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  • C-17 Airdrop to South Pole Station a Success

    Another airpower milestone was reached Dec. 19 (Hawaii time) with the completion of the first C-17 airdrop mission that delivered approximately 70,000 pounds of supplies to the South Pole. The airdrop's success is due to the combined effort of Joint Task Force-Support Forces Antarctica Operation Deep Freeze, 62nd Airlift Wing, 446th Airlift Wing,
  • Serving through the season: Senior Airman Alan Leckie

    The holiday season is in full swing with office parties and festive family traditions in the works. Meanwhile, for the Hickam Air Force Base Fire Department, it's business as usual. Senior Airman Alan Leckie of New Castle, Del., said firehouse traditions keep the holiday spirit alive. The chefs will be in the community kitchen, while the rest will
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  • COMPACAF Announces CY07 Family Days

    The Family Day schedule for 2007 was recently announced by the Pacific Air Forces commander. The following dates will be designated as PACAF Family Days for calendar year 2007: Jan. 2, May 25, July 5, Aug. 31, Nov. 23, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. Civilians are encouraged to take annual leave or use accrued compensatory time on these days. "It is important
  • Serving Through the Season: Airman Alex Diaz

    For most, cooking for a holiday crowd includes about 10 people but for people at the Hale' Aina Dining Facility at Hickam AFB, this holiday crowd can include more than 300 Airmen and retirees. Airman Basic Alex Diaz, 15th Services Squadron, works at the dining facility and he and other services Airmen will be busy in the kitchen Christmas day,