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  • Fighting Samurai build winning deployment team

    The 14th Fighter Squadron is preparing to meet the challenges of their Air Expeditionary Force deployment this winter and they're "fired up" to contribute to the Global War on Terrorism. The Samurai of the 14th FS will deploy F-16CJ aircraft, pilots and support personnel to Operation Iraqi Freedom where they are ready to put their combat war
  • President Bush wraps up Pacific economic tour

    President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush touched down here Nov. 20 after completing the last leg of the president's Pacific economic tour. The president's visit to Hawaii capped off eight days traveling in the Pacific Theater, with the president meeting with leaders in Russia, Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia. Adm. William Fallon,
  • President joins Airmen for breakfast

    President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice had breakfast here with 50 Airmen during a trip back to Washington D.C. after meetings in Singapore and Indonesia, and attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Hanoi, Vietnam. Along with the Airmen, the Officers Club was filled with about 275
  • President Bush arrives in Hawaii

    President George Bush, First Lady Laura Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, the night of November 20 after completing the last leg of the president's Pacific Economic Tour. The President's visit to Hawaii caps off eight days of travel in the Pacific Theater which consisted of meetings with leaders
  • Embassy representative makes first trip to Misawa

    After enjoying what he described as a world-wind tour, the deputy chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy Tokyo said his first visit to Misawa was definitely a favorable one. "The bilateral relationship between American Forces and the Japanese deserve the lion's share of the credit for maintaining peace in the Pacific region," said Mr. Joseph Donovan
  • Inspections find Misawa successful

    The Air Traffic System Evaluation Program, or ATSEP, and the Air Force Weather Standardization and Evaluation Program, or AFWSEP, inspections wrapped up Nov. 3 with an outbrief at 8:30 a.m. in the 35th Fighter Wing conference room. "This is my 12th ATSEP and Misawa has performed far beyond any other base that we've inspected," said Lt. Col Brian
  • Command Sgt. Maj. visits Misawa

    Army Command Sgt. Maj. Gainey, the first-ever senior enlisted adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited with the troops here Nov. 9. While here Sgt. Maj. William Gainey spoke with troops during two enlisted calls at the Tohoku Enlisted Club. His advice to troops was be the best "you" you can be. "Be the best that you can be at
  • First ever PACAF/ROK nurse conference

    The first ever U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) Evidenced Based Military Nursing Conference was held in Dae Jeon, South Korea on Oct. 26 and 27. The U.S. team included Army, Air Force and Navy nurses from the Pacific theater and CONUS locations. Colonel Sandra Schmidt-Berringer was the senior representative for the Air Force delegation and Lt. Col.
  • New aggressor units expand training capabilities

    Unit changes at Nellis and Eielson Air Force bases have resulted in two wings that, together, create better opportunities for Air Force pilots to train for combat against potential adversaries. In January, the 65th Aggressor Squadron was reactivated under the 57th Adversary Tactics Group at Nellis AFB, Nevada. The 65th AGRS, an F-15 Eagle unit, is