Andersen news

  • 36th Operation Support Squadron Fixes Only Weather Radar System on Guam

    The 36th Operation Support Squadron’s Radar, Airfield & Weather System technicians recently repaired the klystron, a power source for the antenna amplifier, on the Next-Generation Radar system on Guam Oct. 27.
  • Andersen AFB to participate in Exercise Sling Stone 21-1

    Andersen Air Force Base (AFB) is scheduled to participate in Exercise Sling Stone 21-1 (ESS 21), an annual anti-terrorism force protection exercise, Nov 5.
  • Innovation product potentially saves Air Force thousands

    Has there ever been a time at work where a process or piece of equipment just wasn’t cutting it? Imagine this, the average person works about a 40-hour work week. During that time they have to work with a piece of equipment that is 40 years old and gives more issues than solutions. That individual may want an upgrade. For one non-destructive inspection (NDI) technician, this was the case and he decided to take matters into his own hands. He submitted an idea, one of the 16 out of 6,500 submissions, which reached the Air Force level.
  • Dyess Airmen arrive in Indo-Pacific for Bomber Task Force, integrate with Koku-Jieitai, U.S. Navy

    Approximately 200 Airmen and four B-1B Lancer aircraft with the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) from Dyess Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, arrived at Andersen AFB, Guam, to conduct Bomber Task Force missions in support of Pacific Air Forces’ training efforts with allies, partners and joint forces, Oct. 20, 2020.
  • Silver Flag promotes multiservice interoperability

    For the first time ever, Silver Flag’s training team recently mobilized to Osan Air Base to challenge Airmen and Sailors from across the globe during expeditionary training.
  • 2019 JRM Junior Service Member of the Year

    The Joint Region Marianas Service Member of the Year award is something awarded to military members who not only go above and beyond in their career fields, but are also an active representation of what it means to be a military member. Each of these things holds true for this year's winner, Senior Airman Ell-ie Vonkahle. 
  • 28th Bomb Wing Airmen, B-1s Support Valiant Shield

    Approximately 150 Airmen and four B-1B Lancers assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth AFB, S.D., participated in Valiant Shield 2020 (VS20), a biennial, U.S.-only, joint field training exercise with a focus on integration between U.S. forces in relation to current operational plans.
  • Fueling the fight during exercise Valiant Shield

    Airmen from the 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron are fueling the fight day and night during exercise Valiant Shield at Andersen Air Force Base Sept. 20, 2020. Valiant Shield is a U.S.-only, biennial field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces in relation to current operational plans. This training enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through detecting, locating, tracking and engaging units at sea, in the air, on land, and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas.
  • Individual found unresponsive on base

    An individual was found unresponsive Sept. 15, 2020 in base lodging on Andersen Air Force Base and later pronounced deceased.
  • B-1s Train with JASDF, return to Andersen Air Force Base for BTF deployment

    Four Air Force B-1B Lancers returned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, for Bomber Task Force (BTF) operations, September 10, 2020.