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  • TYPHOON MANGKHUT UPDATE: Guam in COR 2

    Guam is now in Condition of Readiness (COR) 2. Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and Rear Admiral Shoshana Chatfield, Commander, Joint Region Marianas have placed the island and military installations, respectively, in COR 2 as of 7 p.m.
  • Tropical Storm Update: Governor Declares Guam in COR 3; Residents Urged to Continue to Prepare

    Governor Eddie Baza Calvo and Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, commander, Joint Region Marianas, placed Guam and the military bases, respectively, in Condition of Readiness (COR) 3 at 7 p.m. (ChST) this evening. COR 3 means damaging winds of 39-57 mph are expected within 48 hours. The tropical storm will continue its westward track and is expected to intensify, possibly becoming a Category 4 typhoon by the time it reaches Guam, with Tuesday 11 a.m. being its anticipated closest point of approach (CPA). It is important to still prepare for the worst-case-scenario of a Category 5 typhoon.
  • COR 4 Destructive winds possible within 72 hours

    The National Weather Service (NWS), Guam Weather Forecast Office continues to monitor a Tropical Depression that is expected to become a typhoon by the time it makes its closest point of approach to Guam by late Tuesday evening, early Wednesday.
  • Shadow Patrol

    A full moon coats the stark-black sky. Sensory noise from in and out of the yornebush speaks to the primeval forest at Northwest Field, the backyard of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. It is past midnight: the hour of the wolf. Feral and noxious noises generating from the foliage signal the fauna that populates the jungle out here. Although they’re obscured by dense foliage and intermittently clouded skies, the wildlife out at Northwest field makes noise without ceasing. A diverse set of species including the Philippine deer, wild boars, brown-tree snakes, banana spiders, packs of feral canines, butterflies, and other vertebrates and spineless beasts vocalize their selves in the jungle, disturbing the quiet night. However, this orchestra of non-predatory animals attracts a predator of a very distinct sort to Northwest Field: poachers.
  • Stratotankers, Fueling the fight from above

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam - Since the first aircraft was flown in 1903, the daring have charged toward maximizing the time an aircraft can remain flying. The greatest challenge being a limited amount of on-board fuel supply.
  • Sequenced bomber missions to Australia showcase alliance

    U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers, assigned to the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS), Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted two sequential bilateral training missions to Australia as part of exercise Pitch Black 18.
  • Historic Summit Revitalizes Airman

    Several Airmen across the world were selected to assist in the historical moment of the first ever meeting between President Donald J. Trump and Kim Jong-un at Singapore June 12, 2018, including two Airmen from the 36th Mobility Response Squadron (MRS) here at Andersen Air Force Base (AFB), Guam. For Airman 1st Class Skyler Harding, a 36th Mobility Response Squadron aerial transportation technician, from small town Grants Pass, Oregon, the summit revitalized his decision on joining the United States Air Force (USAF).
  • No longer forgotten: U.S. service members, Japanese dignitaries, Chamorros observe Chaguian Massacre Memorial in Yigo

    Military members around Guam took part in the Chaguian massacre memorial August 8, 2018, in Yigo.
  • 36th Contingency Response Group, Indian Air Force strengthen partnership and Interoperability

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam – U.S. and Indian Air Force Airmen completed a Security Forces Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) July 23- 28, 2018 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam.
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https://www.postguam.com/news/local/baby-turtles-head-for-the-sea/video_dba30e92-8336-11e8-8269-4b8efe2566d0.html One of the perks of living in Guam: seeing adorable baby sea turtles migrate. Check out this bale of the newly hatched creatures at Castro beach.
Social media is a quick and easy way to stay in touch with friends and keep up to date with whats going on. Unfortunately posting the wrong thing to social media can be a quick and easy way to find yourself in hot water. Make sure that what you're posting is allowed and that you aren't violating any regulations or OPSEC standards. For more information on social media use visit our website at: http://www.andersen.af.mil/Units/Wing-Staff-Agencies/Public-Affairs/
In an effort to keep the base population informed of emergency situations occuring on or around the installation, there is the new AtHoc App available for download.
Congratulations to Col. Daniel Roesch for assuming command of the 36th Contingency Response Group, and we would like to say thank you to Col. Carmelo Giovenco for all of his contributions to Andersen. Please feel free to like share and tag. For high resolution photos of the event check out our Flickr albums at the link below! https://www.flickr.com/photos/andersenafb/albums/72157669041030347
Command Chief Master Sergeant of Pacific Air Forces Anthony Johnson visited Andersen Air Force Base, Guam and witnessed a new generation of defenders showcase their skills. Photos from this visit can be found here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/andersenafb/albums/72157698378001974 U.S. Pacific Air Forces #TeamAndersen #CommandoWarrior #DefenderChallenge #SecurityForces, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Joint Region Marianas,
The 2018 Advanced Combat Skills Assessment hosted at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam allowed Security Forces members from throughout the Pacific to put their talents to the test. The teams participated in events such as shooting, combatives, and mental and physical challenges. For more photos of the event visit our flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/andersenafb/albums/72157670479415428 U.S. Pacific Air Forces, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, United States Air Force, Airman Magazine Yokota Air Base, Misawa Air Base, Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Osan Air Base, Joint Region Marianas, @joJoint Base Elmendorf-Richardson JBER (official), KadenaAirBase, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, U.S. Air Force Security Forces
Congratulations to Lt. Col. Lori Hodge for assuming command of the 36th Force Support Squadron, and we would like to say thank you to Lt. Col. Dawn Standridge for all of her contributions to Andersen. Please feel free to like share and tag. For high resolution photos check out our Flickr albums at the link below! https://www.flickr.com/photos/andersenafb/albums/72157698269347454
Andersen Exchange and Food Court are now open for normal hours of operation
Delayed reporting authorized for Andersen AFB For Immediate Release July 5, 2018 0600 Delayed reporting has been authorized for all non-mission essential Andersen AFB personnel. The adjusted report time is now 10:00 a.m. All mission essential personnel should report at normal times. Please contact your chain of command for more details. (This post will be updated as new information becomes available) Stay safe! AFMS - Andersen - 36th Medical Group, 36th Force Support Squadron, Joint Region Marianas,
***CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO DETERIORATE THIS EVENING ACROSS THE MARIANAS***
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I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/L6qxWeTonG 2018 GOE LtCol(ret) Bill Schwertfeger (USAF) Introduction Video
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