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  • At least six sets of U.S. servicemembers' remains from Korean War return from North Korea

    "I will never leave a fallen comrade." The United States military servicemembers of today live by that creed as they deploy with their comrades in arms to the current warfronts in Afghanistan and Iraq. On April 12th, at 11 a.m., inside Hangar No.35, that same conviction was evident as at least six sets of the remains of American servicemen from the
  • Despite cuts, Hickam retains NISH contract

    Hickam's grounds maintenance contract with the National Institute for the Severely Handicapped was recently renegotiated, allowing a continued service to the base community, as well as a benefit to program employees. This contract will ensure that base athletic fields remain cut, watered, hedged, lined and ready for play, while also employing
  • 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