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  • USFK enlisted leader visits Wolf Pack; Command sergeant major gets glimpse at Army Patriot mission

    The United States Forces Korea senior enlisted advisor paid a visit to Charlie and Delta Patriot batteries July 5 to get a better understanding of what morale and welfare issues they faced. “You don’t know what’s on their (Soldier’s) mind if you don’t go out and ask the question,” Command Sgt. Maj. Barry Wheeler said. “As far as the morale and
  • C-130 Hercules crew delivers critical supplies

     A C-130 Hercules crew assigned to the 738th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron provided critical support to an Army operating location in Afghanistan on July 6 by airdropping essential supplies before a potential enemy attack. Aircraft commander Capt. Travis Sjostedt and his crew just completed their last sortie during their 30-day forward deployment
  • 13th EBS arrives at Andersen, prepares for busy deployment

    Aircrew members and support personnel of the 13th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron arrived last week, ready for the opportunities that lie ahead during their two-month deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 13th EBS replaces the 393rd EBS, who returned to Whiteman AFB, Mo., July 1 following completion of their deployment. Both squadrons are
  • Icemen, neighbors break ground at new front gate

    A wet and dreary June 30 couldn't keep Iceman Team members from showing their true summer colors - in this case, purple. More than 200 Icemen, Fort Wainwright soldiers and community members participated in the sixth annual Community Partnership Day at the base's new front gate, planting flowers, building planters and kicking off the Fourth of July
  • Detachment tracks space shuttle Discovery

    The 22nd Space Operations Squadron's Detachment 5 here is playing a pivotal role in the Discovery mission following its launch July 4 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida -- one in which the shuttle does not launch if the detachment is not ready. "When the space shuttle launches and while it's orbiting Earth, it must always be tracked," said
  • Military working dogs: Treated more like Airmen than pets

    Even though they don’t sign a contract, despite the fact they don’t swear an oath, military working dogs are more than just four-legged friends. Not to be confused as pets, MWDs are treated like Airmen in a number of ways. MWDs are part of the 354th Security Forces Squadron and although the training is separate; both MWDs and SF members go through
  • New Command Chief Master Sgt joins PACAF team

    Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Bishop began his tenure as Command Chief for Pacific Air Forces on July 5th and it’s a position he is extremely excited to occupy. “I feel both honored and fortunate to have the opportunity to serve as the next Command Chief for Pacific Air Forces,” he said. “I want to thank the Airmen of PACAF for what they are doing