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Squint Squint Misawa Airmen 'scrape' together new idea
Have you ever wondered a no-fail way to make your boss happy? It's easy -- get your aircraft in the air, quicker, and save money while doing it.Two Airmen from the 35th Maintenance Squadron did just that by innovating a process to overcome old paint and unreliable tools.When paint on the aircraft reaches maximum service life, the jets are unable to
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Airmen receive familiarization flights in an F-16 Fighting Falcon during aviation training relocation. Airmen see hard work materialize from Viper backseat
A critical piece in the preparation to fly in an F-16 Fighting Falcon is to ensure the pilots are equipped for any situation.The 35th Operations Support Squadron's aircrew flight equipment technicians fix helmets, oxygen masks, harnesses and all life-saving equipment, providing the highest level of attention to detail to a pilot’s gear because it
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U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force banded together to practice an array of offensive firepower during exercise Iron Spear, Oct. 11 through 13. USAF, USN and JGSDF: Iron Spear exercise sharpens alliances
U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons, U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members banded together to practice an array of offensive/defensive firepower during exercise Iron Spear, Oct. 11 through 13.Through joint, bilateral planning and mission execution, approximately 300 JGSDF assigned to the 1st Air Defense Artillery
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Take command with TRICARE changes TRICARE payment types for calendar year 2018
With the Jan. 1, 2018 changes to new stateside regions and contractors, you may need to update your payment option to guarantee continued payment of your TRICARE enrollment fees and monthly premiums.
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Goal in the hole Special Olympics brings joy to athletes
More than 180 Team Misawa personnel hosted the 31st Annual Special Olympics here, Oct. 14.Naval Air Facility Misawa, Japan Air Self Defense Force and Delta Detachment 1st Space Company, Joint Tactical Ground Station and 35th Fighter Wing members volunteered at this year’s event, giving more than 90 athletes from seven different schools an
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Peeking at Misawa’s SEAD capabilities U.S. Embassy representatives tour Misawa AB
U.S. Embassy representatives toured Misawa Air Base, Oct. 13, 2017, in order to survey the 35th Fighter Wing’s mission readiness and role within the Indo-Asia-Pacific region “I was impressed by their capabilities,” said Rachel Brunette-Chen, the principal officer of the U.S. Consulate in Sapporo, Japan. “The aircraft viewing itself was a good
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EA-18G Growler inspections Vipers, Growlers integrate, enhance joint SEAD readiness
Five U.S. Navy EA-18G Growlers, accompanied by more than 200 personnel, traveled across the Pacific Ocean from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, to Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 4, as part of a six-month Theater Support Package within the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.During their tenure at Misawa AB, the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134
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Airman Drummer Beats Adversity With Style
35 Fighter Wing Public Affairs
September 14, 2017 | 2:22
Those who know him would normally describe him as soft-spoken and reserved, but life is anything but quiet for this musically-inclined Airmen.