A Helping Hand
- The U.S. Sixth Air Force defended the Panama Canal Zone and its approaches during World War II. Glines, C.V. // Aviation History;Sep96, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p48
Discusses the US Sixth Air Force's defense of Panama during World War II. How the group protected the Panama Canal from being over-run by enemies; Reason for sending the group in the Canal Zone in the 1930s; Importance of the Canal as a national asset.
- 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.
- Adios Amigos. Arana-Barradas, Louis A. // Airman;Nov99, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p2
Deals with the departure of the United States military troops from the Panama Canal, Panama to end the 1977 Panama Canal Treaty. Role of the Howard Air Force Base in the canal in the US national security interests in the region; Impact of the turnover on Panama; Comments by Colonel David Hunt,...
- Air Force Addresses Lower Fitness Levels. J. S. // Fitness Business Pro;Apr2006, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p16
The article reports on the released statistics showing the performance of the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) in the new fitness program which has faltered. In 2003, 76 percent of unit reservists took the AFRC fitness test where most of them passed their assessments with 98.9 percent...
- Six bombers complete expeditionary mission, return home. Smith, Tech. Sgt. Howard // Airman;Dec98, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p12
Reports on the completion of the training of bombers from the United States Air Force Second Air Expeditionary Group at the Andersen Air Force Base in Guam in October 1998. Completion of 34 training missions and 350 flying hours.
- Building the Panama Canal. Suarez, O. // Americas;May/Jun87, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p28
Overview of the history of the Panama Canal's development. How it was built; Its opening in 1914; Political maneuvering of the Canal's building; Environmental conditions affecting workers on the Canal; Engineering difficulties encountered.
- Recalling the hitch in the big ditch. Topic, Steven C. // World Trade;Aug96, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p96
Reflects on the G1 of the construction of the Panama Canal. Claims of Theodore Roosevelt regarding his role in the construction of the canal; Ruining of reputation of French entrepreneurs and engineers; Vision of Frenchman Ferdinand de Lesseps.
- America lets go of Panama Canal. LaFranchi, Howard // Christian Science Monitor;12/13/99, Vol. 92 Issue 13, p1
Reports on the United States relinquishing control of the Panama Canal to Panama by former US president Jimmy Carter and the implications of the event as a symbol of the changing nature of the US status in international relations. INSET: Major events in the history of the Panama Canal..
- BREAKING BARRIERS. SCALF, RUSS // Airman;Dec2012, p1
The article focuses on the training given to international military students and U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft Airmen at the 314th Airlift Wing in Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. It says that over 1,800 students pass through the 314th Airlift Wing each year to meet the training...