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Always Prepare: Kadena opens gates to Chatan town during tsunami exercise Always Prepare
Okinawan and military first responders hosted a bilateral natural disaster exercise at Kadena Air Base Feb. 28, 2018, to test and improve evacuation procedures between members of Team Kadena and the local community.
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AG 18-1 Alaska fighter wing enhances 'fight tonight' readiness
Prepare, deploy, and enable Airmen; that is the mission of the 354th Fighter Wing. To ensure preparedness for any contingency operations that may arise, Eielson routinely conducts various exercises to prepare its Airmen.
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The most recent operational exercise at Kunsan Air Base, Beverly Pack 18-1, took place from Oct. 10-14, 2017 and tested the instillation’s service members and their capacity to operate under combat scenarios relevant to the Korean Peninsula and PACAF writ large. Additionally, they verified their equipment and weapons systems could operate at various levels of stress and degradation. Beverly Pack 18-1: maintaining muscle memory
The Korean Peninsula and the U.S. bases which help make up its combined defense posture feature prominently in worldwide headlines, given current tensions.
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Regional militaries conduct flight missions during exercise Southern Katipo 2013 Southern Katipo to kick off in New Zealand
The United States forces will join the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) for combined training from October 16 to November 3 as part of Exercise Southern Katipo 2017.
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Cope Angel wings soar across mainland Japan Cope Angel strengthens alliances on mainland Japan
Team Misawa and Japan Air Self-Defense Force members executed exercise Cope Angel 17 side-by-side at Draughon Range and Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 9, for the first time on the country's mainland.
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A U-2 Dragon Lady takes off during exercise Northern Edge 17, May 8, 2017. The U-2 is participating for the first time in Northern Edge, the joint training exercise is focused on interoperability and hosting approximately 6,000 service members, 200 fixed wing aircraft and provides the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard with critical training. U-2 makes first appearance during Northern Edge 17
Looking across the flightline at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson during previous Northern Edge exercises you would have seen a mass of gray and white aircraft, but this year the distinctly black U-2S Dragon Lady from Beale Air Force Base, California, made its presence known for the first time at Northern Edge, and showcased the unique capabilities it can bring to the joint fight.
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Firefighters from the 51st Civil Engineering Squadron respond to a simulated warehouse fire during Exercise Beverly Herd 17-1, Feb. 27, 2017, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The simulation was executed to better equip members of Team Osan with the knowledge and experience to carry out and sustain the mission and operations with our Republic of Korea allies.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gwendalyn Smith) Beverly Herd 17-1 takes off
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – Exercise Beverly Herd 17-1 kicked off on Feb. 26, during which the 51st Fighter Wing Mustangs and their partner units will train on a variety of different objectives. The exercise, which is scheduled to last through March 3, will see an intensification of flying schedules while ground forces practice readiness and responsiveness to events ranging from attacks to demonstrating extended survivability.
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U.S. Army Capt. Gregory Lacy, 228th Combat Support Hospital urologist, center, assists U.S. Army Col. George Newton, 228th CSH general surgeon, right, while Spc. Marinel Armstead, 228th CSH surgical scrub technician, left, observes during MEDEX 16 at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 24, 2016.  During the medical exercise, Soldiers integrated with Airmen to train for responding to potential real world contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Araceli Alarcon) Joint MEDEX streamlines patient care
U.S. Airmen with the 35th Medical Group, Misawa Air Base, Japan and Soldiers with the 228th Combat Support Hospital in San Antonio, Texas, completed a joint medical exercise Aug. 26.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Eric McComb and U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Andrew Markham, both Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) technicians with the 103rd Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team (WMD-CST), out of Kulis Air National Guard Base, Alaska, walk toward a building with potential CBRN threats Aug. 23, 2016, at the Fairbanks Regional Fire Training Center in Fairbanks, Alaska. The 103rd WMD-CST is a joint unit thats includes both Alaska Air National Guard and Alaska Army National Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Isaac Johnson)
Alaska Airmen, Soldiers support multi-agency exercise
The 103rd Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team, composed of Alaska Army National Guard Soldiers and Alaska Air National Guard Airmen, hosted an exercise in Fairbanks, Alaska, Aug. 23 for different agencies in the area including Eielson Air Force Base and Fort Wainwright.
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An Andros F6 robot approaches an improvised explosive device in the back of a vehicle at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Aug. 23, 2016. The 51st Civil Engineer squadron explosive ordnance team responded to reports of a suspicious vehicle during Exercise Beverly Herd 16-2. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Victor J. Caputo) Exercise Beverly Herd 16-2 kicks off at Osan
Exercise Beverly Herd 16-2, a quarterly exercise flexing Team Osan’s war-fighting muscles, kicked off Aug. 23.
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