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  • Defenders host Gunsan City orphans

    Members of the 8th Security Forces Squadron here hosted 17 children from a Gunsan City orphanage for an afternoon of bowling July 30. The event was another Good Neighbor Program initiative accomplished by members of the Wolf Pack. "We wanted to be able to host an event where we could get the children out to have fun," said Staff Sgt. David Wilson
  • Beale Global Hawk deploys for first time

    The 9th Reconnaissance Wing's RQ-4 Global Hawk program passed a significant milestone by completing its first operational Global Hawk deployment July 19 from Beale Air Force Base to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. "This is the first time in United States Air Force history that we've deployed the Global Hawk aircraft, personnel and support equipment
  • Airmen depart Red Flag-Alaska with air combat experience

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- After two weeks of advanced air combat training, the airborne warriors of Red Flag-Alaska are packing up and heading home and they won't be leaving empty handed. The aircrews received realistic combat training at Red Flag-Alaska. The exercise simulated warfare settings aircrews will encounter in the Global War on
  • Alaska's mountain-tops provide rare training challenges to Japanese missile team

    Six Japanese airmen stood atop an Alaskan mountain, firing mock surface-to-air missiles at Spanish fighter jets as part of the Red Flag-Alaska training exercise July 24. Red Flag-Alaska is a dynamic air combat exercise, but the advanced training isn't only for aircrew. The JASDF missile operations team is able to practice its ground-based
  • Misawa hosts visiting F-15s for war games

    The 14th Fighter Squadron has taken the saying, "When the cat's away ..." to the next level in the absence of Misawa's Panther Squadron. Members here joined with a team of pilots from the 67th Fighter Squadron, out of Kadena Air Base Japan, to play in a unique aerial combat exercise Seikan War, which concluded here last week. F-15s deployed here