ANDERSEN AFB NEWS

Pacific Defender Outreach 19-1 builds cohesive joint force

Story by SSgt James Miller on 08/25/2019 Recently U.S. Air Force Security Forces members joined Republic of Korea military police during a subject matter expert exchange at Gwangju Air Base, Republic of Korea, during Pacific Defender Outreach 19-1. The training is intended to enhance strong personal relationships and cooperation with
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Coast Guard, local partners save 2 from disabled vessel off Guam

Story by PO2 Amanda Wyrick on 08/12/2019 SANTA RITA, Guam The Coast Guard, Guam Fire Department, and U.S. Navy rescued two people by locating and towing their disabled vessel into Hagta Boat Basin, Monday. "This is a great example of the importance of local agency training and partnerships," said Petty
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24/7 support, 24/7 response

Story by A1C Michael Murphy on 08/11/2019 With a 185 foot-wide-B-52 Stratofortress in front of him and a star-filled sky above, Senior Airman Dillain Lapolice, 36th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aerospace propulsion journeyman, was beginning his shift at the start of dusk. Moths were fluttering around the floodlights directed at
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RQ-4 Global Hawk arrives at Yokota Air Base

Story by Yasuo Osakabe on 08/07/2019 Pacific Air Forces deployed a squadron of RQ-4 Global Hawks, from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam to Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 5, 2019. The rotational deployment of the Global Hawk to Japan is necessary to ensure Airmen can continuously operate the platform during
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HSC-25 provides urgent medevac for mariner at sea

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (Aug. 7, 2019) The Guam-based "Island Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 responded to a civilian in distress on Aug. 6. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam notified HSC-25 of the distressed mariner aboard CSC Brave, a Chinese-flagged vessel. HSC-25 Search and Rescue, led
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Airman Profile: Senior Airman Nelson Andersen, 242 CCS

Story by Capt. Hans Zeiger on 08/02/2019 Senior Airman Nelson Andersen is a member of the Washington Air National Guard's 242nd Combat Communications Squadron, based at Fairchild Air Force Base outside of Spokane, Washington. The squadron provides a variety of communications connections in support of overseas or domestic operations. Anderse
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