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  • Pacific Air Forces Airman earns spot in 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2019

    An Air Force selection board at the Air Force’s Personnel Center considered 36 nominees who represented major commands, direct reporting units, field operating agencies and Headquarters Air Force. The board selected the 12 Airmen based on superior leadership, job performance and personal achievements.
  • KC-10s keeps US and Australian forces dominating the skies in Talisman Sabre 19

    Throughout the duration of Talisman Sabre 19 (TS19), a biannual exercise on the east coast of Australia, nearly 300 U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) aircraft participated in major air operations. Out of those aircraft, three provided the fuel necessary to keep the others in the sky.
  • F-22 and F-16 Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex Flight

    U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and F-16 Fighting Falcons from Eielson Air Force Base fly in formation over the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, July 18, 2019. The JPARC is a 67,000 plus square mile area, providing a realistic training environment commanders leverage for full spectrum engagements, ranging from individual skills to complex, large-scale joint engagements.
  • Andersen partakes in Guam’s 75th Liberation Day

    Team Andersen, along with service members from all the other branches of the U.S. military, joined the local community to commemorate Guam’s 75th Liberation Day with a parade, July 21. On this day 75 years ago, the 3rd Marine Division and 1st Provisional Marine Brigade landed on the western coast of Guam bringing with them nearly 60,000 service
  • 100 years of 3rd Wing service

    From humble beginnings across the southwestern United States in 1919 to their dynamic presence in today’s global theater, on July 1, 2019, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson’s 3rd Wing celebrated 100 years of service.
  • USAF, JGSDF conduct jump training, strengthen Yokota interoperability

    Since the exercise Keen Sword 19 last year, Airmen from the 374th Operations Group, Yokota Air Base, and Soldiers from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, 1st Airborne Brigade, kept a focus on strengthening ties between the two by executing airborne proficiency operations with combat readiness and interoperability.
  • 305, 605 AMXS provide maintenance support during Talisman Sabre 19

    U.S. Air Force Airmen perform routine maintenance checks on a USAF KC-10 Extender July 16, 2019, at Brisbane International Airport, Australia. The Extender arrived July 12 to support major air operations for U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Navy aircraft operating out of RAAF Base Amberley for TS19.
  • Pacific Air Forces commander highlights 75th anniversary of command

    The Far East Air Forces (FEAF), or PACAF as we know it today, celebrates 75 years of service on August 3, 2019. PACAF's humble origins start as a subordinate command to the U.S. Army Forces Far East, headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, and led by Lt Gen George Kenney. By 1945, the command expanded to include three Numbered Air Forces supporting operations in the Pacific Theater.
  • B-52s rotate in the Indo-Pacific

    B-52 Stratofortress bombers from the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, park on a flightline July 12, 2019, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. A new rotation of aircrews, maintenance personnel and aircraft assigned to the 69th EBS arrived on Guam to replace the 23rd EBS in support of the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence mission. Since March 2004, Andersen has hosted the bomber mission designed to enhance regional security and provide reassurance to allies and partners the United States is capable of defending its national security interests in the Indo-Pacific region. The Airmen arriving from the 69th EBS will be on Guam to conduct CBP operations and training.
  • F-22s arrive at Talisman Sabre 19

    F-22 Raptors assigned to the 90th Fighter Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, arrive at the Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley for exercise Talisman Sabre 19, July 9, 2019. Talisman Sabre provides effective and intense training to ensure U.S. Forces are combat ready, capable, interoperable, and deployable on short notice. The month-long exercise involves U.S. and Australian forces.