno Park, Tokyo Japan, June 26, 2015. The base chapel has received multiple commendations, including the Zenko-Kai award, for their participation in homeless outreach events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class David C. Danford/Released)
  • Airmen share forward aerial refueling tactics with Aussies

    U.S. Air Force members demonstrated forward aerial refueling tactics with Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force personnel July 8 during Talisman Sabre 2015.The training demonstration helped provide Australian forces with the knowledge to establish similar capabilities for their future operations. “We’re a forward area fuel extension, so we
  • Australia, U.S. partnership journeys to Outback

    Next week, the U.S. Army’s 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne), 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division is scheduled to jump with Australian jumpmasters as part of the joint forcible entry operation dubbed Operation Talisman Saber which serves two primary functions.   "The purpose of the exercise is first and
  • Open Day kicks off Talisman Sabre 2015 operations in Darwin

    U.S. and Australian forces showcased equipment and personnel at Darwin Showgrounds July 5 during the 2015 Talisman Sabre Open Day, kicking off the area’s participation in the bilateral exercise.    Members of the local community gathered around equipment displays and spoke with uniformed personnel of both nations to get an interactive understanding
  • Independence Day ceremony welcomes newly naturalized U.S. citizens

    The commander of the 36th Wing at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, welcomed 24 new U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony July 2 here.   During the ceremony at Guam's U.S. District Court, Brig. Gen. Andrew Toth congratulated immigrants from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam on their
  • 623rd ACF partners with JASDF

    The 623rd Air Control Flight "Lightsword" combined with their Japan Air Self-Defense Force counterparts during a temporary deployment to Iruma Air Base, Japan, to strengthen bilateral relations June 22 through 26.   The ACF's main mission is to integrate bilateral air and missile defense operations through battlestaff and liaison functions and to