Major Air Force bases overseas
- The `Blast' in Belgrade. Barela, Tim // Airman;Sep99, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p25
Focuses on the 31st Air Expedition Wing of the United States Air Force and on its munition storage area at Aviano Air Base, Italy. Involvement on the 78 days of intense bombing from March 24 to June 9, 1999 against Yugoslavia; Challenges they faced during the bombings; Types of bombs built by...
- The Final Scene: Howard AFB, Republic of Panama. Brownhill, Curtis L. // Air Power History;Summer2001, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p34
Reports on the official transfer of the United States Air Force's Howard Air Force Base, Republic of Panama to the government of Panama in accordance with Carter-Torrijos Panama Canal and Neutrality Treaties of 1977. Moment of international importance and tribute to the region and two nations;...
- Bravery Under Fire. // Progressive;May86, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p14
Reports on the commendation received by the members of the U.S. Air Force's 501st Security Police Group, which guards the U.S. air base at Greenham Common in Great Britain. Commendation for the group's arrests of hundreds of peacewomen.
- AVIANO'S RENAISSANCE. Arana-Barradas, Louis A. // Airman;Nov2000, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p24
Features the Aviano 2000 military base of the United States Air Force in Italy. Details on the construction of the military base; Origin of the construction project; Information on the contingency and housing upgrades of the project; Benefits of the project.
- First PACAF AEF leaves South Korea. Donahue, Beth // Airman;Aug98, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p11
Announces the departure of members of the 3rd Aerospace Expeditionary Group from Kwang Ju Air Base in South Korea in June 1998, following a four-month deployment. Bases from where members of the 3rd AEG were pooled; Activities of the 90th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron in Korea.
- Thule Trippin'. Carter, Austin // Airman;Sep2001, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p30
Provides information on the Thule Air Base between Greenland and Northwest Territories, where the United States (U.S.) Air Force Space Command is located. Climatic condition at Thule; Description on the life of airmen stationed at Thule; Significance of the air base in the national security...
- Air Base Defense. // Airman;2007 Special Issue, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p50
The article presents the air base weapons of the U.S. Air Force. The M4 Carbine with M203 Grenade Launcher has a cyclic fire rate of 700-790 rounds per minute. The M9 Semiautomatic Pistol is for personal defenses as well as the M11 and M1911A1 Semiautomatic Pistols. The M67 Fragmentation Grenade...
- Volunteers Needed for Force Protection Duties. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Aug2004, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p30
Reports on the recruitment of volunteers for protection duties at Air Force bases across the U.S. Details about the Air Reserve Component Force Protection Volunteer Program; Eligibility and qualifications for the position; Requirements and procedures for applying.
- The Civil Air Patrol. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Oct2011, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p30
The article provides information on the Air Force Reserve Assistance Program offered by Alabama-based Maxwell Air Force Base for the U.S. Air Force Reserve officials who are interested in providing help to the local community and serving people in case of natural disasters and national...