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A U .S. Air Force B-l B Lancers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary  Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force  Base, South Dakota, take off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Nov. 15, 2017. U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy conduct joint training near Okinawa

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Default Air Force Logo GHS/OCD, NBG, and AAFB to Conduct Routine Testing of Advanced Warning Systems Dec. 5
The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD), U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG), and Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB) will conduct routine testing of the vital communication and advance warning system sirens, respectively, on Tuesday, December 5 starting at 3 p.m.
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2017
Two U.S. Air Force B-l B Lancers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, along with U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets, perform a flyover of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Nimitz (CVN 68), and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Carrier Strike Groups in the Western Pacific, Nov. 11, 2017. U.S. Air Force, U.S.Navy conduct joint training in Western Pacific
U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers conducted interoperability training with three U.S. Navy carriers in the Western Pacific, Nov. 11.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Demolition Team to conduct explosive training Nov. 15
The 554th RED HORSE Squadron Demolition Team will be conducting explosive training from 7:30 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. Nov. 15, 2017, here at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
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2017
An average of 20 people per minute are victims of abuse by an intimate partner in the United States. Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. October is nationally recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail) (This image was created with multiple shots layered, smudging and burning techniques) What hurts one affects all
An average of 20 people per minute are victims of abuse in the United States. Local child protective
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2017
N/a Behind the scenes, bioenvironmental techs keep Andersen safe
On the island of Guam, isolated in the Pacific Ocean, protecting the limited natural resources and
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Guam Retiree Activity Office Newsletter November 2017
Guam RAO Newsletter | Volume 8, Issue 11 | November 2017 The Retiree Activity Office mission is to act as an interface between the active duty and retired communities, to keep you updated on matters which relate to your status as a military retiree, to provide information and services as necessary or appropriate, and to represent retired members at the base and Air Force level. The RAO also assists the Installation Commander by supporting various aspects of the base mission.
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Grand Forks Air Force Base Airmen gather in front of their RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted aircraft during the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition 2017 at the Seoul Airport, Republic of Korea, October 20, 2017. The Seoul ADEX is the largest, most comprehensive event of its kind in Northeast Asia, attracting aviation and aerospace professionals, key defense personnel, aviation enthusiasts and the general public alike. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alex Fox Echols III) Global Hawk conducts first ever landing in South Korea during Air Show
The RQ-4 Block 40 Global Hawk recently made its first landing in the Republic of South Korea for the
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2017
Default Air Force Logo DPAA Accounts for 183 Missing Service Members in Fiscal Year 2017
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2017, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) accounted for 183 formerly missing persons from past conflicts. Also, the agency individually identified the remains of 18 additional personnel, who were previously accounted for as part of group burials, reaching another milestone of 201 total identifications for the fiscal year.
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2017
U.S. Air Force B-1s conduct flyover during Seoul ADEX U.S. Air Force B-1s conduct flyover during Seoul ADEX
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers conducted a flyover during the 2017 Seoul International
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Andersen Air Force Base to conduct Operational Readiness Exercise Oct. 26 through 28th
Andersen Air Force Base is scheduled to conduct an Operational Readiness Exercise from Oct. 26 to the 28th. This exercise satisfies an annual requirement in accordance with Air Force Installation Mission Assurance Exercise Requirements to maintain operational readiness and is not focused on any specific threat.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Explosive demolition team performs controlled detonation at Northwest Field
The 554 REDHORSE Squadron demolition team performed a controlled detonation at Northwest Field, near Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 19, 2017 at approximately 11:00 a.m. The routine training enhances the proficiency of our Airmen and improves readiness. No other training detonations are scheduled for today.
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2017
N/a Andersen receives 1.5M pounds of munitions during annual in-shipment
The Airmen from the 36th Munitions Squadron worked around the clock to offload 1.5 million pounds of
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2017
U.S., Philippine airmen join forces for Pacific Responder 17 U.S., Philippine airmen join forces for Pacific Responder 17
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Members from the 36th Contingency Response Group and Philippine air force united for the first Pacific Responder exercise Sept. 23-29, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
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2017
N/A Know the Risks of Decorative Contact Lenses
Halloween is all about scary…scary costumes, scary decorations, and scary pumpkins, but don't let it
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2017
N/a Marine Corps Activity Guam, Frequently Asked Questions
For more information on the USMC Relocation please visit the: Marine Corps Activities Guam websiteIf
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2017
Take command with TRICARE changes Take command with TRICARE changes: Enrollments shifting from fiscal to calendar year starting in January 2018
Starting Jan. 1, 2018, cost changes for TRICARE benefits transition from a fiscal year period to a calendar year period. Changing from fiscal year (Oct. 1 – Sept. 30) to calendar year (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31) makes the TRICARE benefit consistent with civilian health plans. The change will largely affect those plans which have an enrollment fee and are currently billed by the fiscal year.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Results of Unregulated Water Contaminants Testing
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATERResults of Monitoring Data for Unregulated
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Guam Retiree Activity Office Newsletter October 2017
Guam RAO Newsletter | Volume 7, Issue 10 | October 2017The RAO mission is to act as an interface
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First for U.S., Japan, Republic of Korea air forces: nighttime training near Sea of Japan First for U.S., Japan, Republic of Korea air forces: nighttime training near Sea of Japan
U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Republic of Korea air force units sharpened their combat skills during a recent sequenced bilateral mission in the vicinity of the Sea of Japan Oct. 10.
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PACAF Commanders discusses partnerships, mission and North Korea Airman Magazine: Q&A with COMPACAF
Airman Magazine interviews Gen. Terrence J. O'Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander and Air Component Commander for U.S. Pacific Command, Sept.15, one day after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan.
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2017
Andersen AFB U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with RAAF in Exercise Black Dagger
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted a bilateral integration training mission with the Royal Australian Air Force as part of Exercise Black Dagger near Townsville in North-Eastern Australia, Oct. 2, 2017.
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2017
Did you know? TRICARE is changing! Take command: Register to learn about upcoming changes to TRICARE
The Military Health System is modernizing TRICARE to better serve you and respond to changes in law and policy. Join us for our next webinar on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 2 p.m. (EDT) to learn how TRICARE is changing and how to prepare for these changes.
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Default Air Force Logo Testing of AHAWS Sirens Completed
The Offices of Guam Homeland Security and Civil Defense (GHS/OCD) tested the All Hazards Alert Warning System (AHAWS) from fifteen (15) locations today, October 2, 2017 at 3 p.m. The pre-scheduled quarterly test for GHS/OCD was held in conjunction with the U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) and Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB) monthly routine testing of the vital communication and advance warning system, “Giant Voice (GV).”
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2017
2017 Armed Forces softball tournament Air Force women win gold in Armed Forces Softball Tournament
The All-Air Force women's softball team went 9-0 throughout the tournament to win the gold medal for the first time since 2014.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Awarded Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation from the Joint Convention
36th Medical Group today announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation and for Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its nationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.
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Default Air Force Logo Guam Retiree Activity Office Newsletter September 2017
The RAO mission is to act as an interface between the active duty and retired communities, to keep you updated on matters which relate to your status as a military retiree, to provide information and services as necessary or appropriate, and to represent retired members at the base and Air Force level.
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2017
Col. Patrick Matthews, Eighth Air Force vice commander, speaks with Team Minot Airmen during a tour at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 25, 2017. During the tour, Matthews visited the 5th Munitions Squadron, Combat Arms Training and Maintenance, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Military Working Dogs, 23rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit, and the 5th Operations Support Squadron alert facility.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alyssa M. Akers) The uniform, the rank, the badge – the attitude
The colonel leaned back in his seat, pausing for just a moment as he scanned his memory. “Not really,” he said, recounting if the Air Force had always been a goal. “It was kind of tradition in the family – to serve. It was something the family did. I figured I’d get in, do five years and then get out.” Smiling, Col. Patrick Matthews shook his head as if trying to imagine the journey from his home in Texas to serving as the Eighth Air Force vice commander, at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana.
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N/a Civic Action Team cements Palau bond through training, partnership
The U.S. Air Force Civic Action Team (CAT) Palau 36-02 was relieved of duty by U.S. Navy CAT 133-27
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A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle takes off from the Kadena runway Sept. 23, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Kadena-based F-15s escorted U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers executing a mission east of North Korea, flown to demonstrate the ironclad U.S. commitment to the defense of its homeland and in support of its partners and allies. DoD: U.S. Seeks Only Peaceful Denuclearization of Korean Peninsul
WASHINGTON -- Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam and Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from
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2017
US, Vietnam bolster partnership, future with first-ever SMEE US, Vietnam bolster partnership, future with first-ever SMEE
KHANH HOA PROVINCE, Vietnam --Six U.S. Air Force air advisors assigned to the 36th Contingency Response Group at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, along with 24 service members from the Vietnamese Air Defense Air Force and U.S. Embassy Hanoi conducted the first-ever Subject Matter Expert Exchange in Nha Trang, Vietnam September 11-13, 2017.
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer, assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, receives fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker Sep. 23, 2017. This mission was flown as part of the continuing demonstration of the ironclad U.S. commitment to the defense of its homeland and in support of its allies and partners. U.S. Bombers, Fighters Fly in International Airspace East of North Korea
Earlier today, U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam, along with U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea.
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N/a Andersen making strides to protect the endangered wildlife on Guam
As the island of Guam flourishes and makes its presence known all over the world, Andersen Air Force
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Community Invited to Participate in the Great Guam ShakeOut
In less than a month, Guam will take part in the world’s largest earthquake drill, the Great ShakeOut. On October 19, 2017 at exactly 10:19 a.m. (ChST), participants will practice the earthquake response procedure; “Drop, Cover and Hold On” as advised by the Great ShakeOut organization. The drill will last for one minute.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Henry R. Spicer, retired Major General, informational graphic. (Courtesy Photo) “A Speech Worth Dying For” the first commander of the 36th Wing
During World War II, Col. Henry R. Spicer’s P-51B Mustang was shot down on March 5, 1944 over Nazi
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2017
Master sergeants to use 2015 promotion study guide for testing Master sergeants to use 2015 promotion study guide for testing
Master sergeants testing for promotion in the 18E8 promotion cycle will use the 2015 versions of Air Force Handbook 1 and professional development guide as study reference material, effective immediately.
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2017
Take action to make a smooth transition with TRICARE in 2018 Take action to make a smooth transition with TRICARE in 2018
You may be wondering what action you need to take, if any, to ensure you continue TRICARE coverage in 2018. Some beneficiaries will need to take action, but most will not. If you’re currently enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE coverage on Dec. 31, 2017, you’ll transition to your respective TRICARE plan on Jan. 1, 2018. If you want to enroll in a TRICARE plan or change coverage after Jan. 1, 2018, you’ll need to take action to enroll in the plan of your choice.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Andersen to conduct test of base loud speaker system
The 36 Wing Command Post will be testing the Base's Giant Voice System on Sept. 20, 2017 from 12:00
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2017
170918-O-N0132-6698 PILSUNG RANGE, Republic of Korea Japanese, Korean and U.S. Aircraft Conduct Show of Force in Response to North Korean Missile Launch
United States Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft joined Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Republic of Korea Air Force aircraft in a sequenced bilateral show of force over the Korean Peninsula September 17, in response to North Korea’s launch of an intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) over Japan on September 14.
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An aircraft refuels another aircraft in midair. DoD: Full Range of Capabilities Available Against North Korean Threat
Following a recent North Korean ballistic missile launch, Army Col. Rob Manning said the U.S. has a "full range of capabilities" at its disposal to deal with the threat.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo 554th RED HORSE Squadron Airman killed in motorcycle accident
An active duty Airman assigned to the 554th RED HORSE Squadron, 36th Wing Contingency Response
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2017
U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers integrate with JASDF for training mission U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers integrate with JASDF for training mission

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Preparing for tomorrow by building partnerships today: USAF collaborates with Nepalese on disaster response Preparing for tomorrow by building partnerships today: USAF collaborates with Nepalese on disaster response
Ten U.S. Air Force air advisors from the 36th Contingency Response Group at Andersen Air Force Base embarked on a journey over 4,000 miles away from the tropical island of Guam to the mountainous country of Nepal where they participated in a subject-matter expert exchange with 20 members from the Nepalese Army, Nepal Police, Nepal Armed Police Force, Nepal Airlines and Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal from Aug. 21-25, 2017.
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U.S. Marines from the Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 assigned to Camp Foster, Japan, and Airmen from the 36th Contingency Response Group, assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, partnered to develop advanced fueling solutions for contingency operations during exercise Tropic ACE (Agile Combat Employment) Aug. 28 - Sept. 15, 2017.
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Lance Cpl. Cody L. Jowers, a rifleman with India Company, Battalion Landing Team, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, sets security during Military Operations in Urbanized Terrain (MOUT) training at Andersen South Air Force Base, Guam, August 30, 2017. Marines with BLT 3/5 train regularly in different environments to maintain their readiness as the Ground Combat Element of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. The 31st MEU partners with the Navy's Amphibious Squadron 11 to form the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group, providing a cohesive blue-green team capable of accomplishing a variety of missions across the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Amaia Unanue/Released) BLT Marines battle the ‘enemy’ and the elements in Guam
ANDERSEN SOUTH AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (August 31, 2017) – Beads of sweat slide down Marines’ faces, causing them to wipe the black, brown and green camouflage paint, leaving their skin streaked and spotted. They stand in lines, forming squads with rifles slung around their bodies, awaiting a brief for their next training opportunity.
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2017
Suicide Prevention Month graphic Suicide prevention month: stopping suicide is everyone’s battle
September is Suicide Prevention Month, a time for Americans to build awareness and help understand
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Default Air Force Logo Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 Conducts Search and Rescue
ANDERSEN AIR BASE, Guam -- Sailors assigned to the Guam-based "Island Knights" of Helicopter Sea
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Default Air Force Logo Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 Conducts Search and Rescue
ANDERSEN AIR BASE, Guam -- Sailors assigned to the Guam-based "Island Knights" of Helicopter Sea
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2017
N/a CES Airmen participate in Prime BEEF Day at Andersen

