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  • No runway? No problem for Team Yokota

    For the second time in recorded history, Team Yokota launched and recovered multiple C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from its Foxtrot taxiway to respond to a simulated damaged airfield during exercise Beverly Morning 24-1 at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Oct. 22.In the scenario, Yokota’s primary runway was

  • Readiness through virtual reality

    The 374th Security Forces Squadron conducted an arming and use-of-force training June 12, using the “Street Smarts” Virtual Reality training system, a tool designed to augment military security forces readiness and provide augmentee training to all Airmen that have completed their First Term Airmen

  • Arctic Gold 23-2 refines 354th FW ACE operations

    The 354th Fighter Wing conducted Arctic Gold 23-2, an exercise designed to practice the wing’s ability to sustain F-35 Lightning II operations from multiple, simulated, deployed locations April 17-23, 2023.

  • 3rd OSS tests landing zone capabilities at home, abroad

    In early March, the 3rd Operations Support Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson sent personnel to participate in Exercise Agile Reaper 23-1 under the 3rd Air Expeditionary Wing to test their capabilities in an environment unlike home-station. And for the first time ever in Alaska, on March

  • 24 SOW D-Cell, pioneers of the ACE concept, hone arctic skills in Alaska

    Agile Combat Employment is one of the most talked-about concepts in the Air Force. The ability to rapidly deploy and establish forward operating locations, manned by multi-capable Airmen, is the way the Air Force is crafting the future of warfare. The Airmen of the 24th Special Operations Wing,

  • Team Misawa ACE week enhances capabilities

    U.S. Airmen from various units in the 35th Fighter Wing conducted a weeklong Agile Combat Employment (ACE) training exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, 7 through 11 Dec.

  • Misawa Airmen continue Agile Combat Employment training

    The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “The only constant in life is change.” That’s true in how we learn, how we teach, and even how the military operates in the defense of the United States, its interests, and its allies.It is that thought of change that 24 U.S. Airmen assigned to various