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  • Base DUI rate drops nearly 40 percent

    Yokota Air Base incurred nearly 40 percent fewer drinking and driving incidents in 2006 as compared to 2005. According to DUI statistics supplied by the 374th Security Forces Squadron, the number of incidents went from 21 in 2005 to only 13 in 2006, a 38 percent reduction. "This outstanding accomplishment is a great example of the Yokota community
  • F-117s deploy to Kunsan

    More than 200 Airmen from Holloman AFB, N.M., and F-117A stealth fighter aircraft arrived Jan. 11 and integrated into the Wolf Pack this week after deploying to fulfill U.S. security responsibilities throughout the Western Pacific. The deployment brings approximately 300 49th Fighter Wing pilots, maintainers and support Airmen, from Holloman, to
  • Holloman Airmen deploy to Pacific Theater

    More than 300 Holloman Airmen deployed to the Republic of Korea for a regularly scheduled deployment this week. The 9th Fighter Squadron, 9th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, logistics and intelligence Airmen are deploying, said Capt. Michael Harmon, 9 FS. On Monday, many Team Holloman members and members of the Alamogordo community bid farewell to six
  • AETC commander addresses changes

    General William R. Looney, III, Air Education and Training Command commander, visited Hickam AFB and Pacific Air Forces to discuss training with other countries' Air Forces. During his visit he explained the changing role of the Air Force and how training is changing to accommodate today's mission. "Training in AETC has evolved significantly since
  • 2007 year of Resilient Warrior

    To help kick off the New Year, Gen. Paul V. Hester, Commander Pacific Air Forces has designated 2007 as the year of the 'PACAF Resilient Warrior.' The PACAF Resilient Warrior initiative is a 12-month campaign focusing on eleven critical attributes of success designed to enhance pride in Airmen, build resilience and reinforce responsible decision
  • F-22A scheduled for first overseas deployment

    The U.S. Air Force is scheduled to deploy a squadron of F-22A Raptors to Kadena Air Base, Japan, as part of U.S. Pacific Command's Theater Security Package in the Western Pacific in early 2007. This will be the first overseas deployment for the Air Force's newest fighter. The F-22A is a transformational combat aircraft that is effectively invisible
  • Navy League Honors Key Spouses

    Members of the Honolulu Council of the Navy League, along with the city's Mayor, friends and family gathered at city hall, Jan. 5, to celebrate and reward seven "key" spouses for their hard work in the military family community during 2006. A "key" spouse is a spouse who functions as the main source of communication and organization for a command
  • Teamwork key to bilateral exchanges at Misawa

    Overcoming obstacles such as language barriers can be difficult. This is something Staff Sgt. Andrew Frasier learned recently when he and six other Airmen from Misawa AB, Japan, came here for a bilateral exchange. One of Sergeant Frasier's responsibilities during the exchange was making sure aircraft were properly fueled. "I helped the guys refuel
  • PACAF leader when it comes to conserving energy

    Pacific Air Forces has seen a 17 percent cumulative reduction in energy use from the fiscal year 2003 baseline, well on its way to exceeding the Energy Policy Act of 2005's goal of reducing energy consumption by 2 percent each year from 2006 through 2015 for a total of 20 percent. PACAF had the largest energy use reduction of any MAJCOM during