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2017
N/a SERE instructor starts new course at Andersen
Airmen attended a new one-day survival, evasion, resistance and escape course July 27, 2017, at
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297th Air Traffic Control Squadron: Teamwork and Aloha 297th Air Traffic Control Squadron: Teamwork and Aloha
The Hawaii Air National Guard’s 297th Air Traffic Control Squadron, returned from a four month deployment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 14 where the unit utilized their skills with the Meteorological Shelter Navigation Model 7, a mobile air traffic control tower, to continue air operations out of Guam.
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Graphic Andersen Airman selected for 2017 Men’s All-Air Force Softball Trial Camp
The Air Force recently selected attendees for the 2017 Men’s All-Air Force Softball Trial Camp at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Aug. 31 - Sept. 17, 2017. Attendees have the possibility of advancing to represent the Air Force in the Armed Forces Championship at JBSA-Lackland Sept. 18-24, 2017.
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The Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) needs your help in identifying and reporting fraudulent activities.  (U.S. Air Force courtesy graphic) AFOSI Agent outlines ways to recognize and report fraud
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) needs your help in identifying and reporting
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2017
B-1B bombers conduct air drills with Japanese fighters near Senkaku Islands B-1B bombers conduct air drills with Japanese fighters near Senkaku Islands
U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D. to Andersen AFB, Guam, flew a bilateral mission with two Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15s in the vicinity of the Senkaku Islands, Aug. 15, 2017.
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AFMS MTFs Pilot Medical Readiness Air Force Military Treatment Facilities pilot medical readiness
Air Force Medicine has a non-stop global readiness mission. Medical Airmen must be prepared to
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2017
None South Dakota Airmen arrive ready to 'Fight Tonight' from Guam
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers, under the command of U.S. Pacific Air Forces, joined their counterparts from the Republic of Korea and Japanese air forces in sequenced bilateral missions, August 8.
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Ellsworth Airmen take on Pacific bomber mission as Dyess completes milestone deployment Ellsworth Airmen take on Pacific bomber mission as Dyess completes milestone deployment
Six B-1B Lancers and 350 Airmen with the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, 28th Bomb Wing from Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, deployed to Andersen AFB, at the end of July in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission. The 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron is assuming responsibility for CBP operations from the 9th EBS, assigned to Dyess AFB, Texas, which arrived here February 2017.
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Junbryan Samson, a cyber network technician assigned to the U.S. Air Forces Central Command communications division at the Combined Air Operations Center, tests a communications fly-away kit July 31, 2017, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Samson ensures the CFK is maintained and ready to deploy at a moments notice to bases around the AFCENT region to create command and control network connections. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel) Island warrior: Guam combat communicator delivers mobile networks
To ensure a reliable link anytime, anywhere, Airmen like Staff Sgt. Junbryan Samson, a cyber network technician assigned to the U.S. Air Forces Central Command communications division at the Combined Air Operations Center here stand ready 24/7.
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer participates in a 10-hour mission from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, into Japanese airspace and over the Korean Peninsula, July 30, 2017. Two B-1s made contact with Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-2 fighter jets in Japanese airspace, then proceeded over the Korean Peninsula and were joined by South Korean F-15 fighter jets. This mission is part of the continuing demonstration of ironclad U.S. commitment to our allies. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) U.S. bombers conduct bilateral mission with allies in response to North Korea ICBM launch
In response to North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs and as a part of the continuing demonstration of ironclad U.S. commitment to our allies, two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers under the command of U.S. Pacific Air Forces, joined their counterparts from the Republic of Korea and Japanese air forces in a sequenced bilateral missions July 29.
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Default Air Force Logo Andersen Air Force Base to participate in exercise Citadel Pacific
Andersen Air Force Base is scheduled to participate in Citadel Pacific, an annual Anti-Terrorism
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2017
The Air Force Medical Service is launching a mobile app that will let users access the news and information available on the AFMS website right from their smartphones. New Air Force health mobile app available for patients
The Air Force Medical Service has launched a new mobile app to connect Airmen and patients to news
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A B-1B Lancer takes off next to an MSN-7 mobile tower unit parked on the flightline June 22, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Air traffic control Airmen assigned to the 36th Operation Support Squadron began work in the new tower cab here June 30 after spending almost three months working in the mobile tower unit on the flightline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexa Ann Henderson) All under control: Pacific Air Force’s tallest control tower back in service
A B-1B Lancer roars above the MSN-7 Mobile Tower System situated in the middle of Andersen Air Force
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer aircraft assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, prepares to takeoff from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 20, 2017. The lancers conducted bilateral training mission with Royal Australian Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTACs), July 20 as part of Talisman Saber 17 a training exercise designed to maximize combined training opportunities and conduct maritime preposition and logistics operations in the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger) U.S. Air Force bombers integrate with Royal Australian Air Force JTACS at Talisman Saber 17
U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers based at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam conducted two separate
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U.S. service members march during the 73rd Guam Liberation Day parade July 21, 2017, in Hagåtña, Guam. The parade commemorated 73 years since U.S. armed forces liberated the island from Japanese occupation. During World War II, Japan seized Guam on December 10, 1941, and on July 21, 1944, the U.S. armed forces liberated the island. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail) Guam Commands Celebrate 73rd Liberation Day
HAGÅTÑA, Guam -- Service members from all branches of the U.S. military joined the local community
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New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
New annual Mental Health Assessment requirement begins July 31
Starting July 31, 2017, Airmen undergoing their annual Periodic Health Assessment may notice
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2017
Default Air Force Logo U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific to perform on Guam
The U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific-Hawaii eight piece ensemble "Papana" will perform a diverse
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2017
Senior Airman Jeremy Washington, 374th Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural journeyman, deployed from Yokota Air Base, Japan, sands down a weapons trailer in the new temporary corrosion control facility June 29, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The new permanent facility is currently being built and will have air showers, transition rooms, red to green zones for contamination, and different kinds of air conditioners with separate units in each zone as to not contaminate other zones. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexa Ann Henderson Out with the old, in with the new: Airmen begin work in new temporary corrosion control facility
One of the keys to having the world’s greatest Air Force is air superiority. Aircraft structural
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A U.S. Airman, acting as an opposing force, fires paintball rounds at 644th Communications Squadron Airmen during exercise Dragon Forge June 15, 2017, at Andersen South, Guam. Opposing forces repeatedly attacked the base throughout the day prior to an all-out final attack from all sides with the goal of overrunning the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail) 644th Combat Communications Squadron hosts biannual combat readiness exercise
More than 30 Airmen from the 644th Combat Communications Squadron participated in exercise Dragon
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, prepares for take off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam to conduct a sequenced bilateral mission with South Korean F-15 and Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) F-2 fighter jets, July 7. The mission is in response to a series of increasingly escalatory action by North Korea, including a launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on July 3. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) U.S. B-1B bomber flights demonstrate ironclad commitment to South Korea, Japan
As part of the continuing demonstration of the ironclad U.S. commitment to our allies against the growing threat from North Korea’s ballistic missile and nuclear programs, two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam conducted a 10-hour sequenced bilateral mission with South Korean and Japanese fighter jets, July 7.
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, prepares to take off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to fly a bilateral mission with two Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15’s over the East China Sea, July 6, 2017. Bilateral training fosters increased interoperability between Japan and U.S. aircraft. Participating in bilateral training enables the operational units to improve their combined capabilities and tactical skills, while also building bilateral confidence and strong working relationships. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger) First for U.S., Japan air forces: nighttime training over East China Sea
U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force units sharpened their combat skills during a bilateral mission over the East China Sea July 6.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Robert Mcintosh, 8th Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and construction journeyman, pushes gravel into a crater using a loader June 23, 2017, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The 8th Civil Engineering Squadron participated in airfield damage repair training as part of the final Exercise Silver Flag training held at Kunsan. U.S. Air Forces Pacific will now focus on ensuring Airmen have their three-year Silver Flag currency, prior to arriving on the Korean Peninsula, instead of conducting the training here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Hunsaker/Released) PACAF consolidates Silver Flag training at Andersen
U.S. Air Force Airmen of the 554th Red Horse Squadron assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam,
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Andersen Air Force Base’s drinking water is safe to drink and is in compliance with all federal and local regulations. (U.S. Air Force Courtesy Photo) Andersen Air Force Base Consumer Confidence Report
Andersen Air Force Base’s drinking water is safe to drink and is in compliance with all federal and
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Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 2nd Class Mike Jones, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, dives off the coast of Guam June 12, 2017, as part of the Western Pacific Naval Symposium Diving Exercise (WPNS-DIVEX) 2017. WPNS-DIVEX 2017 is a biennial diving exercise conducted by WPNS nations to enhance cooperation, interoperability, and tactical proficiency in diving operations in support of disaster response. Navy Salvage Divers Clear Submerged Wreckage from Guam's Waters during Diving Exercise 2017
ASAN, Guam (NNS) -- Salvage divers from nine Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) nations and
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer aircraft assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, takes off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, for a 10-hour mission, flying in the vicinity of Kyushu, Japan, the East China Sea, and the Korean peninsula, June 20, 2017. The normal/routine employment of continuous bomber presence (CBP) missions in the U.S. Pacific Command’s area of responsibility since March 2004 are in accordance with international law & are vital to the principles that are the foundation of the rules-based global operating system.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger) U.S. conducts bilateral missions with Japan, Republic of Korea
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flew from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, for a 10-hour mission, flying in the vicinity of Kyushu, Japan, the East China Sea, and the Korean peninsula, June 20, 2017.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Jason Gordon, 36th Medical Operation Squadron mental health specialist and Andersen Air Force Base Pride Month coordinator, holds up a picture frame featuring his husband, his family and his time in the Navy June 15, 2017, at Andersen AFB, Guam. Gordon joined the armed forces when the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell act was still enforced and got to see the change in the military after it was repealed. Gordon coordinated events to recognize Pride Month such as a color run, a paint and sip evening and a mixer and informational booth at the Freedom Fest scheduled for the end of the month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexa Ann Henderson) Pride For All: Andersen service members talk equality
Many serving in the military today consider the person to their left and the person to their right
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A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft assigned to Travis Air Force Base, Ca., takes off June 6, 2017, from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 734th Air Mobility Squadron recently used the C-17s for a readiness exercise testing fall rescue procedures. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis) Andersen mobility Airmen conduct fall training with Travis C-17
The 734th Air Mobility Squadron completed a fall protection training exercise June 12, 2017, at
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Default Air Force Logo VIDEO: Sustaining deployment readiness: K-9 teams hone their bite
K-9's and handlers go through sustainment/deployment training.
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Default Air Force Logo Andersen increases security at Northwest Field
Personnel from the 36th Security Forces Squadron will be working with the local authorities to
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U.S. Army Pfc. Nicholas Marsh, 8th Military Police Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, competes in the second annual Security Forces Advanced Combat Skills Assessment June 7, 2017 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Over 100 Airmen and Soldiers throughout U.S. Pacific Command’s area of responsibility gathered to compete in five different categories: weapons, tactics, combat fitness, mental and physical challenge, and military working dog handling. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis)
Airmen, Soldiers compete in second annual Security Forces Advanced Combat Skills Assessment

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Yerida Vazquez, 36th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of combat arms, fires an M4 carbine at balloon targets April 29, 2017, at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station, Guam. The balloons, varying sizes and movement in the wind, increased the difficulty of the rifle portion of the three gun shoot-off. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Guam and Military law enforcement prepares for National Police Week with friendly shoot-off

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Staff Sgt. Bianca Doblado, 36th Security Forces Squadron, searches for threats during an emergency management exercise May 11, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. When known active shooters are no longer a threat, SFS Airmen clear the building to ensure the area is safe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Andersen trains for emergency management with active shooter exercise

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A U.S. Airman prepares a cast during a 36th Medical Group training day June 8, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Airmen throughout the medical career-field may work in positions where they do not perform essential medical techniques regularly. Organized training days allow Airmen to stay proficient in readiness skills they may need for positions they may hold in the future. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) 36th Medical Group trains with Louisiana Air National Guard

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A U.S. Airman from the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron descends from a U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five, during a combat search and rescue training exercise June 5, 2017, at Andersen South, Guam. Service members from Task Force Talon, HSC-25, and the 36th Wing joined together to practice survival, evasion, resistance and escape procedures, emergency evacuation techniques and quick reaction force training. This is the first time these units participated in a combat search and rescue exercise together on Guam.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis)
U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and U.S. Navy conduct joint combat search and rescue exercise on Guam
U.S. Service members completed a joint combat search and rescue exercise to practice survival,
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Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, fly a 10-hour mission from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, through the South China Sea, operating with the U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104), June 8, 2017. The joint training, organized under Pacific Command's continuous bomber presence program (CBP), allows the Air Force and Navy to increase interoperability by refining joint tactics, techniques and procedures while simultaneously strengthening their ability to seamlessly integrate their operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger) Air Force, Navy train in South China Sea
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, fly a 10-hour mission from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, through the South China Sea, operating with the U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104), June 8, 2017.
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Airman Audra Young, 36th Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, listens to a briefing during the Airmanship 300 course June 7, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Airmanship 300 is the new First Term Airmen’s Course that new Airmen are required to attend upon arrival at their new installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cierra Presentado/Released) Andersen kicks off new First Term Airmen’s Course
The Air Force recently revamped what is now known as the First Term Airmen’s Course that will focus
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U.S. Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Melquiadez Racho, a patrol team lead with the 407th Expeditionary Security forces Squadron, uses his radio to check in with the base defense operations center May 13, 2017, in Southwest Asia. During patrols, security forces defenders perform safety and welfare checks across base and check base fencelines and perimeters for anomalies. Racho is a traditional guardsman deployed from the 254th Security Forces Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. When not on Air Force orders, Racho serves as a police instructor with the Department of Defense on Guam. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel) Island Defenders: Guam Guardsmen Protect Expeditionary Base, Coalition Mission
Security forces members deployed to Southwest Asia from Guam Air National Guard's 254th Security Forces Squadron are there to secure access points to the installation and patrol perimeter fence lines and facilities of the 407th Air Expeditionary Group.
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach, 11th Air Force commander, poses for a photo with Airmen assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron June 2, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Wilsbach visited Guam to interact with Airmen and leaders from Andersen AFB and Naval Base Guam. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis) Lt. Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach, 11th Air Force commander, visits Andersen

