Andersen Air Force Base

Andersen Air Force Base
Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Adm. Phil Davidson walks with local leaders of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) prior to boarding a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules during Operation Christmas Drop 2018 on the island of Chuuk, FSM, Dec. 10, 2018. The visit allowed Davidson the opportunity to not only take in the OCD mission firsthand, but also share that experience with the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore)

U.S. Indo-Pacific Forces Participate in Annual Operation Christmas Drop

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December 14, 2018
Santa 21 returned to the “north pole” of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam after delivering three bundles to the island of Nama in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) on Dec. 10...
Staff Sgt. Chris Hofer, a loadmaster from Yokota Air Base, prepares a box of Operation Christmas Drop donations on board a C-130 Super Herc on Dec. 9, 2018.  CAITLIN DOORNBOS/STARS AND STRIPES
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Airmen Santas swap sleighs for C-130s to deliver gifts to some of the world's most remote islands

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December 13, 2018
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam — A measure of relief went into Operation Christmas Drop this year for residents of far-flung and sometimes inaccessible islands of the Northern...
From left, Maj. Gen. John Gordy, commander, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center; Heather Coble, deputy chief of mission, Kolonia, Pohnpei and Federated States of Micronesia; Bruce Best, researcher, University of Guam; Brig. Gen. Gentry Boswell, commander, 36th Wing; and Col. Otis Jones, commander, 374th Airlift Wing push a box of humanitarian goods into a C-130 during the Operation Christmas Drop Push Ceremony at Andersen Air Force Base Dec. 10. During the ceremony, the first of nearly 100 boxes of humanita

Operation Christmas Drop Commemorated With Push Ceremony

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December 12, 2018
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, GUAM -- Service members and civilians gathered to witness the ceremonial pushing of a box filled with humanitarian goods into a C-130 during the Operation...
Heidi Murkoff, bestselling author of the What To Expect When You're Expecting pregnancy guide series, the USO and What To Expect, partnered for a sixth year to host baby showers for military moms-to-be around the globe: Photo courtesy of USO Guam

USO’s Special Delivery a hit in the Pacific

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December 06, 2018
Heidi Murkoff, author of best-selling What to Expect book series, recently visited the Pacific Region on her 2018 USO Special Delivery Tour.

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Andersen Air Force Base
Commander - Brig. Gen. Gentry W. Boswell
Vice Commander - Col. Matthew J. Nicholson
Command Chief - CMS Gary R. Szekely
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