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  • B-1B Lancers deploy in support of Pacific Air Forces’ Bomber Task Force mission

    U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers and approximately 200 Airmen deployed from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., to Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia to support Pacific Air Forces’ Bomber Task Force missions, recently.
  • PACAF Airman of the Year returns to Hawaii as OSI Wing Commander

    Long before he was the Office of Special Investigations Wing Commander for the Pacific Region, he was a high school student in the Civil Air Patrol, learning what it meant to be part of an organization that is committed to serving America’s communities. There he won the Billy Mitchell Award which gave him an opportunity.
  • US military supports Seoul ADEX 21 with aerial demonstrations, static displays

    The United States military will be represented at the 2021 Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition, or Seoul ADEX 21, Oct. 19-24 at Seoul Airbase, Republic of Korea.
  • Eielson AFB Announced as Site for Air Force Micro-Reactor Pilot

    The Department of the Air Force has selected Eielson Air Force Base (AFB) to pilot its first micro-reactor. The next-generation energy capability will provide the installation with a clean, reliable, and resilient energy supply technology for critical national security infrastructure.
  • Medical equipment, ingenuity saves sorties

    Fighter aircraft don’t usually need medical assistance, but when they do it requires innovation and teamwork. One such instance occurred when an unlikely duo, the 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) and the 35th Medical Support Squadron, teamed up to ensure F-16 Fighting Falcons could take off in time for an important mission thousands of miles away from home.
  • CATM hosts heavy weapons training

    Members from the 18th Security Forces Squadron were trained on heavy weapon operations at Camp Hansen, Japan, Sept. 30, 2021. This training was to familiarize Airmen with heavy weapon platforms including the M249 light machine gun, M240B machine gun, and M203 grenade launcher to ensure safe and efficient operations.
  • PACAF commander takes CSAF Action Order B to heart, accelerates change within Indo-Pacific

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, immediately approved seven action orders to eliminate bureaucracy, forwarded eight more to the Secretary of the Air Force and Chief of Staff of the Air Force for their consideration, added eight more that he endorsed for future refinement and rejected only one proposal during the PACAF Fall Commander’s Conference, Sept. 28.
  • From agony to advocacy

    “I kept thinking what else I could have done, been a better friend, talked more often, saw the signs,” said Senior Airman Shea Abraham, Joint Typhoon Warning Center weather journeyman.
  • PACAF celebrates Air Force Heritage during 74th Anniversary Event

    Service members, civilians, and families gathered on Sept. 17 to celebrate and honor Air Force history in the Pacific during a 74th Air Force Birthday Celebration event hosted by Pacific Air Forces. Starting from humble beginnings after World War II, the U.S. Air Force became an independent branch on Sept. 18, 1947, after the 33rd President, Harry S. Truman, signed the National Security Act of 1947.