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  • General briefs Air Force mission to Houston group

    Ken Scott and other members of the Houston Forum were briefed about the Air Force Mission by General Paul V. Hester, Pacific Air Forces commander, Dec. 7 here at a JW Marriott hotel auditorium. Mr. Scott owns a public relations and communications company in Houston and he knows how hard public

  • The brain that harnesses the brawn of the war in Iraq

    There are many different units, personnel, and pieces of equipment assigned to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. There is one unique organization designed to bring them all together in order to defeat and drive out the al-Qaida presence in Iraq-- that organization is known as the Fusion

  • Team Andersen assists the Guam Make-A-Wish Foundation

    The overcast rainy afternoon did not dampen the spirits of Team Andersen as they rallied together to make a little boy's wish come true Dec. 5. Members of the 506th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, 36th Expeditionary Operations Group, 36th Wing Public Affairs

  • Survivor remembers attack on Oahu

    Retired Chief Master Sgt. Ralph Barnett returned to Hickam for the 65th Anniversary of the attack on Oahu and to show his family where he was on that fateful Sunday morning. At the time of the attack he was a 24 year old assistant armament chief Buck Sgt. with the 23rd Bombardment Squadron stationed

  • Honolulu selected to host Air Force Week in 2007

    In an announcement made Dec 5., Honolulu has been selected as one of six cities nation-wide and the only city outside the continental United States to host Air Force Week in 2007. Air Force Week Honolulu will be held seaside in Waikiki, Sept. 12 -15, 2007. Highlighting the week-long event will be a

  • Total Force support brings injured Sailors home

    When the call came in that six Sailors were critically injured when a steam line ruptured on board the USS Frank Cable (AS 40), a submarine tender based on Guam, the Theater Patient Movement Requirements Center (TPMRC) and the Aeromedical Evacuation Control Team (AECT) based here sprang into action.

  • Makahiki marks beginning of Hawaiian New Year

    As they have for nearly 2,000 years, they came from the water. For Hawaiians, the arrival of the boats marks the beginning of Makahiki, the Hawaiian New Year. For members of the Hickam Air Force Base community like Staff Sgt. Alexander Sotak, the Makahiki was an opportunity to experience a

  • Air Force transporting injured Sailors

    The Air Force is currently responding to transport injured Sailors from Guam back to the United States to receive medical attention. Eight sailors were injured, six critically, as a result of an accident aboard a U.S. Navy submarine tender. The Guam Pacific Daily News reports the sailors were


    Five Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command recovery teams and one investigation team returned to Hawaii last week after conducting missions in Laos and Cambodia. Three recovery teams excavated sites in Savannakhet Province, Lao Peoples' Democratic Republic, connected to three cases involving missing