Pacific Air Forces Honors 75th Anniversary during Ceremony
Kahu Kordell Kekoa, a local pastor, placed rainwater on the hands of Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, and his wife, Sharene during a 75th anniversary ceremony in the Courtyard of Heroes at Headquarters PACAF, Aug. 2, 2019. The Far East Air Forces was activated on Aug. 3, 1944 at Brisbane, Australia, under the command of Lt. Gen. George C. Kenney. Over the next 18 months, FEAF moved from Brisbane to New Guinea, the Philippines and then to Japan. The FEAF moved from Fuchu Air station, Japan, to Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, on July 1, 1957, and was redesignated Pacific Air Forces.