• CAT- Palau maintains a long standing partnership for over 50 years

    The Civic Action Team-Palau recently returned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, following a six month deployment to the Republic of Palau, where they helped the local community rebuild structures and roads, train locals and strengthen regional partnerships.The CAT is a tri-service deployment to

  • A story that guarantees to put you to sleep

    Imagine lying in bed, trying to count sheep, tossing and turning, getting so aggravated you can’t seem to find a comfortable enough spot to fall asleep.Well fret no more, in June of 2021, U.S. Air Force Capt. Kevin Malina, a licensed clinical psychologist and a sleep optimization course instructor

  • Linebacker of the Week: SrA Lawrence

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alexander Lawrence from the 734th Air Mobility Squadron was recognized as this week’s 36th Wing Team Andersen Linebacker of the Week! The Team Andersen Linebacker of the Week recognizes outstanding enlisted, officer, civilian and total force personnel who have had an

  • Air Force moves forward with $28.9M contract award at Andersen AFB

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center’s Detachment 2 successfully led the award of a $28.9 million contract recently to construct new reinforced munitions storage magazines known as “igloos” at Andersen Air Force Base.The project is the third of a

  • Six Indo-Pacific Nations begin Exercise Sea Dragon

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -- Two U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft from the “Golden Swordsmen” and “The Tridents” join Australia, Canada, India, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), and Republic of Korea (ROK) to begin multinational exercise Sea Dragon 22, Jan. 5.The P-8 Poseidon Maritime

  • Water for Wake

    Airmen from the 36 Logistic Readiness Squadron sent two Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Units and five support pallets to Wake Island during a water shortage.

  • Andersen honors fallen OSI agents and defenders with a ruck to remember

    Members of Team Andersen attend a Memorial ceremony during the annual Office of Special Investigations Memorial Ruck at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 21, 2021. In honor of the four OSI Special Agents and two Security Forces Defenders assigned to Task Force Crimson, known as “HUSTLER-6,” who

  • Pilot returns to 554 RHS

    What started out to be nothing but red dirt and jungle in 2006 is now the home of the 554th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron.U.S. Air Force 1st Lt Mario Benavides, RQ-4 Pilot assigned to the 348th Reconnaissance Squadron, was one of the first Airmen to break ground and

  • Remembering a legacy: Operation Linebacker II

    Forty-nine years ago on Dec. 18, 1972, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and U-Tapao Air Base, Thailand, were the staging areas for Operation Linebacker II, an operation that would become one of the most significant events to end the war in Vietnam. Andersen AFB became the site of the largest buildup

  • CSAF Spouse announces Five & Thrive initiative

    The Five & Thrive platform aims to encourage, support and build thriving military families by tackling challenges and enhancing preventative measures through partnerships and sharing of best practices.

  • Linebacker of the Week: SrA Ard

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Aakira Ard from the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron was recognized as the 36th Wing’s second Team Andersen Linebacker of the Week! The Team Andersen Linebacker of the Week recognizes outstanding enlisted, officer, civilian and total force personnel who have had an impact on

  • An ALS instructor guiding the next generation

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. William Meadows Marquez, an instructor at Airman Leadership School, Andersen AFB, went through ALS at Travis AFB, California, in 2012 and became an instructor here in 2018. Although it had only been six years since he went from student to instructor, significant changes

  • Dropping bundles during Operation Christmas Drop

    U.S. Air Force Airmen sign one of the bundles during Operation Christmas Drop hosted by Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 8, 2021. Christmas Drop is an annual operation that gives supplies to more than 55 small islands in the Pacific during the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman

  • Andersen AFB celebrates OCD 70th Anniversary; building bundles of joy

    Members participate during the 70th Anniversary of Operation Christmas Drop bundle build at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 3-4, 2021. OCD is the Department of Defense’s longest-running humanitarian aid and disaster relief training mission and provides relief to more than 50 islands throughout

  • WAPS adjusts for 22E6, 22E5 testing cycles

    Starting with the 22E6 and E5 promotion testing cycles, the Air Force will begin using Situational Judgment Test questions as part of the Promotion Fitness Examination.

  • Santa 63 brings love from above

    Operation Christmas Drop is the Department of Defense’s longest-running humanitarian airlift operation, beginning in 1952. Today, airdrop operations include more than 55 islands throughout the Pacific.

  • 70th Annual Operation Christmas Drop kicks off Dec. 6 in Guam

    U.S. and partner nation Airmen are set to participate in the Department of Defense’s longest running humanitarian assistance training mission out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, beginning Dec. 6, 2021. Operation Christmas Drop, or OCD, is an annual U.S. Air Force tradition of packaging and

  • Andersen hosts 1st Annual Health Fair

    Members from the 36th Medical Group participate in the 36th Wing 1st Annual Health Fair at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Nov. 18, 2021. The Health Fair focused on Preventative Health Screening and Wellness. Medical professionals were on hand to inform service members and their families on the

  • 62nd AW enables America’s I Corps’ communication capes

    U.S. Soldiers with I Corps set up and test a new, early entry command post concept aboard a C-17 Globemaster III while flying in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility during Exercise Rainier War 21B Nov. 9, 2021. I Corps deployment and redeployment efforts from Andersen Air Force

  • Airmen and Mañe'lu children decorate boxes for OCD

    Children with Mañe'lu and Airmen from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, draw and write messages on a box during a volunteer event at Toto Garden, Mongmong-Toto-Maite, Nov. 18th, 2021. The two Airmen from 36 CPTS volunteered through Andersen Air Force Base’s Sister Village Sister Squadron program and

  • Gen. Sloane visits Iron Dome

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jeremy Sloane, commander of the 36th Wing, meets with U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the 38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, during Operation Iron Island at Site Armadillo, Nov. 17, 2021. The purpose of Operation Iron Island is to test the Iron Dome, an effective,

  • Andersen leadership participates in fire training

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Steven Short, assigned to the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron, prepares participants for a fire training exercise at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Nov. 10, 2021. The training was held to familiarize the participants with aircraft firefighting operations and allow them to

  • Airmen complete Dragon Forge 2021

    Airmen assigned to the 644th Combat Communications Squadron, take a break after completing Exercise Dragon Forge on North West Field, Guam, Nov. 3, 2021. Exercise Dragon Forge is a combat skills training course that prepares participants to deploy to austere locations. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • Guam celebrates Veterans Day

    The men and women of Team Andersen join you in paying tribute to the many veterans on island and all around the world. Andersen Air Force Base has always been and will continue to be central to projecting airpower and deterring or defeating our Nation’s adversaries.

