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  • Exposition aims to reduce alcohol-related incidents for second year

    More than 450 members of the 354th Fighter Wing and tenant units attended an alcohol education exposition held by the 354th Medical Group mental health flight April 8 at the Baker Field House.  This is the second time the event was held after the Air Force Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program saw a 19 percent decrease in
  • PTSD doesn’t always start in combat

    The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder can have long-lasting effects. But how can someone have PTSD if they have never been in active combat? Military personnel, like any person, can experience PTSD in any of its many forms.
  • 30th anniversary ceremony honors LRS fallen

    The 51st Logistics Readiness Squadron Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants Flight performed a ceremony April 5 at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, for the 30th anniversary of the 1986 fuel tank explosion.
  • Joint Base walks to safety to promote tsunami awareness

    To raise awareness for the potential tsunami threat Hawaii faces, the Joint Base Emergency Management Office held the fourth-annual "One Mile Walk to Safety" for tsunami awareness April 1.Participants gathered at Aloha Aina Park on Hickam and walked down Signer Street to the softball fields near the Hickam Fitness Center. The walk demonstrated
  • SAAP Month kicks off: One survivor shares story

    Editor’s note -- April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. As this year’s campaign kicks off, one Airman shares her story with the hopes of shedding light on the reality of sexual assault and the very real and lasting impact living with the violation can have on a victim’s life. While sharing her story, the Airman wished to remain
  • Chaplain survives aftermath of son’s suicide, spreads awareness

    While enjoying a drive through the rolling Tennessee countryside with his wife, the shrill ring of his cell phone pierced through the tranquility of the moment. Maj. William D. Logan's daughter, Blair, managed to utter, "Zac has done something really bad."Dread and confusion seeped in as she explained what had happened.The now 35th Fighter Wing
  • Misawa pilots save Iraqi civilians, earn 2014 Mackay Trophy

    Stranded on Mount Sinjar, Iraq, without food, water or medical care, facing starvation and dehydration, and under constant enemy gunfire, more than 40,000 Iraqi Yazidis were saved by a multinational coalition force led by Misawa Air Base F-16C Fighting Falcon pilots during an airstrike Aug. 9, 2014.
  • Allies in a new era

    Two captains stationed at Kadena Air Base, Japan, discovered that their military roots go deeper than they had anticipated. Both Airmen are descendants of sailors who fought in the Battle of Midway in World War II, although fighting on opposite sides.
  • New case unveiled for Hickam’s ‘Old Glory’

    Headquarters Pacific Air Forces unveiled the new case to house “Old Glory” during a ceremony here Dec. 7.
  • Airman overcomes adversity to follow dream

    What happens when a dream you’ve been working toward since you were 6 gets ripped from you? How do you cope, move on and rekindle that dream? First Lt. Charity Borg, Headquarters Pacific Air Forces protocol officer, faced this dilemma a few years ago when she was in the middle of her freshman year at the U.S. Air Force Academy.