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  • Sky’s The Limit: Marines trailblaze multiservice ATC program

    When two Marine air traffic controllers (ATC) faced a once in a lifetime opportunity to help safely operate the busiest airfield in the Republic of Korea (ROK), they eagerly accepted the challenge. The task paired Pennsylvania natives, Sgt. Adam Burse, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, Japan,

  • 297th Air Traffic Control Squadron: Teamwork and Aloha

    The Hawaii Air National Guard’s 297th Air Traffic Control Squadron, returned from a four month deployment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 14 where the unit utilized their skills with the Meteorological Shelter Navigation Model 7, a mobile air traffic control tower, to continue air operations

  • New control tower moves Andersen closer to 'airspace'

    A B-1B Lancer roars above the MSN-7 Mobile Tower System situated in the middle of the Andersen Air Force Base flightline. With lightning thundering in the distance, the controller radios in a warning to the pilots as they depart Andersen’s airspace. The rain crashes down on the mobile tower and

  • Airmen ensure combined air superiority at Kunsan

    Everyone with a driver’s license has experienced the antsy feeling of sitting at a traffic light waiting for it to switch from red to green. Imagine if, in order to go, the driver had to wait for a person’s command to move.