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  • Remembering -- and uncovering -- the legacy of Private Ralph Yeager

    I knew that my grandfather, Private Ralph Yeager, was stationed on Oahu on December 7th, 1941 -- and I knew that he survived the attack on Hickam Field and went on to fight in World War II. But I didn't know much more until I moved here and was curious to learn more about the man who inspired my

  • 624th CES Augments Active Duty

    The 624th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) spent six months with the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron at Yokota Air Base, Japan, as part of 374 CES’s innovative Augmentation Program.

  • Cope with Stress in Postive Ways

    A balanced lifestyle through Comprehensive Airman Fitness, or CAF. CAF encourages taking care of each other and ourselves through wellness in four domains – mental, physical, social, and spiritual. CAF can help instill or strengthen existing Protective Factors to help you cope with stress or

  • Guam Reserve Citizen Airmen support Cope North exercise

    Reserve Citizen Airmen assigned to the 44th Aerial Port Squadron here participated in Cope North 2021, a multilateral U.S. Pacific Air Forces-sponsored field training exercise conducted on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Feb. 3-19.

  • 624th Reserve Citizen Airmen administered COVID-19 vaccine first dose

    Medical personnel and first responders assigned to the 624th Regional Support Group received the initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Jan. 22 at Hickam Memorial Fitness Center on Joint Base Pearl-Harbor Hickam.In a total force effort with the 15th Medical Group and the 624th Aeromedical Staging

  • Maintaining resiliency in paradise

    With Air Force suicide rates rising 33 percent in 2019, and the numbers are trending upwards this year. It is vital for the military to provide the proper tools for resiliency to all members, especially those returning from deployment. Fortunately, Military Wellness and Recreation assists as a part

  • USO: The Force Behind the Forces

    In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt wanted to synergize several service organizations into an organization that would honor and provide the utmost support to the U.S. military, both domestic and abroad.

  • Senior leaders salute Yellow Ribbon Program

    The Air Force Reserve’s top senior enlisted leader regrets not bringing his wife and daughter to Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program training before he deployed to Southwest Asia in 2013."I missed the boat,” Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White said Sept. 28 at a Yellow Ribbon event in Florida. “I fell

  • Resilience tactical pause tips for individual Reservists

    While traditional Reservists will participate in their unit’s resilience tactical pause during a unit training assembly weekend, individual Reservists’ participation in resilience training may prove more challenging since their active-duty assigned units may execute resilience tactical pause events

  • Hawaii native Airman channels love of surfing into skateboard skills

    For Airman 1st Class and Hawaii native, Tiani Ray, surfing is a way for her to connect with nature, and was a way to build self-esteem while growing up. Now she’s thousands of miles away in the middle of the United States serving her country and finding that skateboarding has become the next best