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  • Defenders train detainee procedures during BM24-1

    Defenders from the 51st Security Forces Squadron practice detainee procedures in a simulated security breach during Beverly Midnight 24-1 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Jan. 30, 2024. As the most forward deployed permanently based wing in the Air Force, the 51st Fighter Wing is charged with

  • Wolf Pack tests MCA skills, exercises general arming procedures

    The 8th Communications Squadron and 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron exercised general arming procedures during Beverly Midnight 24-1, Jan. 29-30.Airmen were issued M9 pistols and M4 carbines to test the squadrons’ ability to safeguard assets and ensure infrastructure security while executing their

  • HH-60Ws move to Kadena

    The HH-60W Jolly Green IIs from the 55th Rescue Generation Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, arrived at their new duty station, Kadena Air Base, Japan, January 26, 2024. The HH-60W is the successor to the HH-60G “Pave Hawk” and built on the established framework of the UH-60M “Black Hawk”

  • Arctic Gold 24-1 prepares the 354th FW to Project Airpower

    The 354th Fighter Wing conducted exercise Arctic Gold 24-1 to practice the wing’s ability to deploy fifth generation airpower at a moment’s notice, Jan. 22-24, 2024.The main objectives of the exercise were to generate and employ 24 F-35 Lightning II’s, cargo, and all tasked personnel.  The exercise

  • Explosive readiness: Cold weather training ensures EOD preparedness

    If an EOD technician performs at a level less than perfect, it can result in dire consequences. The importance of training cannot be stressed enough due to the unforgiving nature of the field. 35th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) EOD flight members recently hosted the HABU Exercise with EOD

  • Yokota, Japan partnership proves powerful in Ishikawa earthquake aid

    A 7.6 magnitude earthquake shocked thousands when it rattled through Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture on Jan. 1, 2024. A day that would usually be spent joyfully partaking in “Hatsumode,” the first shrine visit of the New Year, was instead spent mobilizing disaster and evacuation plans. The Jan. 1

  • Kunsan hones agility capabilities

    8th Fighter Wing Airmen and F-16 assets honed agile combat employment capabilities, conducting an out-and-back mission with the 18th Wing at Kadena Air Base, Jan 18. For the mission, six F-16 Fighting Falcons, pilots from the 35th Fighter Squadron and a team of 11 multi-capable Airmen from the 35th