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  • 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit wins load crew competition

    The 35th Aircraft Maintenance Unit and the 80th AMU squared off against one another in this year’s first 8th Maintenance Group Weapons Load Crew of the Quarter Competition at Kunsan Air Base, April 3.  
  • For Misawa Airmen, the mission continues

    The 35th Fighter Wing’s mission of projecting combat air power and defending the U.S. and Japan moves forward. “Despite the current COVID-19 crisis, our mission continues,” said Maj. David Dubel, the 14th Fighter Squadron director of operations. “This is a difficult yet opportune time for everyone to prove we can carry on with the mission regardless of the trials that stand before us. We have to proceed to do what we do here to ensure we are ready to answer our nation’s call.”
  • Eielson maintenance squadron keeps Aggressors flying amidst global pandemic

    Airmen assigned to the 354th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conduct pre-flight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, March 24, 2020. Air Force maintainers inspect every part of the aircraft to ensure the pilot is safe and able to carry out the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • Misawa EOD team trains to save lives

    “Initial success or total failure” is the motto fueling explosive ordnance disposal Airmen to accept nothing less than perfection in and out of uniform. The 35th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight’s mission is to clear hazards by locating, identifying and neutralizing explosive devices so base operations can resume quickly during contingency operations.
  • Armament back shop locked, loaded

    From rotary launchers to gun systems, the 35th Maintenance Squadron armament back shop ensures the lethality of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Airmen continually test, repair and perform daily maintenance on alternate mission equipment such as aircraft pylons, missile launchers, bomb racks and targeting pods and guns.
  • Multi-Domain Airman training kicks off

    More than 25 Airmen from the 35th Operations Support Squadron, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron, 35th Force Support Squadron and 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron teamed up to enhance their readiness by participating in the first Multi-Domain Airman training at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29. The purpose of this training is to create Airmen who are proficient in multiple areas outside of their own designated career field specialty.
  • Airmen Against Drunk Driving: We drive to save lives

    Airmen Against Drunk Driving transportation services ensure base members get home safely, mitigating any potential risks of impeding the 35th Fighter Wing mission.
  • 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit Airmen load today to fight tomorrow

    Weapons loaders work around the clock, rotating shifts 24 hours a day, seven days a week ensuring every aircraft is armed properly and safely.
  • Aircraft maintenance unit blows away competition at 2019 Penn Fest

    The 8th Maintenance Group hosted the 2019 Penn Fest, Oct. 19, and brought together five aircraft maintenance units, and their respective aircraft, from across the Republic of Korea. This year, Penn Fest gave several AMUs the chance to see who had the best air force load crew in the ROK.
  • Wolf 46 returns as PACAF commander

    Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, visited Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, Oct. 18, for an in-depth look at the 8th Fighter Wing mission and to provide Wolf Pack Airmen insight into the future of PACAF.
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