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Airmen from the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load Bomb Disposal Unit 50 into a B-1 Lancer May 30, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The team, deployed here from Dyess AFB, TX, loads munitions such as Joint Direct Attack Munitions, Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles or when practicing, BDU-50 and 56’s depending on what the mission requires. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cierra Presentado/Released) Ready, set, load!
How long does it take to load a bomb into a B-1B Lancer? An Airman from the 36th Expeditionary
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Collins, 36th Security Forces Squadron, salutes a fallen warrior memorial May 19, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Throughout the final day of National Police Week, Airmen honored the fallen by taking turns as vigil guards at a memorial wreath laying. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail) Andersen defenders remember the fallen during Police Week 2017
Defenders from the 36th and 736th Security Forces Squadrons, conducted various events to recognize
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Austin Prendez, 36th Civil Engineering Squadron pavements and construction equipment journeyman, takes measurements for a project May 2, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Prendez puts his skills to work to keep Andersen AFB operating and able to complete any mission as soon as possible. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis) Civil Engineers, the backbone of operations at Andersen
Airmen from the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron are standing-by at all times with an arsenal of
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Airmen with the 734th Air Mobility Squadron and 44th Aerial Port Squadron participate in Port Dawg memorial to commemorate fallen air transportation specialists May 19, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.  Aerial porters, commonly referred to as Port Dawgs, are responsible for military logistics related to aerial ports and come from multiple units on Andersen AFB to include the 734th AMS, 36th Contingency Response Group and 36th Mission Readiness Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexa Ann Henderson) Airmen remember fallen teammates in Port Dawg ceremony
Airmen with the 734th Air Mobility Squadron and 44th Aerial Port Squadron participated in Port Dawg
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U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jeff Slown, Task Force Talon commander, relinquishes command to U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Sean A. Gainy, commander of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, during a change of command ceremony May 17, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base. Task Force Talon is responsible for the U.S. Army’s first forward deployed Terminal High Altitude Area Defense battery. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis) Task Force Talon Change of Command
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jeff Slown, Task Force Talon commander, relinquishes command to U.S. Army Brig.
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Airmen from the First Term Airmen Center watch a Military Working Dog demonstration during the Pacific Air Power Tour, May 15, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The purpose of the tour is to introduce new Airmen to various career fields that play a role in getting the mission done. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cierra Presentado/Released) First Term Airmen experience Pacific Air Power
Every month, new Airmen from the First Term Airmen Center here at Andersen are given a tour of the
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Special Olympic Guam contestants and volunteers parade around the track March 18, 2017, at Okkodo High School in Dededo, Guam. The event is one of many volunteer opportunities that Team Andersen members have participated in. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail) Andersen AFB recognizes volunteers during National Volunteer Week
Over 300 Team Andersen members were recognized at the Service Unites volunteer appreciation
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Jeffrey Meyer, 36th Wing Historian, speaks at the F-4E Phantom II Rededication Ceremony, April 21, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The Phantom II was first deployed to the Pacific Air Forces in December 1964, in support of the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail/Released) Team Andersen rededicates F-4E Phantom II aircraft

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Patricia Gay, 734th Air Mobility Squadron, embraces a friend during Lt Col. (Ret.) Chuck McManus’ funeral at the Guam Veterans Cemetery April 26, 2017, in Piti, Guam. McManus was a key figure at Andersen Air Force Base due to his involvement during the Linebacker II campaign during the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail) Remembering Lt. Col Chuck McManus

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Photoillustration for the "4 The People" concert Celebrating Cinco de Mayo and Mexican Heritage on Andersen
This time of year, Airmen from across the Air Force come together to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, by
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A Republic of Singapore Air Force service member marshalls an F-15SG April 10, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The RSAF is deployed here to conduct bilateral training for aircrew and maintenance personnel to sharpen their skills and strengthen ties with partners in the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force/Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis) Republic of Singapore, U.S. Air Force strengthen ties through training
Fourteen U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagles aircraft from Kadena Air Base, Japan, and six Republic of
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Effective 15 July 2017, NCACS (RAPIDGate) will no longer be accepted as a valid credential. Andersen AFB will transition from paper passes (AF Form 75 and DBIDS pass)to a DBIDS credential.  
Andersen AFB will transition to DBIDS Credentials

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Service members from eight different countries pose for a group photo near the 36th Contingency Response Group after completion of Pacific Defender 17-1, April 14, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Pacific Defender is a Pacific Air Forces led exercise that focuses on subject-matter expert exchanges designed to increase partner capabilities. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis/Released) Pacific Defender 17-1 held at Andersen Air Force Base

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2nd Lt. Ryan Novack, 36th Munitions Squadron flight leader, prepares to run March 1, 2017 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Novak was a victim of a serious spinal injury from dirt bike racing, resulting in him being paralyzed below the knee on both legs. After attending months of therapy, Novack has returned back to work and is currently conditioning for the Department of Defense Warrior Games this summer in Chicago, Illinois. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cierra Presentado/Released) The road to recovery; Airman defines true meaning of resilience
“I can’t feel my legs, I can’t feel anything.” These were the words spoken by an Airman who would
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Default Air Force Logo AFGSC COMPLETES ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION
Air Force Global Strike Command completed an Accident Investigation Board following a May 2016
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The members of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five pose for a group photo April 18, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. HSC-25 operates the MH-60S Knighthawk providing Andersen AFB 24-hour search and rescue support. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Christopher Quail) HSC-25 Official Group Photo
The members of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five pose for a group photo April 18, 2017, at
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Airmen from the Republic of Singapore Air Force conduct demolition training Feb. 10, 2017, on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 554th RED HORSE Squadron hosted a training exchange at the Pacific Air Forces’ Regional Training Center Feb. 8-15, at Northwest Field on Andersen AFB. (Courtesy photo) Stronger Together: Multinational contingency training connects engineers
The Pacific region is among the most dynamic areas on the globe. To better prepare for future
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Default Air Force Logo Andersen AFB to conduct Operational Readiness Exercise Mar. 28 through Mar. 31
Andersen Air Force Base is scheduled to conduct an Operational Readiness Exercise here, Mar. 28
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Staff Sgt. Dante Thomas, 349th Security Forces Squadron member, poses for a photo outside of the combat arms building at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., on March 9, 2017. Thomas recently took part in Exercise Cope North 2017 in Guam. He and Staff Sgt. Rochelle Waters, another 349 SFS member, saved the life of a drowning child during an off-day on the assignment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Daniel Phelps) Citizen Airmen save life of drowning child during Cope North 2017
They didn’t set out to be heroes, nor did they expect that their recent temporary assignment to
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ryan Muller, left, a member of the Guam Black Tips Lacrosse team, plays defense against Navy Seaman Benton Lamendola, right, during a scrimmage Jan. 8, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The Guam Black Tips lacrosse team has brought together service members from different branches and civilians to train and play lacrosse. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gerald R. Willis) Lacrosse makes Guam debut with newly formed Black Tips team
The fastest growing U.S. sport, according to the Boston Globe, has finally made its debut in Guam
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Two F-16 Fighting Falcons escort a B-1B Lancer during COPE NORTH 17, Feb. 13, 2017. The Falcons provided the Lancers with tactical escort as they strike targets on air interdiction training sorties, all while suppressing enemy air defenses while the Lancers drop bombs on training targets. (Courtesy photo by Jim Haseltine) F-16s secure Indo-Asia-Pacific through integrated airpower
Misawa F-16 Fighting Falcons are at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam for COPE NORTH 17, a U.S. Pacific
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A U.S. Marine F/A-18D Hornet assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 12, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, sits on the flightline in preparation for Exercise Cope North 2017 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 8, 2017. Cope North is a long-standing Pacific Air Forces-led exercise designed to enhance multilateral air operations between the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger/Released) Combat airpower dominates the skies during Cope North 17

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From left, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Davies, Airman 1st Class Richard Melton and Staff Sgt. Stephanie Dahl, 36th Munitions Squadron, test an AGM-88 high-speed anti-radiation missile (HARM) in Andersen’s new Precision Guided Munitions building Jan. 26, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Andersen AFB, with its strategic location and Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence, has the largest stockpile of munitions in the Pacific Air Forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexa Ann Henderson) 36th MUNS begins work in brand-new missile facility
The strength behind air superiority in the Pacific is firepower. Andersen Air Force Base, with its
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A U.S. Air Force F-16 assigned to the 14th Fighter Squadron from Misawa Air Base, Japan, receives an in-flight refuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker during Cope North 2017, Feb. 16, 2017. The exercise includes 22 total flying units and more than 1,700 personnel from three countries and continues the growth of strong, interoperable relationships within the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region through integration of airborne and land-based command and control assets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Keith James) Three Pacific allies join to launch Exercise Cope North 17
U.S., Japanese and Australian military forces launched Exercise Cope North 2017 here Feb. 15.
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Default Air Force Logo The history of Guam and the U.S. Marines
“Some people wonder all their lives if they’ve made a difference. Marines don’t have that problem.” – Ronald Reagan
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Four U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, arrive Feb. 6, 2017, at Andersen AFB, Guam. The 9th EBS is taking over U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations from the 34th EBS, assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. The B-1B’s speed and superior handling characteristics allow it to seamlessly integrate in mixed force packages. These capabilities, when combined with its substantial payload, excellent radar targeting system, long loiter time and survivability, make the B-1B a key element of any joint/composite strike force. While deployed at Guam the B-1Bs will continue conducting flight operations where international law permit.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger/Released) Dyess B-1s deploy to Andersen, take over Continuous Bomber Presence operations
Several B-1B Lancers and Airmen with the 7th Bomb Wing from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, deployed to
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Maj. James Silva (left) and Lt. Col. Steven Myers complete a flight in the first newly-upgraded operational B-1B Lancer Jan. 21, 2014, at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas. The B-1B was recently upgraded with an Integrated Battle Station, which is a combination of three different upgrades, including a Fully Integrated Data Link, Vertical Situation Display upgrade and Central Integrated System upgrade. Silva and Myers are B-1B pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Richard Ebensberger) Air Force deploys first complete Block 16 B-1s to Pacific
More than 300 Airmen assigned to the 7th Bomb Wing deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to
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Default Air Force Logo Andersen to assess emergency readiness during exercise
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Andersen Air Force Base is scheduled to conduct an emergency
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Default Air Force Logo Pacific Allies gear up for multilateral training in COPE NORTH 17
The United States and two ally nations in the Indo-Asia Pacific region are scheduled to participate in exercise COPE NORTH 2017 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 15 through March 3, 2017.
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U.S. Air Force Airmen with the 736th Security Force Squadron, conduct a combat skills training exercise Feb. 1, 2017, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. While touring the Pacific Regional Training Center U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence J. O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Johnson, Pacific Air Forces command chief, had the opportunity to see firsthand the capabilities of the 736th SFS Airmen and techniques they use to secure an airbase in an austere environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)
PACAF commander visits Andersen, asserts importance of warfighting capability in Pacific
The Pacific Air Forces commander and command chief visited Airmen and families here Jan. 31-Feb. 1,
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An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Island Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 condusts a training flight June 16, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. HSC-25 maintains a 24-hour search and rescue and medical evacuation alert posture, directly supporting the U.S. Coast Guard, Sector Guam and Joint Region Marianas. HSC-25 ensures maritime peace and security in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard Ebensberger) Island Knights Aid in Rescue off Coast of Guam
The "Island Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 assisted during their first rescue
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A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., flies overhead after returning from a local training mission at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Jan. 12, 2017. The B-2's low-observable, or "stealth," characteristics give it the ability to penetrate an enemy's most sophisticated defenses and threaten heavily defended targets while avoiding adversary detection, tracking and engagement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jazmin Smith) B-2 Spirits complete deployment, joint and combined training missions with B-1s, F-22s and Australian allies
Three B-2 Spirits recently returned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, following a three-week deployment to Andersen AFB, Guam, where they conducted joint, integrated operations with various U.S. military assets and completed long-range training with Australian partners.
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Default Air Force Logo Firefighter lands smooth re-enlistment at Andersen, takes off into four more years of service
In celebration of his re-enlistment, Staff Sgt. Michael Clayton, a fire inspector with the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron and licensed private pilot, was authorized to land a private sport aircraft on the tarmac here -- just in time for his ceremony Jan. 24.
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In this file photo, Yeoman 1st Class Erik Estrada, far right, assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), helps local volunteers pack mulch into bags in the village of Dededo, Guam.  Frank Cable Sailors teamed up with volunteers from Island Girl Power, a local community service program for young girls, to clean and renovate a series of parks. Frank Cable, forward deployed to the island of Guam, conducts maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. Guam Navy Commands Win 2016 Environmental Stewardship Flagship Award
ASAN, Guam (NNS) -- Naval Munitions Command East Asia Division (NMCEAD) Unit Guam and the submarine
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A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress takes off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, after a short deployment Dec. 17, 2016. This short-term deployment helped ensure the bomber crews maintain a high state of readiness and crew proficiency, and provided opportunities to integrate capabilities with regional partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier/Released) B-52s complete joint, combined missions in Indo-Asia-Pacific region
Three U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortresses returned to Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, Dec. 21, 2016, after executing 15 sorties near Australia and in the South China Sea in conjunction with forces from U.S. Pacific Command, U.S. European Command and Australia in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s bomber assurance and deterrence mission.
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B-1B Lancers perform a flyover to begin the Operation Linebacker II Remembrance Ceremony Dec. 16, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.  A formation of 33 Airmen stood at the ceremony to represent the 33 who lost their lives flying in B-52 Stratofortress bombers during Operation Linebacker II. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Honoring the past: Linebacker II remembrance ceremony
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Team Andersen honored the memory of those who served in Operation
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Indian Air Force Wing Commander Janardhana Reddy Neelam high-fives U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Simon Zika, 554th RED HORSE Squadron, during a subject-matter expert exchange Oct. 25, 2016, at Northwest Field, Guam. The subject-matter expert exchange focused on airfield damage repair using folded fiberglass matting. These exchanges provide an opportunity for the U.S. Air Force and its international partners to enhance each other’s capabilities, improve interoperability and fundamentally provide highly skilled coalition engineers for operations in a variety of environments. (U.S. Air Force photo by SSgt. Benjamin Gonsier/Released)