  • Team Andersen engineers test RADAS

    Airmen from the 36th Civil Engineering Squadron and 544th Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer recently conducted Rapid Airfield Damage Assessment System (RADAS) on Northwest Field, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

  • Commando Warrior field training exercise

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Dimitri Beckett, assigned to the 23rd Security Forces Squadron, watches his surroundings during a field training exercise on North West Field, Guam, Oct. 28, 2021. The Commando Warrior FTX is a culmination of security forces tier training, which is mandatory

  • 4 RS “Crows” Return from Annual Deployment

    After spending over 120 days deployed to Yokota Air Base, Japan, the 4th Reconnaissance Squadron “Crows “and its RQ-4 Global Hawks have returned to their home station of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

  • 14 IS Airmen perform funeral honors for WWII vet

    Three 14th Intelligence Squadron reservists conducted funeral honors for one of their own Oct. 23, 2021. John “Jerry” Johnson passed away Oct. 19 at the age of 98 and had served in Guam during World War II with the Army Air Corps in the 20th Air Force 9th Photographic Technical Squadron. His

  • Team Andersen host First Sergeant symposium

    Members of Team Andersen participated in a First Sergeant symposium at Andersen Air Force Base, Oct. 25, 2021. Team Andersen First Sergeants held a First Sergeant symposium to provide insight to a select group of noncommissioned officers and senior noncommissioned officers on their way to the First

  • CAT Palau fosters partnerships in the Indo-Pacific region

    The Civic Action Team Palau is continuing a longstanding relationship with the Republic of Palau. This partnership is not only helping the island of Palau flourish but is an essential part of maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

  • Missile Defender of the Year 2021

    The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance held the 2021 Guam Missile Defender of the Year Award Ceremony. The event honored Air and Missile Defenders from Task Force Talon and Andersen AFB. These Soldiers, Airman, and Marine demonstrated outstanding leadership excellence in air and missile defense in

  • 736 SFS conducts Redeployment Training Course

    The 736th Security Forces Squadron conducted a redeployment training course for SF members from all over the Air Force. The students were taken out to the Combat Arms Training and Maintenance range to conduct stress firing after being put through vigorous workouts and scenarios. (U.S. Air Force

  • Andersen AFB supports ACE Reaper

    For the first time ever, an MQ-9 Reaper, from the 53rd Wing at Eglin AFB, Florida and assigned to the 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, flew to Andersen AFB, Guam from Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii in support of Exercise Ace Reaper.

  • Halloween 2021

    This video lets people know when and where trick-or-treating will take place and reminds everyone to continue to abide by COVID-19 mitigations while they are out on Halloween at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 21, 2021.

  • Andersen AFB celebrates police week

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Dayne Foote, commander of the 36th Security Forces Squadron, speaks to his Airmen during the closing ceremony of police week at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 22, 2021. Although National Police Week happens in May, team Andersen postponed their events due to COVID-19, but

  • Military working dogs take their first flight at Andersen AFB

    U.S. Air Force military working dog handlers listen to a safety brief before boarding a U.S. Navy MH-60S Seahawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 14, 2021. The MWD handlers exposed the MWDs to the helicopter as training to familiarize

  • Andersen AFB hosts a NCO Professional Enhancement Seminar

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jonathan Crandell 36th Wing career assistance advisor, speaks to a class of Noncommissioned officers during a professional enhancement seminar at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 21, 2021. Crandell’s role as a career assistance advisor is to be a counselor to all Airmen

  • 36th SFS host Police Week

    Members of the 36th Security Forces Squadron host a military working dog demonstration for Team Andersen at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 18, 2021. The 36th Security Forces Squadron held a Police Week community display that included sitting in the seat of a police car, watching a MWD bite

  • Citadel Pacific 2021

    U.S. Air Force paramedics assigned to the 36th Medical Group and firefighters assigned to the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron assess a mannequin during a simulated suspicious package exercise as part of Citadel Pacific 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 6, 2021. The exercise lasted from Oct.

  • 554th RED HORSE Leads Guam’s Silver Flag

    Since October 2020, the 554th RED HORSE Squadron has conducted eight different Silver Flag exercises at Northwest Field while also providing humanitarian and contingency support throughout the Indo-Pacific region.

  • Andersen AFB participates in Fire Prevention Week

    U.S. Air Force Col. David Aragon, 36th Wing Vice Commander, signs a proclamation during Fire Prevention Week at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 1, 2021. The proclamation is signed annually as a start to Fire Prevention week and this year the focus is learning the sounds of fire safety. (U.S. Air

  • Wave campaign helps bring awareness to Andersen

    Members of Team Andersen participate in an awareness wave on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Oct. 4, 2021. The wave was held to bring awareness to the many October Awareness Campaigns, too include domestic violence awareness month, breast cancer awareness month, fire prevention week, and red ribbon

  • Airmen volunteer for cleanup at Tanguisson

    50 Airmen from the 2nd Bomb Wing & 307th Bomber Wing, Barksdale Air Force base, Louisiana, take part in a beach cleanup at Tanguisson Beach. Volunteers spent hours at the beach picking up trash to assist the local community.

  • Barksdale Airman saves a life and takes home a trophy

    Senior Airman Mikhayla Waugaman, 2d Communications Squadron executive communications technician, poses for a photo with the 2021 Patriot of the Year trophy at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, Sept. 28, 2021. Waugaman was put up for the Patriot Award for her life-saving efforts on a Bomber Task

  • Projecting The Force, cementing a bond

    Joint Base Charleston’s 15th Airlift Squadron recently teamed with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) July 15th through the 20th, to deliver Project Medusa to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Their goal was to deliver and test new technology that could create “an air base in a

  • FEMA hosts incident management training

    Jeffrey Barone, deputy defense coordinating officer with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and Rhoda Basto, an employee with the Department of Public Health and Social Services COVID-19 planning section, discuss the importance of an incident management course. Mr. Bastone is instructing

  • Two U.S. B-52s conduct operations in Indo-Pacific

    A U.S. Air Force aircrew member flies a B-52H Stratofortress, assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, over the Indo-Pacific region during a Bomber Task Force mission, Sept. 14, 2021.

