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  • PCS policy could extend officer assignments to four years

    Some officers could now spend as many as four years at a duty station before getting a new assignment. The Air Force is now looking for ways to reduce the number of station-to-station moves for officers, particularly for those in the United States. By extending the average assignment length for an

  • Unified Engagement 06 comes to an end

    In what has been deemed one of the largest multi-force, multi-national wargame simulations in the Pacific, Unified Engagement 2006 came to an end here Thursday. During the past week, more than 300 military and civilian members from five countries gathered at the Command Battle Training Center here

  • Former Andersen based 8th Air Force to become new cyber command

    During a media conference here Nov. 2, Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne said the 8th Air Force would become the new Air Force Cyberspace Command. "I am announcing the steps the Air Force is taking toward establishing an Air Force Cyberspace Command," the secretary said. "The new

  • Air Force, Navy wrap up joint mine exercise

    B-52 Stratofortress aircrews assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and the Navy's Mobile Mine Assembly Unit 8 completed a week-long joint sea mine laying exercise here Nov. 3. The 10-sortie exercise marked the largest number of weapons released by B-52s here since they arrived to Andersen

  • Osan participates in NEO exercise

    Nearly 700 households processed through Osan's Evacuation Control Center Oct. 27-28 as part of Courageous Channel 06-2 which tested all aspects of the U.S. Forces Korea non-combatant evacuation operation program. Osan's NEO program received the "BELL" of approval from the USFK commander. The NEO

  • Search and Rescue forces hone skills in Pacific exercise

    Two 613th Air and Space Operations Center personnel from Hickam were among the more than 300 U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Air Force personnel who teamed with the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (CAD) to successfully conduct a search-and-rescue exercise (SAREX) in the South China Sea, Oct.

  • PACAF hosts China People's Liberation Army

    A delegation of 30 mid-grade commanders and a major general from the China's People's Liberation Army were hosted by Headquarters Pacific Air Forces on Nov. 3. An equal number of HQ PACAF Airmen greeted the PLA officers upon their arrival at a Hickam C-17 static display for a tour followed by a

  • Alternate Energy at Hickam

    As the Air Force continues to look for ways to reduce energy consumption in its facilities, vehicles and aircraft operations the 15th Airlift Wing will be doing its part by serving as a test bed for a new modular deployable hydrogen refueling station. Awarded the contract two years ago, HydraFLX

  • Unified Engagement 2006 kicks off capstone event

    In a welcoming speech to more than 300 military members and civilians at the Battle Command Training Center here, Gen. Paul V. Hester, Commander, Pacific Air Forces, kicked off the capstone event for Unified Engagement 2006. Participants from the United States, Great Britain, Canada, and Australia