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  • Japanese English Mutual Study program fosters ties

    U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Nicole Reale (left), 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron airfield battle manager, and Japan Air Self-Defense Force Capt. Takao, Southwestern Composite Air Division Headquarters communications officer, ask each other questions about their personal lives on Kadena Air Base, Japan, June 20, 2015. The purpose of JEMS is to foster
  • Civil engineers plumb their way to brighter future for PACANGEL

    In the remote highlands high above Goroka, Papua New Guinea, sits Gahuku Primary School, the Pacific Angel engineering team's largest project. More than 1,000 students climb up and down rickety stairs daily while ferrying between eight classrooms with standing room only.Fourteen U.S. military civil engineers work with counterparts from the Papua
  • Pacific Angels build better relationships and better lives in Papua New Guinea

    The Pacific Angels treated more than 2000 patients in their first three days of service here.Doctors, dentists and pharmacists from the U.S., Papua New Guinea and the Australian, New Zealand, Indonesian and Philippine militaries, along with 32 volunteers from the provincial hospital and local villages, treated more than 600 patients a day at Unggai
  • Six countries converge for PACANGEL Papua New Guinea

    A six-nation Pacific Angel 15-4 team arrived June 1 in the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea.The Pacific Angels -- doctors, dentists, plumbers and planners from Papua New Guinea, the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Indonesia -- tumbled out of trucks in Goroka, a town of 20,000 people located a mile above sea-level, to
  • Kunsan hosts Buddy Wing 15-4

    The 8th Fighter Wing is hosting members from the Republic of Korea Air Force's 123rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Wing, Seosan Air Base, Republic of Korea, to participate in Exercise Buddy Wing 15-4 here June 1 to 5.During the five-day exercise, the 20th FW fighter pilots, maintenance and support personnel are integrating with Wolf Pack
  • Wolf Pack welcomes the Lobos

    The 8th Fighter Wing relies on more than two thousand permanently assigned Airmen to carry out its mission.On May 14, the Wolf Pack welcomed more than 250 South Dakota National Guard from the 114th Fighter Wing, Joe Foss Field, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. They are deployed here as the 175th Fighter Squadron, part of the rotational Threat Security
  • Friends through fire

    Firefighters from the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self-Defense Force participated in a joint fire training exercise May 26 at Yokota Air Base, Japan. This bilateral training opportunity ensured the 374th CES and JASDF firemen are able to work in sync with one another if they should have to emergencies on base.
  • Operation Sahayogi Haat cargo download passes 4 million pounds

    The Nepal army, in partnership with Airmen from the 36th Contingency Response Group supporting Operation Sahayogi Haat, has offloaded more than 4 million pounds of cargo from 80 aircraft since arriving at the Tribhuvan International Airport here May 5."Four million pounds of cargo is the most amount of cargo the 36th CRG has downloaded in one
  • Saving lives: Airman flies on casualty evacuation missions after Nepal earthquake

    Two weeks after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal, a second 7.3 magnitude earthquake rattled the nation May 12, 2015, causing even more injuries, devastation and need for help.Master Sgt. Joe Damian, 36th Contingency Response Group independent duty medical technician-paramedic, didn't know what was happening at first but was shocked when