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  • Drop zone dedicated to fallen pararescueman

    No one ever had a bad word to say about him. He always had a smile on his face no matter how bad the situation was. He will always be remembered by his unit and now by Kadena Air Base. An on-base parachute drop zone was dedicated to the fallen base pararescueman Jan. 26. The drop zone on the flightline is now known as Ridout DZ in honor of Staff
  • Yokota Airmen participate in Cope Tiger 2007

    Nearly 50 Yokota Air Base aircrews, maintainers and medics left Japan for Thailand and are participating in this year's Exercise Cope Tiger 2007. Cope Tiger is a joint Thai and U.S. sponsored multi-lateral command post exercise, field training exercise and humanitarian civic service exercise between the nations of Thailand, Singapore and the U.S.
  • Competition challenges Airmen's warfighting abilities

    Twenty-one teams composed of 84 Andersen AFB Airmen competed Jan. 25 and 26 here in Warrior Day, a competition designed to simulate challenges Airmen may face in combat. "Warrior Day is an annual competition on Andersen," said Senior Master Sgt. Ray Johnson who is assigned to the 36th Security Forces Squadron. "The objective is to enhance the 36th
  • Leadership symposium provides insight to senior leaders, spouses

    The Air Force of today is more efficient, imposing and effective than at any other time in the nation's history. A significant contributor to that fact is the support of dedicated family members who sacrifice every day so the mission can continue smoothly. But Air Force spouses often have the limited purview of only their military member's working
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  • Missing Airman declared deceased

    Andersen Air Force Base officials announced Jan. 31 that Airman 1st Class Michael McDonald has been declared deceased. Airman McDonald was reported missing off Tarague Beach here Jan. 27. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Airman McDonald's family and friends during this tragic event," said Brig. Gen. Douglas Owens, 36th Wing commander. Airman
  • Airmen to see combat medal in April

    Since the Air Force started manning convoy operations in support of the war on terror, more Airmen have had an opportunity to put their rifle training to use in real-world scenarios. Today, explosive ordnance disposal and security forces Airmen, along with those performing in-lieu-of taskings, have joined battlefield Airmen working "outside the
  • Eielson to host blood drive

    Not everyone has the opportunity to save a life, let alone three. Donating an hour of your time and a pint of blood could do just that. The state of Alaska is currently in Code Red Critical, which means they have less than one day's supply of blood needed for numerous life saving procedures. The Blood Bank of Alaska is urging all eligible blood