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  • Airmen fly to Kadena AB, Japan, for exercise

    Approximately 110 members from the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron, 36th Services Squadron, 36th Contracting Squadron, and the Personnel Contingency Flight left for exercise Silver Flag at Kadena AB, Japan, the mornings of Jan. 5 and 6. Silver Flag is contingency-based training putting Airmen in chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and
  • Tankers land on Andersen for full AEF rotation

    As part of a 120-day Air Expeditionary Force deployment cycle, 83 active-duty Airmen from from both Grand Forks AFB, N.D., and MacDill AFB, Fla., have recently flown to Andersen to form the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron. "We have come and taken over for the Guard," said Capt. John Creighton, operations officer. "Now we will be
  • Team Kadena members deploy for AEF 5/6

    More than 600 Kadena Air Base Airmen have begun deploying as part of AEF 5/6 to various locations in the USCENTCOM AOR to support the Global War on Terror. As the Airmen prepared to board commercial aircraft Monday for their flight to locations in Iraq and Qatar, the 18th Wing commander wished them a successful mission and safe return. "We've been
  • Dorm excellence competition winners announced

    Eielson's nine dormitories were evaluated during a dormitory excellence competition Dec. 20 and 21 with prizes and money awarded to the winners-$3,000 for first place, $2,000 for second place and $1,000 for third place. The purpose of the dorm competition is assessing squadron pride and readiness, overall cleanliness of the dorms themselves, to
  • Misawa deploys to Red Flag

    Pilots, maintainers and support crew from the 13th Fighter Squadron deployed to Red Flag at Nellis AFB last week for realistic combat training prior to their deployment this summer. Approximately 10 F-16s, two KC-10s and 150 Airmen left Misawa for their journey over the Pacific Ocean, making a stop in Hawaii prior to their final destination in Las
  • Base DUI rate drops nearly 40 percent

    Yokota Air Base incurred nearly 40 percent fewer drinking and driving incidents in 2006 as compared to 2005. According to DUI statistics supplied by the 374th Security Forces Squadron, the number of incidents went from 21 in 2005 to only 13 in 2006, a 38 percent reduction. "This outstanding accomplishment is a great example of the Yokota community
  • F-117s deploy to Kunsan

    More than 200 Airmen from Holloman AFB, N.M., and F-117A stealth fighter aircraft arrived Jan. 11 and integrated into the Wolf Pack this week after deploying to fulfill U.S. security responsibilities throughout the Western Pacific. The deployment brings approximately 300 49th Fighter Wing pilots, maintainers and support Airmen, from Holloman, to
  • Holloman Airmen deploy to Pacific Theater

    More than 300 Holloman Airmen deployed to the Republic of Korea for a regularly scheduled deployment this week. The 9th Fighter Squadron, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, logistics and intelligence Airmen are deploying, said Capt. Michael Harmon, 9 FS. On Monday, many Team Holloman members and members of the Alamogordo community bid farewell to six
  • AETC commander addresses changes

    General William R. Looney, III, Air Education and Training Command commander, visited Hickam AFB and Pacific Air Forces to discuss training with other countries' Air Forces. During his visit he explained the changing role of the Air Force and how training is changing to accommodate today's mission. "Training in AETC has evolved significantly since