  • Shaping the Future from the Forward Edge

    The 36th Wing pays tribute to National POW/MIA Recognition Day and Air Force’s 74th birthday Sept. 18, 2021 at Andersen Air force Base, Guam. As the host unit at Andersen AFB, the 36th Wing's mission is to project airpower, expand combat capability and strengthen partnerships from the forward edge

  • Operation HOMECOMING: Bringing our heroes home

    As we pause this week to reflect on those who were held prisoners of war or remain missing in action, it is important to remember our resolve to bring home all our heroes. For decades, the 62nd and 446th Airlift Wings have fulfilled this solemn promise and conducted multiple airlifts to reunite POWs

  • Team Andersen remembers 9/11

    Members of Team Andersen gathered to honor those who were lost on 9/11 and to reaffirm the strength of the United States with a remembrance ceremony and retreat ceremony, Sept. 10, 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base.(U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Esteban Esquivel)

  • Gunfighters at Pacific Iron 21

    Gunfighters deployed in July and August for Operation Pacific Iron to develop a lethal, agile and resilient force posture while applying concepts such as; Agile Combat Employment, Dynamic Force Employment and Multi-capable Airmen.

  • Joint fire training heats up on Andersen

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine firefighters from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan teamed up to participate in joint aircraft fire training at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

  • Andersen hosts a SNCO Professional Enhancement Seminar

    Thirty one Tech. Sgts. promoting to Master Sgt. attended a Senior Noncommissioned Officer Professional Enhancement Seminar to prepare for their transition from Tech. Sgts. to Master Sgts. at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 23-27, 2021.

  • AMOC reaches the Pacific Theater

    Multinational students and U.S. Air Force instructors came together from around the globe to learn and expand on allied air forces capabilities throughout the region during an Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course Event that took place Aug. 2-20, 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

  • Congressional Delegate Staffer Alex Velez-Green visits Andersen AFB

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Denzer, deputy group commander for the 36th Contingency Response Group, briefs Congressional Delegate Staffer Alex Velez-Green on the daily functions of the 36th CRG at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 31, 2021. Velez-Green serves as the National Security

  • B-52s deploy to Indo-Pacific for Bomber Task Force

    Approximately 230 Airmen assigned to the 2nd and 307th Bomb Wings, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana deployed with U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses and support equipment to the Indo-Pacific region to support Pacific Air Forces’ Bomber Task Force (BTF) deployment, August 26.

  • Andersen AFB preserves fanihi; Mariana fruit bat survey

    Members from 36th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental flight partnered with the University of Guam along with the Government of Guam, United States Fish and Wildlife Service and members of the community to conduct this year’s fruit bat survey on Aug. 20, 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

  • 366th LRS and 21st AS offloads cargo from a C-17

    On, Aug. 16, 2021, the 366th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) Airmen retrieved cargo from a recent deployment at Guam, Andersen Air Force Base as part of a cargo deployment function. The 366th LRS Airmen had multiple groups within the squadron that assisted in the retrieval of the cargo such as

  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

  • VMFA-232 Ordnance Loading

    A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18D Hornet aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232 takes off from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Aug. 13, 2021. VMFA-232 deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam as part of the Aviation Training Relocation program, which is designed to increase operational

  • 62nd AW supports Garuda Shield 21, strengthens Joint interoperability

    The roaring of a C-17 Globemaster III engine fills the cargo aircraft as the troop doors are lifted open.The wind rips across the faces of the jumpmasters checking the perimeter of the doors, while the clicks of static lines being hooked to the anchor cables ricochets throughout the cabin.The drop

  • Operation Pacific Iron 21 wraps up at Andersen

    Operation Pacific Iron comes to a close at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Approximately 800 Airmen and 35 aircraft participated in Pacific Air Forces’ Dynamic Force Employment operation in Guam and Tinian. The operation focused on projecting forces into the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s area of

  • Andersen Airmen connecting with Guam community

    Airmen from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, have been active within the community recently, participating in volunteer events in an effort to better the community and emerging in the culture through the Andersen AFB Sister Villager Sister Squadron program, Aug. 9, 2021.

  • Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting personnel feel the heat

    U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 and Airmen with the Andersen Air Force Base Fire and Emergency Services, 36th Civil Engineer Squadron extinguish a fire during a controlled burn exercise at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 28, 2021.

  • Andersen Air Force base provides COVID-19 relief to Vietnam

    The 36th Contracting Squadron at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam recently partnered with the government of Vietnam to help bring COVID-19 relief by purchasing and sending 77 ultra-low temperature freezers at a total value of $691,000.

  • PACIRON flight line viewing engagement

    Pacific Iron 2021 provides effective, flexible, and capabilities-centered forces, ready for deployment worldwide, and enables real-world proficiency in response to a crisis.

  • First Army Exercise Forager 21 gets a lift from 36th AS

    Aircrew assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron helped transport Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers with the 1st Airborne Brigade and U.S. Army Soldiers with 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Special Forces Group, to a drop zone in Guam to test their jumping capabilities.

  • Gunfighters Conduct Integrated Combat Turns in the Pacific

    While Gunfighters are no stranger to the rapid rearming and refueling of an F-15E Strike Eagle in areas such as U.S. Central Command and the continental United States, it’s important these techniques are tested in new environments like the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

  • Multi-capable joint communications team connects for PACIRON 21

    Airmen from the 673rd Communications Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and the 644th Combat Communications Squadron, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, are showing what it means to be multi-capable while deployed supporting Operation Pacific Iron 2021.

