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  • 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.

  • New innovative idea improves MOPP gear

    During the spring of 2020, the 35th Contracting Squadron solicited 35th Fighter Wing units for innovative ideas that would improve Airmen’s workplace, to present on Pitch Day.Pitch Day involves acquiring innovative technology from non-traditional defense contractors in order to keep pace with the

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wild Weasel firefighter puts out flames on first assignment jitters

    Anticipation of future assignments can create a gut-twisting feeling, leaving Airmen anxious, restless or even uneasy, but Airman 1st Class Adam Cardona, a 35th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection journeyman, combatted his first assignment jitters with fun, exploration and self-discovery.

  • 35th Civil Engineer Squadron Airmen ensure F-16 pilots safety

    Six 35th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) technicians from Misawa Air Base, Japan, forward deployed the mobile aircraft arresting system (MAAS) in support of Cope West 19 at the Sam Ratulangi International Airport, Manado, Indonesia, June 17, 2019.

  • Engineers, airfield managers fight snowy weather, keep Misawa runway open

    Misawa averaged more than 147 inches of snow over the past six years and experiences freezing and drifting precipitation from the Pacific Ocean. It takes a lot of coordination to keep the flight line clear and remains a top priority for the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron and 35th Operations Support

  • PACAF command chief receives Wild Weasel welcome

    The Pacific Air Forces’ command chief received a base tour, here, July 10 – 13, to visit various shops and organizations while sharing his goals for improving PACAF’s enlisted force so they can work at their highest level.Previously a security forces Defender, Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Johnson, the