• Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USSTRATCOM Commander, visits deployed Airmen on Roi-Namur May 20, 2009.  The Airmen are deployed from Kadena Air Base on Okinawa and from Ellison Air Base in Alaska to run reverse osmosis water purification units. An unusual wave event in December 2008 contaminated Roi-Namur's lens wells.  From L to R: Staff Sgt. Ronald Howe, Tech. Sgt. Matthew Mattes, Staff Sgt. Steve Kivett, Gen. Chilton, Staff Sgt. Robert Gondek, Staff Sgt. Kevin McKee, and Staff Sgt. Heath Willis.

    Chilton visits Airmen

    Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USSTRATCOM Commander, visits deployed Airmen on Roi-Namur May 20, 2009. The Airmen are deployed from Kadena Air Base on Okinawa and from Ellison Air Base in Alaska to run reverse osmosis water purification units. An unusual wave...

  • Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USSTRATCOM Commander, poses with U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site Commanders and MIT/ Lincoln Labs contractors at Reagan Test Site Headquarters, Kwajalein Atoll, May 20, 2009. From L to R: Peter Yoho, Greg Hogan, Lt. Col. Harold Buhl, Jr., Gen. Chilton, Col. Frederick S. Clarke, Gary Duff, and Gabriel Elkin

    Chilton Visits USAKA

    Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USSTRATCOM Commander, poses with U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site Commanders and MIT/ Lincoln Labs contractors at Reagan Test Site Headquarters, Kwajalein Atoll, May 20, 2009. From L to R: Peter Yoho, Greg Hogan, Lt...

  • Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USSTRATCOM Commander, poses with U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site Commanders on Kwajalein Atoll, May 20, 2009. From L to R: Lt. Col. Harold Buhl, Jr., Reagan Test Site Commander, Gen. Chilton, and Col. Frederick S. Clarke, U.S. Army Kwalajein Atoll Commander.

    Chilton with USAKA Leaders

    Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, USSTRATCOM Commander, poses with U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site Commanders on Kwajalein Atoll, May 20, 2009. From L to R: Lt. Col. Harold Buhl, Jr., Reagan Test Site Commander, Gen. Chilton, and Col. Frederick S...

KWAJALEIN ATOLL, RMI - Gen. Kevin P. Chilton, Commander of United States Strategic Command, visited U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll/Reagan Test Site May 19 and 20, 2009.

During his visit, Chilton was given mission area tours of the Reagan Test Site, Kiernan ReEntry Measurement Site suite and telemetry tours on Roi-Namur, and a reef island overview by helicopter with a visit to Meck Island. Chilton also took time out of his busy day to visit a team of Air Force airmen who are deployed to Roi-Namur to assist with water purification for the island.

Aca,!A"General ChiltonAca,!a,,cs visit emphasizes the importance the Reagan Test Site plays in supporting the war fighter mission,Aca,!A? said Col. Frederick S. Clarke, Commander, U.S. Army Kwajalein Atoll.

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