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  • Airpower Assembled: Kadena Airmen launch the fleet

    U.S. Air Force aircraft line up on the runway during a capabilities demonstration at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 22, 2022. Kadena’s ability to rapidly generate U.S. airpower is a vital function of its mission to ensure the stability and security of the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • Battle Lab supports cross-service JADC2, Valiant Shield exercise

    The 805th Combat Training Squadron, also known as the Shadow Operations Center – Nellis, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, participated in the U.S. Navy’s Valiant Shield 2022 exercise with the goal of streamlining and compressing the kill chain and decision-making process by employing advanced

  • Wild Weasels ACE exercise at Misawa, Yokota

    Airmen assigned to the 35th Fighter Wing showcased their Agile Combat Employment (ACE) capabilities during readiness exercise Beverly Sunrise 22-04, at Misawa Air Base, and Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 7-13, 2022.

  • 70th Annual Operation Christmas Drop kicks off Dec. 6 in Guam

    U.S. and partner nation Airmen are set to participate in the Department of Defense’s longest running humanitarian assistance training mission out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, beginning Dec. 6, 2021. Operation Christmas Drop, or OCD, is an annual U.S. Air Force tradition of packaging and

  • PACAF Leadership visits the 18th Wing

    KADENA AIR BASE, Japan – U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Wolfe, PACAF command chief, visited Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 3 - 4, 2021.

  • Kunsan maintainers ensure airpower readiness

    Airmen from the 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron ensure F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron are ready for flight. Routine maintenance efforts ensure the Wolf Pack is always “Ready to Fight Tonight.”

  • Eglin AF Base gears up for Northern Edge 21

    More than 25 aircraft, and hundreds of Airmen, from across the 53rd Wing are headed to Alaska in support of Northern Edge 21, INDOPACOM’s premier bi-annual exercise designed to increase joint combat effectiveness in all spectrums of warfare, May 3-14, 2021.

  • U.S. B-1B Lancer debuts at Aero India 2021

    The government-sponsored Aero India 2021, Asia's largest trade show opened its doors at Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru Feb. 3, ushering in foreign delegates and representatives from more than 60 countries and 500 defense industry companies.

  • Civilian veterans: continuing to serve

    For many veterans, their service is completed when they retire from the military, but for some retired military members, they continue to serve as civilians.