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  • Airmen cultivate leadership qualities through Ranger Assessment Course

    A small formation of Airmen gather around a flagpole, next to it is a large rock with the words, “Not for the weak or fainthearted” painted in bright yellow, box letters. An authoritative voice can be heard, “Varela, first stanza. Fundis, second stanza. Dickerson, third stanza. Gardner, fourth stanza. Pace, fifth stanza. Good, sixth stanza.” As six Airmen are chosen, they make their way to the front of the formation and stand face-to-face with their peers – three Airmen on either side of a pedestal.
  • Readiness and Relationships

    The Arctic Engineers of the 673rd Civil Engineer Group, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, traveled to Gwangju Air Base, Korea in April to conduct a week-long base resiliency training event with local Republic of Korea (ROK) Air Force engineers.
  • PAC ANGEL 19-1 wraps up in Bangladesh

    More than 50 U.S. military personnel, alongside service members from Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand, conducted several humanitarian assistance events throughout Lalmonirhat, Bangladesh, during Pacific Angel 19-1, June 22-28, 2019.
  • 8th SFS takes first at PACAF competition

    A team of 8th Security Forces Squadron defenders took first place, during Pacific Air Forces’ Advanced Combat Skills Assessment competition at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, June 24 to 28. The 8th SFS team competed against 10 teams of PACAF’s top defenders. Over the week, the 11 teams competed in numerous events that challenged the defenders’ mental and physical fortitude including hand-to-hand combatives, marksmanship, range estimation, physical fitness, land navigation and building clearing tactics.
  • The 35th LRS builds on lessons learned from exercise, teams up with Security Forces

    The 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron conducted an agile combat employment (ACE) exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 28. The ACE concept challenges Airmen to operate in an austere environment with limited basing, while testing their abilities to quickly and efficiently land, set-up operations, fly, pack and transport themselves at a moment’s notice.
  • U.S., Indonesian air forces wrap up Cope West 19

    The seventh iteration of Cope West, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored, bilateral tactical fighter aircraft exercise involving U.S. and Indonesian air forces, concluded with a closing ceremony at Sam Ratulangi International Airport, Manado, Indonesia, June 28. Cope West is designed to advance interoperability and build upon already-established partnerships between U.S. military forces and Indonesian air forces, with the end goal of enhancing both sides’ combat capabilities and unit readiness.
  • President visits troops, North Korea

    For the first time in U.S. presidential history, the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, stepped onto North Korean soil, meeting with Chairman Kim Jong-un as part of a two-day visit to the Korean peninsula, June 29-30, 2019.
  • 35th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen ensure F-16 pilots safety

    Six 35th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) technicians from Misawa Air Base, Japan, forward deployed the mobile aircraft arresting system (MAAS) in support of Cope West 19 at the Sam Ratulangi International Airport, Manado, Indonesia, June 17, 2019.
  • Cope West Open House joins U.S., Indonesia communities together

    More than 5,000 Indonesian citizens flooded the Sam Ratulangi International Airport flightline during the Cope West 19 open house and interacted with U.S. and Indonesian service members in Manado, Indonesia, June 22.
  • RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2: Indo-Pacific ‘one team’ mentality

    Pilots, maintainers, joint terminal attack controllers (JTACs) and support personnel from the Republic of Korea Air Force, the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and the Royal Thai Air Force train alongside their U.S. and British counterparts during RED FLAG-Alaska 19-2 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson and Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, from June 6-21.
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