554th RED HORSE Squadron Develops Partnerships; Hosts India Armed Forces
According to the National Military Strategy, Security Cooperation activities are at the heart of our
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U.S. Army Sgt. Sania Leuelu, squad leader for 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, Alpha Company, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, treks through high brush during a squad live-fire exercise Nov. 18, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The exercise assesses a squad’s ability to navigate, communicate and apply tactical and infantrymen skills to seize a bunker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Soldiers hone their craft, conduct live-fire exercise

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The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sequoia rests in port at Apra Harbor, Nov. 22, 2016, at Naval Base Guam. The crew of the Sequoia participated in Operation Christmas Drop 2016 by delivering tools, toys, food and water to islands throughout the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) U.S. Coast Guard brings holiday cheer by sea

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U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force Airmen assemble frames during Silver Flag Dec. 5, 2016, at Northwest Field, Guam. U.S. Pacific Command’s partner nation Silver Flag training classes are held to promote mutual understanding between partner nations and PACAF civil engineers' missions, capabilities and objectives. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Arielle K. Vasquez/Released) Partner Nation Silver Flag concludes at Northwest Field
Silver Flag is a U.S. Pacific Command multilateral subject matter expert exchange led by engineers
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Eva Hake wears a pendant memorializing her late son, Senior Airman Jeremy Jutba-Hake, 36th Airlift Squadron instructor loadmaster, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 6, 2016. The pendant was a gift given to her on behalf of his fellow Airmen from his squadron commander after Jutba-Hake passed away during Operation Christmas Drop 2015. On day two of OCD 2016, Jutba-Hake’s colleagues, friends and family gathered for a remembrance ceremony before beginning the day’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Elizabeth Baker/Released) Operation Christmas Drop crews remember an Airman
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam. -- Service members from the United States, Australia and Japan air
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A volunteer packs canned goods, toys and necessities into a box during the Operation Christmas Drop packing party Dec. 3, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Over 200 volunteers packed clothes, rice, fish hooks, school supplies and more into boxes to be dropped to over 50 islands throughout the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Alexa Henderson/Released) Operation Christmas Drop: Behind the scenes
The longest running humanitarian aid/disaster relief has kicked off on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam
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Military and civilian leaders push a box onto a C-130 Hercules during the 2016 Operation Christmas Drop Push Ceremony Dec. 6, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. This year the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Royal Australian Air Force and U.S. Air Force work together to continue the tradition of air dropping tools, food, clothing and toys throughout the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Operation Christmas Drop begins at Andersen AFB
Military members from the U.S. Air Force, Coast Guard and Navy, with international support from the
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U.S. Air Force 36th Wing leadership serve Airmen Thanksgiving meals at the Magellan Inn dining facility Nov. 24, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The annual event, held in the dining facility, brings service members together to eat and have a traditional Thanksgiving meal away from home with friends and family. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Service members celebrate Thanksgiving at Andersen
U.S. Air Force 36th Wing leadership serve Airmen Thanksgiving meals at the Magellan Inn dining
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Default Air Force Logo Missing swimmer at Tarague presumed dead
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – An Airman who went missing at Tarague Beach Nov. 21 was presumed
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Default Air Force Logo Deceased Airman identified
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – An active-duty Airman who was found dead Nov. 23 in his off-base
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Default Air Force Logo Remains of Pagat swimmer identified
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – An Airman, whose remains were recovered from Guam’s waters Nov. 21,
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Prospective U.S. citizens take the Oath of Allegiance during a naturalization ceremony Nov. 23, 2016, on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The oath is recited during the ceremony, signifying an individual pledging their allegiance to the United States of America. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) Service members, spouses, families receive U.S. citizenship on Andersen
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Nine immigrants, from Jamaica, Nepal, Colombia, Russia and the
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ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Rescue agencies have responded to a call for a missing Airman Nov.
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Default Air Force Logo Remains of missing swimmer recovered
The remains of an Airman temporarily assigned to Andersen AFB were recovered Nov. 21. The cause of
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Gen. Robin Rand, AFGSC commander, speaks with Airmen Nov. 1, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Many of the Airmen Rand spoke to are deployed from Ellsworth AFB, S.D., to support Pacific Command's Continuous Bomber Presence mission in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Arielle K. Vasquez/Released) General Rand visits Andersen

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Staff Sgt. Garrett Gapp, 36th Maintenance Squadron, NCO in charge of maintenance flight, poses for a photo Oct. 31, 2016 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Gapp was selected as a member of the All-Air Force Men’s Slow Pitch Softball Team this year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cierra Presentado/Released) From the flightline to the playing field: Maintenance Airman makes the All-Air Force Men’s Softball team
An Airman from the 36th Maintenance Squadron recently made the All-Air Force Men’s Slow Pitch Softball Team.
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D., takes off Oct. 25, 2016, at Andersen AFB, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of the U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Arielle Vasquez/Released)
B-1B conducts integration training with Royal Australian Air Force
A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer takes off from Andersen AFB, Guam Oct. 25, 2016 to conduct integration training with Royal Australian Air Force joint terminal air controllers.
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Default Air Force Logo AARO: Real life superheroes
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - A superhero is a fictional person with extraordinary powers, or
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From left to right, Lt. Walter McGann, Naval Aircrewman First Class Johnathan Hampton, Naval Corpsman Third Class Jacob Tittle, (not pictured) AWS2 Ryan Duran-fujii and Lt. William B. Thornley, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five search and rescue crew members stand in front of a MH-60S Seahawk  at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The team recently won the 2015 Naval Helicopter Association Aircrew of the Year award for their heroic efforts during a search and rescue mission resulting in fives lives being saved. (Courtesy photo) HSC-25 Search and Rescue team braves the jungle; saves five lives during typhoon
As heavy rain poured and damaging winds blew, five men received an unexpected call for what would
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U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach, 11th Air Force commander, greets Staff Sgt. Chelsey Coolidge, left, 736th Security Forces Squadron commando warrior instructor, Oct. 27, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. During his visit, Wilsbach met with Airmen and hosted an all call where he spoke with Airmen and answered their questions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson) 11th Air Force commander visits Guam

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Staff Sgt. Randy Adkison, 734th Air Mobility Squadron freight supervisor, uses a forklift to transport a pallet of coffee August 18, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 36th Wing Chapel uses coffee as a tool to bridge the gap between service members and the Chaplain Corps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Caffeinating connections: Chapel uses coffee to connect with Airmen
The fragrance that floats from fresh coffee is an energizing smell for many Airmen and is the
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U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 121st Fighter Squadron (FS), Joint Base Andrews, Md., and the 112th FS, Toledo Air National Guard Base, Ohio, stand by for launch May 4, 2015, during RED FLAG-Alaska (RF-A) 15-2 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Reft/Released) D.C. Air National Guard deploys to Guam
Approximately 12 F-16s from the 121st Fighter Squadron, District of Columbia Air National Guard, are set to deploy to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, at the beginning of November.
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Military members from the United States Air Force and Colombian military stand in front of an aircraft Aug. 25, 2016 at the Colombian Air Mobility Command Headquarters in Bogota, Colombia. The service members recently completed Interamerican Squadron Officer School and the Interamerican Noncommissioned Officer Academy. (Courtesy Photo) Developing leaders while developing partnerships
Growing up in Puerto Rico, I never imagined I would be stationed on the beautiful island of Guam.
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Senior Master Sgt. Christopher Shaver, 36th Wing weapons manager, briefs load crews before a loading exercise Sept. 29, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. LOADEX is a weapons loading exercise where Airmen fine-tune their loading capabilities monthly. The B-1B Lancer aircrews are currently deployed here in support of the Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson) Maintenance Airmen lock and load B-1 in exercise
Airmen from the 34th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit participated in a B-1B Lancer munitions
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September is National Suicide Prevention Month which aims to bring awareness to suicide and the serious effects it has on family members and friends. While the signs of suicide may not be obvious, it is important to remember that although someone may seem happy on the outside, in private, they may be lonely, sad and depressed. If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, seek help immediately from your chain of command or any helping agency on base. (U.S. Air Force illustrative photo by Senior Airman Cierra Presentado/Released)
Recognize the symptoms: Know your wingmen, save a life
According to defense department data, 275 active-duty service members committed suicide in
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Marine biologists examine a hatched Green Turtle nest at Chulu Beach on the Island of Tinian, Sept. 18, 2016. The endangered Green Turtle egg nest was expected to hatch around the time the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit was scheduled to conduct a boat raid to Chulu beach as part of Exercise Valiant Shield. Valiant Shield is a biennial U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps exercise held in Guam, focusing on real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces at sea, in the air, on land and in cyberspace. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kelsey Dornfeld) U.S. military cancels beach landing to protect endangered turtles on Tinian
The U.S Navy environmental coordinators cancelled a beach landing September 13, 2016, scheduled for Navy and Marine Corps units participating in Exercise Valiant Shield 16 on the island of Tinian. The landings were planned for Chulu Beach on the northwest side of Tinian, less than one kilometer (0.62 miles) from North Field, but were called off due to the discovery of an endangered turtle species nesting.
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Default Air Force Logo As elections loom near, communication is key to office cohesion
As Airmen work alongside one another, it is inevitable that various controversial topics such as
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Airman 1st Class Adria Brown, 734th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services technician, verifies incoming cargo Sept. 7, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 734th AMS, a tenant unit from Air Mobility Command, supports the 36th Wing’s mission of projecting airpower by transporting essential material to and from Andersen AFB or for humanitarian response. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)
Sustaining mobility: 734th AMS ensures high velocity transport

