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  • WSEP tests 13th Fighter Squadron weapons capabilities

    The 13th Fighter Squadron touched down at JBPH-H to participate in Combat Hammer, an evaluation exercise, which is part of the Air Force’s weapons system evaluation program, from June 11-15.
  • Alaskan Aggressors support PACAF 5th Gen readiness

    Training never stops, at least not for the 354th Fighter Wing’s 18th Aggressor Squadron. The unit works tirelessly year-round to support continuous combat readiness and enhance U.S. and partner nations’ skills and capabilities.
  • U.S. Air Force completes delivery of 24 F-16s to Indonesia

    After nearly five years, the Ogden Air Logistics Complex completed regeneration work on the last six Block-25 F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft for the Government of Indonesia.
  • Alaska jets fly south for the winter

    Approximately 150 personnel and 11 F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron traveled to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, to support the F-16 weapons instructor course (WIC) at the U.S. Air Force Weapons School.
  • U.S., Japan transport cargo, Airmen over 1,000 miles

    Transporting more than 100,000 lbs. of cargo and 100 U.S. Air Force Airmen over 1,000 miles to Tsuiki Air Base, Japan didn’t happen on a whim. In fact, it required months of coordination between eight agencies from the 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron to the Japan Ministry of Defense.
  • 'Red Flag' exercises continue providing realistic combat training

    It’s that time again when aircraft from U.S. and partner nations soar through the Alaskan sky as RED FLAG-Alaska has officially kicked-off for the final time this season. RF-A 17-3 is scheduled to run from July 27 to August 11.
  • First to fight: Panton’s celebrate 100th anniversary

    Members of the 35th Fighter Squadron gathered at Kunsan Air Base on June 12 to observe a historical base fly-over commemorating 100 years of their squadron’s history in the defense of American and now South Korean interests.
  • Airman finds resiliency through art

    The dust whips across the street as she makes her way home from the library. Sweat drips from her brow as the hot, California sun shoos her inside.
  • USAF and ROKAF work hand in hand during Buddy Wing 17-3

    U.S. Air Force and Republic of Korea Air Force members pose for a photo at Seosan Air Base, Republic of Korea during Buddy Wing 17-3, March 30, 2017. This training is a Buddy Wing exercise, a regularly-scheduled exercise that occurs several times a year. It is based on realistic tactical requirements and missions expected of our ROK-U.S. combined
  • Know, teach, replicate: 18th AGRS provides world-class training during DS17

    It requires remarkable skill, dedication and discipline to become a military pilot. Despite the nation’s colors that don an aircraft’s fuselage, or what service affiliation rests on the chest’s of its aircrew, a military pilot is a capable and readily accessible force for effectively responding to and neutralizing a threat of any magnitude, at any time, or any place. However, like the students of the Royal Australian Air Force Base Air Warfare Instructors Course are learning in Exercise Diamond Shield 2017, it doesn’t come without hard work and extensive exposure to tactical exploitation by some of the most well-trained and experienced fighter combat instructors in the world; the 18th Aggressor Squadron from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.
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