PACAF F-16 Demonstration Team MISSION The Pacific Air Forces F-16 Demonstration Team exemplifies the caliber of Airmen and combat airpower the U.S. Air Force provides in the Indo-Pacific region by demonstrating the capabilities of the F-16 Fighting Falcon to the delight of aviation enthusiasts everywhere. The team’s primary mission is to inspire goodwill and promote positive relations between the U.S. and partner nations across the western Pacific by exhibiting an exciting display of aerial maneuverability and dedication to the U.S. Air Force core values. The team's charter includes three goals: 1. Present a positive, professional image of the United States Air Force to the people of the Western Pacific by making personal contact with host nation people on and off the flightline while showing support for the host government through the U.S.' presence. 2. Safely demonstrate the awesome power and maneuverability of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. 3. While on the road, dedicate time on the flightline every day to answer people's questions about the F-16 Fighting Falcon and the U.S. Air Force. Afterward, the team devotes time to experience and learn more about the host nation/local area. BACKGROUND The PACAF F-16 Demonstration Team is the premier U.S. aerial demonstration team in the Indo-Pacific region. The team has operated out of the 35th Fighter Wing, Misawa Air Base, Japan, since its inception in 1995 when it became the first demonstration team to fly the block 50 version of the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The PACAF F-16 Demo Team roster includes a pilot/commander, pilot safety officers, maintainers, and public affairs personnel from several units across the 35th Fighter Wing who dedicate themselves to performing a seamless DEMO! Routine, experiencing the culture of the airshow locations and spending time interacting with fans, aviation enthusiasts, the local communities, and media during airshows.