Behind the scenes

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U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kyle Anderson, 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron commander, teaches Ryukyu Middle School students and chaperones about the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System Jan. 27, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 961st’s AWACS provide command and control for the Pacific Theater, management of theater forces, and early warning of enemy actions during joint, allied, and coalition operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard/Released)
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kyle Anderson, 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron commander, teaches Ryukyu Middle School students and chaperones about the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System Jan. 27, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 961st’s AWACS provide command and control for the Pacific Theater, management of theater forces, and early warning of enemy actions during joint, allied, and coalition operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard/Released)

Behind the scenes

by: Senior Airman Omari Bernard | .
18th Wing Public Affairs | .
published: January 31, 2017

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Skylie Carreno, Ryukyu Middle School student, tries on an oxygen mask onboard an E-3 Sentry Jan. 27, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Ryukyu Middle School students were invited to the 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron Squad to learn about their mission on Kadena Air Base.