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  • 11th Air Force command chief shares wisdom

    Editor's note: The following is a question and answer session with Chief Master Sgt. Robert Moore, 11th Air Force's top enlisted Airman. Arctic Sentry: What are the top three issues Alaska's airmen should be concerned with today? Chief Moore: First and foremost, do what you do best--the mission. We are the most technically advanced and
  • PACAF celebrates Month of the Military Child

    They never raised their right hands and pledged to defend their nation, but they still make sacrifices for their country. The contributions of military children will be celebrated across the Defense Department as April is designated as Month of the Military Child, and the spirit of the event will be felt by military families throughout the Pacific.
  • Officials discuss air space standards in Alaska

    As the Air Force increases its training in Alaska with exercises like Red Flag, which begins April 5, challenges in sharing air space with the civilian sector are at the forefront of community discussions. Col. Jack Gregory, the 11th Air Force vice commander, met with military leaders and members of the Alaska Civil Military Aviation Council March
  • Red Flag-Alaska begins 2007 season

    More than 1,300 military members from the United States, France and Australia are gathering in the Last Frontier to participate in Red Flag-Alaska 07-1 scheduled from April 5 to 21. Red Flag-Alaska, a series of Pacific Air Forces commander-directed field training exercises for U.S. forces, provides joint offensive counter-air, interdiction, close
  • Month of the Military Child kicks off with career day

    A fourth grader raises his hand, his face is beaming, and asks a firefighter, "What do you do?" This was one scene as Yokota Air Base residents kicked off the Department of Defense's 21st Month of the Military Child celebration here March 30 with a career day. The career day showed children they are important and gave them hands-on experience and
  • Jeopardy searches Kadena for contestants

    Alex Trebek, host of the "Jeopardy" television game show, visited Kadena March 31 to search for future contestants as part of a USO-sponsored tour of military bases in the Pacific region. "There are military members stationed all around the world and some of them are on long deployments," Mr. Trebek said. "As a result, they don't have the
  • Bilateral training strengthens U.S., Japanese alliance

    Japan Air Self-Defense Force members frequently deploy to U.S. Air Force bases, and when they do, they need to know how to properly maintain equipment, even if it's not something they typically work on. That is why aerospace and ground equipment shop members recently took the time to get their Japanese equivalents up-to-speed on Air Force
  • Using OPSEC in the exercise environment

    As the Eielson AFB gears up for the summer exercise season, personnel are reminded that it is essential to apply solid and smart Operations Security. Though OPSEC is always vital to mission success, practicing it is especially important during up-tempo operations, such as Red Flag-Alaska and base emergency management exercises, to ensure