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  • FAMILY DISASTER KIT CHECKLIST

    WATER: ____ Store one gallon of water per person per day (two quarts for drinking, two quarts for food preparation and sanitation) ____ Keep at least a three-day supply of water for each person in your household FOOD: ____ Ready-to-eat canned meats, fruits and vegetables ____ Canned juices, milk, soup (if powdered, store extra water) ____
  • Before The Disaster

    Before the disaster Hold a Family Meeting Talk about what each family member should do in preparation for and in response to each emergency identified. Individuals should also consider preparation and response to each emergency identified. Determine primary and alternate locations where family members can meet if an emergency happens while
  • When Disaster Strikes

    When Disaster StrikesIf You Stay at Home - Shelter In Place Stay alert to advisories. Purchase a NOAA weather radio. Keep a Disaster Supply Kit ready. Have enough food and water for at least 7 days (Hawaii is a remote location personnel should be prepared to survive a minimum of 7 days before outside help arrives. Make your home more
  • Hurricane Preparedness

    Start getting prepared now for hurricane season, and stay prepared throughout the year. Getting ready is as simple as recognizing hazards, gathering information, developing a plan, putting together a kit, and preparing your home. Take it one step at a time and before you know it, you will be ready.BE PREPAREDGathering Information: Find the latest
  • Wind Scale

    The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale for HawaiiThe Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale for Hawaii is a 1 to 5 categorization based on the hurricane's intensity at the indicated time. The scale provides examples of the type of damages and impacts in Hawaii associated with winds of the indicated intensity. In general, damages rise by about a
  • Tropical Storms

    Tropical cyclone is a generic term referring to a storm that forms in tropical regions that is essentially a "warm-core" storm without fronts or other weather features associated with it. In the Central Pacific there are three types of tropical cyclones, each defined by their associated wind speeds.Tropical Depression: Winds up to 38 mph and
  • Tsunamis

    TSUNAMISThe phenomenon we call a "tsunami" is a series of traveling ocean waves of extremely long length and period, generated by disturbances associated primarily with earthquakes occurring below or near the ocean floor. Underwater volcanic eruptions and landslides can also generate tsunamis, although these sources are significantly less frequent.
  • 15th Wing Lineage and Honors

    Lineage Established as 15 Pursuit Group (Fighter) on 22 Nov 1940. Activated on 1 Dec 1940. Redesignated as: 15 Pursuit Group (Interceptor) on 12 Feb 1942; 15 Fighter Group on 15 May 1942. Inactivated on 15 Oct 1946. Redesignated as 15 Fighter Group (Air Defense) on 20 Jun 1955. Activated on 18 Aug 1955. Discontinued on 1 Jul 1960. Consolidated (31
  • 15th Comptroller Squadron Lineage & Honors

    Lineage. Constituted 15th Statistical Control Unit (Special) on 27 Aug 1942. Activated on 31 Aug 1942. Disbanded on 1 Apr 1944. Reconstituted, and redesignated 15th Comptroller Flight, on 2 Nov 1995. Activated on 13 Nov 1995. Redesignated 15th Comptroller Squadron on 5 Feb 1996.Stations. Wright Field, OH, 31 Aug 1942; Patterson Field, OH, 12 Feb
  • 15th Medical Group

    Lineage and Honors History of the 15 MEDICAL GROUP (PACAF) Lineage. Constituted USAF Dispensary, Hickam on 12 May 1971. Activated on 17 May 1971. Redesignated: USAF Clinic, Hickam on 1 Sep 1972; 15 Medical Group on 15 Sep 1987. Assignments. 6486 Air Base Wing, 17 May 1971; 15 Air Base Wing, 1 Nov 1971-. 15 Air Base (later Airlift) Wing, 1 Nov
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