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  • 354th Fighter Wing commander maps out 2020

    Col. Benjamin Bishop, 354th Fighter Wing commander, along with Chief Master Sgt. Joshua Hurt, 354th FW command chief, hosted two all-calls Jan. 2, 2020, to talk to Airmen about how the addition of F-35A Lightning II will change the culture of Eielson Air Force Base.
  • Air Mobility Command, Air National Guard leadership ensures morale, well-being for deployed Guardsmen

    Air National Guard leadership from Air Mobility Command and 18th Air Force traveled to the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 15-19 to spread holiday cheer and ensure the vitality of deployed Air National Guardsmen.
  • With the stroke of a pen, U.S. Space Force becomes a reality

    President Trump signed into law Dec. 20 the sprawling, $738 billion defense bill, making history by creating the Space Force as a stand-alone, sixth branch of the U.S. military and guaranteeing for the first time 12 weeks of paid parental leave for federal workers.
  • Joint, bilateral exchange conducted as part of exercise Tiger Triumph

    The United States Marine Forces Pacific and Pacific Air Forces command surgeons and Indian Air Force, Army and Navy members participated in TIGER TRIUMPH, a bilateral amphibious exercise focused on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations, 13-21 Nov.
  • KC-46 completes first around-the-world flight

    A KC-46A from the 22nd Air Refueling Wing completed the Pegasus’ first flight around the world Nov. 13-26. The first global circumnavigation for the KC-46A Pegasus provided extensive training opportunities for maintainers and aircrew at multiple locations on a seven-leg, 13-day journey that included its debut at the 2019 Dubai Air Show (DAS).
  • Symposium hosts unprecedented number of air chiefs from across the Indo-Pacific

    Air chiefs and leadership from the Indo-Pacific region gathered for the 2019 Pacific Air Chiefs Symposium at Headquarters Pacific Air Forces here Dec. 3-6, jointly hosted by Gen. David Goldfein, U.S. Air Force chief of staff, and Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., PACAF commander.
  • Two pararescue Airmen receive Silver Star for gallantry in Afghanistan

    Two U.S. Air Force pararescue Airmen received the Silver Star Medal in a ceremony Dec. 13 here for gallantry in action against enemies of the United States while deployed to Afghanistan.
  • Royal New Zealand air force brings Christmas cheer to Western Pacfic

    The Royal New Zealand air force is participating for the first time in Operation Christmas Drop in Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, packaging and delivering humanitarian aid supplies to islands in the Western Pacific.
  • Merry Christmas Drop from Woleai

    “Santa 31 is headed your way!!” For those on the island of Woleai in the Federated States of Micronesia and other islands throughout the FSM and the Republic of Palau, it’s radio calls like that from the North Pole at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, that make Christmas come a little early every year thanks to Santa’s C-130’s participating in Operation Christmas Drop.
  • Bundles are packed, rigged and ready to roll

    Service members from the U.S. Air Force, Japanese Air Self-Defense Force (Koku Jietai), Royal Australian Air Force, Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF), and volunteers from the local community came together for a day of bundle building during Operation Christmas Drop 2019 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 7, 2019.