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  • Yokota welcomes 2nd C-130J Super Hercules

    A U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules arrives at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 29, 2017.
  • Raptors refuel above the Northern Territory

    This rotation of F-22 aircraft to RAAF Base Tindal marks the initial 5th Generation asset deployment of this duration and scope within Australia, and will be the first time the F-22 has conducted combined training to this extent in the country. This activity will vastly enhance RAAF and USAF 4th to 5th Generation integration, while introducing 5th Generation operations and requirements to RAAF Tindal.
  • Flying through Cope North 2017

    A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron receives fuel from the boom pod of a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Aerial Refueling Squadron during Cope North 2017, Feb. 22, 2017. The exercise includes 22 total flying units and more than 2,700 personnel from three countries and continues the growth of
  • U.S., Japan, Australia fly in Cope North 2017

    Aircraft from the United States, Japanese and Australian air forces fly in formation during exercise Cope North 2017 off the coast of Guam, Feb. 21, 2017. The exercise includes 22 total flying units and more than 2,700 personnel from three countries and continues the growth of strong, interoperable relationships within the Indo-Asia Pacific Region
  • B-1 supports U.S. Pacific Command's Continuous Bomber Presence

    A B-1B Lancer from Anderson Air Force Base in Guam and two F/A-18E Super Hornets from the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192 fly over the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as it transits the Philippine Sea. The B-1s are deployed in support of U.S, Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission. In place since 2004,
  • Air Force signs Record of Decision selecting Tinian for the PACAF Divert Activities, Exercise Initiative

    The Air Force signed the Record of Decision selecting Tinian International Airport, Tinian, in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, specifically the North Option, as the location for the Pacific Air Forces Divert Activities, Exercise Initiative location, Dec. 7, 2016.   Tinian’s selection follows a comprehensive review process
  • Misawa F-16s drop bombs during range day

    Many gathered around in anticipation as F-16 Fighting Falcons soared into the sky during a Range Day event here, Oct. 21.
  • Valiant Shield integrates joint training among U.S. forces

    Valiant Shield (VS) is a U.S.-only, biennial field training exercise with a focus on integration of joint training in a blue-water environment among U.S. forces. This training enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through detecting, locating, tracking and engaging units at sea, in the air, on land, and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas. VS will take place from Sept. 12-23 on Guam and around the Marianas Island Range Complex.
  • U.S. B-1 bombers conduct sequence flights with South Korea, Japan in response to nuclear test

    Today, two U.S. Air Force B-1B strategic bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted training with fighter aircraft from the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) and a low-level flight with fighter aircraft from the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States, in response to the recent nuclear test by North Korea. In the vicinity of
  • 509th AMXS, getting it done during BAAD missions

    U.S. Airmen with the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., conduct pre-flight inspections at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug, 11, 2016. The U.S. Strategic Command forces operate 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week detecting and deterring strategic attack against the U.S. and their allies.