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  • Fifth Air Force present for memorial service commemorating 75th anniversary of the Bakers Creek Crash

    Recently the community of Bakers Creek, Australia, came together to commemorate and remember the 40 American service members who died in a B-17 Flying Fortress crash there 75 years ago. Present for the event was the Director of Operations and Plans, 5th Air Force, Col. Juris Jansons, who represented the command at the June 3, 2018 memorial service on behalf of Lt. Gen Martinez, 5th Air Force commander.
  • Remembering an Incredible Airman

    Michael J. Bishop, the Chief of Aviation Affairs at 5th Air Force, passed away in the morning of Aug 9. He left behind an enduring legacy here in Japan after 55 years of service to the United States Air Force.
  • Dissimilar air combat-training assures PACAF commitment

    U.S. and Japanese pilots with the 35th Fighter Wing and 3rd Air Wing participated in dissimilar air combat-training as part of their monthly bilateral ritual here, last week.
  • Special Operations Airmen train during Keen Sword 17

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 18th Wing and 353rd Special Operations Group, Kadena Air Base, Japan, practice life-saving skills during exercise Keen Sword 17, off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 4, 2016.
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