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  • Shake a tailfeather: Fab flight takes a creative approach

    The math couldn't be simpler: One bird times 300 miles per hour equals $60,000 in repairs -- unless you have Hickam Fabrication Flight on the case. "We are limited only by our imagination and our authorization by what we can do 99 percent of the time," said Senior Master Sgt. Roth Beebe, 15th Maintenance Squadron, Fabrications Flight Flight
  • USFK commander visits Wolf Pack, pledges support for upgrades

    The United States Forces Korea commander visited Kunsan for the second time April 10 and in a surprising move, pledged significant financial support to improve and construct quality of life facilities as base expansion plans continue.   While seeing 8th Fighter Wing Airmen in action before their Operational Readiness Inspection was on his agenda,
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  • PACAF Airman awarded Bronze Star

    A "six-month adrenaline rush." That's how Master Sgt. Al Schneider describes his deployment to Iraq. Assigned to Head Quarters Pacific Air Forces Civil Engineer Directorate as the command Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) superintendent, the Louisville, Ky., native left here last May for combat-skills training and set his boots on the ground in
  • Extenders keep Red Flag-Alaska on target

    Staying in the fight while supporting the Global War on Terror is key to U.S. and coalition forces maintaining air superiority during combat missions. Helping ensure these pilots stay in the fight is the responsibility of the crews onboard refueling tankers like the KC-10 Extenders participating in the Red Flag-Alaska 07-1 exercise April 5-20
  • Pacific Lifeline prepares PACAF humaitarian

    In the aftermath of a devastating typhoon or earthquake, immediate humanitarian response is crucial. Lives may be lost. Thousands may be injured and entire towns leveled. Tsunamis like the one that recently hit the Solomon Islands or the massive storm that devastated Indonesia in December 2004 emphasize the urgent need for immediate response when
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