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  • Misawa defenders secure PACAF-level award

    Team Misawa’s 35th Security Forces Squadron received the Pacific Air Forces’ outstanding medium security forces unit of 2017, beating nine other bases in the command.The squadron consists of 225 U.S. Air Force active duty, civilian and Japanese national members divided among three flights, with two elements each.The SFS team safeguarded
  • Yokota C-130Js exercise new refueling capabilities

    C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron have exercised a new refueling capability during exercise COPE NORTH 2018 (CN18) at Tinian U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Feb. 26.The Helicopter Expedient Refuel System (HERS) allows the 36 AS C-130s the rapid deployment of refueling assets in an austere environment,
  • Always Prepare

    Okinawan and military first responders hosted a bilateral natural disaster exercise at Kadena Air Base Feb. 28, 2018, to test and improve evacuation procedures between members of Team Kadena and the local community.
  • Repairing the field, one hole at a time

    The sound of heavy machinery fills the air as dust flies. Noise grows louder as drills and saws cut through pavement, evidence of people hard at work. The cloud of dirt lifts overhead and clears to reveal the project behind the racket and debris– airfield repair.
  • Raptors soar over JBER

    Raptors soar over JBER
  • USFJ command chief welcomes JASDF F-35A to Misawa

    The United States Forces Japan and 5th Air Force command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Terrence A. Greene, joined Misawa Air Base leadership in welcoming the first operational Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-35A Lightning II during a commemoration ceremony, Feb. 24.
  • HA/DR exercise concludes at COPE NORTH 18

    ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam -The 5-day humanitarian assistance/disaster relief (HA/DR) portion of exercise COPE NORTH 18, which allowed U.S. Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force and the Koku Jieitai (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) to practice HA/DR relief efforts, concluded Feb. 23, 2018.
  • Military Saves Kicks Off at Yokota

    The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, the second best time is now.The same can be said for financial planning. It’s never too late to start that savings account, to keep an eye looking forward to your financial future. Every day that passes is a day you could have spent saving. The Airman & Family Readiness Center is doing its part to