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  • 15 OG commander relinquishes command

    Col. Steven Groenheim relinquished his command of the 15th Operations Group Wednesday at the Hickam Mall.   Colonel Groenheim, his wife Trisha and sons Steven, Jack and Sam will go to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, where he will be the Headquarters, United States Air Forces Europe C-17 manager. During a speech to attendees at the ceremony, he
  • Vice President thanks military during Guam visit

    Vice President Richard Cheney rallied servicemembers during a Feb. 22 stopover at Guam while en route from Japan to Australia. America will complete its mission in Iraq and servicemembers will return home with honor, according to Vice President Dick Cheney. That's the message the U. S. second-in-command affirmed during his visit Thursday with the
  • 730th AMS shines during AMC inspection

    Yokota's 730th Air Mobility Squadron recently excelled during Air Mobility Command's Logistics Standardization and Evaluation Program inspection here Feb. 5-9. The 730 AMS was given an overall squadron score of 94.75 percent - falling just shy of an outstanding rating of 95 percent or higher. This was the second consecutive excellent rating for the
  • Patient Safety Awareness Week

    During the week of March 4 to 10, communities across the country are hosting a variety of events and sponsoring initiatives as part of Patient Safety Awareness Week, sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation. Each year, NPSF sponsors Patient Safety Awareness Week to encourage hospitals to actively engage their communities in patient
  • Poison Prevention Week educates Icemen

    For the past 45 years, National Poison Prevention Week has worked to educate and inform consumers of the dangers of unintentional poisonings. These efforts have contributed to a significant decline in injuries and deaths. "Back in the 1960s, the number of deaths each year from unintentional poisoning was 15 times greater than it is today," said
  • Raptors arrive at Kadena

    Ten F-22 Raptors arrived here Saturday and Sunday for the first-ever overseas deployment of the Air Force's newest air supremacy aircraft. The aircraft assigned to the 27th Fighter Squadron at Langley Air Force Base, Va., started their deployment to Kadena almost 10 days previously with a stop at Hickam AFB, Hawaii. While en route on Feb. 11, a
  • Airmen support local community, children

    Airmen came together for the 19th Annual Bowl for Kids' Sake at the bowling center Feb. 17 with hopes of making a difference in the lives of children throughout the Fairbanks community. More than 100 bowlers and 23 volunteers took part in the day-long bowl-a-thon hosted by Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the Greater Fairbanks area. "I was really
  • A Helping Hand