  • Pacific Iron 2021: A Fast, Flexible Force

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

  • U.S. Indo-Pacific Command will conduct Large Scale Global Exercise 21

    CAMP SMITH, Hawaii – U.S. Indo-Pacific Command will conduct Large Scale Global Exercise 21 (LSGE21) from Aug. 2-27, 2021. LSGE21 is a Department of Defense exercise executed by U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, which incorporates U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps forces, alongside UK Armed

  • All hands on deck; Soldier rescued from Pacific Ocean

    Rain is pouring down on and around the island of Guam after a monsoon hits early Sunday morning, July 26, 2021. For those in nearby waters, waves are crashing all around them. In the midst of all the commotion, a U.S. Army Soldier on an Army Watercraft System off the coast of Angaur, Palau, requires

  • You, Me and AFE

    Minot Air Force Base Aircrew members from the 5th Bomb Wing and 69th Bomb Squadron prep for flight at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, 26 July, 2021. In order for the aircrew and pilots to fly AFE must inspect, test and and prepare the equipment.(U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Dillon J. Audit)

  • Bomber Task Force Guam

    B-52H Stratofortresses, assigned to the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, go through preparations for take-off in support of Talisman Sabre 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 25, 2021. Exercises like Talisman Sabre demonstrate U.S. commitment to the region and a free and open Indo-Pacific.

  • USARPAC, PACAF Host Press Conference in Guam

    “I’d like to take a few minutes up front to thank (Guam) Gov. (Lou Leon) Guerrero and Lt. Gov. (Josh) Tenorio for their leadership and to the people of Guam and their on-going support of the joint force exercises and training that we have going on here in Guam,” said Gen. Charles A. Flynn, the U.S.

  • Pacific Air Forces Commander visits Palau

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces commander, traveled to the Republic of Palau July 28, 2021, to meet with local officials and service members at Camp Katuu.

  • Airborne personnel descend on Guam during Exercise Forager 21

    Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Special Forces Group, and members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force conducted an early morning airborne operation as part of Forager 21, the primary training exercise in support of Defender Pacific 21, July 30, 2021.

  • The Knights of the North Make it Happen: LRS Gets it Done!

    The 5th LRS (Logistics Readiness Squadron) office was relatively quiet. Word had come that a C-5 Galaxy that would be used to transport Airmen and equipment in support of a Bomber Task Force deployment to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, would be “moved to the right, at least 24 hours,” according to

  • Airmen arrive on Tinian for Pacific Iron 21

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 366th Fighter Wing from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, arrive on Tinian July 27, 2021, to conduct Pacific Iron 2021. Approximately 800 Airmen and 35 aircraft are participating in Pacific Air Forces’ dynamic force employment operation July 11 to Aug. 8,

  • DAF completes Architecture Demonstration and Evaluation 5

    The Chief Architect Office’s fifth ADE combined three primary pillars toward an agile DOD decision superiority mission architecture: (1) emerging technology and concepts of operation from the Air Force and Space Force, (2) the third Global Information Dominance Experiment and (3) Pacific Iron 2021

  • Portable Doppler Radar weather system keeps aircraft soaring

    A team of weather systems maintainers from the 557th Weather Wing’s 2nd Combat Weather Systems Squadron traveled from Hurlburt Field, Florida, to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 5-15 to install a Portable Doppler Radar weather system.

  • 412th TEC’s DCP 1 Preps for International Mission

    The 412th Theater Engineer Command’s (TEC) Deployable Command Post (DCP) 1 prepares for an international mission unlike any other. DCP 1 Soldiers, partnered with United States Marines and Airmen from the 36th Medical Group, and other foreign servicemembers, assembled at Andersen Air Force Base,

  • Feeding the fight from the Forward Edge

    The Magellan Inn Dining Facility opened the doors of its services to U.S. Army service members in support of Exercise Forager 21 on June 24, 2021, and since then more than 1,600 Soldiers visit the DFAC for breakfast and dinner.

  • C-130Js provide heavy lift during Pacific Iron 21

    36th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules transport contingency response equipment and U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 36th Contingency Response Group, to Tinian in support of Pacific Iron 2021.

  • F-22s arrive at Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport

    U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 525th Fighter Squadron conduct Agile Combat Employment in support of Architecture Demonstration and Evaluation 5.2 during Operation Pacific Iron 21 at Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport July 26. ADE 5.2 is part of the fifth series of events conducted

  • 36th CRG teaches medevac during Pacific Iron

    Airmen assigned to the 154th Fighter Wing with the Hawaii Air National Guard perform simulated emergency field medical procedures during a combat readiness training during Operation Pacific Iron 2021, July 2021, at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. PACIRON 2021 is a U.S. Pacific Air Forces' operation

  • Fueling Agile Combat Employment Operations from afar

    Airmen from across two U.S. Air Force major commands are working together over the next few weeks in order to practice dynamic force employment operations. Specifically, petroleum, oil and lubricant experts will spend the next few weeks preparing to refuel aircraft from across the U.S. Indo-Pacific

  • Logistics Readiness Squadron puts up thousands

    The 36th Installation Deployment Readiness Cell of the 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron is the lead section for the wing’s reception, staging, onward movement, and integration mission on Andersen AFB. The IDRC in tandem with all the other support functions collaborate on requirements in support of

  • 554th RED HORSE host PACIRON vehicle operations training

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Thao Chau, a water fuels system maintenance contingency trainer instructor assigned to the 554th RED HORSE, hosts a vehicle operation training course for Pacific Iron 2021 participants at North West Field, Guam, July 21, 2021. PACIRON 21 is a Pacific Air Forces dynamic

  • Guam Liberation Day 2021 message

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jeremy Sloane, the 36th Wing commander, joins Chief Master Sgt. John Payne, the 36th Wing Command Chief, to wish the people of Guam a wonderful Liberation Day anniversary and thank them for supporting Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.

