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  • Are you medically ready to fight?

    Being medically ready is a critical part to deploying. Members from the 18th Medical Group are tasked with reviewing medical records of Airmen getting ready for deployment. "Our goal is to look through the records and see who are medically ready to fight," said Tech. Sgt. Demetria Geldziler, 18th Aerospace Medicine Squadron Health Services
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  • Getting the Cargo Downrange

    Just like Airmen, equipment on aircraft heading downrange must go through processing lines and be properly documented and prepared. The 733rd Air Mobility Squadron joint inspection team is there to ensure this happens. Along with 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron's Cargo Deployment Facility, the 733rd AMS joint inspection team handled more than 200
  • Deployed servicemembers experience Korean culture up close

    Clanging, banging and thumping were the sounds of this air base's tent city Aug. 20 as deployed U.S. servicemembers experienced traditional Korean culture. Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines deployed here in support of Ulchi Focus Lens 2007 got a first-hand feel for traditional Korean attire and entertainment through the Republic of Korea air
  • Stratofortresses test operational skills in Koa Lightning

    Deployed B-52 bombers and aircrews demonstrated the Air Force's global reach and global power by participating in the latest Koa Lightning exercise this week Aug. 21 through 23. The 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., flew 18 hours non-stop from Guam to Hawaii and back in the exercise, which is similar to
  • Air Force officials announce 2008 force-shaping plans

    Air Force officials recently announced plans to meet the 2008 fiscal year end-strength of 328,600, which calls for a force reduction of about 5,400 officers and enlisted members through normal attrition, retirement or force-shaping measures. The reductions are in line with Air Force efforts to balance the force and recapitalize and modernize aging
  • Former AF Weapons School commandant shares experiences with ROKAF members

    The 8th Fighter Wing commander and former Air Force Weapons School commandant recently shared his experiences with members of the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) here. Col. CQ "Wolf" Brown, was invited by the ROKAF's 38th Fighter Group to share his experience as the commandant of the school and his impressions about the U.S. Air Force's
  • 90th Fighter Squadron celebrates 90 years

    An overcast sky and rain didn't stop the F-22 from showing off its air power to wrap up the 90th Fighter Squadron's 90th anniversary. Former and current members of the 90th FS gathered here Aug. 17-20 to recall the squadron's past and look forward to its future. "It is very humbling to be part of a squadron with such a great legacy," said Capt.
  • Operation Deep Freeze 2007-08 begins

    Operation Deep Freeze 2007-08 winter fly in began today as the first C-17 Globemaster III delivered passengers and cargo to McMurdo Station, Antarctica ending five and a half months of isolation for the research station. WinFly, the first of three phases for ODF, sets the stage for the U.S. Antarctic Program. Landing 15 miles from McMurdo at
  • 11th AF chief shares wisdom to Airmen

    Chief Master Sgt. Bob Moore, Eleventh Air Force command chief, took a trip to Eielson Aug. 14 to 17 for a base visit. Chief Moore spoke of many upcoming changes soon to take place in our Air Force to include training, enlisted promotions, force shaping, our newest staff sergeant selects and the importance of leadership. The importance of training,