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PACAF commander visits Kadena AB

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U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, speaks with group and squadron commanders at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 10, 2018. O’Shaughnessy toured PACAF installations to discuss the Squadron Revitalization Program with commanders at all levels. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

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U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, coins U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Everald March, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 10, 2018. O’Shaughnessy met with Airmen from different units to acknowledge and thank them for their accomplishments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

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U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, coins U.S. Air Force Capt. Jonathan Henley, 18th Wing Judge Advocate chief of military justice at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 10, 2018. O’Shaughnessy met with Airmen from different units to acknowledge and thank them for their accomplishments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

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U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, coins U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Patrick Joyner, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear training NCO at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 10, 2018. O’Shaughnessy met with Airmen from different units to acknowledge and thank them for their accomplishments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

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U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, speaks with group and squadron commanders at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 10, 2018. O’Shaughnessy toured PACAF installations to discuss the Squadron Revitalization Program with commanders at all levels. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

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U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, speaks with group and squadron commanders at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 10, 2018. The Squadron Revitalization Program is a Chief of Staff of the Air Force initiative designed to provide squadrons with more direct control over enlisted performance reports, assignments and interpretation of Air Force Instruction in the best interest of mission accomplishment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

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Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, met with squadron, group and wing leadership to listen to suggestions and discuss the Squadron Revitalization Program at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 10, 2018.

The program is designed to provide greater flexibility and authority to execute missions in the best interest of a commander’s respective squadron and the Airmen that work within them. This involves more direct decision making when it comes to enlisted performance reports, assignments and Air Force Instruction interpretation at the squadron level.

O’Shaughnessy also met with, and coined, several Airmen prior to departing Kadena AB.