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  • PACAF plans, executes Navy VAQ-138 ‘Growler’ Air Contingent operations at Clark Air Base

    Since their arrival June 15, the U.S. Navy detachment supporting four EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft officially begin their daily operations here June 20, 2016. The Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 138 expeditionary detachment will conduct operations that include training with Armed Forces of the Philippines (FA-50 aircraft pilots and providing support for routine operational missions that enhance regional maritime domain awareness.
  • Running full afterburner: Kadena’s Engine Test Facility reduces noise

    Many communities surrounding Kadena Air Base experience their share of F-15 Eagle engine noise, what some would call the sound of freedom, thankfully there is one area that quiets the powerful engine. The 18th Component Maintenance Squadron’s one of a kind Engine Test Facility runs engines at full afterburner and surrounding neighbors never know.
  • Bulldogs integrate with Mustangs

    The Air National Guard is frequently called upon when U.S. Pacific Command needs additional assets to deliver rapid air capabilities in the Pacific region, and Airmen from the 148th Fighter Wing out of Duluth, Minnesota, are currently stepping up to that call.
  • Pacific Angel 16-2 concludes with closing ceremony

    Pacific Angel 16-2 to Kampot Province, Cambodia, came to an official end June 20 during a closing ceremony at Wat Seung Primary School, one of the sites renovated by multinational civil engineers during the humanitarian mission.
  • Pacific Angel Engineers build partnerships in Cambodia

    Civil Engineers from the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces, Royal Australian Air Force and the U.S. Armed Forces worked together to repair schools and health centers in Kampot Province, Cambodia, during Pacific Angel 16-2, a multilateral humanitarian assistance/civil military mission.
  • PACANGEL 16-2 medics work together to bring medical care to Kampot

    A hospital is a place of healing and recovery. It is a sanctuary where medical treatment can be found and provided for the sick or injured. Thanks to Pacific Angel 16-2, the quality care found within a hospital is now being given to the people of Kampot Province, Cambodia.
  • Supporting mission: 611th ASUS ensures island functions

    Air Force jobs run nearly the entire occupational spectrum, including every trade from piloting to carpentry to logistics. The men and women of the 611th Air Support Squadron Quality Assurance team sum all of those occupations and add another: running an island.On June 11, the QA team finished a 10-day assessment of Wake Island, 3,600 miles
  • 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, comprised of four aircraft and about 120 personnel
  • Schoolchildren take field trip to visit PACANGEL dentists

    Approximately 187 children from Angchhum Trapeang Chhouk School in Kampot Province, Cambodia, took a morning fiel dtrip June 15 to Pacific Angel 16-2’s health services outreach location in order to receive oral hygiene education and fluoride treatments.
  • That others may live

    The 33rd Helicopter Maintenance Unit recently completed a 300-hour inspection, one which is done for every 300 hours of flight, June 14.
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