Two B-1B Lancers, assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., arrive at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, as part of a Bomber Task Force deployment, July 17, 2020. Approximately 170 Airmen and two B-1s deployed to the Indo-Pacific in support of the BTF.(U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Bennett)
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B-1s return to Indo-Pacific, conduct bilateral training

Two B-1B Lancers, assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., arrive at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, as part of a Bomber Task Force deployment, July 17, 2020. Approximately 170 Airmen and two B-1s deployed to the Indo-Pacific in support of the BTF.(U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Christina Bennett)

An RQ-4 Global Hawk, assigned to the 319th Operations Group, Detachment 1, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, lands at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May, 30, 2020, for a rotational deployment. The movement maintains operations for Global Hawks during months of inclement weather endured at Andersen AFB, as typhoons and other scenarios have the potential to hinder readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Aaron Church)
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RQ-4 2020 rotation of operation in Japan

An RQ-4 Global Hawk, assigned to the 319th Operations Group, Detachment 1, Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, lands at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May, 30, 2020, for a rotational deployment. The movement maintains operations for Global Hawks during months of inclement weather endured at Andersen AFB, as typhoons and other scenarios have the potential to hinder readiness. (U.S. Air Force [Read More …]

Students of a Tactical Combat Casualty Care class provide breaths to a simulated critically injured patient using a bag valve mask and prepare to perform needle decompression during the “care under fire” portion of the class, May 13, 2020 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. TCCC is a two-day course that covers field medical training techniques that the students need to save a wingman’s life in a combat scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Zachary Heal)
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Airmen Learn Tactical Combat Casualty Care

Students of a Tactical Combat Casualty Care class provide breaths to a simulated critically injured patient using a bag valve mask and prepare to perform needle decompression during the “care under fire” portion of the class, May 13, 2020 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. TCCC is a two-day course that covers field medical training techniques that the students need [Read More …]

Senior Airman Zachary Cruz, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron B-1B Lancer assistant crew chief, walks toward a B-1B Lancer at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, May 17, 2020. B-1B crew chiefs inspect the aircraft from nose to tail before and after flights. The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron deployed to Guam from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, along with 200 Airmen assigned to the 7th Bomb Wing at Dyess AFB, Texas, as part of a Bomber Task Force and is supporting Pacific Air Forces’ strategic deterrence missions and commitment to the security and stability of the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman River Bruce)
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B-1B Lancers conduct mission in South China Sea

Senior Airman Zachary Cruz, 7th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron B-1B Lancer assistant crew chief, walks toward a B-1B Lancer at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, May 17, 2020. B-1B crew chiefs inspect the aircraft from nose to tail before and after flights. The 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron deployed to Guam from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, along with 200 Airmen assigned [Read More …]

A U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk, U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk, Navy MQ-4C Triton, Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses, and KC-135 Stratotankers stationed at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, perform an "Elephant Walk" April 13, 2020. The Elephant Walk showcases the 36th Wing's readiness and ability to generate combat airpower at a moment's notice to ensure regional stability throughout the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Divine Cox)
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Andersen Remains Ready

A U.S. Navy MH-60S Knighthawk, U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk, Navy MQ-4C Triton, Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses, and KC-135 Stratotankers stationed at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, perform an “Elephant Walk” April 13, 2020. The Elephant Walk showcases the 36th Wing’s readiness and ability to generate combat airpower at a moment’s notice to ensure regional stability throughout the Indo-Pacific. [Read More …]

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jonathan Contreras, a fixed-wing aircraft mechanic with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA(AW)) 242, stands at parade rest before directing an F/A-18D Hornet for flight as a part of unit level training (ULT) at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, March 5, 2020. VMFA(AW)-242 transitioned directly into ULT after supporting exercise Cope North 20. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lennon Dregoiw)
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U.S. Marines fly as part of unit level training

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jonathan Contreras, a fixed-wing aircraft mechanic with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA(AW)) 242, stands at parade rest before directing an F/A-18D Hornet for flight as a part of unit level training (ULT) at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, March 5, 2020. VMFA(AW)-242 transitioned directly into ULT after supporting exercise Cope North 20. (U.S. [Read More …]

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Daniel Peters, a fixed-wing aircraft mechanic with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242, prepares to move an F/A-18D Hornet engine as part of exercise Cope North (CN) 20 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 25, 2020. Exercise CN is an annual U.S. Pacific Air Forces tri-lateral field training exercise with participants from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and the Royal Australian Air Force. The primary intent of CN is to enhance coordination of combined air tactics, hone techniques and procedures while strengthening security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lennon Dregoiw)
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U.S. Marines prepare for Cope North flights

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Daniel Peters, a fixed-wing aircraft mechanic with Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242, prepares to move an F/A-18D Hornet engine as part of exercise Cope North (CN) 20 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 25, 2020. Exercise CN is an annual U.S. Pacific Air Forces tri-lateral field training exercise with participants from the U.S. [Read More …]