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  • RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3 kicking off with US, Australian air forces

    RED FLAG-Alaska 21-3 (RF-A 21-3), a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored exercise designed to provide realistic training in a simulated combat environment, with primary flight operations over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, is scheduled to run from August 12-27.

  • Pacific Iron 2021: A Fast, Flexible Force

    U.S. Air Force service members from the Pacific Air Forces participated in Operation Pacific Iron, a PACAF dynamic force employment operation taking place in July 2021. Kadena Air Base, home of the 18th Wing, was an indispensable asset in the operation, providing communications throughout PACAF via

  • All hands on deck; Soldier rescued from Pacific Ocean

    Rain is pouring down on and around the island of Guam after a monsoon hits early Sunday morning, July 26, 2021. For those in nearby waters, waves are crashing all around them. In the midst of all the commotion, a U.S. Army Soldier on an Army Watercraft System off the coast of Angaur, Palau, requires

  • A Moment in Time

    The 374th Airlift Wing and Japan Air Self-Defense Force Operations Support Wing leadership participated in a time capsule burial ceremony, July 29, 2021, to reflect on obstacles Yokota faced and overcame in the year 2020. 

  • Pacific Air Forces Commander visits Palau

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, traveled to the Republic of Palau July 28, 2021, to meet with local officials and service members at Camp Katuu.

  • Airborne personnel descend on Guam during Exercise Forager 21

    Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Special Forces Group, and members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force conducted an early morning airborne operation as part of Forager 21, the primary training exercise in support of Defender Pacific 21, July 30, 2021.

  • Kunsan maintenance knows communication is key

    Airman 1st Class Joshua Blaschke, 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, and Airman 1st Class Michael Midyette, 80th AMU weapons load crew member, perform a pre-flight inspection on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 27, 2021. Maintenance specialists - crew

  • Med Hawks, Fire Dawgs treat Wolf Pack “wounded”

    Tech. Sgt. Mike Ryckoff, assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing, treats a simulated patient during a medical evacuation training at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, July 27, 2021. Personnel from the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron and the 8th Medical Group, coordinated the treatment and evacuation of