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  • Historic island tackles new battle

    Since those historic days, the Wake Atoll has been named a national historic landmark and serves as a trans-Pacific refueling stop for military aircraft. Now under the Eleventh Air Force’s Pacific Air Force Support Center, the island is fighting a new battle — preventing bird aircraft strike

  • Arctic conditions make cleaning waste a challenge

    Members of the 611th Civil Engineer Squadron, along with five other state and federal agencies, practiced techniques to deal with oil or hazardous waste spills under cold weather conditions during an exercise here Feb. 3-5.

  • Safety NCO named national 'rising star'

    Less than a decade ago, Joshua Franklin found himself cross-training from the aircraft maintenance field into the safety arena. Now, nine years later, the senior master sergeant has been thrust into the national spotlight as one of the "rising stars" of the National Safety Council.