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  • Keen Edge forges bilateral cooperation

    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
  • 18th LRS Fuels Management Flight awarded back-to-back recognition

    When the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight won the 2005 Raymond H. Gross Award for Best Fuels Management Operation in Pacific Air Forces, they tried to think of ways to improve their already exceptional program. They found a way when they won the award for the second year in a row, making them the only fuels management
  • 33rd RQS, Navy participate in joint helo training

     Members from the 33rd Rescue Squadron and the Navy's Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Fourteen tested each other's capabilities by practicing search and rescue tactics during a joint combat search and rescue exercise Jan. 29 to Feb. 1. The purpose of the four-day training exercise was to compare rescue tactics between the two branches and learn
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  • F-22A begins first overseas deployment

    The U.S. Air Force is deploying 12 F-22A Raptors and more than 250 personnel from the 27th Fighter Squadron, Langley Air Force Base, Va., to Kadena Air Base, Japan. The mission, in support of U.S. Pacific Command's Theater Security Package in the Western Pacific, is the first overseas deployment for the Air Force's newest fighter. A
  • AMC terminal streamlines check-in process

    As part of Air Force Smart Operations 21, members from the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron here saw the need to streamline the check-in process and have recently added a second security gate. With the addition of a second gate, travelers can now check in for flights an hour later than usual. According to Master Sgt. Justin Sturn, 733rd AMS passenger
  • Seventh AF vice sees Wolf Pack mission, F-117 integration

    Getting an up-close look at the Wolf Pack mission, the Seventh Air Force vice commander toured Kunsan Jan. 30 to get a better understanding of how Kunsan members Defend the Base, Accept Follow-on Forces and Take the Fight North. Brig. Gen. Marke Gibson, second-in-command at the numbered air force, arrived to a typical Wolf Pack greeting with hand