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Default Air Force Logo Airman dies on Guam
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – On Sept. 23, an active duty Airman temporarily assigned to Andersen
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer deployed from Andersen Air Base, Guam, performs a landing at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Sept. 21, 2016. This is the first time the Lancer has landed on the Korean peninsula in 20 years. The B-1 is the backbone of the U.S. long-range bomber mission and is capable of carrying the largest payload of both guided and unguided weapons in the Air Force inventory.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Steffen) ROK – U.S. Alliance Demonstrates Unshakeable Commitment to Defend Allies in the Region
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea – As part of the continuing demonstration of the steadfast United
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Default Air Force Logo RED HORSE Airmen build partnerships in Singapore
Airmen with the 554th RED HORSE Squadron from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, participated in a
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A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., takes off during Exercise Valiant Shield at Andersen AFB, Guam, Sept. 14, 2016. Valiant Shield is a biennial U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps exercise held in Guam, focusing on real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces at sea, in the air, on land and in cyberspace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger) Combat airpower projected during Valiant Shield 16
Valiant Shield is a biennial U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps exercise held in Guam, focusing
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U.S. Navy Lt. Scott Keelan, a Patrol Squadron 46 pilot, operates a P-3 Orion aircraft during a sinking exercise Sept. 13, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, during Valiant Shield 2016. SINKEX provided service members the opportunity to gain proficiency in tactics, targeting, and live firing against a surface target at sea. Valiant Shield is a biennial, U.S. -only field-training exercise with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin Fisher) Valiant Shield: U.S. Forces conclude SINKEX exercise
PACIFIC OCEAN – Live fire from ships and aircraft participating in the Valiant Shield 2016 exercise
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OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- Today, two U.S. Air Force B-1B strategic bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted training with fighter aircraft from the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) and a low-level flight with fighter aircraft from the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the United States, in response to the recent nuclear test by North Korea.  (Courtesy Photo by U.S. Forces Korea/Released) U.S. B-1 bombers conduct sequence flights with South Korea, Japan in response to nuclear test
Today, two U.S. Air Force B-1B strategic bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted
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Marine expeditionary airfield systems technicians use a jackhammer to drive a steak into the ground as part of the M31 Marine Corps Expeditionary Arresting Gear System installation Sept. 6 at Tinian's West Field in preparation for Exercise Valiant Shield 2014. Arresting gear is used in order to land pilots in a short amount of space, or during an emergency. Valiant Shield is a biennial exercise which focuses on training that enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces. The Marines are with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 and MWSS-172, both under Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. David A. Walters/Released) Ready Group Departs for Valiant Shield 2016
Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242, Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, Marine Aviation
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Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James talks with B-1B Lancer maintainers during a visit Aug. 30, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. James wrapped up an 11-day trip visiting various partners throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) SECAF visits Andersen
During her visit, James learned more about the mission of the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron while
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Robin Ellis, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental specialist, performs a musical number at the Women’s Equality Day event Aug. 26, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The event marked the observance’s 96th anniversary and served as a tribute to women’s right to vote. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) Andersen observes Women’s Equality Day with special event
Men and women from the local community participated in a Women’s Equality Day event Aug. 26, 2016,
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Staff Sgt. Jason Blas, 36th Medical Support Squadron pharmacy flight chief, helped saved the life of a tourist Aug. 5, 2016, at Gun Beach in Tamuning, Guam. With his experience as a former lifeguard, and now a medical professional, Blas provided life-saving care to a man who was drowning before emergency responders arrived on scene. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) Medical Group Airman helps save life of tourist
Waves crashing on the reef line, the ocean at high tide and winds blowing strongly seemed to almost forecast what a dark day it would become for an Airman at the 36th Medical Group.
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Rowland Ball served as a B-29 Superfortress navigator during the tail end of World War II. He flew 27 missions out of Guam and left soon after the war ended. After 71 years, the 91-year-old received the opportunity to come back to Andersen Air Force Base, known as Northfield in 1945, and share stories about his experiences on Guam. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) World War II veteran returns to Guam after seventy-one years
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – The year was 1945; during the tail end of World War II. The sound of
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A B-52 Stratofortress prepares to taxi on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 24, 2016. The B-52s have served non-stop rotations since 2006, which have been shared between the bomber squadrons from Minot AFB, N.D., and Barksdale AFB, La. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) B-1 bomber officially takes over CBP mission
The B-1B Lancer officially replaced the B-52 Stratofortress in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence mission Aug. 15, during a Transfer of Authority ceremony.
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A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress returning from deployment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, flies over the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan and Vietnam Remembrance Day ceremony at Canberra, Australia, Aug. 18, 2016. At the request of the Australian government, two Pacific Air Forces B-52s already scheduled to fly a training mission in support of exercise Pitch Black, supported the event commemorating the U.S. and Australia's strong alliance during the Vietnam War that continues to this day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sandra Welch) B-52s enhance Australian partnership through Vietnam Remembrance Day flyover
In conjunction with a routine mission, two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft performed a flyover Aug. 18 in Canberra, Australia, during a ceremony commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan and Vietnam Remembrance Day.
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A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit fly over Guam after launching from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, for an integrated bomber operation Aug.17, 2016. This mission marks the first time in history that all three of Air Force Global Strike Command's strategic bomber aircraft are simultaneously conducting integrated operations in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations. As of Aug. 15, the B-1 Lancer will be temporarily deployed to Guam in support of U.S. Pacific Command's Continuous Bomber Presence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot) B-52, B-1, B-2s participate in first integrated bomber operation in USPACOM AOR
History was made Aug. 17, 2016 when all three of Air Force Global Strike Command's strategic power projection bombers, the B-52 Stratofortress, B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit, simultaneously took to the sky during their first integrated bomber operation in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
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Senior Airman Brandon Jefferson, 554th RED HORSE Squadron operations control, awaits instruction while rappelling down a 90-foot tower Aug. 9, 2016, at Naval Base Guam. The purpose of the rappel training was to provide real-world training for 554th RHS members. RED HORSE units provide a highly responsive force to support contingency, peacetime and humanitarian operations world-wide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. JT May III) 554th RED HORSE: Train like they fight
Airmen from the 554th RED HORSE conducted rappel training Aug. 9, 2016, at Naval Base Guam. The
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Please be advised that there may be increased aircraft activity and noise on Andersen Air Force Base
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Chase Coleman, an entry controller with the 509th Security Forces Squadron from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., stands guards at an entry control point Aug. 10, 2016 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The United States maintains a strong, credible bomber force that enhances the security and stability of allies and partners around the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jovan Banks) Airmen ensure BAAD mission continues
More than 200 Airmen and three B-2 Spirits from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, deployed to Andersen Air Force Base in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Bomber Assurance and Deterrence mission.
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U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirits deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., taxi toward the flightline prior to take off at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 11, 2016. Bomber crews readily deploy in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to conduct global operations in coordination with other Combatant Commands, Services, and appropriate U.S. Government Agencies to deter and detect strategic attacks against the U.S., its allies and partners. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III) Bomber crews maintain readiness during BAAD missions
More than 200 Airmen and three B-2s deployed to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to demonstrate the ability of the U.S. bomber force to provide a flexible and vigilant long-range global strike capability.
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U.S. Air Force Aircrew Flight Equipment technicians assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., conduct pre-checks on flight equipment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. The work of the AFE shop ensures the safety of the B-2 pilots and allows the bomber crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency in demonstrating their ability to provide an always-ready global strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Miguel Lara III) 509th AFE supports BAAD
U.S. Air Force Aircrew Flight Equipment technicians assigned to the 509th Operation Support Squadron from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., conduct pre-checks on flight equipment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 9, 2016. The work of the AFE shop ensures the safety of the B-2 pilots and allows the bomber crews to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency in demonstrating their ability to provide an always-ready global strike capability.
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A B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit sit beside one another on the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug.10, 2016. This marks the first time in history that all three of Air Force Global Strike Command's strategic bomber aircraft are simultaneously conducting operations in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations. The B-1 Lancer, which arrived at Andersen Aug. 6, will replace the B-52 in support of the U.S. Strategic Command Continuous Bomber Presence mission. The CBP bomber swap between the B-1 and B-52 is occurring throughout the month of August as the B-1s return to support this mission for the first time since April 2006. In addition to the CBP bomber swap, three B-2s arrived in theater to conduct a Bomber Assurance and Deterrence deployment. The CBP mission and BAAD deployments are part of a long-standing history of maintaining a consistent bomber presence in the Indo-Asia-Pacific in order to maintain regional stability, and provide assurance to our allies and partners in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard Ebensberger) All global strike bombers deploy to Andersen, maintain stability in PACOM theater
Air Force Global Strike Command's three strategic bombers, the B-52 Stratofortress, B-1B Lancer and B-2 Spirit, are all in the U.S. Pacific Command region conducting the area's first integrated operational mission for all three bombers.
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A B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit sit beside one another on the flightline at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug.10, 2016. This marks the first time in history that all three of Air Force Global Strike Command's strategic bomber aircraft are simultaneously conducting operations in the U.S. Pacific Command area of operations. The B-1 Lancer, which arrived at Andersen Aug. 6, will replace the B-52 in support of the U.S. Strategic Command Continuous Bomber Presence mission. The CBP bomber swap between the B-1 and B-52 is occurring throughout the month of August as the B-1s return to support this mission for the first time since April 2006. In addition to the CBP bomber swap, three B-2s arrived in theater to conduct a Bomber Assurance and Deterrence deployment. The CBP mission and BAAD deployments are part of a long-standing history of maintaining a consistent bomber presence in the Indo-Asia-Pacific in order to maintain regional stability, and provide assurance to our allies and partners in the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard Ebensberger) Making history: B-52, B-1, B-2s maintain regional stability in PACOM theater
For the first time in history, a B-52 Stratofortress, B-1 Lancer and B-2 Spirit are conducting operations in the U.S. Pacific Command region. The bombers located at Andersen Air Force Base in support of Continuous Bomber Presence and Bomber Assurance and Deterrence missions. The CBP mission and BAAD deployments are part of a long-standing history of maintaining a consistent bomber presence in the Indo-Asia-Pacific in order to maintain regional stability, and provide assurance to our allies and partners in the region.
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A Boeing 737 aircraft takes off from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D., Aug. 1, 2016. More than 300 Airmen from the 28th Bomb Wing have deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam, to provide assurance and global deterrence for U.S. allies in the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert) Ellsworth deploys large force to Guam
ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE, S.D. – More than 300 Airmen assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing deployed to
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A Boeing 737 aircraft takes off from Ellsworth Air Force Base (AFB), S.D., Aug. 1, 2016. More than 300 Airmen from the 28th Bomb Wing have deployed to Andersen AFB, Guam, to provide assurance and global deterrence for U.S. allies in the Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert) B-1 CBP support arrives on Guam
More than 300 Airmen assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence mission Aug. 9.
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U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit bomber aircraft from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, like the one pictured above, deploy to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, as a routine deployment providing global strike capability and extended deterrence against potential adversaries in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joel Pfiester/Released) B-2s conduct deployment to Indo-Asia-Pacific
Three B-2 Spirits deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam,
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A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., lands Aug. 6, 2016, at Andersen AFB, Guam. Incorporating the B-1 into Pacific Command operations, exercises the Air Force’s ability to integrate a unique capability with regional allies and partners in various parts of the world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger) End of era: B-1s replace B-52s at Andersen AFB
Several B-1B Lancers with the 28th Bomb Wing from Ellsworth Air Force Base​, South Dakota, deployed
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Master Sgt. Brandon Cullum, 556th RED HORSE Squadron structures supervisor, welds concrete wall panels together July 20, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The EOD warehouse will be utilized for Silver Flag training and will store items such as Humvees, bomb suits, EOD robots and training equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) EOD warehouse opens at Northwest Field; provides training opportunities
RED HORSE Airmen from across the U.S. Air Force deployed to Guam for five months to construct a new
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Staff Sgt. Stephen Horton, 36th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of resource protection and physical security, fires an M4 carbine at a target July 7, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Weapons qualification is often done in preparation for deployments, for certain permanent changes of station and annually for certain career fields. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Combat arms instructors build effective marksmen
A red flag waves at the entrance of the Andersen Air Force Base firing range, warning personnel
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A B-1 bomber soars through the sky during suppression of enemy air defenses training at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 15, 2016. During SEAD missions, bombers are used offensively to destroy targets while EA-18G Growlers work as a supporting aircraft to deny, degrade or delay the enemies’ ability to acquire and engage friendly air forces and also give bombers access to those targeted areas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert/Released) Continuous Bomber Presence Airframe Changeover
The U.S. Air Force’s B-1B Lancers are scheduled to deploy to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, 6 Aug.
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U.S Service members and local citizens participate in the 72nd Guam Liberation Day parade July 21, 2016, in Hagåtña, Guam. Liberation Day is celebrated every year on July 21 to mark the day Guam was liberated by U.S armed forces from Japanese occupation during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger/Released)
Guam's 72nd Liberation Day Parade
U.S Service members and local citizens participate in the 72nd Guam Liberation Day parade July 21, 2016, in Hagåtña, Guam. Liberation Day is celebrated every year on July 21 to mark the day Guam was liberated by U.S armed forces from Japanese occupation during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Richard P. Ebensberger/Released)
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Airmen assigned to the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron take shelter under a B-52H Stratofortress prior to the start of a munitions loading exercise July 13, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. During the exercise, Airmen practiced loading inert munitions including, AGM-86 Conventional Air-Launched Cruise Missiles and AGM-158 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released) Andersen Airmen participate in B-52 loading exercise
Airmen from the 36th Maintenance Group participated in a 12 hourlong munitions loading exercise July
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Airman 1st Class Dylan Cruson, 734th Air Mobility Squadron air transportation specialist, left, is coined by Gen. Carlton Everhart, Air Mobility Command commander, during a base visit July 9, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. AMC's mission is to provide rapid, global mobility and sustainment for America's armed forces.
AMC Commander visits Andersen Airmen
AMC's mission is to provide rapid, global mobility and sustainment for America's armed forces.
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On Memorial Day Weekend 2016, my friend Ben and I departed on a routine spearfishing trip. That
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Tech. Sgt. Randy Walgren, 36th Contingency Response Group, signals to a forklift operator to lower the forks as cargo is prepared for transport during a subject-matter expert exchange June 29, 2016, at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal. Participants of the SMEE exchanged knowledge on how each organization operates a forklift and the different hand signals they use to communicate a message. (U.S. Air
Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier/Released) Bolstering partnerships: USAF, Nepal exchange disaster relief best practices
Ten Airmen assigned to the 36th Contingency Response Group at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, participated with various Nepali organizations in a subject-matter expert exchange at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu June 24 to July 9.
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Airmen watch as an MH-60 Seahawk takes off during a jungle training course June 15, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Conducted by the U.S. Army 25th Infantry Division's Lightning Academy Jungle Operations Training Center from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and supported by 736th Security Forces Squadron Commando Warrior cadre, students prepared a simulated patient for medical evacuation. During the course, they also learned survival skills, including land navigation and evasion techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot) Through the thick of it: Airmen, Soldiers tackle joint jungle training
Veiled in darkness, two MH-60 Seahawks cut through the humid night air heading toward a landing zone
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Staff Sgt. Chelsey Coolidge, 736th Security Forces Squadron commando warrior instructor, left, her daughter Akayla, and her wife, Staff Sgt. Tasha Coolidge, 36th SFS unit training manager, stand together June 9, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The Coolidges have been married for two years after meeting on deployment in Kyrgyzstan in 2013. Together, they enjoy spending time at the beach, hiking and going to Akayla’s sporting events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released) The Coolidge Girls: An all-American Air Force family
It wasn't love at first sight for Tasha. While on deployment to Kyrgyzstan in 2012, Staff Sgt. Tasha
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(Courtesy photo) HSC-25 Assists in Recovery of Distressed Personnel Off Tinian
ANDERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – An MH-60S from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, assigned to
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Andersen Air Force Base’s tower provides a 360 degree view of surrounding airspace. Air traffic controllers are responsible for managing the flow of aircraft through all aspects of their flight and ensuring the safety and efficiency of air traffic on the ground and in the air. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Eyes in the skies
Andersen Air Force Base’s tower provides a 360 degree view of surrounding airspace. Air traffic controllers are responsible for managing the flow of aircraft through all aspects of their flight and ensuring the safety and efficiency of air traffic on the ground and in the air.
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Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to mission and team success. As spotlight performers, individuals are chosen by base leaders for demonstrating the Air Force's core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. Team Andersen's Best: Staff Sgt. Stephen Horton
Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to
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U.S Air Force Maj. John Kim, 36th Medical Operations Squadron optometrist, directs a patient to a booth during a typhoon response exercise June 6, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Airmen treated a large number of patients displaying similar symptoms to deliver expedient care and ensure mission readiness during public health emergencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released) Andersen medical teams practice outbreak response plan
Airmen assigned to the 36th Medical Group regularly practice established response scenarios to
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Members of the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight inspection on a B-52 Stratofortress after its arrival June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. These aircraft and the men and women who fly and support them provide a significant capability that enables U.S. readiness and commitment to deterrence, provides assurances to allies, and strengthens regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)   Andersen receives B-52 Stratofortress
A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, arrived June 2, at Andersen AFB,
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Members of the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct a post-flight inspection on a B-52 Stratofortress after its arrival June 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft is deployed in support of U.S. Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence operations. These aircraft and the men and women who fly and support them provide a significant capability that enables U.S. readiness and commitment to deterrence, provides assurances to allies, and strengthens regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released)   Andersen receives B-52 Stratofortress
A B-52 Stratofortress from Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, arrived June 2, at Andersen AFB,
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Airman 1st Class Mario Perez, 36th Force Support Squadron, makes a salad in the Magellan Inn Dining Facility May 31, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The newly renovated dining facility offers improved serving lines, charging stations where customers can charge their electronic devices and more menu options for Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Richard Ebensberger) Andersen opens doors to renovated dining facility
The Magellan Inn, Andersen Air Force Base’s dining facility, opened its doors to the base May 26
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Staff Sgt. Scott Hoppe, 36th Medical Support Squadron diagnostic imaging technician, prepares to take an X-ray scan of a patient May 23, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. X-rays taken at the radiology department are used to assist the doctors with their diagnoses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) X-ray Airmen: Seeing beneath the surface; minimizing risk
When medical providers need to find the root cause of a patient’s injury or pain, they rely on timely delivery of quality images for accurate readings.
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Tech. Sgt. Robert Terrell, 36th Munitions Squadron, and his daughter, Brooklyn, race a homemade boat across the finish line during the Boat Blitz May 25, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. To create their first place winning boat and oars, the father-daughter duo used more than six rolls of duct tape in addition to dozens of plastic bottles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson) Team Andersen races homemade boats during Boat Blitz
Participants of the Boat Blitz raced homemade boats May 25 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The Boat Blitz is a competition that challenges participants to create boats made entirely of plastic bottles and duct tape.
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Members of the Andersen Air Force Base Honor Guard pay tribute to the fallen May 30, 2016, during a Memorial Day ceremony at the Guam Veterans Cemetery in Piti, Guam. Members from each branch of service and government organizations worked together to honor the sacrifices made by all U.S. veterans, past and present. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander Riedel/Released) Guam community honors fallen during Memorial Day ceremony

