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Madrids climb out of $230,000 debt, financially inspire servicemembers Tech. Sgt. climbs out of $230,000 in debt, financially inspires service members
Sometimes debt can be seen as a neverending mountain, getting higher and steeper, keeping some financially trapped for years. Tech. Sgt. George Madrid, a 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron quality assurance evaluator, and his wife, Erika, found themselves $230,000 deep in debt, and their financial mountain looked like Mt. Everest. They needed a way
0 12/04
2017
Cope Angel wings soar across mainland Japan Draughon range expands joint, bilateral training limits
The Draughon Range is to Team Misawa as Mount Hakkoda is to avid skiers; this expansive plot of land provides the ultimate training ground to an array of service members working to improve their skills in Northern Japan.The 35th Operations Group Draughon Range personnel work daily with U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons and Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-2
0 8/21
2017
Cope Angel wings soar across mainland Japan Cope Angel strengthens alliances on mainland Japan
Team Misawa and Japan Air Self-Defense Force members executed exercise Cope Angel 17 side-by-side at Draughon Range and Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 9, for the first time on the country's mainland.CA17 is an annual bilateral event between the JASDF, known as the Koku-Jieitai, and U.S. Air Force in order to fortify interoperability between Team
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2017
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gerard Tilley, the 35th Maintenance Group education and training manager, runs during a marathon at the Nakuidake Trail Festival in Shichinohe, Japan, May 21, 2017. Tilley began his running career in 2008 when he decided to make a healthy change to his life during his time at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. After arriving at Misawa, he joined the Misawa Flyers Running group, who meet weekly. (Courtesy photo) Team Misawa runners improve fitness one step at a time
Fitness is an essential aspect for Airmen to maintain a “fight tonight” posture, ensuring they can complete any tasks at hand, whether physical or mental. “I think your fitness and work standards have a direct correlation,” said Tech. Sgt. Gerard Tilley, the 35th Maintenance Group education and training manager. “If you’re motivated to get up, run
0 7/27
2017
U.S. Air Force Col. R. Scott Jobe, the 35th Fighter Wing commander, cuts a ribbon during the grand opening of the Wild Weasels' Bar & Grill, at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 7, 2017.  The 35 Force Support Squadron established the eatery to satisfy Misawa AB residents' request for an American style dine-in restaurant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert) Hungry Weasels line-up for restaurant opening
Burgers sizzle and a satisfying aroma fills the air as members order food from Team Misawa’s newest eatery addition, the Wild Weasels' Bar & Grill, which opened July 7.Plans began approximately two years ago when results from a 35th Force Support Squadron base-wide survey highlighted families’ cravings for an American-style restaurant.“We wanted to
0 7/07
2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Patryk Myko Dela Cruz, a 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron mission generation vehicle equipment maintenance technician, plays a guitar at Misawa City, Japan, April 8, 2017. Dela Cruz played guitar for the base chapel at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, which is where he learned of the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program. After talking with his leadership, he was able to apply for the program, ultimately getting accepted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert) Airman aims high, achieves life dreams
There are hundreds of thousands of active duty Airmen in the enlisted force; only 85 are accepted into the Leaders Encouraging Airmen Development program each year.This program is a continuous effort to give the nation's best and brightest enlisted Airmen the opportunity to further excel with appointments to the United States Air Force Academy. One
0 4/13
2017
Troy Farris, a fuels laboratory lead technician with the 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron, swirls a bottle of Jet Propellant 8 fuel at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 6, 2017. When swirled, the fuel will separate any particulate matter from the fuel and float to the bottom of the cyclone. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert) Lab technicians flawlessly fuel 35th Fighter Wing
“Lab,” an Airman calls over the radio. “Control to call lab,” responds the receiver. “Your vehicle is en route,” says the responder as new fuel arrives for quality control. “Copy,” says the receiver as he prepares for processing a batch of fuel. Fueling an F-16 Fighting Falcon is not simple as pumping gas into a car. One small piece of the
0 4/06
2017
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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.
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