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  • Air Force delays mandatory wear-date for 2PFDU, OCP items

    In an effort to reduce unnecessary stress on Airmen and Space professionals during COVID-19 restrictions, several uniform changes scheduled to become mandatory for the Operational Camouflage Pattern and Two-Piece Flight Duty Uniform on June 1, 2020, have been delayed to Sept. 1, 2020.
  • Global Hawks return to Yokota to provide continuous support to joint partners, allies

    Pacific Air Forces will conduct a rotation of RQ-4 Global Hawks to Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 30, from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to ensure continuous operations in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s reconnaissance requirements. The rotation of Global Hawks, owned by the 319th Reconnaissance Wing Det. 1 to Yokota Air Base provides a stable location from which the platform can operate when inclement weather in Guam, including typhoon activities, historically hinder readiness.
  • US, Japan bomber-fighter integration demonstrates commitment, enhances readiness

    A B-1B Bomber Task Force mission on May 26 included important elements for a complex theater – integration with allies and partners – in support of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command and U.S. Strategic Command objectives.
  • Airmen Learn Tactical Combat Casualty Care

    It is true, members of different military branches poke fun at each other- a Marine may call it the Chair Force, and an Airman might cast a joke regarding the flavor of a specific crayon. But the truth is: in the heat of war, with live rounds flying overhead and explosions nearby, any military member may be the one performing life-saving medical techniques on a fallen comrade, and which uniform they wear won’t mean a thing. Which is exactly why the Air Force is increasing its combat medical skills standards.
  • Fitness testing suspended until Oct. 1

    The change, which is an update from the original June 1 resume date, is effective immediately.
  • Navy to Conduct Field Carrier Landing Practice at Andersen AFB

    The U.S. Navy announced today it will conduct Field Carrier Landing Practice (FCLP) at Andersen Air Force Base (AFB) starting May 22, in order to qualify the pilots of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 for underway carrier operations. All training, both day and night, will be conducted at Andersen AFB.
  • B-1s complete 24-hr sprint from Guam to train in Alaska, Japan

    In continued demonstration of the U.S. Air Force’s dynamic force employment model, two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers flew from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and conducted training in Alaska, and Japan May 21.
  • 36th MDG Lends a Helping Hand

    The newly graduated Airman 1st Class had just arrived at her new and first duty station, Andersen Air Force Base. She had come from Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, and graduated as an aerospace medical technician. Two months later, COVID-19 appeared on the island of Guam.
  • Team Andersen named Air Force outstanding unit

    The 36th Wing has been awarded the prestigious Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for exceptionally meritorious service from Oct. 1, 2017 to Sept. 30, 2019.
  • 644th CBCS keeps EMEDS ready

    March 15th, 2020 was the day that confirmed COVID-19 had found its way to the Island of Guam. 644th Combat Communications Squadron (CBCS) Airmen knew that they were going to help, but didn’t know when.
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