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  • Misawa volunteer receives presidential award

    The American Red Cross chairman of volunteers, Jessica McCollum, received the President's Lifetime Achievement Award here, Dec. 18.The President's Volunteer Service Awards honors deeply-invested volunteers whose service multiplies by the inspiration they give to others.The awards have multiple levels, each designed to recognize milestones of an
  • PACAF Deputy Commander addresses importance of partnership during annual civic leader meeting

    Maj. Gen. Russ Mack, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) deputy commander, spoke to civic leaders during the Hawaii Military Affairs Council (MAC) annual meeting and partnership conference Jan. 12, 2018, at the Hawaii State Capitol.
  • Eielson’s 168th and 354th work together to support Operation Noble Eagle

    Operation Noble Eagle is the extensive air defense effort designed to prevent Sept. 11, 2001-style air attacks in America, according to Otto Kreisher of the North American Aerospace Defense Command. Eielson Air Force Base houses the 168th Wing of the Alaska Air National Guard, which has a fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers that act as alert aircraft in support of Operational Noble Eagle.
  • U.S. Air Force, Republic of Singapore Air Force personnel kicked off Commando Sling 18

    U.S. Air Force and Republic of Singapore Air Force personnel will train together during the annual, bilateral exercise Commando Sling 18 at Paya Lebar Air Base, Singapore.
  • B-52s return to Pacific for routine Continuous Bomber Presence mission

    Six U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers and approximately 300 Airmen from Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), Louisiana, are deploying to Andersen AFB, Guam, in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s (PACOM) Continuous Bomber Presence (CBP) mission.
  • B-2 Spirits support bomber assurance, deterrence mission

    A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit taxis Jan. 8, 2018, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Approximately 200 Airmen and three B-2 Spirits from Whiteman Air Force Base (AFB), Missouri, deployed to Andersen AFB in support of the bomber assurance and deterrence mission. U.S. Strategic Command bombers regularly rotate through the Indo-Pacific region to conduct U.S. PACOM-led air operations, providing leaders with deterrent options to maintain regional stability. During this short-term deployment, the B-2s will conduct local and regional training sorties and will integrate capabilities with key regional partners, ensuring bomber crews maintain a high state of readiness and crew proficiency.
  • AFE Airmen maintain pilot safety

    For every pilot in the air, there are Airmen on the ground ensuring their equipment is well-maintained and operable.
  • Army and Air Force graduate ALA together

    As the Airpower Leadership Academy’s third iteration concludes at Osan Air Base, there is something different about this session’s graduates. U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jason Burns, 35th Air Defense Artillery, becomes the first Soldier to graduate the 51st Operations Support Squadron’s ALA course since its creation in 2014. “The Airpower Leadership
  • 773rd Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen clear the JBER flight line

    Air Force snow plow operators assigned to the 773rd Civil Engineer Squadron pass a C-5 Galaxy while clearing the flight line during the first heavy snowfall of the year at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Jan. 3, 2017. The civil engineer Airmen work continuously in any climate to keep the JBER flight line operational. (U.S. Air Force photo