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  • Lessons learned NE15: F-18 Hornets communicate from force multiplier

    Exercise Northern Edge 2015 played host to a "force multiplier" capability, giving operational commanders flexibility when employing tactical aircraft in a rapidly changing battle scenario.   According to Navy.mil, the U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter is the nation's first strike fighter and was designed for traditional strike applications
  • Civil engineers plumb their way to brighter future for PACANGEL

    In the remote highlands high above Goroka, Papua New Guinea, sits Gahuku Primary School, the Pacific Angel engineering team's largest project. More than 1,000 students climb up and down rickety stairs daily while ferrying between eight classrooms with standing room only.Fourteen U.S. military civil engineers work with counterparts from the Papua
  • Pacific Angels build better relationships and better lives in Papua New Guinea

    The Pacific Angels treated more than 2000 patients in their first three days of service here.Doctors, dentists and pharmacists from the U.S., Papua New Guinea and the Australian, New Zealand, Indonesian and Philippine militaries, along with 32 volunteers from the provincial hospital and local villages, treated more than 600 patients a day at Unggai
  • Six countries converge for PACANGEL Papua New Guinea

    A six-nation Pacific Angel 15-4 team arrived June 1 in the Eastern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea.The Pacific Angels -- doctors, dentists, plumbers and planners from Papua New Guinea, the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Indonesia -- tumbled out of trucks in Goroka, a town of 20,000 people located a mile above sea-level, to
  • Kunsan hosts Buddy Wing 15-4

    The 8th Fighter Wing is hosting members from the Republic of Korea Air Force's 123rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Wing, Seosan Air Base, Republic of Korea, to participate in Exercise Buddy Wing 15-4 here June 1 to 5.During the five-day exercise, the 20th FW fighter pilots, maintenance and support personnel are integrating with Wolf Pack
  • Wolf Pack welcomes the Lobos

    The 8th Fighter Wing relies on more than two thousand permanently assigned Airmen to carry out its mission.On May 14, the Wolf Pack welcomed more than 250 South Dakota National Guard from the 114th Fighter Wing, Joe Foss Field, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. They are deployed here as the 175th Fighter Squadron, part of the rotational Threat Security
  • Hypoxia training ensures symptom familiarization

    For pilots, flying has the possibility of turning into a life-or-death situation. Soaring at 10,000 feet or higher can produce hypoxia, a condition caused by lack of oxygen reaching the body. Symptoms gradually arise as tingling or warm sensations, lightheadedness, and euphoria, eventually leading to more serious effects and possibly losing control
  • Operation Sahayogi Haat cargo download passes 4 million pounds

    The Nepal army, in partnership with Airmen from the 36th Contingency Response Group supporting Operation Sahayogi Haat, has offloaded more than 4 million pounds of cargo from 80 aircraft since arriving at the Tribhuvan International Airport here May 5."Four million pounds of cargo is the most amount of cargo the 36th CRG has downloaded in one