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  • Steps for seeking emergency dental care

    The 18th DS provides on-call, after-hours emergency care during non-duty hours and weekends.
  • US, Japan, Australian forces kick off COPE NORTH 2020

    More than 100 aircraft will soar over the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the Federated States of Micronesia as U.S. forces, Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force or JASDF) and the Royal Australian Air Force collaborates during exercise COPE NORTH, Feb. 12-28.
  • B-52 aircrew participates in bomber task force mission

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 23rd Bomb Squadron, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, fly a B-52H Stratofortress during a combined Continuous Bomber Presence and Bomber Task Force mission Feb. 3, 2020, in the vicinity of Japan. U.S. Strategic Command has conducted BTF missions since 2014 as a demonstration of the U.S. commitment to collective security, and to integrate with Geographic Combatant Command operations. CBP missions have been conducted in the U.S. Indo Pacific Command area of responsibility for more than 15 years in support of a Free and Open Indo Pacific and routinely operate throughout the region.
  • Armament back shop locked, loaded

    From rotary launchers to gun systems, the 35th Maintenance Squadron armament back shop ensures the lethality of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Airmen continually test, repair and perform daily maintenance on alternate mission equipment such as aircraft pylons, missile launchers, bomb racks and targeting pods and guns.
  • Eielson stands up field training detachment, hosts first F-35 courses

    The 372nd Training Squadron’s Detachment 25 stood up the first F-35 field training detachment in the Pacific Air Forces command and completed its first F-35 Egress and Low Observable courses on Feb. 5, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
  • Building Partnerships: U.S., Bangladesh Air Forces conduct tactical airlift exercise

    Airmen from the 374th Airlift Wing, Yokota Air Base, Japan, and the Bangladesh Air Force participated in exercise Cope South 20 Feb. 1- 6 at BAF Kurmitola Cantonment, Dhaka, and Operating Location-Alpha, Sylhet, Bangladesh, for a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored, bilateral tactical airlift exercise.
  • Shogun maintainers cool off with new shorts

    As the Okinawa sun beats down on the flight line, Airmen at Kadena Air Base, Japan, must get creative in order to beat the heat and humidity. To help Airmen combat the blazing temperatures, the Air Force had an ace up its sleeve: blue uniform shorts.
  • Special Tactics operators simulate first-ever extreme cold weather FARP with next generation fighters

    For the first time, aircrew with the 27th Special Operations Wing, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, along with a team of Special Tactics Airmen carried out a simulated FARP for F-22 Raptors assigned to Pacific Air Forces’ 3rd Wing in an extreme cold weather environment during Emerald Warrior at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, January 21-31.
  • US, Japan bomber-fighter integration showcases alliance, global power projection

    U.S. Air Force aircraft from the Pacific theater and the continental United States integrated with the Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force or JASDF) to conduct bilateral and theater familiarization training near Japan Feb. 3.
  • Yoga for the soul

    At sunset, as the ocean glimmers with fading sunlight, an Airman places down her yoga mat to help relax after a long day at work, strengthening her stability in mind and body.