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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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PACAF

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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  • Watch out for Motorcycles, Scooters and Mopeds

    According to the Motorcycle Safety Foundation:There are over 4 million motorcycles registered in the United States. The popularity of this mode of transportation is attributed to the low initial cost of a motorcycle, its use as a pleasure vehicle and for some models, the good fuel efficiency. Motorcycle fatalities represent approximately five
  • Weather

    Seasonal Summaries Winter: (December through February). Winter is in full force in December as the average daily temperature drops to 35ºF and monthly snowfall totals reach 22.7". Average low temperatures cool to an average of 23ºF in January and February, the coldest months of the year. Brisk winds during this season combine with low temperatures
  • Webpage Policy

    Misawa Online News Source Editorial Policy 1. The Misawa Online News source is an authorized electronic publication supporting the Misawa Air Base installation commander's internal information program and is the commander's primary communication tool to transmit information to the Misawa AB community. News and  editorial content are furnished by
  • Wild Weasel of the Week Airman 1st Class Brittany E. Dolney

    Each week a member of the 35th Fighter Wing is selected as the Wild Weasel of the Week. This individual is recognized based on superior performance, outstanding work ethic, and overall good conduct and discipline.The 35th Operations Support Squadron chose Airman 1st Class Brittany E. Dolney, airfield management shift lead from Odenton, Maryland, to
  • Wild Weasel of the Week: A1C Christian Pak

    Each week a member of the 35th Fighter Wing is selected as the Wild Weasel of the Week. This individual is recognized based on superior performance, outstanding work ethic, and overall good conduct and discipline.The 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron chose Airman 1st Class Christian Pak, materiel management journeyman, to be their Wild Weasel of
  • Wild Weasel Of The Week: A1C Jim Boudreau

    Each week a member of the 35th Fighter Wing is selected as the Wild Weasel of the Week. This individual is recognized based on superior performance, outstanding work ethic, and overall good conduct and discipline.The 35th Civil Engineer Squadron chose Airman 1st Class Jim Boudreau, structural apprentice, to be their Wild Weasel of the Week.What is
  • Wild Weasel of the Week: A1C Nicholas Ferrari

    Each week a member of the 35th Fighter Wing is selected as the Wild Weasel of the Week. This individual is recognized based on superior performance, outstanding work ethic, and overall good conduct and discipline.The 35th Operations Support Squadron chose Airman 1st Class Nicholas Ferrari, aircrew flight equipment journeyman, to be their Wild
  • Wild Weasel of the Week: Airman 1st Class Adelbert Molyneaux

    What is your daily mission?  Fix and maintain F110-GE-100/-129 engines in the Pacific Air Force's only centralized repair facility that directly supports 3 combat fighter wings.What do you enjoy about your job?I enjoy working with my hands and building up the engines.Why did you choose to serve in the Air Force?It's a chance to improve myself.What
  • Wild Weasel of the Week: Airman 1st Class Ann Keyser

    Each week a member of the 35th Fighter Wing is selected as the Wild Weasel of the Week. This individual is recognized based on superior performance, outstanding work ethic, and overall good conduct and discipline.The 35th Aerospace Medicine Squadron chose Airman 1st Class Ann Keyser, a Bioenvironmental Engineer Technician, to be their Wild Weasel
  • Wild Weasel of the Week: Airman 1st Class Bradley Kratz

    Each week a member of the 35th Fighter Wing is selected as the Wild Weasel of the Week. This individual is recognized based on superior performance, outstanding work ethic, and overall good conduct and discipline.The 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron chose Airman 1st Class Bradley Kratz, vehicle mechanic, to be their Wild Weasel of the Week.What is
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