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  • U.S., Japan senior enlisted leaders exchange ideas in Alaska

    Japanese Air Self-Defense Force senior enlisted advisors met with U.S. Air Force leaders here, June 21-24 to learn about base operations, and exchange both military and cultural ideas with their American counterparts.
  • Red Flag-Alaska concludes; Misawa tactics, teamwork primed

    In a place where the sun never sets, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska has been the perfect home to more than 60 aircraft and their squadrons as they took to the skies to further readiness, strengthen interoperability with allies and challenge the status quo to ensure air superiority.
  • Red Flag-Alaska affords Airmen experience of a lifetime

    The Alaskan summer sky dims only slightly as Airmen and aircraft from a myriad of countries pack up their gear, preparing to depart for their respective homes. Approximately 1,500 personnel and more than 100 aircraft from the United States, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Denmark, Thailand and other nations participated in more than 300 flight hours of challenging training during this iteration of RED FLAG-Alaska 17-2.
  • Pacific Angel 2017 begins in the Philippines

    The Armed Forces of the Philippines and United States forces will work together to conduct humanitarian assistance engagements from June 23-July 3, 2017, as part of Pacific Angel 2017.
  • Misawa weather warriors prove invaluable during Red Flag- Alaska

    Two weather forecasters from Misawa Air Base, Japan, were responsible for advising 100 pilots flying 86 aircraft and more than 1,500 personnel for the entirety of Red Flag-Alaska 17-2.
  • U.S. conducts bilateral missions with Japan, Republic of Korea

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flew from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, for a 10-hour mission, flying in the vicinity of Kyushu, Japan, the East China Sea, and the Korean peninsula, June 20, 2017.
  • KC-135s refuel international partners at Red Flag-Alaska

    Four McConnell aircrews took two KC-135 Stratotankers to Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, to provide joint warfighting support during the 2-week exercise, Red Flag-Alaska 17-2, which began June 12.
  • Red Flag-Alaska planning fortifies multinational tactics

    Groups of pilots and mission coordinators jostle their eyes between a large screen and a map of the airspace during a mission planning brief with Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, a fellow Air Force Base out of Anchorage, Alaska, on June 12.
  • Misawa F-16s enhance readiness at Red Flag-Alaska

    The 14th Fighter Squadron from Misawa Air Base, Japan, took to the skies during Red Flag-Alaska 17-2 at the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska from June 8-23.
  • Airmen, Soldiers refine combat skills

    Over 100 Airmen and Soldiers throughout U.S. Pacific Command’s area of responsibility gathered to compete in the second annual Security Forces Advanced Combat Skills Assessment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, June 7, 2016.