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  • Behind the scenes; AFREP maintains Wolf Pack readiness

    Maintenance Group Airmen across the Air Force keep thousands of complex weapons systems ready for any mission demand… anywhere, anytime. However, many of these MXG Airmen are behind-the-scenes technicians, and work on projects most people would never see.

  • Postal charter plane keeps Okinawa mail on-time

    Airmen from 18th LRS ground transportation, 733rd Air Mobility Squadron, Pacific Air Forces Air Postal Squadron Detachment 3, and Camp Kinser Marines worked with each other to effectively deliver mail to Okinawan residents using a new process. This shipment was one of the largest single shipments of

  • Kadena members rescue kayakers

    Recently, Staff Sgt. Kyle Kemble, an asset evaluator, and GS-11 employee Brandon Yoneda, an air terminal operations duty officer, both members of the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron, saved four Japanese locals who found themselves in danger after their kayak flipped over half a mile off the coast of

  • Pacific Iron 2021: A Fast, Flexible Force

    U.S. Air Force service members from the Pacific Air Forces participated in Operation Pacific Iron, a PACAF dynamic force employment operation taking place in July 2021. Kadena Air Base, home of the 18th Wing, was an indispensable asset in the operation, providing communications throughout PACAF via

  • Kunsan maintainers ensure airpower readiness

    Airmen from the 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron ensure F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron are ready for flight. Routine maintenance efforts ensure the Wolf Pack is always “Ready to Fight Tonight.”

  • Breaking down barriers, building connections

    Airmen from across the base gathered at the Erwin PME Center auditorium to listen to resiliency stories during a Storytellers event hosted at Kadena Air Base, May 6, 2021. Unlike other resiliency events, the Storytellers event allows people to tell their stories and spark interpersonal connections

  • BTF-21 Warrior of the Week: Airman Jarret Hostler

    The Bomber Task Force Warrior of the Week for April 18-24 is Airman Jarret Hostler, 2nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron instrument flight control systems journeyman, from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.

  • 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.