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  • Airman aims high, achieves life dreams

    There are hundreds of thousands of active duty Airmen in the enlisted force; only 85 are accepted into the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program each year. This program is a continuous effort to give the nation's best and brightest enlisted Airmen the opportunity to further excel with appointments to the United States Air Force Academy.
  • Airmen, Marine work together to save Okinawa Marine's life

    A defining trait of any tragedy is that you never know when it will take place or the kind of repercussions it may have. It’s thus a responsibility of all military personnel to be trained to handle crises whenever and wherever they occur.
  • Air Force canine comforts sexual assault victims

    Tessa, the Air Force’s first sexual assault prevention and response K-9, is the most recent asset to the SAPR program at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
  • Alaska base nationally recognized for environmental efforts

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration designated Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska the first 'Species in the Spotlight Recovery Hero' award recipient April 6.
  • Misawa EOD rockets to the top, wins AF award

    The Air Force recently announced the winners of the 2016 Civil Engineer Awards, revealing the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal team as the recipient of the Senior Master Sgt. Gerald J. Stryzak Award.
  • Weapons evaluators secure perfection in the skies

    Once a month, weapons crews file into the load barn at Misawa Air Base to test their proficiency in loading munitions onto F-16 Fighting Falcons.
  • Joint service air evacuation enables crucial care

    Airmen, Soldiers and U.S. and Japanese civilian personnel from six different locations around the world teamed up to provide the largest aeromedical evacuation ever at Misawa Air Base, Japan for two critical patients March 22.
  • Mentorship program refines medical techniques, fosters Misawa community relationships

    The Indo-Asia-Pacific region is infamous for earthquakes, typhoons and tsunamis; military medical facilities and personnel must stay ready for anything.
  • Travis Airmen help save boy's life during Cope North 17

    They didn’t set out to be heroes, nor did they expect their recent temporary assignment to Talafofo, Guam, would place them in that situation.
  • JBER joint force conducts arctic spill response

    Oil spills often result in immediate and long-term environmental damage. Members of the 611th Civil Engineer Squadron, U.S. Navy Supervisor of Salvage, U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency participated in an annual arctic response training exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Feb. 13 to 17.