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  • Misawa F-4C Phantom II: A Vietnam vet still serving

    During the Vietnam War, the F-4C Phantom II, 64-0679, downed the second MiG aircraft on July 10, 1965. The first MiG-killer was later shot down over the demilitarized zone on July 30, 1967, making this aircraft the sole survivor of the July 10, 1965, conflict. The F-4C made it to Misawa Air Base,

  • Misawa Airman discovers family history in Japan

    Heritage often links people, cultures, and personal histories together in uncommon ways. For U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Molinelli, a 35th Maintenance Group maintenance operations center senior controller, his assignment to Misawa in 2016 not only represented a change in his future but

  • First to fight: Panton’s celebrate 100th anniversary

    Members of the 35th Fighter Squadron gathered at Kunsan Air Base on June 12 to observe a historical base fly-over commemorating 100 years of their squadron’s history in the defense of American and now South Korean interests.

  • Driven by island heritage, Guam native serves country, community, family

    Tano Y Chamorro, or “Land of the Chamorro” is written on every license plate on the island of Guam. For Guam natives, the island is not just a home, but a certain island spirit is pervasive to their way of life.With his eyes lit with excitement, Tech. Sgt. Rolando Jose, 44th Aerial Port Squadron air