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  • Missing Airman declared deceased

    Andersen Air Force Base officials announced Jan. 31 that Airman 1st Class Michael McDonald has been declared deceased. Airman McDonald was reported missing off Tarague Beach here Jan. 27. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Airman McDonald's family and friends during this tragic event," said Brig.

  • Airmen to see combat medal in April

    Since the Air Force started manning convoy operations in support of the war on terror, more Airmen have had an opportunity to put their rifle training to use in real-world scenarios. Today, explosive ordnance disposal and security forces Airmen, along with those performing in-lieu-of taskings, have

  • Eielson to host blood drive

    Not everyone has the opportunity to save a life, let alone three. Donating an hour of your time and a pint of blood could do just that. The state of Alaska is currently in Code Red Critical, which means they have less than one day's supply of blood needed for numerous life saving procedures. The

  • General takes a tour, talks to Airmen

    The Iceman Team showcased its prowess during a visit from Pacific Air Force's director of Air, Space and Information Operations, Plans and Requirements Jan. 24. Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Remington toured Eielson and the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron and spoke to Icemen about their mission and future,

  • Guard leaders commend Hickam's total force integration

    Senior Air National Guard officer and enlisted leaders were here recently to discuss current and future issues in the ANG as well as learning from the successes of Hickam's total force integration with the C-17 Globemaster III and how that can be reproduced elsewhere. The group of ANG leaders make

  • Deployed maintainers launch 200 perfect sorties

    Some records can only be matched, never broken. One such record was set this week by the maintainers of the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam who successfully launched their 200th consecutive B-52 sortie with a 100-percent mission effectiveness rate

  • Team Kadena helps fellow Airman fallen ill

    When Kadena Airmen heard a fellow Airman was ill and needed help, the response was immediate and impacting. A long-time mental health technician, Senior Master Sgt. Jake Cooper, 18th Medical Group Life Skills Support Center superintendent, has been mentoring Team Kadena members for years. He was

  • AFSOC chief takes closer look at Pacific

    The command chief for Air Force Special Operations Command traveled to Kadena Jan. 11-20 for an up-close look at what the Pacific Air Commandos are accomplishing. Chief Master Sgt. Michael Gilbert visited the 353rd Special Operations Group and saw for himself how the group is engaged in the Global

  • Kadena observes National Children’s Dental Health Month

    Members of the 18th Dental Squadron will visit Kadena school students to talk about oral health care and pass out activity booklets during the month of February in observance of National Children's Dental Health Month. This event is designed to help children focus on the oral well-being of their