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  • SICOFAA Response to Ecuador Earthquake Shows Organization's Effectiveness

    As a member of the System of Cooperation Among the American Air Forces (SICOFAA), the Ecuadorian Air Force (FAE) received immediate responses to its request for assistance just hours after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked the Andean nation on April 16th , killing 650 and injuring more than

  • 557th meteorologist earns Weather Civilian of the Year

    Air Force officials recently announced a member of the 557th Weather Wing as the Weather Civilian of the Year.Samantha Strong-Henninger, 16th Weather Squadron meteorologist, has been working for the 557th WW for three years."I began my career as an intern with the 557th WW, what was then the Air

  • Air Force Major saves local national

    Recently a member of the 82nd Reconnaissance Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, was going about his normal day when the unexpected happened.U.S. Air Force Maj. Christopher Nastal, 82nd RS chief of training, which is a geographically separated unit of the 55th Wing, was driving down highway 329 with