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  • PACAF Airman wins DOD-level Analyst award

    Maj. Andrew Atkinson, Pacific Air Forces Analyses, Assessments, and Lessons Learned branch chief, was announced as the 2019 Military Operations Research Society’s Wayne P. Hughes Junior Analyst of the Year at the Department of Defense level.
  • Northern Edge 2019 kicks off in Alaska

    Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel will participate in exercise Northern Edge 2019 (NE19), a joint training exercise hosted by U.S. Pacific Air Forces, scheduled for May 13-24, 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska.
  • Air Force simplifies promotion recommendation forms for officers

    The Air Force announced today it will make adjustments to the way the Air Force Form 709, Promotion Recommendation Form, will be filled out and used for Total Force officer promotion boards beginning in September 2019.
  • CNMI signs $21.9M 40 year lease with US DOD

    The Commonwealth Ports Authority, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands government and the U.S. Department of Defense finalized and signed a 40-year lease agreement worth $21.9 million for the U.S. Air Force’s divert airfield May 3, 2019.
  • Empowering your Airmen!

    Fellow Pacific Air Forces Airmen, good day! As I was preparing what will be my last inspirational article in the command due to my permanent change of station, Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., PACAF commander, forwarded an email from the Chief of Staff of the Air Force.
  • 8th Civil Engineer Squadron repairs Kunsan’s runway in record time

    Members assigned to the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron, also known as the Legendary Red Devils, rapidly repaired a rupture on Kunsan Air Base’s active runway in record time, May 1-2, 2019.
  • Saipan native returns home, supports typhoon exercise

    Being stationed overseas in a foreign country is quite an adventure, but for some Airmen, home is always where the heart is. This phenomenon can be especially understandable when growing up on a small tropical island. Senior Airman Mark Abrihan, was born and raised in Saipan, part of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
  • 'Hawaiian Raptors' relocate to Mariana Islands during Resilient Typhoon

    Pacific Air Forces Airmen and aircraft from across the command are practicing rapid re-deployment scenarios in new locations, such as Saipan, as part of exercise Resilient Typhoon. The exercise test’s PACAF’s ability to execute flight operations from multiple locations in order to maintain readiness in support of allied and partner nations throughout the region.
  • PACAF senior leaders discuss readiness, posture at spring conference

    Commanders, command chiefs and directors from across the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) area of responsibility attended the spring commander’s conference April 16-19, here.
  • Air Force releases findings on 2018 Kadena Air Base F-15C mishap

    Pacific Air Forces released the results of its investigation into an F-15C aircraft mishap that occurred June 11, 2018, off the coast of Kadena Air Base, Japan, Apr. 23, 2019.