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  • Icemen, neighbors break ground at new front gate

    A wet and dreary June 30 couldn't keep Iceman Team members from showing their true summer colors - in this case, purple. More than 200 Icemen, Fort Wainwright soldiers and community members participated in the sixth annual Community Partnership Day at the base's new front gate, planting flowers,

  • Detachment tracks space shuttle Discovery

    The 22nd Space Operations Squadron's Detachment 5 here is playing a pivotal role in the Discovery mission following its launch July 4 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida -- one in which the shuttle does not launch if the detachment is not ready. "When the space shuttle launches and while it's

  • Military working dogs: Treated more like Airmen than pets

    Even though they don’t sign a contract, despite the fact they don’t swear an oath, military working dogs are more than just four-legged friends. Not to be confused as pets, MWDs are treated like Airmen in a number of ways. MWDs are part of the 354th Security Forces Squadron and although the training

  • New Command Chief Master Sgt joins PACAF team

    Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Bishop began his tenure as Command Chief for Pacific Air Forces on July 5th and it’s a position he is extremely excited to occupy. “I feel both honored and fortunate to have the opportunity to serve as the next Command Chief for Pacific Air Forces,” he said. “I want to

  • Pacific Air Forces receives top safety honor

    Pacific Air Forces is the recipient of the Major General Benjamin D. Foulois Memorial Award in recognition for its flight safety program for the past year. The award was presented to the major command by members of the Order of Daedalians during a ceremony here July 1. To receive the annual flight

  • Joint force additional first sergeant training

    Senior enlisted Airmen from the U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self Defense Force received additional duty first sergeant training last week to learn important skills required to be a first sergeant. Two instructors travelled from the Air Force First Sergeant Academy at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.,

  • 35th FS, AMU foster joint relations during ‘Sling’

    The 35th Fighter Squadron and Aircraft Maintenance Unit returned from Singapore June 24 after completing the 16th consecutive Operation Commando Sling joint warfare exercise, helping to foster better relations with that country’s air force. The 29-day deployment pitted the 35th FS, commonly referred

  • Donated computers help Philippine youth get connected

    Airmen from the 35th Fighter Squadron and Aircraft Maintenance Unit, deployed to Singapore in support of Operation Commando Sling, took time out of their flying schedule to launch Philippine schools into the information super highway in June. Deployed members conducted a computer donation drive,