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  • Town meeting focuses on juvenile misconduct

    Where's the fire?  It was difficult not to notice the large red fire department vehicle, just part of one of the great display booths at the Hickam Base Housing Town Hall Meeting, held at the C-17 Auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 21. Representatives from a wide range of organizations discussed topics centering upon juvenile misconduct, eagle eyes,
  • 15 OG relinquishes command

    Col. Steven Groenheim relinquished his command of 15th Operations Group at the Hickam Mall, Wednesday.   Col Groenheim, his wife Trisha and sons Steven, Jack and Sam will go to Ramstein Air Base, Germany, where he will be the Headquarters, United States Air Forces Europe C-17 manager. During a speech to attendees at the ceremony, he expressed his
  • An Air Force Association project will create a bold new look for Atterbury Circle.

    Air Force Association turns Atterbury renovation into unique opportunity. As you've driven past Atterbury Circle the past week or so, have you asked yourself "What's going on with all this construction?" The answer is, a project to create a unique memorial to Airmen contributions to air and space power in the Pacific -- an enduring symbol to honor
  • Keen Edge forges bilateral cooperation

    Approximately 300 Airmen and six Japan Air Self Defense Force liaison officers are participating in the bilateral command post exercise Keen Edge 07 here. The 13th Air Force is conducting its part of the annual weeklong joint bilateral exercise to increase combat readiness and interoperability with the JASDF. The U.S. Forces Japan-led exercise is
  • Safety initiatives include 'Shoe Leather Express'

    As January drew to a close, there had already been eight traffic-related deaths on Oahu roads. In order to prevent such tragic accidents from happening on Hickam, Security Forces personnel are kicking off a safety campaign that will focus on four areas of concern and enhance vehicular safety in four different ways. The first of these, according to
  • Combat skills training is a must for today's Airmen

    Since Airmen are taking on more non-traditional rolls and missions in deployed locations, the need for individual combat skills is imperative. Airmen selected to deploy for Air Expeditionary Force Cycle 5 and 6 from the 15th Airlift Wing recently took the three-day Expeditionary Combat Skills Training course intended to instill these necessary
  • Students restore wetlands

    Hickam's 15th Civil Engineer Squadron environmental planning flight joined forces with students and teachers from Kamehameha High school for two environmental planning projects at Bellows Air Force Station and Hickam. Forty student volunteers from Kamehameha schools removed invasive vegetation near the Bellows AFS Burial Vault and in Hickam
  • Hickam begins new culture

    The Air Force has adopted a program called Culture of Responsible Choices from F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming. This is a program designed to help foster responsible decision-making and provide many new activities for younger airmen. In conjunction with November's Wingman month, the CORC program is being introduced in partnership with the
  • PACAF hosts comm equipment training for Active Duty, Guard

    Headquarters, Pacific Air Forces recently concluded two weeks of intensive training on the theater deployable communication equipment used by units that have air expeditionary force deployments. Forty-three students from Hickam, Kadena AB, Misawa AB, Yokota AB, Japan, Hilo and Maui all came together for this training. "This training event is a
  • Team Hickam wraps up Combined Federal Campaign

    The nation's largest workplace charity campaign for both overseas and U.S. military installations wrapped up for Team Hickam Oct. 31. Team Hickam earned approximately $469,156 for the Combined Federal Campaign goal and is still receiving donation cards from members who are away on temporary duty assignments and on leave. "Due to a high operations



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