  • Hawaii F-22s arrive on Guam for Pacific Iron 21

    U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 199th Fighter Squadron, 154th Wing, Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii, arrive in support of Pacific Iron 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 18, 2021. Pacific Iron 2021 is a Pacific Air Forces dynamic force employment operation to project

  • Alaska F-22s arrive on Guam for Pacific Iron 21

    U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to the 525th Fighter Squadron, 3rd Wing, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, arrive in support of Pacific Iron 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 18, 2021. Pacific Iron 2021 is a Pacific Air Forces dynamic force employment operation to project

  • F-15E Strike Eagles arrive for Pacific Iron 2021

    U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 389th Fighter Squadron from Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, arrive in support of Pacific Iron 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, July 14, 2021. Approximately 800 Airmen and 35 aircraft are participating in Pacific Air Forces’ Dynamic Force

  • Andersen to conduct munition disposal

    The 36 Civil Engineer Squadron will be destroying munitions at the explosive ordnance disposal range from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 16. As a safety precaution, the Tarague overlook will be cleared of personnel during time of the detonation.

  • America’s First Corps Deploys to Guam to Lead Exercise Forager 21

    America’s First Corps will lead U.S. Army Pacific’s Forager 21 which is the primary training exercise in support of Defender Pacific 21. Forager 21 is designed to test and refine the Theater Army and the Corps’ ability to deploy landpower forces to the Pacific, execute command and control, and

  • Energy South-West Pacific changes leadership

    Navy Cmdr. Angela Watson relinquished command of DLA Energy South-West Pacific to Navy Cmdr. Christopher Radke during a ceremony on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, June 25.

  • 36 CRG sends military training team to Palau

    The 36th Contingency Response Group assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam deployed a Mobile Training Team contingent to the Republic of Palau, June 10, 2021. While there, subject matter experts are teaching members from the Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Public Infrastructure and

  • Herndon takes command of the 36 MSG

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jeremy Sloane, 36th Wing commander, passes the 36th Mission Support Group guidon to U.S. Air Force Col. Kenneth Herndon, 36th MSG incoming commander, during a change of command ceremony at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, June 29, 2021. Herndon came to the 36th MSG from

  • Bombers complete mission through Arctic, Pacific regions

    U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, completed long-range mission through the Arctic and Pacific regions June 17-18, 2021.The strategic bombers were operating out of Morón Air Base, Spain, in support of the latest Bomber Task Force

  • Eagles fly high in 18-14 win over the Chiefs

    As the dust settled after their late afternoon battle, it was the Eagles who soared to victory as they beat the Chiefs 18 - 14 in the Chiefs vs. Eagles softball game 18 June.

  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, “Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Per industry,

  • 36th Contracting Squadron civilians participate in "Oath of Office" Ceremony

    The 36th Contracting Squadron held an “Oath of Office” Ceremony for recently minted Department of the Air Force employees on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. As part of the Joint Region Marianas realignment, ten Department of the Navy Contracting professionals transferred to the Department of the Air

  • 11th Air Force Command Chief visits Andersen Air Force Base

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kristopher Berg, 11th Air Force Command Chief visited Airmen at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, June 7-8, 2021. During his visit, Berg met with Airmen in all tiers, was briefed on the strategic importance of AAFB and how the base projects airpower, expands combat

  • Team Andersen Highlight - SrA Crystal Guevara

    Senior Airman Crystal Guevara works as an allergy and immunizations technician at the Andersen Air Force Base Medical Clinic. In her current position, she provides care to 6,700 joint service beneficiaries and oversees a $1.2 million vaccination inventory.

  • Next Ellsworth Commander Named

    A new pair of hands will be at the helm of the world’s largest B-1 bomber combat wing next month.Col. Joseph Sheffield is scheduled to take command of the 28th Bomb Wing during a special ceremony scheduled for June.

  • Lending a hand; Airman reacts to vehicle accident

    It’s the crack of dawn, the smell of waffles fills the air and he is getting his son ready for school. All of a sudden, he hears ‘screech… BANG!’ His heart started to race as he rushes to the window to see what the commotion was.U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jason Ornellas, noncommissioned officer in

  • ‘Here they come again:’ RQ-4 Global Hawks arrive at Yokota Air Base

    U.S. Pacific Air Forces rotated RQ-4 Global Hawks from the 4th Reconnaissance Squadron, 319th Operations Group, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam to Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 22, 2021.The Global Hawk’s mission is to support a broad range of U.S. intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance

  • 2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

    Andersen Air Force Base's drinking water is safe to drink and is in compliance with all federal and local regulations, officials announced recently in the 2020 Annual Drinking Water Quality report.

  • German Minister of Defense visits Andersen AFB

    German Minister of Defense Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer visited Airmen at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, May 28, 2021. During her visit, she toured military facilities, met with U.S. service members and received a brief on Agile Combat Employment concepts conducted by the 36th Contingency Response

  • Air Force releases updated fitness test score breakdown

    Without the waist measurement as a scored component, push-ups and sit-ups will increase from 10 to 20 points each, while the 1.5-mile run will remain at 60 points. Scoring will fall into five-year age groups, as opposed to the previous 10.

  • Guam Bomber Task Force visits U.S. Army THAAD

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the Bomber Task Force, deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam from Barksdale Air Force Base, conducted an immersion with U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to E-3 ADA Terminal High Altitude Area Defense on Andersen AFB, May 12, 2021. This visit focused on building

  • Andersen AFB hosts Exercise Dragon Forge 2021

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, participate in Exercise Dragon Forge on Northwest Field from April 3-23, 2021. This exercise is a combat skills training course that prepares participants to deploy to austere locations.

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

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

  • OSI strengthens ties with regional counterparts

    Members of the Office of Special Investigations worked to build these relations with Guam’s neighbors, throughout the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, by traveling to and meeting face-to-face with host nation law enforcement and security counterparts in April.

  • Guam-born Airman connects his two families

    The island of Guam boasts beautiful scenery, ideal surfing weather, mouth-watering foods, and friendly natives surrounding the area. For one Airman, this island isn’t just a workspace but a place he calls home.

  • 36th CES replaces jet landing “safety net”

    The 36th Civil Engineer Squadron replaced two Barrier Arresting Kits on the flight line at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, April 26, 2021. The BAK-12 is an Aircraft Arresting System that acts as a mechanical barrier capable of rapidly decelerating a landing aircraft. The BAK-12 feeds a cable across

  • AF Assistance Fund helps Airman

    "The Air Force Assistance Fund is a really good organization. I like telling my Airmen that we have these resources. It was only during the time of an emergency that I found out that these kinds of things are available, so I like sharing my story with everyone."

