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  • Airmen kick off part two of Falcon Condor 2007

    A crowd of more than 15,000 Peruvians watched in amazement as the skies above Las Palmas Air Force Base in Lima, Peru, were filled with Peruvian and U.S. aircraft during a joint air show that kicked off here Feb. 17. The air show, Falcon Condor 2007, is in addition to a joint exercise that took place here earlier this week that allows the U.S.
  • U.S., Peruvian Air Forces reach milestone

    With the final latch of the helicopter's door and a ride away from a deserted terrain of Peru, the U.S. and Peruvian Air Forces completed their first joint combat search and rescue exercise in South America. Coordinated with both countries by military and U.S. Embassy personnel, the combat search and rescue exercise was a major part of Falcon and
  • Airmen work alongside Peruvian military during joint exercise

    Approximately 150 Airmen are participating in a joint military exercise with the Peruvian air force scheduled to continue through Feb. 16 here. Exercise Falcon Condor 07 allows the U.S military to build relationships with military and civilian leaders of Peru. "This exercise give us the opportunity to deploy to a South American base, visit with
  • Air Force band builds relations in Peru

    An Air Force regional band is on tour here sharing the Air Force story through music and entertainment while supporting Airmen participating in a joint military exercise and air show this weekend. The Air National Guard Band of the Southwest, located at Port Hueneme Naval Station, Calif., is performing before thousands of Peruvians in support the
  • LT named ANG’s Communications, Information CGO of year

    A Joint Task Force-Bravo member recently earned national recognition when he was singled out as company grade officer of the year for being the best in his career field. First Lt. Chris Wimberly, assigned to JTF-B's Army Forces Headquarters and Support Company, was named Air National Guard's 2006 Air Force Communications and Information Company
  • CH-47 aircrew conduct ‘Bambi Bucket’ training

    Aircrew from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment, conducted "Bambi Bucket" training with their CH-47 Chinook helicopter March 15. The 2,000-gallon bucket system is designed to hang from the helicopter, collect water, and disperse the water at the touch of a button over a fire. This unique capability adds to the mission of Joint
  • 'New Horizons' Belize holds opening ceremony

    The opening ceremony for New Horizons Belize was held here March 8 with a groundbreaking for a new school building for the village. Airmen and Soldiers from both active and National Guard units will build a total of four new school buildings in different villages during their deployment to Belize. Medical support from the U.S. Army, Air Force and
  • Joint Security Forces recognized at Casayuda Foundation ceremony

    Joint Task Force-Bravo's Joint Security Forces were recognized at the Casayuda Foundation's 8th anniversary celebration March 9. Four personnel from JSF attended the ceremony, and U.S. Army 1st Lt. Hector Ayala, the JSF deputy commander and member of the Puerto Rican National Guard, accepted the certificate of appreciation on behalf of the
  • Soto Cano approach radar replaced

     A new Army Navy Ground Position Navigation radar, or ANGPN 22, system was installed here recently, replacing a 10-year-old system with one that has been refurbished inside and out. Three technicians from Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa., deployed here for 17 days for the installation. The system was completely overhauled at Tobyhanna and the antenna was