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The RAIDR 21 monument, located in Adelup, Guam, honors six B-52 Stratofortress aviators who lost their lives during a training mission and were slated to perform a flyover in support of Guam’s Liberation Day July 21, 2008. The monument received modifications from Alex Wood, a boy scout, who constructed a retaining wall around the monument, painted the surrounding area and cleaned the monument. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) Never forgotten: Team Andersen honors fallen comrades
A ceremony was held May 28, 2016, in Adelup, Guam, to honor the six B-52 Stratofortress aviators who
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AFMS Homepage Mens Health Jun 2016 (AF Graphic) AF Men’s Health Month promotes better health, better care
According to the National Institutes of Health, compared to women, men are more likely to smoke,
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Philippine air force Staff Sgt. Generex Sazon, Air Force Chief of Engineers Office NCO in charge, tours a warehouse under construction at the Pacific Regional Training Center during a Pacific Unity event May 10, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The Pacific Unity 16-1 tilt-up workshop is a Pacific Air Forces-led engagement focusing on a series of civil engineering subject-matter expert exchanges designed to increase partner capabilities, military relations and regional stability for the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Pacific Unity: Breaking down barriers by raising walls
Eight delegates from the Philippine air force and Royal Thai air force came to Andersen Air Force
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Staff Sgt. Collin Wanberg, munitions operations supervisor with the 36th Munitions Squadron, holds a rememberance baton during the Holocaust Memorial Walk May 26, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The baton was ingraved with the inscription "Never Again - In Rememberance" to raise awareness of the stories of victims who suffered under the Nazi Regime in Germany 1933-1945. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel/Released) A walk to remember
Andersen Airmen remembered the tragedy of the holocaust during an 11-hour vigil walk past the names
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Chief Master Sgt. Michael McMillan, 36th Wing command chief, poses for a photo in front of his sports memorabilia collection Feb. 20, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. As command chief, McMillan’s responsibilities are to support the health and welfare of the Airmen of the 36th Wing and to ensure they have everything they need to complete the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cierra Presentado) 30 Rock: Andersen leader reflects on 30 years of pride, enthusiasm and passion
With 29 years down and less than one month to retirement, the 36th Wing command chief prepares to
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Senior Airman Steven Hendricks, 36th Security Forces Squadron member, salutes a fallen warrior memorial May 20, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The symbolic battle cross is composed of a replica M4 carbine with a helmet at the top and boots in front. Additionally, 10 dog tags hang from the rifle detailing fallen Airmen and the name of the operation they supported. The vigil was held in honor of fallen security forces members on the occasion of Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot) To serve and protect: Andersen defenders honor fallen wingmen during Police Week
Security forces Airmen from Andersen Air Force Base participated in events throughout the week of
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Chief Master Sgt. Travis Owen, 734th Air Mobility Squadron aerial port superintendent, hangs up MB-1 devices on a chain to commemorate fallen air transportation specialists May 20, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Aerial porters, commonly referred to as Port Dawgs, are responsible for military logistics related to aerial ports and come from multiple units on Andersen to include the 734th AMS, 36th Contingency Response Group and 36th Mission Readiness Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson) 734th AMS Port Dawgs run to remember fallen teammates
Members from the 734th Air Mobility Squadron held a memorial run to commemorate fallen air
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Two B-52 Stratofortresses taxi on the runway March 21, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The U.S. military has maintained a deployed strategic bomber presence in the Pacific since March 2004, which has contributed significantly to regional security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot/Released) Investigation continues after B-52 accident on Andersen AFB, Guam
Emergency responders and law enforcement officials have successfully completed their initial
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Airman 1st Class C.J. Rastetter, 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, marshals a B-52 Stratofortress March 21, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The U.S. conducts continuous bomber presence operations as part of a routine, forward deployed, global strike capability supporting regional security and our allies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot/Released) Crew safe after B-52 crashes on Andersen AFB
A B-52H Stratofortress crashed at approximately 8:30 a.m. on the Andersen flightline. All seven
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Volunteers remove furniture from a classroom in preparation for the 12th Festival of the Pacific Arts May 18, 2016, at George Washington High School, Mangilao, Guam.   More than 40 Airmen supported the volunteer effort to prepare schools for the two-week event that brings more than 25 Pacific island nations together to celebrate and preserve cultural art forms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson) Airmen volunteer to prepare schools for FestPac
More than 40 Airmen supported the volunteer effort to prepare schools for the 12th Festival of the
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Emergency response teams participate in a parade of lights and sirens through Hagåtña and Adelup, Guam, May 16, 2016. The parade commemorated a proclamation signing, which recognized the week of May 15-21 as Emergency Medical Services Week.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson)
Guam recognizes outstanding emergency responders
Emergency response teams participated in a parade of lights and sirens through Hagåtña and Adelup,
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(Courtesy graphic) The Thin Blue Line: Police Week honors our fallen heroes
Police Week began on Oct. 1, 1962, when President John F. Kennedy signed a public law, designating
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Capt. Chelsea Arnold, 36th Medical Group Mental Health licensed clinical social worker, counsels a simulated patient during a simulated scenario May 11, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the Andersen Mental Health clinic urges Airmen to keep an eye out for their peers and seek help if they are struggling. Mental health clinic encourages Airmen to practice wingman concept
Every day, Airmen move among a vast sea of camouflage, blending in with their peers as they work
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Capt. Naseem Ghandour, 554th RED HORSE Squadron civil engineer, facilitates a discussion with delegates of the Philippine Air Force and Royal Thai Air Force during the Pacific Unity multilateral tilt-up construction workshop May 10, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Pacific Unity engagements facilitate the building of military partnerships, building capacity, and increasing interoperability among the U.S. Air Force and participating nations. Structures built with the tilt-up construction method are resistant to natural disasters such as typhoons, which are prevalent throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) International military engineers partner during Pacific Unity
Military representatives kicked off Pacific Unity 16-1, a multilateral civil engineering
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Tech. Sgt. Rolando Jose, 44th Aerial Port Squadron air transportation special handler, stands for a photo May 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. May is Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage month, dedicated to the contributions of Pacific islanders to the United States. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) Driven by island heritage, Guam native serves country, community, family
Tano Y Chamorro, or “Land of the Chamorro” is written on every license plate on the island of Guam.
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Brig. Gen. Douglas Cox, the new 36th Wing commander, renders his first salute during a change of command ceremony May 6, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. A change of command is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility for a unit from one commanding officer to another. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot) Toth bids goodbye to Team Andersen as Cox takes helm
After two years in command of the 36th Wing, Brig. Gen. Andrew Toth turned over command to Brig.
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The fire prevention experts recommend to never leave open flames or cooking unattended, to check lint traps regularly as well as checking electrical outlets to make sure they are being used properly. In addition, family members of all ages should know and follow a shared emergency escape plan. (U.S. Air Force Graphic by Tech. Sgt. William Del Castillo) Proactive prevention: Andersen firefighters share tips on keeping your family safe
It happens when you least expect it. A meal left to burn on the stovetop, a broken wire near an
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Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to mission and team success. As spotlight performers, individuals are chosen by base leaders for demonstrating the Air Force's core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. Team Andersen's Best: Tech. Sgt. George Hicks
Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to
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Runners start the race during the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month 5K May 4, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 5K was held to celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific islanders during the month of May. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) Team Andersen honors Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
The 5K was held to celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific islanders during the
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William Kavanagh, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental protection specialist, right, conducts an audit with Tech Sgt. Jeremy Toliver, 36th Security Forces K-9 unit kennel master, as part of the environmental management system process March 16, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. During the audit, Kavanagh and his team went through a pre-audit checklist, and then conducted a thorough inspection of the facility, checking for discrepancies that would deem a building unsafe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cierra Presentado) Environmental team works to keep Andersen clean and green
In the wake of the annual Earth Day, the 36th Civil Engineering Squadron Environmental Flight are
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Dawson Stock (right) takes a walk with his brother, Gavin Stock (left). Dawson was diagnosed with autism weeks before his 3rd birthday. He is currently enrolled in speech therapy, occupational therapy and applied behavior analysis through TRICARE. (Courtesy Photo) AF family shares experience with child’s autism
(This is the sixth AFMS article for the Military Children’s Health Month series)  Four year-old
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Tech. Sgt. Luis Reyes, 36th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment craftsman, was selected March 2016 to commission through the Senior Leader Enlisted Commissioning Program – Active Duty Scholarship. Through the program, Reyes plans to complete his bachelor’s degree and commission in the Air Force through Officer Training School. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Always aiming higher: Andersen NCO earns chance to commission
One step at a time and fueled by his drive to succeed, an Andersen Airman recently earned a place in
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Airman Kevin Chandler, 36th Medical Operations Squadron public health technician, jumps rope during a competition at the Health and Fitness Fair April 27, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The competition required participants to execute pushups, jump rope and conduct abdominal fitness exercises. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Community members gather wellness info at health, fitness fair
The Coral Reef Fitness Center hosted the Health and Fitness Fair April 27, 2016 at Andersen Air
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Board members listen to service members’ answers during a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response competition April 27, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. To conclude the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, Task Force Talon, 36th Wing, Joint Region Marianas and Marine Corps Activity Equal Opportunity/SAPR offices conducted a joint competition to promote esprit de corps and bring awareness to the SAPR programs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) Joint SAPR competition raises awareness, builds morale
To conclude the Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, Task Force Talon, 36th Wing, Joint
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Senior Airman Ameka Mmoh, 36th Wing Public Affairs broadcast journalist, poses stands for a photo in her Air Force ceremonial uniform with her rifle Feb. 11, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. In addition to being a Guardsman, Mmoh schedules and coordinates details and ceremony requests for Andersen Air Force Base’s Honor Guard. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Lifelong link: Airman is Guam "Big Sister" of the year
Not all siblings are related. Sometimes, all it takes to be family is a bond. Senior Airman Ameka
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Fire trucks spray water on a B-52 Stratofortress piloted by Brig. Gen. Andrew Toth; 36th Wing commander; to celebrate his fini-flight April 26; 2016; at Andersen Air Force Base; Guam. Aircraft and pilots are traditionally doused with water to celebrate the aviator’s flying career. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) One last time: 36th Wing commander completes final flight on Guam

