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  • Bilingual stop sign showcases U.S.-Japan partnership

    Misawa City police installed a new Japanese-English stop sign at an intersection near Misawa Air Base, Feb. 15, 2018.This intersection has seen a few changes in stop signs since the base's early days, but the reason behind this change is especially pertinent in the midst of the 2018 Olympic games. From 1950 to 1963, the octagon-shaped
  • Making History

    Mr. Kang, Tae Chun, 51st Civil Engineer Squadron Operations Flight deputy commander, was named the U.S. Air Force Outstanding Civil Engineer Manager of the Year. He is the first ever Republic of Korea national employee to receive this award.
  • More than allies: Immigrant Airman forges intercultural friendships

    An intelligence analyst by day and cultural envoy by night, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Cesar Ventura grew up one of four siblings of a Hispanic immigrant family in Los Angeles, California. He now serves as a vertical inspections planner with the 35th Fighter Wing’s Inspector General’s office. In this capacity, he organizes, trains and oversees the Wing Inspector General’s Inspection Team. It’s not this job, though, that earned him respect among his Japanese counterparts.
  • SIA 2018 strengthened bonds, increased relationships

    Approximately 100,000 people poured onto the flightline to experience the 2018 Singapore International Airshow at the Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore, Feb. 6-11, 2018.
  • Lights, camera, action!

    When telling Kadena’s story, it’s often from one set of eyes – that of the military member themselves. By having an outside source come and tell Kadena’s story however, it allows another benefit that isn’t overly apparent – understanding what someone perceives of the base, our operations, and even the Air Force as a whole.
  • Team Misawa strengthens alliances at 2018 Singapore International Airshow

    More than 100,000 attendees witnessed pure airpower at the 2018 Singapore International Airshow, geared toward building stronger relations between Singapore and 50 other countries through static displays and aerial performances, Feb. 6-11.  The Pacific Air Forces’ F-16 Demonstration Team out of Misawa Air Base, Japan, conducted 10 performances
  • CSAF concludes Indo-Pacific tour

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein recognizes outstanding performers from the Pacific Air Forces on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Feb. 8, 2018. Goldfein toured key locations in the Indo-Pacific where he met with key leaders, allies and partners and Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)