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  • New kid in school: USAF Airman 1st to attend SLAF PME

    An important part of Airmen development is attending professional military education (PME), whether Airman Leadership School or Air War College, each tier enables Airmen to learn new skills and management styles. One Airman got the PME opportunity of a lifetime.
  • SLAF, USAF hold Airman to Airman talks

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from across the Indo-Pacific assembled in Sri Lanka to work with their Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) counterparts to discuss best practices and various courses of action through the second round of Airman to Airman talks, mid-May at the SLAF Headquarters.
  • Red Flag-Alaska 18-2 kicks-off early June

    Red Flag-Alaska 18-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored field training exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment is scheduled to begin June 7 with primary flight operations over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex scheduled through June 22.
  • F-22 Raptors return to Kadena Air Base

    F-22A Raptors, aircrew and support personnel assigned to the 525th Fighter Squadron from Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska, deployed to Kadena Air Base (AB), Japan under U.S. Pacific Command's theater security package(TSP) program May 29, 2018.
  • Combined Forces Command deputy commander visits PACAF

    Republic of Korea Army Gen. Byung Joo Kim, Combined Forces Command deputy commander and staff visited headquarters (HQ) Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) during a four-day visit at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 21, 2018.
  • YAB Hosts 39th Kanto Plains Special Olympics

    An overwhelming, unforgettable and simply contagious smile. No matter if they finished first or last, their smiles were constant and true. The day was not about winning, it was about trying no matter what obstacles stood in the way.The Special Olympics credo states “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me brave in the attempt.”For the 300 plus
  • Retiring Surgeon General saw revolution in expeditionary care

    Air Force Medicine has changed significantly since 1986, when Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger left his family medicine practice in Missouri to join the Air Force. Ediger, the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, retires June 1, after a 32-year career that took him around the world, through numerous postings and varied roles. Although Ediger rose to the highest position in Air Force Medicine, he says that was not his intended career path.
  • PACAF bids farewell to Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) commander, departed PACAF May 20 to take command in his new role as North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) commander. During his last tour of the Indo-Pacific region, he highlighted the accomplishments of PACAF Airmen and thanked them for their hard work and dedication to the mission.
  • U.S., Thailand air forces enhance relationship through bilateral engagement

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Russell L. Mack, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) deputy commander (center right), Royal Thai Air Force Air Marshal Tarin Punsri (center left), and attendees pose for a photo in the Courtyard of Heroes at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 15, 2018. PACAF and the Royal Thai Air Force leadership discussed expanding
  • CST Airmen Team Up With Local Community for FBP

    Freshly planted periwinkles resting in their new home at the foot of a tree bed beneath the bright pink banners lining Route 16. The sound of cars speeding by fill the air, hands covered in fresh earthy soil, the summer sun beaming down its light, shining through the lingering clouds leftover from an overcast morning. A bag of recently pulled weeds