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  • 4 Kadena's Lieutenants promoted to Captain

    18th Wing Legal Office: David Illingworth and Keith Meister 18th Medical Group: Brandi Sellers 18th Medical Operations Squadron: Jennifer Ott
  • JASDF taste American life on Kadena

    Seven Japan Air Self Defense Force military members recently sampled the American lifestyle on and off duty during a bilateral exchange program here July 20 to 25. The exchange program is geared toward interoperability between American and Japanese military forces, said Senior Master Sgt. Kenny Trawick, 18th Wing exchange program coordinator. "The
  • DoDDS-Pacific/DDESS-Guam students continue to outperform state side schools in all areas

    Dr. Nancy Bresell, Director DoDDS-Pacific/DDESS-Guam, is proud to announce that the results from the TerraNova Assessment clearly demonstrate that students in the Pacific continue to score higher than the national average in all subject areas. Approximately 14,500 students took the TerrraNova test in the Spring of SY 2006-2007. DoDEA has
  • 9 Kadena members named 'best' for 2nd quarter

    Congratulations to the following Team Kadena members who were selected as Kadena's top Airmen and civilians for the second quarter period of April through June 2007.Airman: Senior Airman Kenneth Terrell, 17th Special Operations Squadron Noncommissioned Officer: Staff Sgt. Matthew Parr, 18th Operations Support SquadronSenior Noncommissioned Officer:
  • Kadena rescue squadron heads back to Afghanistan

    Less than three months after returning from a deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, one Kadena unit is deploying back.The 33rd Rescue Squadron, which flies the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter to conduct combat search and rescue operations, is heading back to Afghanistan on its fourth deployment in the last three
  • Running issue picks up speed

    Kadena has recently been running into problems with runners. From congestion to noise in housing areas, the running issue has been picking up speed for some time. To explore solutions to these problems a working group was recently created. The group includes representatives from the 18th Security Forces Squadron, 18th Wing Safety, 18th Services
  • AFSOC vice commander praises Kadena group

    The Air Force Special Operations Command vice commander recently shared his views on today's special operations efforts and the dedication of today's Airmen during a recent visit to Kadena. Maj. Gen. Donald C. Wurster has been AFSOC's vice commander since February 2006 and will soon step up to the commander's position after Lt. General Michael
  • New radar system bolsters F-15 fleet

    Kadena recently received six F-15C Eagle aircraft upgraded with one of the most advanced radar systems in the world--version 2 of the Active Electronic Scanned Array System, or v2 AESA. More upgraded aircraft will arrive here by the end of the fiscal year as part of a program called "Golden Fleet." Under this program 178 F-15's will receive a wide
  • 733rd AMS practices smart logistics

    Working smarter, not harder was the focus of an annual logistics readiness workshop held here July 9-13 and hosted by the 733rd Air Mobility Squadron. The workshop brought in experts from Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB, Ill., to discuss and resolve logistics issues. "This is synergy in action," said Walter Decker, 715 AMOG/Chief of Logistics,
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