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  • Team Yokota aids Space Systems Command in historic US-JP space partnership

    Yokota’s very own 374th Mission Support Group and hosted Air Mobility Command unit, the 730th Air Mobility Squadron, assisted the U.S. Space Force Space Systems Command (SSC) to deliver the first of two payloads to be hosted on Japan’s Geo-based Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), Jan. 17.

  • 37th EBS Airmen crush hot pit refuel in Misawa

    A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, forward-deployed from Andersen AFB, Guam, to Misawa Air Base, Japan, to conduct a hot pit refuel in support of a Bomber Task Force (BTF) mission Nov. 14.

  • Yokota, Japan remember WWII fallen during US-Japan Joint Memorial Service

    Representatives from Yokota Air Base, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Shizuoka City attended a U.S.-Japan Joint Memorial Service June 11, 2022, at Mt. Shizuhata, Shizuoka city, Japan, to honor the fallen and reflect on acts of heroism showcased in the aftermath of a raid of Shizuoka City during

  • US Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy get cut of Prime BEEF

    The 18th Civil Engineer Group teamed up with the U.S. Marine Corps 9th Engineer Support Battalion and the U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 5 for joint service training and exercises in Airfield Damage Repair (ADR) capabilities during their monthly Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF)

  • Air Force Firefighter of the Year 2020

    A Misawa Air Base Airman recently won the 2020 Military Firefighter of the Year Award for the Air Force. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Journey Collier, a 35th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, will represent the Air Force in the 2020 Department of Defense Military Firefighter of the Year competition.

  • Hawaii Air Guard wraps up temporary deployment to Japan

    Dozens of operations, maintenance and support Airmen and a contingent of F-22 Raptors returned home April 4 following almost a month of temporary duty at Iwakuni Marine Corps Air Station, Japan.In Japan, the Hawaiian Raptors, a Total Force Integration unit of Airmen from the Hawaii Air National

  • Japan Minister of Defense visits Misawa Air Base

    Japan Minister of Defense, Nobuo Kishi, met with Lt. Gen. Kevin Schneider, U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force commander, and Col. Jesse Friedel, the 35th Fighter Wing commander, during a visit at Misawa Air Base on April 3, 2021.  Minister Kishi, Lt. Gen. Schneider and Col. Friedel also had the

  • Team Misawa ACE week enhances capabilities

    U.S. Airmen from various units in the 35th Fighter Wing conducted a weeklong Agile Combat Employment (ACE) training exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, 7 through 11 Dec.