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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L.  Goldfein, meets members of the 36th Contingency Response Group at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 8, 2018. Goldfein met with members of Team Andersen, during his first visit to Andersen AFB as chief of staff.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel) Air Force Chief of Staff meets with Andersen Airmen, shares vision during Indo-Pacific region visit
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, and his wife Dawn, visited Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 7 – 8.
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U.S. bombers conduct bilateral training with Royal Australian Air Force in conjunction with Lightning Focus exercise U.S. bombers conduct bilateral training with Royal Australian Air Force in conjunction with Lightning Focus exercise
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers conducted a bilateral integrated training mission with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as part of Exercise Lightning Focus over the northern coast of Australia, Nov. 27.
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297th Air Traffic Control Squadron: Teamwork and Aloha 297th Air Traffic Control Squadron: Teamwork and Aloha
The Hawaii Air National Guard’s 297th Air Traffic Control Squadron, returned from a four month deployment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 14 where the unit utilized their skills with the Meteorological Shelter Navigation Model 7, a mobile air traffic control tower, to continue air operations out of Guam.
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B-1B Lancers perform a flyover to begin the Operation Linebacker II Remembrance Ceremony Dec. 16, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.  A formation of 33 Airmen stood at the ceremony to represent the 33 who lost their lives flying in B-52 Stratofortress bombers during Operation Linebacker II. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) B-1B's perform remembrance flyover in Guam
Team Andersen honored the memory of those who served in Operation Linebacker II with a remembrance ceremony Dec. 16 here.
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Prospective U.S. citizens take the Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony Nov. 23, 2016, on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The oath is recited during the ceremony, signifying an individual pledging their allegiance to the United States of America. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) Service members, spouses, families receive U.S. citizenship on Andersen
Nine immigrants, from Jamaica, Nepal, Columbia, Russia and the Philippines, were officially recognized as U. S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony Nov. 23.
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Rowland Ball served as a B-29 Superfortress navigator during the tail end of World War II. He flew 27 missions out of Guam and left soon after the war ended. After 71 years, the 91-year-old received the opportunity to come back to Andersen Air Force Base, known as Northfield in 1945, and share stories about his experiences on Guam. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) WWII bomber pilot visits Guam seven decades later
The year was 1945; during the tail end of World War II. The sound of roaring aircraft engines and boots on the ground filled the air, raising decibel levels to resounding heights.
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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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A B-52 Stratofortress sits on the flightline March 21, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The strategic global strike capability of B-52’s deters potential adversaries and provides reassurance to allies and partners that the U.S. is capable to defend its national security interests in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot/Released) Crew safe, investigation continues after B-52 accident on Andersen AFB
Emergency responders and law enforcement officials have successfully completed their initial response procedures following a B-52H Stratofortress accident that occurred earlier today. The seven aircrew members aboard are safe and no injuries have been reported.   “We are thankful that the aircrew are safe,” said Brig. Gen. Douglas Cox, the 36th
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An F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot assigned to the 13th Fighter Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan, performs preflight checks Feb. 4, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.  Several F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 13th FS are deployed to Andersen AFB in support of Cope North 2016. Cope North enhances U.S. relations with regional allies and partners by demonstrating the U.S. Air Force’s resolve to promote security and stability throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joshua Smoot) Misawa F-16s deploy to Andersen AFB in support of Cope North 2016
Several F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 13th Fighting Squadron are deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in support of Cope North 2016. Cope North is an annual event that focuses on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief and large force employment in an effort to enhance interoperability among forces from the U.S., Japan, Australia, South
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Members from Naval Air Facility Atsugi observe as personnel take JP-8 fuel samples from an R-11 refueling trucks at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 26, 2016. The training allowed members to be prepared to support Navy aircraft at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, during exercise Cope North. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman David Owsianka) Yokota Airmen help prepare Sailors for refuels
Airmen fuelers from the 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron provided essential training on the R-11 refueling trucks to Sailors from Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan, at Yokota Air Base Jan. 25-29. The training allowed members to prepare to support Navy aircraft at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, during exercise Cope North.
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