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  • Making history: B-52, B-1, B-2s maintain regional stability in PACOM theater

    For the first time in history, a B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit are conducting integrated operational missions in the U.S. Pacific Command region. The bombers located at Andersen Air Force Base in support of Continuous Bomber Presence and Bomber Assurance and Deterrence missions. The

  • PACAF, PACFLT coordinate arrival of VAQ-138 detachment in Philippines

    After coordination and planning efforts by U.S. Pacific Command’s Joint Force Air Component Command headquartered at Pacific Air Forces, the first temporary detachment of U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft arrived at Clark Air Base, Philippines, June 15. This detachment,

  • Minnesota Air National Guard TSP arrives at Osan

    The 148th Fighter Wing from Duluth Air National Guard Base, Minnesota, deployed 12 F-16 aircraft to Osan Air Base as part of a theater security package to enhance regional security on the Korean Peninsula. These routine deployments demonstrate the United States' commitment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific

  • PACAF Airmen stand up Air Contingent in Philippines

    Pacific Air Forces Airmen stood up the first rotation of an Air Contingent at Clark Air Base, Philippines, April 16, following a joint announcement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin in Manila that highlighted several initiatives aimed to enhance

  • Eielson selected to receive operational F-35A aircraft

    Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, was selected as the new home for the Air Force’s first operational overseas F-35A Lightning IIs. Air Force officials chose Eielson AFB after a lengthy analysis of the location’s operational considerations, installation attributes, environmental factors and cost.

  • 69th EBS takes off from Andersen AFB

    The U.S. conducts continuous bomber presence operations in the theater as part of a routine, forward deployed, global strike capability to support regional security and our allies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

  • Kansas Coyotes refuel B-52 over Pacific

    A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress connects to a KC-135 Stratotanker during an aerial refueling exercise Nov. 6, 2015, near Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The B-52 crews are a part of the U.S. Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence and support ongoing operations in the Indo- Asia-Pacific