February is Black History Month and bases all over the world are observing the heritage of African-Americans. Petty Officer Lorelei Vander Griend reports from Yokota where hundreds of students learned about black history.
Last month, the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing flew more than 600 sorties in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. Many of these missions involved flying into austere locations to deliver cargo and personnel to forward-deployed locations to aid in the fight against ISIS. Regardless of their hazardous surroundings, aircrew members must remain focused on their task at hand so that they can quickly perform their mission and return home.
The strength behind air superiority in the Pacific is firepower. Andersen Air Force Base, with its strategic location and Pacific Command’s Continuous Bomber Presence, has the largest stockpile of munitions in the Pacific Air Forces. Andersen Airmen supporting this arsenal hold the grave responsibility of keeping $1.28 billion worth of munitions properly maintained, inspected and stored.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- During a break in the heavy February rains across the state, California State Military Reserve (CSMR) Army Staff Sgt. Derek Kantar presented how his group is conducting and tracking air operations to officials from the Sacramento International Airport, Feb. 19.