  • NOTICE OF INTENT and NOTICE OF PUBLIC SCOPING

    The U.S. Air Force (Air Force) is conducting public scoping for the proposal to construct infrastructure upgrades at Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), Guam, and to use this infrastructure consistent with existing installation operations once construction is completed.

  • Team Andersen Spouse Club paints tables

    Andersen Air Force Base Key Spouse Group members paint picnic tables during a base beautification event on AAFB, Guam, April 20, 2021. AAFB leadership, the bases tenant units and private organizations actively create, lead and participate in improving the quality of life on base. (U.S. Air Force

  • 36th SFS Conducts Jungle Patrol

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adam Rodgers, NCO in charge of installation security assigned to the 36th Security Forces Squadron, peers at the coastline during a routine jungle patrol on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam April 16, 2021. The 36th SFS patrols AAFB to deter trespassing, poaching, and to check

  • Andersen Airmen assist with Yona food distribution

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 36th Civil Engineering Squadron participate in a COVID-19 relief food distribution event at the community gym in Yona, Guam, April 15, 2021. The 36th CES is Yona’s sister squadron, as part of the Andersen Air Force Base Sister Village Sister Squadron program,

  • AAFB serves as Diplomatic Hub to Indo-Pacific

    Service members assigned to Andersen Air Force Base and Marine Corps Base Camp Blaz, Guam have partnered with the Department of State to bring COVID-19 relief to the Indo-Pacific over the last two months.

  • Andersen is a No-Drone Zone

    Abigail Schooley, a drone enthusiast, and James Trefurt, the chief of plans and programs for the 36th Security Forces discuss the joys of drone flying and also the precautions to take while flying on Guam, April 8, 2021.

  • Andersen extends Patriot Express flights

    Patriot Express flights to Andersen AFB have been extended for an additional year. The flight service initially started as a six-month test period, but was extended 12 months due to COVID-19 impacts to ridership. U.S. Transportation Command and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command validated the mission and it

  • AFSA Chapter 1560 donates to The Salvation Army Guam Corps

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from Andersen Air Force Base’s Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 1560 donate essential items at The Salvation Army Guam Corps headquarters in Barrigada, Guam, April 8, 2021. The AFSA members garnered more than 1,800 items through donation drives during the month of March,

  • U.S. Air Force Rolls Out New Mission Statement

    PENTAGON, Virginia – The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … Airpower anytime, anywhere. This change emphasizes the primary competitive advantage and capabilities that Airpower provides to the nation and joint operations.The ability to fight and win with Airpower

  • 36th CRG Conducts Contingency Exercise on Wake Island

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 8th Airlift Squadron, McChord Air Force Base, Washington, and the 36th Contingency Response Group, Andersen AFB, Guam conduct an exercise on Wake Island, Western Pacific, April 2, 2021. Upon arrival, the 36th CRG created a security perimeter, conducted first-aid

  • 36th CRG Conducts Contingency Exercise on Wake Island

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 36th Contingency Response Group, prepare to conduct a field training exercise on Wake Island, Western Pacific, April 2, 2021. Upon arrival, the 36th CRG created a security perimeter, conducted first-aid training and established communications on a bare base.

  • Emergency management feels the CBRNE during training

    “Practice how you play.” You may have heard a coach or parent tell you this once or twice while learning a sport or hobby and for the members of the U.S. Air Force it’s the same. Whether you are an athlete training for game day or a pilot training for a sortie, practice is key.

  • Guam fuel systems benefit from recurring maintenance program

    The island of Guam’s breezes, salt air and tropical climate is a paradise, but for fuel infrastructure on Andersen Air Force Base it’s a destructive mix. Defense Logistics Agency Energy is taking a proactive preventative approach to stay on top of the island’s corrosive environment and maintain

  • Airman killed in motorcycle crash identified

    The Andersen Airman who died in an off-base motorcycle crash March 16, 2021, has been identified as Staff Sgt. Will S. Gonzales, assigned to the 36th Security Forces Squadron.

  • 506th EARS crew assist in rescuing 5 missing mariners

    U.S. Air Force Guardsmen from the 155th Air Refueling Squadron, Nebraska Air National Guard deployed here, along with Coast Guard and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued missing fishermen in the vicinity of Houk Island, Chuuk, March 12, 2020.

  • Base honor guard hones final tribute

    The 36th Wing base honor guard Airmen practice military funeral honors at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Mar. 11, 2021. This ceremony pays tribute to our deceased veterans for their sacrifices to our nation.

  • 36th Civil Engineer Squadron: Feral Dogs warning

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Maurice Clark assigned to the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron, explains the importance of not feeding feral dogs on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, and the dangers it may cause to Team Andersen's mission. (U.S. Air Force video by Staff Sgt. Divine Cox)

  • Sheriff of the network soars from air to space at 644th CBCS

    After serving in the U.S. Air Force for a consecutive 3,000 days, one particular Airman is ready to start his next mission within the newest branch of the military, the U.S. Space Force, and be a part of the one percent of Airmen who swap patches.

  • Judy Sanchez: The Home Maker

    “When we heard about the war,” said Judy Sanchez, daughter of Diaz. "I remember my dad saying to my mom, ‘Hun, get my stuff out of the closest. I may be recalled.’ He didn’t get recalled, but he was so ready to answer the call, it made me think; I want to answer the call.”

  • Exercise Dragon Shield

    Multi-capable Airmen of the 644th Combat Communications Squadron drill on defensive combative maneuvers and tactical combat casualty care, as well as aid in emergency airlifts during Exercise Dragon Shield at Northwest Field, Guam, January 13, 2021.

  • 36 SFS Defenders staying fit to fight

    The 36th Medical Group’s Human Performance Team were hand-selected to develop the Air Force Defender Performance Optimization training guide.

  • Air Force mission returns Airman to his roots

    After a long winding journey, his arrival back home after over two and a half decades marks Remoket’s favorite moment in the Air Force. How that came about wasn’t exactly expected.