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Airman 1st Class Vanity Sablan, 36th Security Forces Squadron unit orientation training member, falls to the ground while being stunned March 25, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. This training is to familiarize SFS Airmen with the effects of their nonlethal law enforcement options, such as electronic weapons, oleoresin capsicum spray and batons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) SFS Airmen experience nonlethal law enforcement options
Security Forces Airmen undergo this training to familiarize themselves with the effects of their
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Firefighters with the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron practice egress training on a KC-135 Stratotanker on the flightline during an operational readiness exercise April 20, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Egress training involves learning how to enter an aircraft to rescue any personnel on board should they become incapacitated during an emergency situation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) Operational Readiness Exercise Sling Stone 16-03 tests Andersen Airmen
Intense training took place April 18-21 at Andersen Air Force Base as Team Andersen was tested on
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Children walk in a parade to celebrate the Month of the Military Child April 8, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Throughout the week the children created themed art and designed purple shirts to signify the support of each military branch. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cierra Presentado/Released) Little heroes: April is Month of the Military Child
During April, Andersen families celebrate the Month of the Military Child with activities planned in
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The Air Force introduced the results of a yearlong study focused on developing capability options to ensure joint force air superiority in 2030 and beyond during an Air Force Association breakfast April 7 in Arlington, Virginia.
AF introduces Air Superiority 2030 study
The Air Force introduced the results of a yearlong study focused on developing capability options to
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(U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) Team Andersen shares interests and abilities through volunteering
During 2015, Team Andersen contributed a total of 31,567 volunteer hours to both the Andersen and
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Crew chiefs with the 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron connect an aircraft hose to start an engine of a U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber April 14, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The U.S. Pacific Command has maintained a rotational strategic bomber presence in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region for more than a decade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) B-52's demonstrate power projection in the Pacific
The U.S. Pacific Command has maintained a rotational strategic bomber presence in the
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Default Air Force Logo Andersen to test operational readiness
Andersen Air Force Base is scheduled to conduct an operational readiness exercise here, Monday April
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Default Air Force Logo Andersen Airman Identified
An Airman who was found dead in his private quarters April 11 on Andersen AFB, has been identified
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Default Air Force Logo Andersen Airman Dies
On April 11, 36th Security Forces was notified that an active duty Airman assigned to the 36th Wing
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Jasen Moreno, lead singer of Drowning Pool, performs in front of Airmen and families April 6, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Moreno has been the lead vocalist for the band since joining in 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class  Jacob Skovo) Drowning Pool rocks out at Andersen
Jasen Moreno, lead singer of Drowning Pool, performs in front of Airmen and families April 6, 2016,
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Chief Master Sgt. Michael McMillan, 36th Wing command chief, speaks about sexual assault prevention and response during an awareness rally April 1, 2015, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. April is recognized as Sexual Assault and Awareness Prevention month, which is dedicated to raising awareness and educating Airmen and their families about prevention methods. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson/Released) Andersen takes SAPR pledge, recognizes sexual assault awareness and prevention month
Sexual Assault and Awareness Prevention month officially kicked off April 1 with a proclamation
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U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jeffrey Slown, Task Force Talon commander, addresses Task Force Talon soldiers about the importance of the sexual harassment/assult response and prevention program during a tree dedication ceremony April 8, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The tree will serve as a daily reminder to keep up the fight to drive sexual assault and harassment out of the military. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Soldiers sharpen their resolve to prevent sexual assault and harassment
Task Force Talon, a detachment of the 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, dedicated the first
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Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to mission and team success. As spotlight performers, individuals are chosen by base leaders for demonstrating the Air Force's core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.  Team Andersen's Best: Petty Officer 2nd Class Yonathan Solomon
Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to
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Elizabeth Tullis, 36th Medical Group registered nurse, helped save the life of a 12 year-old child March 12, 2016, in Tamuning, Guam. With her experience as a former lifeguard, aquatics director and now a nurse, Tullis provided the best care possible to the girl before medical help arrived on scene. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) Off-duty nurse helps save child’s life at Ypao Beach
On March 12, Elizabeth Tullis, 36th MDG registered nurse, took a trip to Ypao Beach to spend the day with her husband and daughters when she noticed a woman carrying what looked like a lifeless body to shore.
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Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to mission and team success. As spotlight performers, individuals are chosen by base leaders for demonstrating the Air Force's core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.  Team Andersen's Best: Tech. Sgt. Joseph San Agustin
Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to
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Chief Master Sgt. Michael McMillan, 36th Wing command chief, and his wife Tanya, center, participate in a conversation during the Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium March 24, 2016, in Tumon, Guam. The symposium featured keynote speakers as well as two panels that focused on discussions regarding empowerment and how to become a more effective leader. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cierra Presentado) Attitude equals altitude: Opening the doors for discussion at the Joint Women Leadership Symposium
As an Airman still new to the Air Force, I now realize that strong leadership is at the center of mission success and strive to learn what it takes to influence and support others effectively.
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Tech. Sgt. Robert Alsup, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron  horizontal repair NCO in charge, practices a low crawl during a Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force exercise March 24, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The main exercise objective was to develop and maintain a highly skilled, agile military combat support force capable of rapid response in support of worldwide contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson) Airmen BEEF up on tactical skills
Airmen with the 36th CES honed their skills in a simulated combat environment and night vision training as well as classroom lessons for a Prime BEEF exercise held March 24.
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Capt. Andy Anderson, Naval Base Guam commander, runs with the torch during the opening ceremony for the 2016 Special Olympics Guam Track and Field Competition March 19, 2016, at Okkodo High School in Dededo, Guam. The torch was carried more than 15 miles from NBG to the event in Dededo. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Military members serve community during Special Olympics track, field competition
Athletes representing local Guam schools and organizations proudly paraded down the running track
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Col. Tyrell Chamberlain, 36th Wing vice commander, left, Brig. Gen. Andrew Toth, 36th Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Michael McMillan, 36th Wing command chief pose for a photo after filling out Andersen’s first three donation slips to kick off the 2016 Air Force Assistance Fund March 21, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The AFAF raises money annually for charitable organizations that provide support to Airmen and their families during emergencies, for educational needs, or to offer secure retirement homes for widows or widowers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Loose Change 5k kicks off AFAF
The 5k kicked of Andersen Air Force Base’s support of the Air Force Assistance Fund, which is
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A B-52 Stratofortress sits on the flightline March 21, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The strategic global strike capability of B-52’s deters potential adversaries and provides reassurance to allies and partners that the U.S. is capable to defend its national security interests in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot/Released) 69th EBS takes off from Andersen AFB
Two B-52 Stratofortresses took off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam on March 21, 2016. The U.S.
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Basketball teams gather for the annual March Madness opening ceremony March 19, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. March Madness is a Pacific-wide basketball tournament which will be held March 19-27. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) March Madness tournament kicks off at Andersen AFB
March Madness is a Pacific-wide basketball tournament which will be held March 19-27.
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Squadron Leader Mohammad Ashraf, Bangladesh Air Force representative, left, discusses operational capabilities with fuels distribution experts during Pacific Agility 16-1, March 17, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Pacific Agility is a Pacific Air Forces-led engagement focusing on a series of logistics subject-matter expert exchanges designed to increase partner capabilities, military relations and regional stability for the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) Pacific Agility concludes at Andersen AFB
After spending a week sharing logistics and maintenance techniques, military members from nine
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joshua Foley, 36th Mobility Response Squadron aerial port supervisor, and Royal New Zealand Air Force Squadron Leader Brandon Purdue, operations squadron representative, discuss operational capabilities during Pacific Agility 16-1 March 15 , 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Pacific Agility is a Pacific Air Forces-led engagement focusing on a series of logistics subject-matter expert exchanges designed to increase partner capabilities, military relations and regional stability for the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez/Released) Subject-matter exchange enhances partnerships, interoperability in Pacific
For the first time, subject-matter experts from nine nations in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region came to
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Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to mission and team success. As spotlight performers, individuals are chosen by base leaders for demonstrating the Air Force's core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. Team Andersen's Best: Kristen Williams
Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to
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Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to mission and team success. As spotlight performers, individuals are chosen by base leaders for demonstrating the Air Force's core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. Team Andersen's Best
Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to
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John Osborne, Brothers Osborne lead guitarist, plays a guitar solo during a concert March 12, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. While on Guam, the band played two concerts on Andersen AFB and U.S. Naval Base Guam. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Brothers Osborne fill Andersen skies with country tunes
The Brothers Osborne played a concert March 11, 2016 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The performance was open to all with base access.
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Airman 1st Class Chris Avila, 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, returns a ratchet to its designated place March 5, 2016, at the Auto Hobby Shop on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Employees of the shop will walk customers through complicated repairs if needed. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Auto Hobby Shop empowers community for do-it-yourself repairs
The electrical hum of yellow automotive lifts drowns out the popular rock songs emanating from a
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Maintenance Professional of the Year trophies sit prepared before the annual MPOY ceremony March 4, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The MPOY awards recognized Airmen from multiple maintenance career fields for outstanding achievements. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson) 36th MXG Airmen celebrate 2016 Maintenance Professional of the Year
Airmen celebrated their peers during the Maintenance Professional of the Year ceremony March 4 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The annual MPOY ceremony recognized more than 40 nominees and award winners for their accomplishments in multiple maintenance career fields. The annual MPOY ceremony recognized more than 40 nominees and award winners for their accomplishments in multiple maintenance career fields.
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Staff Sgt. Anthony Whitney, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection crew chief, pulls a fire hose during the annual Guam Fire Muster competition March 5, 2016, in Hagåtña, Guam. The competition included firefighting teams from the Guam Airport Fire Rescue, Guam Fire Department, Naval Base Guam Fire Department, Saipan Airport aircraft rescue and Andersen Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) Guam firefighters go for gold
Firefighting teams from the Guam Airport Fire Rescue, Guam Fire Department, Naval Base Guam Fire
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The 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight Airmen check for foreign objects and debris before heading out for a full day on the flightline Feb. 26, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. A team of Airmen wait at the gates to check trucks for FOD before accessing the flightline to ensure flightline and refueling safety. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Alexa Ann Henderson) More than big green trucks: How Andersen Airmen fuel the fight
From the very big to the very small, when aircraft on the flightline need energy for the long and
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Hope Cortez, 36th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center work life consultant, answers questions during a Chamorro Heritage month cooking class March 4, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Throughout the month of March, the A&FRC will be hosting a variety of classes and activities surrounding local culture, customs and traditions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cierra Presentado) Andersen to host activities, celebrate Chamorro Heritage Month
During the month of March, Team Andersen will celebrate Guam History and Chamorro Heritage Month
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A B-52 Stratofortress from the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., lands March 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. A new rotation of aircrews, maintenance personnel and aircraft assigned to the 69th EBS arrived on Guam to replace the 23rd EBS in support of the U.S. Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron arrives at Andersen
U.S. Pacific Command's continuous bomber presence mission continues with the arrival of the 69th
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A B-52 Stratofortress from the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Minot Air Force Base, N.D., lands March 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. A new rotation of aircrews, maintenance personnel and aircraft assigned to the 69th EBS arrived on Guam to replace the 23rd EBS in support of the U.S. Pacific Command’s continuous bomber presence mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron to continue Pacific presence
Airmen assigned to the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Minot Air Force Base, North
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(U.S. Air Force courtesy graphic) Celebrating Women’s History Month
On a daily basis, women of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support; maintain both the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper; safeguard control centers; administer medications; file records and maintain secured communications capability. They also command squadrons; fly aircraft and tell the Air Force story.
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Senior Airman Michael Eyres, 644th Combat Communications Squadron power production technician, performs an inspection on a generator responsible for providing air conditioning to tents during exercise Cope North 16 Feb. 16, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The 644th CBCS played a huge role in providing all the necessary communication equipment and tents for Air Force and partner nations’ mobility assets during a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) 644th Combat Communications Squadron keeps Pacific partners connected
During the first half of Cope North 16, Airmen with the 644th Combat Communications Squadron
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Royal New Zealand Air Force Leading Aircraftwoman Katherine Ruwhiu, a flight medic, comforts a patient with simulated injuries during a medical transfer training Feb. 17, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Exercise Cope North 16 enhances humanitarian assistance and disaster relief crisis response capabilities between six nations and lays the foundation for regional cooperation expansion during real-world contingencies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel/Released) Andersen medical teams showcase disaster response support during Cope North 16
Medical teams from the U.S. Air Force, Navy partnered with their counterparts of the Royal Australian Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, Republic of Korea Air Force, Royal New Zealand Air Force, and Philippine Air Force during exercise Cope North 16 from Feb. 11-18, in various locations throughout the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
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Airmen from the Japan Air Self Defense Force, Republic of Korea Air Force and Republic of Singapore Air Force participate in the command and control section of the final exercise of Partner Nation Silver Flag Feb. 19, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The contingency environment training focused on bare-base beddown, sustainment operations and recovery after an attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot/Released) First multilateral Partner Nation Silver Flag concludes at Andersen AFB
After spending more than a week sharing civil engineering techniques, 54 engineers from the U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, Republic of Singapore Air Force, Republic of Korea Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force concluded the Partner Nation Silver Flag exercise Feb. 19, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
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Airmen from the Japan Air Self Defense Force, Republic of Korea Air Force and Republic of Singapore Air Force participate in the command and control section of the final exercise of Partner Nation Silver Flag Feb. 19, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The contingency environment training focused on bare-base beddown, sustainment operations and recovery after an attack. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Smoot/Released) First multilateral Partner Nation Silver Flag concludes at Andersen AFB
After spending more than a week sharing civil engineering techniques, 54 engineers from the U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, Republic of Singapore Air Force, Republic of Korea Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force concluded the Partner Nation Silver Flag exercise Feb. 19, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
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U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, Joint Region Marianas commander, speaks during a change of charge ceremony, held Feb. 19, 2016, at the Ngarachamayong Cultural Center, located in Palau’s Koror state. Airmen of CAT 554-01 provided construction capabilities, apprenticeship training, medical outreach and community engagement opportunities while deployed to the Republic of Palau. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Stoltz/Released) USAF, Andersen CAT team ends 6-month mission in Palau
The U.S. Air Force Civil Action Team (CAT) 554-01 was relieved of duty by U.S. Navy CAT 133-26 during a change of charge ceremony, held Feb. 19, 2016, at the Ngarachamayong Cultural Center, located in Palau’s Koror state.
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Pacific Air Forces members looking for volunteer opportunities and organizations looking for volunteers have a new resource available, all at the click of a button, with a website that’s gaining recognition and users across the Air Force. (Courtesy Image) Website aims to link PACAF volunteers with opportunities
Pacific Air Forces members looking for volunteer opportunities and organizations looking for volunteers have a new resource available, all at the click of a button, with a website that’s gaining recognition and users across the Air Force.
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Staff Sgt. Matthew Flowers, an aeromedical evacuation technician with the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, performs simulated CPR aboard a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules Feb. 15, 2016, during an expeditionary medical support exercise over the Pacific Ocean near Guam. Exercise Cope North 16 enhances humanitarian assistance and disaster relief crisis response capabilities between six nations and lays the foundation for regional cooperation during real-world contingencies in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel/Released) Through hub and spoke: Pacific partners practice humanitarian assistance during Cope North 16
Military members from six nations joined together for a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief deployment throughout the region of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Feb. 14-18.
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Staff Sgt. Levi Wood, survival, evasion, resistance and escape instructor assigned to the 353rd Combat Training Squadron, shares star fruit with Japan Air Self-Defense Force airmen during a jungle survival workshop Feb. 16, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Exercise Cope North 16 includes 22 total flying units and nearly 3,000 personnel from six countries and continues the growth of strong, interoperable and beneficial relationships within the Indo-Asia-Pacific region through integration of airborne and land-based command and control assets. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Riedel/Released) Starfruit and signals: SERE instructors share survival tips during COPE NORTH 16
In a one-day workshop held Feb. 16, U.S. Air Force survival, evasion, resistance, and escape, or SERE, specialists from the 353rd Combat Training Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, shared basic jungle survival strategies with the participants — tips that could save these aviators’ lives.
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A B-52 Stratofortress flies through the sky Feb. 20 during the 2016 Pacific Air Partners Open House at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The open house included aircraft displays and demonstrations including military vehicles, missile and bomb exhibits, military working dog demonstrations and an explosive ordnance disposal robot demonstration. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) Andersen hosts Pacific Air Partners Open House
Long lines and huge crowds filled the Andersen AFB flightline Feb. 20. The scene, reminiscent of
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A B-52 Stratofortress flies through the sky Feb. 20 during the 2016 Pacific Air Partners Open House at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The open house included aircraft displays and demonstrations including military vehicles, missile and bomb exhibits, military working dog demonstrations and an explosive ordnance disposal robot demonstration. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) Andersen opens its gates, hosts Pacific Air Partners Open House
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- Long lines and huge crowds filled the Andersen AFB flightline Feb.
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Airmen from the Republic of Korea Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force hammer stakes to prepare a tent during Partner Nation Silver Flag Feb. 13, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. During the first multilateral Partner Nation Silver Flag, instructors from the 554th RED HORSE Squadron partnered with engineers from the Royal Australian Air Force, Republic of Singapore Air Force, ROKAF and the JASDF to exchange information on subjects from command and control, electrical, power production, heavy repair and emergency management. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joshua Smoot) Partner nations join Airmen during first multilateral Silver Flag exercise
Engineers from the Royal Australian Air Force, Republic of Singapore Air Force, Republic of Korea
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Senior Airman Chandler Brown, 36th Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance journeyman, drills a hole into a piece of sheet metal Feb. 2, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The aircraft structural maintenance section is responsible for the structural maintenance and corrosion control on transient and deployed aircraft, which includes inspecting, repairing, painting and removal of corrosion on support equipment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) Fabrication Flight keeps aircraft fit to fly
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, GUAM - Behind the scenes of the 36th Wing, Airmen from the 36th Maintenance
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Default Air Force Logo Witnessing Pacific airpower: Andersen to hold international open house Feb. 20
Andersen Air Force Base celebrates the return of the Pacific Air Partners Open House Feb. 20 from 9
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An F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot assigned to the 13th Fighter Squadron, Misawa Air Base, Japan, performs preflight checks Feb. 4, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.  Several F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 13th FS are deployed to Andersen AFB in support of Cope North 2016. Cope North enhances U.S. relations with regional allies and partners by demonstrating the U.S. Air Force’s resolve to promote security and stability throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joshua Smoot) Misawa F-16s deploy to Andersen AFB in support of Cope North 2016
Several F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 13th Fighter Squadron are deployed to Andersen Air Force
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Maj. Curtis Voltz, 112th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Ohio Air National Guard chief of weapons and tactics, pilots an F-16 Fighting Falcon during a training mission Feb. 2, 2016 over the Pacific Ocean. Deployed here as part of the Theater Security Package, the 112th EFS provides combat fighter assets to augment forces already operating in the Pacific theater. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joshua Smoot) Ohio ANG F-16s refuel over Pacific Ocean
Deployed here as part of the Theater Security Package, the 112th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron,
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Senior Airman Nicholas Moreno, 36th Security Forces Squadron entry controller, directs an uninjured bystander to a secure location as part of a massive accident response exercise Feb. 3, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. This exercise tested Andersen AFB’s emergency readiness to prepare for the Pacific Air Partners Open House that is scheduled for Feb. 20. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Inspector General, Wing Inspection Team maintains installation readiness, compliance
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – Thesound of police sirens fills the air, ambulances race towards the
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Pacific Defender Security Forces Subject Matter Expert Exchange attendees visit a Combat Arms Training Maintenance Site Feb. 3, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Pacific Defender 16-1 was a five-day event that enhanced strong personal relationships and cooperation with selected Indo-Asia-Pacific nations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) Pacific Defender 16-1 strengthens multi-national security ties
ANDERSENAIR FORCE BASE, Guam —PacificDefender Security Forces International Subject Matter Expert
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Staff Sgt. Carlos Rance, 36th Medical Support Squadron logistics technician, recalls witnessing a water safety incident at Agua Cove, Jan. 16, 2016, near Dededo, Guam. Rance instructed a young man to swim out to the open sea rather than back towards the reef and then called for help, saving the teens life. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cierra Presentado) Airman’s water safety advice prevents local swimmer from drowning
With white waves crashing hard against the rugged reef, and screams that can be heard in the near
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Staff Sgt. Robert Keefe, 736th Security Forces Squadron NCO in charge of training, graduated from the U.S. Army’s Ranger School Oct. 16, 2015. Keefe was the 266th Airman to persevere through the rigorous 61-day course. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Joshua Smoot) Planning to quit, fighting to succeed: Airman earns Ranger Tab
Stopping for a moment to catch his breath, the Airman realized he was nearing the limit of his
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Default Air Force Logo Andersen to test emergency readiness
Andersen Air Force Base is scheduled to conduct an emergency management exercise here, Wednesday
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With Tax Season quickly approaching, the Andersen AFB legal office is offering a self-service kiosk that allows military members to file their taxes independently. This year the kiosk will be available by appointment to all Active-Duty service members who are stationed at Andersen AFB and their dependents, and members of the Guard or Reserve in title 10 status. Appointments will be made available to retirees on select Saturdays during the tax season. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cierra Presentado) Andersen to offer tax kiosk
The Andersen legal office is offering tax services through self-service computer kiosks, allowing
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Maj. John Kim, 36th Medical Operations Squadron chief of optometry services, inspects the eye of Petty Officer 2nd Class Chris Rumbaua, Fleet Air Forward Detachment Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department life support technician, Jan. 27, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Kim used a slit lamp, which allows him to closely inspect the eyes by combining a movable light source and magnification. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Optometry clinic shines light on eye health
Maj. John Kim, 36th Medical Operations Squadron chief of optometry services, inspects the eye of
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Default Air Force Logo U.S., Australian, Japanese, air forces unite for annual Guam exercise
U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, and Royal Australian Air Force servicemembers will
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Airman Austin Bauer, 36th Security Forces Squadron, left, conducts a horizontal gaze nystagmus test during field sobriety test training Jan. 29, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Security Forces members practiced conducting sobriety tests to include the one-leg stand, walk and turn, and horizontal gaze nystagmus test as part of their field sobriety test training. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Security forces training to keep Andersen’s roads safe
As the number of days since the last alcohol related incident here continues to grow, so does pride
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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III speaks at an all call during his visit Jan. 21, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Welsh spoke about matters pertaining to the Air Force and shared personal stories about himself and his service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) CSAF visits Guam, thanks Airmen who provide Pacific airpower
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and wife, Betty, visited Andersen Air Force Base,
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Master Sgt. Dan De Leon, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron NCO in charge of planning, who is also a part-time victim advocate, speaks to an Air Force member about Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program Jan. 20, 2016, on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Victim advocates are trained to respond as support for sexual assault victims, helping them through the investigation and providing resources to assist them in making informed decisions about their case. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) Victim advocates strive to make a difference for Andersen Airmen
 Andersen Air Force Base is currently home to 20 victim advocates who dedicate their time to ensure
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The Canadian reggae fusion band Magic! performs for service members and their families Jan. 14, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The free event was hosted by the Department of Defense’s Armed Forces Entertainment and drew a crowd of 2,000 people. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Arielle Vasquez) Magic! rocks out for Team Andersen
The Canadian reggae fusion band Magic! performs for service members and their families Jan. 14,
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Chief Master Sgt. Travis Owen, 734th Air Mobility Squadron aerial port superintendent, serves an Airman a piece of cake during the Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance luncheon Jan. 14, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The event featured several guest speakers to include students from Andersen Schools who read their essays related to Martin Luther King Jr. and his impact. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo)

