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  • U.S., Japan intel experts integrate during training

    The 35th Operations Support Squadron intelligence analysts dedicated more than 50 hours, from May 22 to 26, to familiarizing four Japan Air Self-Defense Forces intelligence analysts from multiple bases throughout Japan, on skills and techniques required for Red Flag-Alaska 17-2 in order to improve interoperability between the U.S. and Japan.
  • Defenders sharpen skills, ready to 'Fight Tonight'

    Members from the 51st and 8th Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadrons participated in weapons training at Camp Rodriguez, Republic of Korea, May 23-24, 2017, ensuring the Defenders are vigilant and ready to Fight Tonight.
  • Fighter Squadrons excel from any location

    Pilots with the 13th and 14th Fighter Squadrons, assigned to Misawa Air Base, swapped out temporary duty locations after a month spent at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, and Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, respectively, May 26.
  • PACAF F-16 Demo Team strengthens bonds through professionalism

    The Pacific Air Forces F-16 Demonstration Team from Misawa Air Base, Japan performed at the Hofu Air Festival, giving approximately 30,000 spectators a front row seat to the power and maneuverability of the F-16 Fighting Falcon, May 21.
  • Weather experts discuss challenges, capabilities at PACAF 2017 Weather Symposium

    If there is one variable that can impact the capabilities and daily operations of U.S. forces in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, it is weather. Pacific Air Force’s area of responsibility covers 51 percent of the Earth’s surface and is home to 60 percent of the world’s population, prompting the region to be at the forefront of weather awareness and readiness.
  • Live ammunition training prepares Airmen for Red Flag

    With a backdrop of blue skies and miles of mountain ranges, Misawa maintainers and pilots walk the flight line of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, with a crucial mindset and mission in hand--fight tonight.
  • Kadena Airmen respond to roadside accident

    Upon witnessing a horrific car accident occur, weekend plans for two Airmen changed from sight-seeing to life-saving.
  • Airman overcomes rough start, inspires others

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Shannon Hutto shares combat stories that helped him realize his leadership potential and taught him how to care for his Airmen today, tomorrow and for years to come.
  • Eielson supports visit from Secretary of State

    On May 10, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived on the Eielson Air Force Base flight line during exercise Northern Edge 2017. This is Eielson’s first high-tempo exercise for fiscal year 2017, and various agencies across the base were able to switch gears simultaneously to support both missions.
  • Tanker crews ensure mission success during Northern Edge 17

    Twice a day during Northern Edge 2017, maintainers work to ensure each pilot’s jet is prepped, properly fueled and ready to fly.