Carlos Bongioanni ©Stars and StripesKADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa, November, 2002: Secretary of the Air Force James G. Roche, right, Air Force Reserve Maj. Gen. Mark Rosenker, center, and Pacific Air Forces Commander Gen. William Begert, behind, inspect a cracked vertical stabilator as Staff Sgt. Johnny Barton explains the impact an aging F-15 fleet has on operations at Kadena Air Base.

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