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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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A Sukhoi SU-30MK with the Indian Air Force taxi's down the tarmac in preparation for take-off, here, May 6, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Steven R. Doty) U.S. Air Force, Indian Air Force join forces during RED FLAG-Alaska
Vital alignment between U.S. Air Force and Indian Air Force propels RED FLAG-Alaska exercise
0 5/13
2016
Capt. Elizabeth Belleau, a behavioral scientist, earned the sexual assault response coordinator of the year award for her work both as the SARC at Kadena Air Base, Japan, and while deployed as the SARC for the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing, U.S. Africa Command, April 28th, 2016.  The award recognizes the Air Force SARC whose work has been particularly noteworthy and demonstrates outstanding service in support of service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Malia Jenkins/Released) Air Force officials name SARC of the year
An Air Force captain earned the service’s 2015 Exceptional Sexual Assault Response Coordinator Award during a ceremony April 28 at the Pentagon.
0 4/28
2016
A C-130 Hercules takes off from Yokota Air Base, Japan, April 18, 2016. The 374th Airlift Wing sent two aircraft in support of the government of Japan in their relief efforts for the series of earthquakes that took place in the Kyushu region recently. The aircraft transported heavy vehicles and personnel from Chitose Air Base, Hokkaido to Kyushu. (U.S. Air Force photo/Yasuo Osakabe) Yokota aids Japan with earthquake relief
The 374th Airlift Wing sent two C-130 Hercules aircraft and aircrew to the Kyushu region April 18, supporting the government of Japan in their relief efforts for the series of earthquakes that took place in Kumamoto Prefecture and surrounding areas.
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U.S. Staff Sgt. Barret Chappelle, a 354th Security Forces military working dog (MWD) handler, works with MWD Cage at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 7, 2016. Military working dogs from Eielson work alongside the human defenders who stand “Ready to go at 50 below” 24 hours a day protecting assets at the top of the world in the U.S. Air Force’s Pacific theater of operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel/Released) Paws below zero
Every paw press into powder dry snow produces a sharp shriek in to the dark frigid air only heard in negative temperatures. Not a breath through the wet, black nostrils isn’t without effort inhaling painful sniffs intent on detecting deadly explosives, drugs or intruders. Military working dogs from the 354th Security Forces Squadron march alongside the human defenders who stand “Ready to go at 50 below” 24 hours a day protecting assets that set atop the world in the U.S. Air Force’s Pacific theater of operations.
0 4/18
2016
Default Air Force Logo JBER, Patrick win 2016 active-duty Hennessy awards
Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, are winners of 2016 John L. Hennessy Awards for active-duty Air Force food service operations.
0 4/07
2016
U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron arm an F-16 Fighting Falcon during a two-day surge exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 5, 2016. Along with standard maintenance to aircraft before and after flight, weapons load crew teams armed the aircraft to simulate a combat environment. During deployed operations, loading is essential for the F-16’s air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jordyn Fetter/Released) F-16s surge during two-day drill at Misawa
Airmen with the 35th Fighter Wing conducted a two-day surge exercise April 4 through 5 with F-16 Fighting Falcons at Misawa Air Base, Japan.
0 4/06
2016
Maj. Charles Trickey, a 461st Flight Test Squadron F-35 Lightning II experimental test pilot, successfully fires the four-barrel 25 mm GAU-22/A Gatling gun while in flight Oct. 30 over China Lake Weapon Range, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Chad Bellay) Eielson selected to receive operational F-35A aircraft
Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, was selected as the new home for the Air Force’s first operational overseas F-35A Lightning IIs. Air Force officials chose Eielson AFB after a lengthy analysis of the location’s operational considerations, installation attributes, environmental factors and cost.
0 4/04
2016
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) 69th EBS takes off from Andersen AFB
The U.S. conducts continuous bomber presence operations in the theater as part of a routine, forward deployed, global strike capability to support regional security and our allies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
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Default Air Force Logo Yesterday’s Air Force: Operation Tomodachi
Operation Tomodachi was the U.S. and Japanese response to the devastation brought by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake, and tsunami, that struck off the coast of Japan. Airmen from all over the Pacific helped in the recovery efforts.
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2016
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