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  • Air Force, Army work together to save a life

    Despite the challenges COVID-19 has caused across the globe, U.S. military members from the Republic of Korea and Japan came together to ensure a valued team member received the life-saving surgery he required. Service members from the Air Force and Army worked together ensuring this member was able to have his surgery as soon as possible. The service member’s name … Military Working Dog Quinto.
  • Seventh Air Force hosts first virtual change of command

    Lt. Gen. Scott L. Pleus assumed command of the Air Component Command and Seventh Air Force and assumed responsibility as the deputy commander of United States Forces Korea from Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach today at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea.In a 7th AF first, some members of the official party attended the ceremony via a shared video
  • US Air Force B-1s, JASDF fighters complete several training missions in one month

    Over the past several months, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers and B-52 Stratofortresses conducted bilateral training with Koku-Jieitai, or Japanese Air Self-Defense Force assets.
  • Wolf Pack leaders honor Korean Memorial Day

    Col. Chris Hammond, 8th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Ronnie Woods, 8th FW command chief, attended the Korean Memorial Day ceremony in Gunsan City, June 6.
  • COPE North Rapid Airfield Damage Recovery

    If our military history has taught us anything, it is this: war, and how we defeat our enemies, evolves over time. As our global adversaries develop new tactics and weaponry, and engage in long-term strategies to usurp U.S. national security, our National Defense Strategy requires us to meet these threats head-on to protect what matters most – our freedom. We must train to develop agile, innovative, and ready Airmen Engineers who are prepared to tackle a complex global environment. Exercises like COPE North 2020, held at Andersen AFB, give participants the opportunity to train in a joint environment, testing combat readiness and simulating a real-world situation. This trilateral field training exercise incorporates joint and combined U.S. Pacific Air Forces with participants from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF), and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).
  • US Airmen in Australia keep an ear to the ground

    Earthquakes, tsunamis and nuclear explosions all have one thing in common – when they happen, the Airmen of Detachment 421 know.
  • Senate confirms Brown to be 22nd Air Force chief of staff on unanimous vote

    The U.S. Senate confirmed Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., June 9, to be the 22nd Air Force chief of staff, clearing the way for the decorated pilot and experienced commander to become the first African American in history to lead a branch of the U.S. military as its highest-ranking officer.
  • Misawa, Yokota collaborate despite COVID-19

    The 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron coordinated with the 36th Airlift Squadron from Yokota Air Base, Japan to conduct airland cargo training at Misawa AB, Japan, May 28.
  • Here’s what I’m thinking about

    As the Commander of Pacific Air Forces, a senior leader in our Air Force, and an African-American, many of you may be wondering what I’m thinking about the current events surrounding the tragic death of George Floyd. Here’s what I’m thinking about.
  • Gas, Go: Eielson Airmen perform first hot pit refueling for F-35A

    Airmen from the 354th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels operations section and the 356th Aircraft Maintenance Unit worked together to conduct the first hot pit refueling operation for the F-35A Lightning II at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, on June 2, 2020.