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  • Vigilant Ace 16: New kind of exercise

    Nov. 1 through 7 marked the planning and participation of a first of its kind exercise for 7th Air Force, Vigilant Ace 16. For a unit that already plans and/or participates in over 30 unique training events on average yearly, this was no easy task. So with that many training events already on the roster, why another exercise; how would this be
  • 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 region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class
  • Yokota enhances capabilities through exercise

    Members of the 374th Airlift Wing participated in exercise Vigilant Ace 16 from Nov. 1-10, in conjunction with a Samurai Readiness Inspection at Yokota Air Base. Vigilant Ace is a large-scale exercise on the Korean Peninsula designed to enhance the interoperability of U.S. and allied forces through combined combat training.
  • Airmen work hand-in-paw with four-legged wingmen

    The bond between man and dog is a special one, dating back to times when wolves and men would hunt together. Through years of evolution and change, the relationship between dogs and humans has grown stronger.   Despite evolving technology of surveillances and detection, the skill of a trained working dog and his or her handler remains unrivalled
  • USAF, JASDF maintainers join forces hand-in-hand

    A bilateral exchange program brought U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force maintainers together here for two weeks, allowing them to spend time together both at work and home, Sept. 26 through Oct. 9. The program paired 11 JASDF Airmen from Misawa's 8th Air Wing with 35th Maintenance Group Airmen from diverse job specialties."The
  • PACAF participates in exercise Pacific Thunder 15-02

    A U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pavehawk takes off Oct. 16, 2015, at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The helicopter is assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron from Kadena Air Base, Japan, and maintained by members of the 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Both squadrons along with other members of the Air Force, U.S. Marines, and the Republic of Korea Air
  • U.S., Republic of Singapore air forces to participate in Commando Sling 16

    U.S. Air Force and Republic of Singapore air force personnel will train together during the annual, bilateral exercise Commando Sling 16 at Paya Lebar Air Base, Singapore. Six F-15 Eagles from the 44th Fighter Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, will kick off the first of three exercise iterations for CS16 with the RSAF and will be held from Oct.
  • 134th EFS TSP bolsters Wolf Pack mission

    More than 200 Guardsmen from the 158th Fighter Wing, Burlington, Vermont Air National Guard, redeployed here from Kadena Air Base, Japan, in August in support of a Theater Security Package to the Republic of Korea. Having been originally deployed to Japan, their deployment to the ROK was done in support of a revamp of Osan Air Base's runway to