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  • 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

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • 25th ASOS demonstrates JADC2 capabilities

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) commander, visited the 25th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) at Wheeler Army Airfield. Hawaii, April 23.

  • 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,

  • Electronic Warfare: ten years in making

    For approximately a decade, members of the 51st Maintenance Squadron Electronic Warfare section searched for one integral part of an F-16 Fighting Falcon electronic countermeasure (ECM) pod. Not a detriment to mission success, the pod was cannibalized for parts in the interim.

  • Semper Venandi: Osan advances the hunt

    OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – Now home to the 73rd Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Squadron – Detachment 2, Team Osan proudly hosts the newly activated unit, and the first to fall under the U.S. Space Force in the Republic of Korea, November 5, 2020.The transition of Air Combat