  • Cope North 21 Angaur

    The 36th Contingency Response Group, supported by the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, participated in Cope North 21 on Angaur, Palau from Feb. 4-13, 2021. While transportation was provided by a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules, assigned to Yokota Air Base, Japan, airdrops were provided by

  • Air Force awards contract for new standoff weapons complex at Andersen AFB

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center's Detachment 2 successfully led the award of a $42 million project recently to construct a new Standoff Weapons Complex at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The state-of-the-art complex will make Andersen the first

  • RED HORSE Repairing the Runway

    The 554th RED HORSE Squadron worked hand in hand with Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians with the 36th Civil Engineer Squadron, The U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Royal Australian Air Force, and Koku-Jietei to complete rapid airfield damage repair training as a part of exercise COPE North 21,

  • Black History Month Unity Event

    Volunteers pose for a photo during the Black History Month unity event at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam Feb. 27, 2021. The event focused on this year’s message “The black family: Representation, Identity, And Diversity”. Guests heard stories from volunteers, participated in a unity walk and played

  • Misawa fighters “ACE” trilateral exercise CN21

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam— More than 230 Airmen and 15 F-16’s from the 35th Fighter Wing forward deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, as the lead wing for Cope North 21 (CN21), Feb. 3-19.CN21 is an annual exercise that serves as a keystone event enhancing United States, Australian and

  • Joint mass casualty exercise conducted at Andersen AFB

    A mass casualty exercise was conducted on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 10, 2021 as part of Cope North 2021. Members from the 36th Medical Group worked alongside the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, or Koku-Jieitai, Royal Australian Air Force, 624th Aerospace Medical Squadron and the 18th

  • Multi-capable Airmen ‘ACE’ training at Cope North 21

    Somewhere above the vast Pacific Ocean, a fighter aircraft has flown for hours, and its fuel supply is running low. Unable to return to its home station for fuel, that's when Agile Combat Employment comes into play. Down below on a small island, three Airmen are waiting to refuel the aircraft and

  • Bridging the communication gap: USAF Major’s journey to Cope North 21

    As Pacific Air Force’s largest multinational exercise, Cope North is a giant melting pot of cultures. With both English and Japanese-speaking participants, the importance of communication cannot be understated. Interpreters, like U.S. Air Force Maj. Brittany Morreale, are the linchpin to mission

  • The 734th Air Mobility Squadron hosts a Port Dawg Rodeo

    Members across the Air Mobility Operations Wing participated in a Port Dawg Rodeo during exercise Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, February 11, 2021. It’s not often the members of the AMOW get a chance to train together. Since they are gathered here for Cope North, they decided to put

  • Team Andersen hosts Cope North flight line static display

    Team Andersen hosted a static tour for service members, spouses and local community leaders during exercise Cope North 2021. Exercise Cope North 2021 is an annual U.S. Pacific Air Forces joint/combined, trilateral field training exercise occurring Feb. 3-19, 2021. The exercise includes participants

  • B-52s soar in exercise Cope North 21

    Two U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., participate in exercise Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 12, 2021. Approximately 2,200 personnel and 97 aircraft were brought together

  • Combined forces takeoff during Cope North 2021

    A Japan Air Self-Defense Force, or Koku-Jieitai, F-15J Eagles assigned to the 201st Squadron, Chitose Air Base, Japan, takes off during exercise Cope North 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 11, 2021. Cope North is an annual multinational exercise designed to increase capabilities and

  • Combined forces conduct flyover for Cope North 2021

    U.S. Air Force, Japan Air Self-Defense and Royal Australian Air Force aircraft fly in formation during Cope North 21 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 9, 2021. Cope North is an annual multinational exercise designed to increase capabilities and improve interoperability among partner nations,

  • Cope North kick-off; group flight line engagements

    Team Andersen hosted an airfield tour for service members, spouses and local community leaders throughout exercise Cope North 2021. Exercise Cope North 2021 is an annual U.S. Pacific Air Forces joint/combined, trilateral field training exercise occurring Feb. 3-19, 2021. The exercise includes

  • Pacific Defender 21-1

    Security Forces members from the United States Air Force, U.S. Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and the Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self Defense Force), participated in Pacific Defender 21-1, Jan. 22-26, 2021.

  • US, Japan, Australia converge on Guam for Cope North 21

    Air forces from the United States, Japan and Australia will participate in Cope North 2021 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 3-19 to conduct humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) operations, as well as to conduct large force employment and combat air forces training.

  • Air Force announces Airmen leadership qualities

    The Airman leadership qualities are expected to form the basis for the future officer and enlisted performance reporting systems. The alignment between evaluating units and evaluating Airmen is intended to further emphasize and accelerate an understanding and adoption of the associated leadership

  • AFCEC upgrades fuel capabilities at Andersen

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is managing $96 million worth of repairs at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam as part of continued Defense Logistics Agency – Energy support to enhance fuel storage capabilities Air Force-wide.The critical construction on the

  • Andersen utilizes AFREP, powering Indo-Pacific

    The printer in your office has stopped working. We’re mid-pandemic and no one will let you enter their office to print off the paperwork you need for your next meeting. You inform your flight chief, and he tells you they already put in a request for a new one months ago. Now you’ve missed your

  • 94 FS rolls with 36th AS, 36th CRG

    Andersen Air Force Base hosted a DFE this last month called WestPac, starting early November, with F-22 Raptors assigned to the 94th Fighter Squadron, 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The F-22s will depart Andersen AFB at the beginning of December.

  • Andersen AFB to host 69th annual Operation Christmas Drop

    Operation Christmas Drop is a U.S. Pacific Air Forces-sponsored multinational training and humanitarian assistance mission based out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. This year’s event is bilateral and conducted in partnership with Japan as the 69th iteration of the operation is set to begin 5

  • OSI Hosts Subject Matter Expert Exchange With FSM Police

    The Office of Special Investigations 6th Field Investigations Region Special Missions Branch in Guam hosted a virtual subject matter expert exchange with members of the Federated States of Micronesia National Police and Pohnpei State Police to discuss presumptive drug test kits Nov. 18.

