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  • Hawaii Airmen, Marines Practice Chemical Warfare Response

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – Hawaii Air National Guard Airmen completed a chemical warfare and decontamination exercise Sept. 2 alongside joint and total force partners.More than 70 Airmen and Marines participated in the weeklong training event, Toxic Pineapple, collaborating to

  • Hawaii, California, Nevada Airmen practice water rescue

    LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Hawaii, California and Nevada National Guard members conducted water rescue training in Lake Tahoeʻs challenging landscape with the U.S. Coast Guard and FEMA partners.“This training is important because it is an opportunity to collaborate with our FEMA Region IX partners from

  • Hawaii Air National Guard Supports Arctic Exercise

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – The Hawaii Air National Guard demonstrated its airlift and controller capabilities in the North American Aerospace Defense Command’s arctic regional exercise in Alaska July 5-14.The Amalgam Dart exercise features U.S. Air Force aircraft that operate out of

  • Team Hickam delivers first formula flight

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, HI -- 78,000 pounds of baby formula arrived in Indianapolis aboard a Hickam-based C-17 Globemaster III flying from Ramstein Air Base, Germany, completing the first flight of Operation Fly Formula.On May 19, President Joe Biden authorized Operation Fly Formula to bring

  • US, Australian aircrew swap seats for Global Dexterity

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – Australian accents were heard aboard U.S. aircraft, and vice versa, as international aviators participated in exercise Global Dexterity May 2-13.C-17 Globemaster III crewmembers from the Royal Australian and U.S. Air Forces shared aircraft as they carried out

  • First Stratotanker inducted into Air Force museum

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Aircrew members were on the brink of tears as they soared over Wright-Patterson Air Force Base April 30, knowing their most cherished aircraft would be the first KC-135 Stratotanker inducted into the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.Down below, aviation

  • Nevada, Hawaii Air Guard conduct airpower exercise in Hawaii

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – The Nevada Air National Guard’s 152nd Airlift Wing helped execute the Hawaii Air National Guard’s Ho’oikaika 22-1 exercise March 3-6.The exercise tested the ability to mobilize and generate stealth airpower from three locations across the Hawaiian Islands and

  • Ho'oikaika strengthens total force integration

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – The Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing executed a first-of-its-kind exercise partnering with the Nevada Air National Guard, 15th Wing, and 354th Fighter Wing Airmen March 3-6.The exercise name, Ho’oikaika, originates from the Hawaiian language, meaning to

  • Hawaii ANG, Navy Reserve fighters enhance joint lethality

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii – The Hawaiian skies cleared for Total Force Airmen and Navy Reserve exercise participants as they took part in a first-of-its-kind fighter exercise Jan. 18-26.While the Hawaii ANG routinely hosts large-scale combat exercises through its Sentry Aloha program,

  • National Guard's interstate cooperation enhances air defense

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii – In an operations center on the slopes of the Waianae mountain range, teams of Air National Guard Airmen monitor pods of brightly colored computer screens. From their perch, these Airmen have a virtual view of the airspace in and around the Hawaiian Islands as they