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  • Misawa F-16s enhance readiness at Red Flag-Alaska

    The 14th Fighter Squadron from Misawa Air Base, Japan, took to the skies during Red Flag-Alaska 17-2 at the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska from June 8-23.
  • Airmen, Soldiers refine combat skills

    Over 100 Airmen and Soldiers throughout U.S. Pacific Command’s area of responsibility gathered to compete in the second annual Security Forces Advanced Combat Skills Assessment at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, June 7, 2016.
  • Red Flag-Alaska begins

    The second Red Flag-Alaska exercise of the year kicked off here June 8.
  • Air Force, Navy train in South China Sea

    Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, fly a 10-hour mission from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, through the South China Sea, operating with the U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104), June 8, 2017.
  • Joint exercise tests combat search, rescue capabilities

    U.S. Service members completed a joint combat search and rescue exercise to practice survival, evasion, resistance and escape procedures in a controlled combat environment.
  • U.S., Japan forces strengthen cultural ties through music

    The Joint Big Band made up of 20 members of Japanese and U.S. forces, from across five different bands: the Tokyo Band Sea Legs, Japan Air Self Defense Force Central Band, U.S. Army Japan Band Camp Zama, U.S. Navy 7th Fleet Band and the U.S. Air Force Band of the perform during the Joint Big Band concert at the Japanese Ministry of Defense, Tokyo, Japan, June 7, 2017.
  • USFJ Commander praises U.S., Japan, Republic of Korea cooperation on fighter aircraft

    Six Republic of Korea (ROK) KF-16 fighter aircraft that had diverted to Yokota AB, Japan, Thursday were able to continue their flight to Alaska Sunday after the U.S. Air Force was able to reschedule the mid-air refueling support necessary to cross the Pacific Ocean.
  • U.S., Japan intel experts integrate during training

    The 35th Operations Support Squadron intelligence analysts dedicated more than 50 hours, from May 22 to 26, to familiarizing four Japan Air Self-Defense Forces intelligence analysts from multiple bases throughout Japan, on skills and techniques required for Red Flag-Alaska 17-2 in order to improve interoperability between the U.S. and Japan.
  • Concrete partnership showcased during airfield construction

    Usually the Misawa Air Base community hears the roaring of the F-16 Fighting Falcons, but since early May, the sounds of jack hammers and construction machines fill the air as a makeover occurs on the flight line.
  • Pacific Land Forces Symposium concludes, over 26 nations represented

    The 2017 Land Forces Pacific (LANPAC) Symposium and Exhibition concluded a three-day conference May 25 in Honolulu with representatives from more than three-quarters of the U.S. partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, including many chiefs of armies, in attendance.