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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer, assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, prepares to take off from Andersen AFB, Guam, Sept. 23, 2017. This mission was flown as part of the continuing demonstration of the ironclad U.S. commitment to the defense of its homeland and in support of its partners and allies. U.S. Bombers, Fighters Fly in International Airspace East of North Korea
Earlier today, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam, along with U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo B-52H Stratofortress accident investigation released
Air Force Global Strike Command completed an Accident Investigation Board following a May 2016 mishap of a B-52H Stratofortress at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
0 4/19
2017
Twelve U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, and the 34th EBS, assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., sit beside one another on the flightline Feb. 6, 2017, at Andersen AFB, Guam. The B-1s are highly versatile, multi-mission weapon systems capable of tracking, targeting and engaging moving vehicles as well as allowing aircrew to receive targeting data from the Combined Air Operations Center or other command and control assets to strike emerging targets rapidly and efficiently. The U.S. military has maintained a deployed strategic bomber presence in the Pacific since March 2004, which has contributed significantly to regional security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger/Released) Dyess Airmen take over second B-1 deployment to Guam
Several B-1B Lancers and Airmen with the 7th Bomb Wing from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, deployed to Andersen AFB, Feb. 6 in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission.
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Military and civilian leaders push a box onto a C-130 Hercules during the 2016 Operation Christmas Drop Push Ceremony Dec. 6, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. This year the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Air Force work together to continue the tradition of air dropping tools, food, clothing and toys throughout the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Operation Christmas Drop begins at Andersen AFB
Military members from the U.S. Air Force, Coast Guard and Navy, with international support from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force are joining forces to airdrop and deliver donated toys, clothes, food items and other necessities to remote islands across the Pacific as part of Operation Christmas Drop 2016. The annual
0 12/06
2016
Staff Sgt. Stephen Horton, 36th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of resource protection and physical security, fires an M4 carbine at a target July 7, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Weapons qualification is often done in preparation for deployments, for certain permanent changes of station and annually for certain career fields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Combat arms trains federal agencies, keeps island safe
A red flag waves at the entrance of the Andersen Air Force Base, Guam firing range, warning bystanders that firing is in progress. On the range, military members and civilians train with combat arms instructors from the 36th Security Forces Squadron to ensure personnel are meeting training requirements and can effectively defend military assets and people in a hostile environment.
0 8/03
2016
Airmen assigned to the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron take shelter under a B-52H Stratofortress prior to the start of a munitions loading exercise July 13, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. During the exercise, Airmen practiced loading inert munitions including, AGM-86 Conventional Air-Launched Cruise Missiles and AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released) Andersen Airmen participate in B-52 loading exercise
Airmen from the 36th Maintenance Group participated in a 12 hourlong munitions loading exercise July 13, 2016 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
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2016
Tech. Sgt. Randy Walgren, 36th Contingency Response Group, signals to a forklift operator to lower the forks as cargo is prepared for transport during a subject-matter expert exchange June 29, 2016, at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. Participants of the SMEE exchanged knowledge on how each organization operates a forklift and the different hand signals they use to communicate a message. (U.S. Air
Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier/Released) Bolstering partnerships: USAF, Nepal exchange disaster relief best practices
Ten Airmen assigned to the 36th Contingency Response Group at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, participated with various Nepali organizations in a subject-matter expert exchange at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu June 24 to July 9.
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2016
Delegates from the Royal Thai and Philippine air forces spread concrete in a cast to make a wall used for tilt-up construction May 18, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The Pacific Unity 16-1 tilt-up workshop is a Pacific Air Forces-led engagement focusing on a series of civil engineering subject-matter expert exchanges designed to increase partner capabilities, military relations and regional stability for the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Pacific Unity: Breaking down barriers by raising walls
Eight delegates from the Philippine air force and Royal Thai air force came to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to work with Airmen from the 554th RED HORSE Squadron for Pacific Unity 16-1, a subject-matter expert exchange.
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2016
Capt. Naseem Ghandour, 554th RED HORSE Squadron civil engineer, facilitates a discussion with delegates of the Philippine Air Force and Royal Thai Air Force during the Pacific Unity multilateral tilt-up construction workshop May 10, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Pacific Unity engagements facilitate the building of military partnerships, building capacity, and increasing interoperability among the U.S. Air Force and participating nations. Structures built with the tilt-up construction method are resistant to natural disasters such as typhoons, which are prevalent throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) International military engineers partner during Pacific Unity
Military representatives kicked off Pacific Unity 16-1, a multilateral civil engineering subject-matter expert exchange, May 9, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.Civil engineer experts from Pacific Air Forces and 554th RED HORSE Squadron are co-hosting the event to reinforce strong professional relationships and cooperation among participating
0 5/12
2016
Tech. Sgt. Luis Reyes, 36th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment craftsman, was selected March 2016 to commission through the Senior Leader Enlisted Commissioning Program – Active Duty Scholarship. Through the program, Reyes plans to complete his bachelor’s degree and commission in the Air Force through Officer Training School. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Always aiming higher: Andersen NCO earns chance to commission
One step at a time and fueled by his drive to succeed, an Andersen Airman recently earned a place in line to commission. Tech. Sgt. Luis Reyes, an aircrew flight equipment craftsman, is slated to commission through Officer Training School by way of the Senior Leader Enlisted Commissioning Program – Active Duty Scholarship.Pushing past the troubles
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2016
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