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  • 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
  • RSO&I, Foal Eagle strengthen alliance

    More than 250 Airmen and hundreds of other augmentees from the Marines, Army and Navy converged on Osan this week to participate in the 12th annual Reception, Staging, Onward-movement and Integration/Foal Eagle exercise. The exercise tests the military's ability to deploy multi-service U.S. forces to the Korean peninsula. The major goal of the
  • Commando Warrior: Best warriors in PACAF

    The accolades continue to roll in as yet another member of Team Osan wins an annual unit award. The 607th Training Flight "Commando Warrior" unit here took home the Pacific Air Forces Outstanding Security Forces Flight Award for 2006. Commando Warrior at Osan is assigned to the 607th Air Operations Group under 7th Air Force. This particular
  • OAHS hits 'grand slam' for cultural exchange

    In the movie "Field of Dreams," baseball brought a man and his father together. The power of baseball will go even further here Saturday, strengthening the bonds between two nations as Osan American High School Cougars faces the Suwon Buk School. This is the first time the Cougars will face a Korean team. As with any sport, both teams hope to win
  • Chief of Chaplains: Change is way of life in Air Force

    The Air Force chief of chaplains likens Airmen to Jack Bauer of television's "24" fame. "Just like Jack Bauer, we know trouble is out there because we're all fighting the Global War on Terror," said Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Charles Baldwin. "Every day, we accept not only the personal troubles of life, but also the responsibility of the national and
  • Andersen B-52s participate in Green Lightning exercise, Australian airshow

    Team Andersen Airmen flew to the land 'down under' this week to demonstrate the capability and flexibility of the B-52 Stratofortress bomber to our Australian partners, completing a series of scheduled Green Lightning exercise sorties at Delamere Bombing Range while also providing aerial flyovers for the Australian International Airshow 2007 in