  • 36th MUNS keeps Andersen’s forces ready

    Munitions that will be used to support Andersen Air Force Base defense and exercises were received and transported from Naval Base Guam to Andersen AFB in a joint-service Oceanic Shipping Container Operation from Nov. 15 and will end Nov. 19, 2020.

  • 1st Fighter Wing Raptors deploy to support WestPac

    A contingent of 94th Fighter Squadron Airmen and F-22 Raptors assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, to conduct missions in the Western Pacific. By working alongside allied and joint partner air forces, WestPac aims to

  • Dyess Airmen participate in Indo-Pacific joint exercise

    Airmen with the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) participated in a joint interoperability exercise to test long-range force packaging and demonstrate global reach capabilities in the Indo-Pacific region, Nov. 12.

  • Exercise Sling Stone 21-1

    Team Andersen conducted an antiterrorism/force protection exercise dubbed Sling Stone 21-1 on November 5, 2020, on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, with its Joint Region Marianas partners to strengthen the base’s ability to respond to security threats.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Searching for the missing

    She dug through tons of dirt, mud, clay and scorpions in her search for two missing pilots. From May 25 through June 13, 2019, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dotey Lynn, commander’s support staff for the 36th Wing Comptroller Squadron and a group of multi-branched volunteers were going to Laos to

  • U.S. Secretary of Defense hosts Japanese Defense Minister

    On August 29, Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper hosted Japanese Defense Minister Taro Kono in Guam, where they reaffirmed the strength of the U.S.-Japan Alliance and discussed ways to deepen and expand bilateral defense cooperation.

  • 25th FS warthogs fly on Guam

    The 25th Fighter Squadron (FS), assigned to the 51st Fighter Wing, Osan Air Base, South Korea, are honing their flight skills while at the Farallon de Medinilla Range (FDM Range), Commonwealth of Northern Marianas Islands while deployed here, Aug. 10- 21.

  • Andersen now under HPCON Bravo with additional measures

    Due to the low infection percentage of COVID-19 across the island, increased capacity for rapid response and mitigation, and after consultation with the Public Health Emergency Officer (PHEO), Andersen Air Force Base (AAFB) is authorized to transition to Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Bravo

  • Andersen KC-135 crew locates missing mariners on lone Pacific island

    Guardsmen from the 203rd Air Refueling Squadron, Hawaii Air National Guard (ANG) and the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pennsylvania ANG deployed here, were the first to locate three missing mariners during a search and rescue mission in the Federated States of Micronesia southwest of Guam, Aug. 2, 2020

  • Guam's 76th Liberation Day

    Brig. Gen. Jeremy Sloane, 36th Wing commander; and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Heilman, 36th Wing command chief, wish Guam's community a happy 76th Liberation Day anniversary on behalf of the Andersen Air Force Base team. On July 21, 1944, American troops returned to Guam to liberate its people from

  • Meet Team Andersen beyond the mission

    “I am 19 years old and I’m from right outside of Houston, Texas. The beginning of my junior year I knew exactly what I wanted to do, join the Air Force. I wanted to be apart of something with structure and organization. I thrive on having a plan. I wanted to have a family to go to and be a part of.

  • From stripes to a golden bar

    On what seemed to be a normal Thursday morning, this defense paralegal wasn’t expecting to hear “Please hold for the Secretary of the Air Force,” during a daily brief of her workload for the day. The SecAF had one more task to add to her list: become an officer.

  • HSC-25 Rescues Stranded Hiker

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (July 8, 2020) – The Guam-based “Island Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 responded to a search and rescue (SAR) request for a stranded hiker on July 8.The hiker was reported missing in the morning near the Pagat Caves of Guam’s eastern shore. Guam

  • 736th Security Forces Squadron integrates operations

    The 736th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) has officially relocated to Northwest Field. Prior to the move, the squadron was split, with the Squadron HQ and the Contingency Response section operating on Main Base and the Commando Warrior section at Northwest Field.

  • 734 AMS keeps C-17s ready after Joint Forcible Entry Operation Exercise

    Multiple C-17 Globemasters appeared in the early-morning sky over Andersen Air Force Base carrying hundreds of paratroopers that flew directly from Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska, June 30.Paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division,

  • Army airborne task force descends into Guam

    Paratroopers from the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, United States Army Alaska, parachuted onto Guam early in the morning as part of their Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska today.

  • Andersen Air Force Base to Host Military Exercise

    Andersen Air Force Base (AFB) is scheduled to host a U.S. military training exercise in the coming days. The training exercise will consist of several military aircraft operating in the airspace near Andersen AFB and A. B. Won Pat International Airport.

  • Deployed service members test positive for COVID-19

    Seven service members that deployed to Andersen AFB on May 25, were confirmed positive with COVID-19. Upon arrival, members of the deployed unit were lodged at Guam Reef Hotel in Tumon and received medical checks.

  • COPE North Rapid Airfield Damage Recovery (RADR)

    If our military history has taught us anything, it is this: war, and how we defeat our enemies, evolves over time. As our global adversaries develop new tactics and weaponry, and engage in long-term strategies to usurp U.S. national security, our National Defense Strategy requires us to meet these

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Navy’s Unmanned Aircraft Flies the Indo-Pacific Skies

    Three months after arrival, two MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) are quickly becoming an invaluable asset across the Indo-Pacific, integrating into a series of missions that showcase its increasing range and flight time.In addition to supporting current operations for the various task

  • B-1s conduct training mission in South China Sea

    A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer takes off at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, May 8, 2020. It was one of two B-1s conducting a training mission in the South China Sea in support of Pacific Air Forces’ training efforts and strategic deterrence missions to reinforce the rules-based

  • B-1B Lancer conducts training in East China Sea

    A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer flies over the East China Sea May 6, 2020, during a training mission. The 9th EBS is deployed to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, as part of a Bomber Task Force supporting Pacific Air Forces’ strategic deterrence missions and commitment to the security

  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    In an effort to minimize the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and to prioritize the health and safety of Department of the Air Force personnel, the following modifications have been made:

  • Bones conduct training in East China Sea

    A 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer takes off at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, May 4, 2020, to conduct a training mission in the East China Sea in support of Pacific Air Forces’ training efforts and strategic deterrence missions to reinforce the rules-base international order in the

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