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  • Deployed B-2s participate in Polar Lightning

    Deployed aircrew members flying B-2 Spirit bombers recently completed a sortie designed to test the Airmen’s ability to execute a long-duration mission within a few days of deploying to a forward operating base. The mission – called Polar Lightning – proved the aircraft, aircrew members and support personnel are all prepared to provide a credible
  • Kenney Headquarters maximizes support to joint warfighters

    The Gen. George C. Kenney Headquarters (KHQ) (13th Air Force) is approaching the one-year mark since being established by Gen. Paul V. Hester, Pacific Air Forces commander, June 1, 2005. KHQ is designed as a fully-functional operational headquarters that commands, controls, delivers and assesses air, space and information operations for the joint
  • Chief McKinley looking forward to new job

    Command Chief Master Sgt. Rod McKinley admits he is a bit nervous about becoming the 15th chief master sergeant of the Air Force. But it is not because the job will be too tough or that becoming the Air Force’s top enlisted leader intimidates him, he said. It is the fact he will be the next chief in the long line of those he calls “the great chiefs
  • New service dress prototypes sparks interest

    Based on feedback received during visits with Airmen across the Air Force, the Air Force Uniform Board is reviewing several notional concepts that Airmen have suggested regarding the appearance of the service dress uniform. Some of the informal feedback about the current service dress includes Airmen wanting to revamp the service dress to look more
  • Pacific Air Forces Command Chief Master Sergeant Rod J. McKinley, appointed the 15th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley named Chief Master Sgt. Rodney J. McKinley to serve as the 15th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force today. Chief McKinley will assume his new position on July 1, following the June 30 retirement of current Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Gerald R. Murray. CMSAF Murray’s retirement culminates 29
  • Aggressors Enhance RED FLAG-Alaska 06-2

    There has been much talk and anticipation leading up to the first RED FLAG-Alaska with the first dedicated Aggressor force to participate in the exercise that began here April 24. The 64th Aggressor Squadron, based out of Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., is a renowned squadron of men and women dedicated to train U.S. and ally military forces using