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The Department of the Air Force was created when President Harry S. Truman signed the National Security Act of 1947. It became effective Sept. 18, 1947, when Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson administered the oath of office to the first secretary of the Air Force, W. Stuart Symington, a position filled by presidential appointment.
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Pacific Air Forces, with headquarters at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, is one of nine major commands of the U.S. Air Force and is air component of the U.S. Pacific Command.
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  • 13th Fighter Squadron

    The 13th Fighter Squadron is a component of the 35th Operations Group, 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan. MISSION Provides operational support to the 35th Operations Group
  • 14th Fighter Squadron

    The 14th Fighter Squadron is a component of the 35th Operations Group, 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan. MISSION Provides operational support to the 35th Operations Group
  • 35th Aerospace Medicine Squadron

    BIOENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING FLIGHTThe Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight (BEF) offers expertise in occupational and environmental health and radiation safety. BEF employs these skill sets in routine surveillance of industrial workplaces and extends those capabilities into the emergency response arena. BEF provides quantitative fit testing
  • 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

    The 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron is a component of the 35th Maintenance Group, 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan. MISSION Our Warriors provide safe, reliable aircraft, equipment, and munitions to train the world's finest F-16 pilots and crew chiefs.
  • 35th Civil Engineer Squadron

    The 35th Civil Engineer Squadron is a component of the 35th Mission Support Group, 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan. The 35th Civil Engineer Squadron, the Dragon Slayers, is known as a "Can Do" unit with an outstanding reputation. The daily ops tempo is very high due to the nearly 800-person (300 mil, 21 US civ, 470 JN civ) workforce and
  • 35th Communication Squadron

    The 35th Communications Squadron is a component of the 35th Mission Support Group, 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan. MISSION Plans, integrates and maintains over $100M in C4I enterprise infrastructure, navigational aids, information operations and postal capabilities for the 17,000 person joint/combined Misawa complex. Trains and sustains
  • 35th Contracting Squadron

    The 35th Contracting Squadron is a component of the 35th Mission Support Group, 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan. MISSION Provide superior around the clock acquisition support to the 35th Fighter Wing and it's tenant units and produce mission-ready contingency contracting officers for the U.S. Aerospace Expeditionary Forces.
  • 35th Dental Squadron

    The 35th Dental Squadron provides comprehensive dental care for 11K eligible beneficiaries. Sick call is by appointment only. Beneficiaries should call 226-6700 during normal duty hours to schedule a sick call appointment. Sick Call appointments are available everyday in the morning and afternoon. Beneficiaries in pain or experiencing a dental
  • 35th Fighter Wing

    The 35th Fighter Wing is the host unit at Misawa Air Base -- the northernmost U.S. installation in Japan and the only bilateral, joint-service, civilian-use air base in the Pacific. Misawa Air Base is located on the shores of Lake Ogawara in Misawa City in the Aomori Prefecture.MissionThe mission of the 35th Fighter Wing is to "provide worldwide
  • 35th Fighter Wing Civilian Equal Employment Opportunity

    We are committed to providing fair, impartial, and timely advisory services, including providing effective counseling services to complainants and parties involved, and recommendations for complaints resolutions.
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