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  • Misawa test cell Airmen run F-16 engines

    “It's extremely loud, windy and you can feel the whole building shake. You can feel the blood flowing through your body. It sort of makes it feel as though you're floating,” said Staff Sgt. Casey Jones, a 35th Maintenance Squadron test cell aerospace propulsion craftsman. “Standing inside the test

  • 9/11: Misawa firefighter’s honor fallen

    Members of the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, 35th Security Forces Squadron, 35th Medical Group and others from the Misawa community came together to pay a special tribute to the victims and the sacrifices of emergency responders involved with the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

  • Team Kadena MC-130J takes flight out of Misawa

    Kadena Air Base Airmen flexed their capabilities off the northern coast of Japan during Exercise Gryphon Jet 10, an integrated training exercise focused on improving interoperability throughout the special operations community, Aug 3-12, 2020.

  • Three airframes, one mission: Misawa Pacific Weasel

    Members of the 13th and 14th Fighter Squadrons, the 610th Air Control Flight, U.S. Navy Electronic Attack Squadron 209 and Patrol Squadron One, executed Exercise PACIFIC WEASEL at Misawa Air Base, Japan, over Draughon Range, June 19, 2020.The objective of this exercise was to integrate U.S. Navy and

  • Misawa defenders remember the fallen

    The 35th Security Forces Squadron hosted National Police Week 2020 to recognize those who lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 11 to 15.

  • Annual Aircraft Arresting System certification

    With an area of responsibility as vast as the Pacific and an ongoing global pandemic, it takes a team effort to ensure the U.S. Military has the airfields it needs to properly work alongside its partner nations to fulfill its mission of maintaining regional stability.It is for that reason the

  • 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

  • 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

  • Misawa Airmen continue Agile Combat Employment training

    The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “The only constant in life is change.” That’s true in how we learn, how we teach, and even how the military operates in the defense of the United States, its interests, and its allies.It is that thought of change that 24 U.S. Airmen assigned to various