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  • New organization designed for Airmen

    A new association now gives Airmen a chance to voice their opinions and be at the forefront of change: Airmen Committed to Excellence. A.C.E. is private, non-profit organization reserved for the Airman tier (E-1 through E-4) and is in many ways like the Top 3 and Eielson 56 organizations; it is the only private organization that gives Eielson's
  • American, Japanese airmen join forces in Keen Edge '07

    Approximately 300 Airmen and six Japan Air Self Defense Force liaison officers are participating in the bilateral command post Exercise Keen Edge '07 here. Officials from 13th Air Force are conducting their part of the annual weeklong joint bilateral exercise to increase combat readiness and interoperability with the JASDF. The U.S. Forces
  • PACAF commander focuses on AF top 3 priorities

    Taking care of Airmen and their families, Global War on Terror, modernizing the aging fleet and the recent stand up of the 13th Air Force Detachment at Yokota Air Base, Japan, were topics of interest for the commander of Pacific Air Forces during a recent visit to Kadena, Feb. 1 - 3. "Taking care of Airmen and their families is a high priority,"
  • Kadena Airmen ready for visiting Raptors

    As Kadena Air Base officials get ready to host 12 F-22 Raptors for the fighters' first overseas deployment, the base's most important focus right now is their readiness stance. "That readiness gives us piece and stability in the region," said Brig. Gen. Harold W. Moulton, 18th Wing commander. "And frankly because the front lines of the global war
  • Members help 'guard' a life

    A Hawaii Air National Guard member was medically evacuated to the Bumungrad Hospital in Bangkok at approximately 5 p.m. Feb. 1, after undergoing successful heart surgery at Ratchisima Bangkok Hospital in Korat. Staff Sgt. Avery Jaena, 38, arrived at the hospital in Bangkok around 5:45 p.m. and is now in the Intensive Care Unit recovering. He is a
  • Servicemembers provide humanitarian assistance during Cope Tiger

    Servicemembers from the United States, Thailand and Republic of Singapore recently took part in a humanitarian mission at a local school during Cope Tiger 2007. "It is an incredible feeling to come into an area like this and make an impact, show off the humanitarian side of the U.S. Air Force and forge lasting friendships in the Pacific," said
  • Exercise Keen Edge '07

    Approximately 300 Airmen and six Japan Air Self Defense Force liaison officers are participating in the bilateral command post exercise Keen Edge 07 here.The 13th Air Force is conducting its part of the annual weeklong joint bilateral exercise to increase combat readiness and interoperability with the JASDF. The U.S. Forces Japan-led exercise is
  • Barksdale’s B-52s arrive at Andersen, complete bomber rotation

    Airmen from the 2nd Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, La. and their B-52 Stratofortress bombers arrived in Guam this week to begin a four-month deployment. The Louisiana-based aircraft, aircrew, support and maintenance personnel replaced the Minot AFB, N.D. personnel who redeployed home as part of a scheduled rotation of bomber units. The
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