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  • PACAF provides airlift to peacekeeping operation

    Airmen from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii and Andersen Air Force Base Guam, are providing strategic airlift to the Australian Defense Force in support of peace operations in East Timor after continued unrest between East Timorese military forces and breakaway groups of police and military. Two C-17s along with approximately 25 Airmen, consisting of
  • Medical Airmen set sail aboard USS Mercy humanitarian mission

    Three Airmen from the 374th Medical Group here are deployed to the U.S. Navy hospital ship, USS Mercy, as it tours Southeast Asia on a humanitarian mission. The proactive mission is an opportunity for a U.S. medical team consisting of medical professionals from the Air Force, Army and Navy to work with members of the U.S. Public Health Service and
  • Raptors find new nest

    After flying over more than 3,200 miles of land, ocean, mountains and glaciers, six F-22A Raptors arrived here Tuesday from Langley Air Force Base, Va. Though it isn’t the first time the Raptors have flown over snow-capped mountains, it is the first time they have flown outside of the continental United States, and the first time they have been to
  • Battlefield Airmen skills at RED FLAG – Alaska

    “I’m a totally different person than I was six years ago,” he said over his shoulder from the passenger seat of a muddy F-350 “Super Duty” Ford truck as it swung back and forth in what looked like chili. The truck leapt in and out of deep ruts as it labored up the steep access road that grants authorized personnel here access to the world’s largest
  • F-22A Raptor to Bring Air Superiority to Northern Edge 2006

    The Air Force’s newest frontline fighter, the F-22A Raptor, will make its Pacific-region debut as they participate in Exercise Northern Edge 2006 in June. Twelve F-22As from the First Fighter Wing at Langley Air Force Base, Va., along with U.S. military units stationed in the continental United States and the Pacific Theater will participate in