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  • Total Force at work in RIMPAC

    Seven F-15 fighter jets assigned to the Hawaii Air National Guard fired AIM-7 Sparrow missiles at drones dropped from a Navy F-18 yesterday. Pilots fired the missiles in the Pacific Missile Range Facility off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii, as part of the 2006 Rim of the Pacific exercise (RIMPAC).

  • AFSO 21; Elmendorf unit saves thousands

    With cutbacks in the Air Force and the growing importance of Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st century, one unit is doing their part. AFSO 21 is about eliminating or reducing waste and the members of the 3rd Equipment Maintenance Squadron's Nondestructive Inspection laboratory have found a way

  • RIMPAC 2006: Perfect air operations training

    Airmen and Sailors working in the Pacific Air Operations Center here are getting unique command and control training during the Rim of the Pacific exercise, known as RIMPAC 2006. Seven Pacific Rim nations and the United Kingdom are participating with the United States in the major maritime exercise,

  • C-130 Hercules crew delivers critical supplies

     A C-130 Hercules crew assigned to the 738th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron provided critical support to an Army operating location in Afghanistan on July 6 by airdropping essential supplies before a potential enemy attack. Aircraft commander Capt. Travis Sjostedt and his crew just completed their

  • 13th EBS arrives at Andersen, prepares for busy deployment

    Aircrew members and support personnel of the 13th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron arrived last week, ready for the opportunities that lie ahead during their two-month deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 13th EBS replaces the 393rd EBS, who returned to Whiteman AFB, Mo., July 1 following

  • 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,