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  • Clean energy partnership demonstrates ‘alternative’ way to move aircraft

    The Hawaii Air National Guard [HIANG] demonstrated the use of alternative energy to tow a KC-135 Stratotanker. A U-30 Aircraft Tow Tractor retrofitted with hydrogen fuel cells was used to tow the 186,000 pound aircraft on the flightline of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and demonstrate the efficacy of the technology, showing one way the U.S. Air Force could incorporate the use of renewable energy in conducting operational missions while lessening its dependency on fossil fuels.
  • Hickam Airmen Assist with Maria Relief Efforts

    When it was looking like Hurricane Maria – a potent Category 5 hurricane packing 150 mph winds – would hit Puerto Rico in September, airmen from the Hawaii Air National Guard knew there was a good chance they would be asked to assist with relief efforts. Having just returned from relief missions in the Texas area - where Hurricane Harvey had struck
  • Hawaii Air Refuelers Arrive Home

    Airmen from the Hawaii Air National Guard and three KC-135 Stratotankers recently returned home following a six-month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.