Andersen members observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Chief Master Sgt. Travis Owen, 734th Air Mobility Squadron aerial port superintendent, serves an
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Jeffrey Meyer, 36th Wing historian, stands next to a collection of fighter plane models Jan. 8, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. As the historian, Meyer documents Andersen’s current history and oversees the museum.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Volunteer spirit thrives at heritage hall museum
Tucked in the 734th Air Mobility Squadron passenger terminal is a collection of artifacts that show
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Senior Airman Jordan Williams, 36th Munitions Squadron munitions storage crew member, receives help from Lelani Dean, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron housing referral assistant, while filling out paperwork to get his overseas housing allowance started Jan. 13, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. OHA recently increased for junior enlisted service members, opening the door for more options when house hunting in the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cierra Presentado) OHA increases for Junior Enlisted
Overseas Housing Allowance recently increased for junior enlisted service members, opening the
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Default Air Force Logo Andersen reveals Open House displays
Andersen Air Force Base will have a variety of aircraft displayed at the Pacific Air Partners Open
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Staff Sgt. Mario Rey, 36th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, kneels with his partner Gezu Jan. 14, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Rey and Gezu were among the team members that recently responded to an incident that occurred off-base at a local high school, which involved authorities from the community as well as the K-9 unit and Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight from Andersen. (U.S Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cierra Presentado) Andersen SFS K-9 unit and EOD flight join with local first responders in bomb threat incident
When an incident occurs off-base, Andersen security forces and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal
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With the Mauna Kea volcano in the background, a B-52 Stratofortress from the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, flies over the Mauna Loa volcano, Hawaii, on Dec. 28, 2015, during a training mission. Two B-52 aircrews currently assigned here as part of the U.S. Pacific Command's continuous bomber presence, conducted a bomber Airmen heritage flyby of the Mauna Loa volcano. The flyby was part of the 80th anniversary of the 23rd Bombardment Squadron using bombs to divert lava flow from the volcano that threatened the town of Hilo, Hawaii, in 1935. (Courtesy photo) Bomber Airmen pay 80th anniversary tribute to volcano response
Two B-52 Stratofortress aircrews assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, currently here as
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Service members join in a circle in memory of the six Airmen who were killed in late December while conducting counter-threat operations outside of Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2016, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. In honor of the four Air Force Office of Special Investigations special agents and two security forces members who were killed in Afghanistan, a 6K memorial run was held, with every kilometer representing one of the Airmen who was killed. (Courtesy photo) Memorial 6K held in honor of six fallen Airmen
Service members join in a circle in memory of the six Airmen who were killed in late December while
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A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted a low-level flight in the vicinity of Osan Air Base, South Korea, in response to recent provocative action by North Korea Jan. 10, 2016. The B-52 was joined by a ROKAF F-15K Slam Eagle and a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon. The B-52 is a is a long-range, heavy bomber that can fly up to 50,000 feet and has the capability to carry 70,000 pounds of nuclear or precision guided conventional ordnance with worldwide precision navigation capability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin Sutton)
ROK/US Alliance aircraft conduct extended deterrence mission
A United States Air Force B-52 Stratofortess from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam conducted a low-level flight Jan 10 in the vicinity of Osan Air Base, South Korea, in response to recent provocative action by North Korea.
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Default Air Force Logo Ohio Air National Guard unit prepares for Andersen deployment
More than 200 Airmen with the 112th Fighter Squadron from Toledo Air National Guard Base, Ohio, are
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Senior Airman Laenya Maze, 36th Maintenance Squadron electrical and environmental technician, releases built up pressure from a liquid oxygen cart Dec. 1, 2015, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Before a cart is transported to a jet, all built up pressure is released and the cart must pass inspection. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Cierra Presentado/) Into thin air: liquid oxygen keeps pilots flying
As an aircraft reaches a higher altitude, the air pressure decreases, sometimes leaving aircrews
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Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to mission and team success. As spotlight performers, individuals are chosen by base leaders for demonstrating the Air Force's core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. Team Andersen's Best: Staff Sgt. Mark Contreras

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Aviators from the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron stand at parade rest as two B-52 Stratofortresses conduct a flyover during the Linebacker II Remembrance Ceremony Dec. 18, 2015, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. During Operation Linebacker II, more than 700 B-52 bombing campaigns were conducted out of Andersen. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) Operation Linebacker II: The 11 days that ended 11 years of war
The day was Dec. 18, 1972, a day where the flightline roared ferociously as B-52 Stratofortresses
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Team Andersen's Best recognizes Airmen and civilian professionals for outstanding contributions to mission and team success. As spotlight performers, individuals are chosen by base leaders for demonstrating the Air Force's core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. Team Andersen's Best: Staff Sgt. James Porter

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(Right to left) Staff Sgt. Ren Forbes and Airman 1st Class Alexander Lauher, 36th Airlift Squadron loadmasters, watch out the back of a C-130H Hercules after delivering eight bundles to Mortlock Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Dec. 9, 2015, during Operation Christmas Drop. Every December, C-130H Hercules aircrews from Yokota head to Andersen Air Force Base to execute low-cost, low-altitude humanitarian airdrops to islanders throughout the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau. These islands are some of the most remote locations on the globe spanning a distance nearly as broad as the continental U.S. It is the longest-running Department of Defense humanitarian airdrop operation with 2015 being the first trilateral execution with support from Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Royal Australian Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Osakabe Yasuo/Released) Operation Christmas Drop showcases HA/DR Training
U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules crews from Yokota Air Base, Japan, launched the final missions of
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A Japan Air Self-Defense Force C-130H executes a low-cost, low-altitude bundle drop as part of Operation Christmas 2015, Dec. 7, 2015. This year marks the first ever trilateral Operation Christmas Drop where the U.S. Air Force, JASDF and the Royal Australian Air Force work together to provide critical supplies to 56 Micronesian islands while executing partner Humanitarian Aid/Disaster Relief training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Christopher Bergstrom) Operation Christmas Drop showcases HA/DR Training
U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules crews from Yokota Air Base, Japan, launched the final missions of
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Default Air Force Logo Tommy got a toy drone for Christmas, what's next?
The presents have been opened and the wrapping paper placed in the recycling bin. Tommy is anxious
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A runner makes his way uphill during the Saunders Slope Santa Shuffle Dec. 16 2015, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Runners had two routes to choose from during the Santa Shuffle - a 5K along Tarague Beach or a 4.8 mile run up Sanders Slope. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Jacob Skovo) Service Members tackle Sanders Slope during Santa Shuffle

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