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  • The 15th Wing Shield

    BLAZON: Or, on a bend Azure, two terrestrial lightning flashes issuant from base of the first, overall a gun sight counterchanged, all within a diminished bordure of the first.Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "15TH WING" in Blue letters.SIGNIFICANCE:Ultramarine blue and Air Force yellow are
  • Cellular Phone Use Policy

    Cell phone use prohibited while operating motor vehicles on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. COMPACAF has instituted a policy that will prohibit use of cell phones while driving on Pacific Air Forces installations. Effective immediately, vehicle operators and operators of Government Owned Vehicles, both on and off-installations, will be
  • Freedom Tower (The Hickam Water Tower)

    One of the most well-known landmarks on Hickam is its beautiful water tower named Freedom Tower, located at the far end of the Parade Mall, across from the 15th Wing headquarters building.The tower was built under the direction of Captain Howard B. Nurse of the U.S. Army's Quartermaster Corps, at a cost of $43,146.60, and it was completed on 14
  • C-17 Globemaster III

    C-17 In Action [Video]Wake Island Typhoon loke [Video]Hickam C-17 Support in Australia [Video]The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force.  The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. 
  • C-17 Globemaster III (OLD)

    Mission The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can also transport
  • Lt. Col. Horace Meek Hickam

    In 1935, a board of officers met in Washington, D.C., and recommended that the new Army Air Corps station to be constructed in the Territory of Hawaii be named in honor of Lt. Col. Horace Meek Hickam. Major General Benjamin D. Foulois, Chief of the Air Corps, approved; General Douglas MacArthur, War Department Chief of Staff, issued the orders; and
  • 15th Aeromedical-Dental Squadron

    Lineage and Honors History of the 15th AEROMEDICAL-DENTAL SQUADRON (PACAF) Lineage. Constituted 15th Aerospace Medicine Squadron on 25 Aug 1994. Activated on 15 Sep 1994. Redesignated 15th Aeromedical-Dental Squadron on 10 Jun 1998. Honors. Service Streamers. None Campaign Streamers. None Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None Decorations. Air
  • 15th Comptroller Squadron

    Lineage and Honors of the 15th COMPTROLLER SQUADRON (PACAF) 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. HONORS.
  • 15th Medical Support Squadron

    Lineage and Honors History of the 15th MEDICAL SUPPORT SQUADRON (PACAF) Lineage. Constituted 15th Medical Support Squadron on 25 Aug 1994. Activated on 15 Sep 1994. Honors. Service Streamers. None Campaign Streamers. None Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 22 Sep 1994-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct 1995-1
  • 15th Medical Operations Squadron

    Lineage and Honors History of the 15th Medical Operations Squadron (PACAF) Lineage. Constituted 15th Medical Operations Squadron on 25 Aug 1994. Activated on 15 Sep 1994. Honors. Service Streamers. None Campaign Streamers. None Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: 22 Sep 1994-30 Sep 1995; 1 Oct
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