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  • Fab flight craftsmanship reaches entire base

    They do it all. With the precision of a surgeon and the skill of a seamstress, members of the 15th Maintenance Squadron's Fabrications Flight work to ensure the fleet of C-17s at Hickam are structurally sound. Fab flight, as it's commonly referred to, literally has a hand in every project, activity, and event the wing does. Officials agree the Fab
  • 'Pantons' show F-16 operations to ROKAF pilots, maintainers

    Pilots and maintainers assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron "Pantons" and Aircraft Maintenance Unit here hosted members of the Republic of Korea air force in an effort to improve that country's F-16 operations May 16.   The Korean maintenance personnel and air traffic controllers, together with KF-16 pilots, were given an in-depth briefing on how
  • English books give Gunsan citizens something to read about

    The 8th Fighter Wing "Wolf Pack's" junior-enlisted Airmen did their part to support the Gunsan City community when they donated more than 475 English language books to a local city library May 11 after a wing-wide book drive that ran from April 2 thru May 4.   Known as the second-annual "Wolf Pack Paperback" English book drive, the Airmen Committed
  • SECAF visits wing, sees capabilities of Airmen

    Michael W. Wynne made his first trip to Alaska last week as the Secretary of the Air Force. His visit served two purposes; the first was to visit Alaskan Airmen and see the capabilities Alaska has to offer the Air Force. The second was to attend the 3rd Wing Change of Command, where Col. Thomas Tinsley, former senior aid to the Chief of Staff of
  • Thieves at Kadena barred from base, sanctioned with community service

    Three dependents were barred from Kadena for 10 years and three others were given hundreds of hours of community service and other punishments for their involvement in a series of criminal acts. During April, the six individuals went out on several nights after curfew to steal items out of unlocked cars. On at least two occasions, several of the
  • 'Wolf Pack' defeats Team Osan for weapons loading title

    In a race to the finish, 8th Fighter Wing "Wolf Pack" aircraft maintenance squadron Airmen beat out their 51st Fighter Wing counterparts during the semi-annual "Chief Master Sgt. Kebil Memorial" 7th Air Force peninsula-wide weapons loading competition May 12.   Each weapons loading team, one from the 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here and the
  • USAF-JASDF initiative to transform air defense in Asia

    Air Force and the Japanese Self Defense Force leaders paved the road to increased interoperability with the stroke of a pen at a ceremony here today. Brigadier Gen. Joseph Reheiser, 5th Air Force vice commander and 13th Air Force deputy commander, and JASDF Maj. Gen. Haruhiko Kataoka, director of the Defense Planning and Policy department at
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  • SECAF sees bright future for Eielson Airmen

    Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne highlighted the importance of the Iceman mission to the future of the Air Force and victory in the Global War on Terror during his visit with Eielson Airmen May 8 to 10. During a trip to the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron Wednesday, he praised Alaskan Airmen for their dedication and resolve in facing