On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day act into law making June 19, otherwise known as Juneteenth, a federal holiday. Juneteenth is an annual observance of the emancipation of slaves in the state of Texas. The inaugural Juneteenth Family Reunion event,
U.S. Airmen assigned to the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) participated alongside U.S. Navy and Japan Air Self-Defense Force counterparts in the annual Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force or “Prime BEEF” event at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 14, 2022.Prime BEEF is held annually as a readiness
U.S. Airman 1st Class Kyrin Brown, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels system maintainer, stakes a Disaster Relief Beddown System (DRBS) tent down during the annual Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force training at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 14, 2022. The DRBS is a self-contained deployable
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Anthony R. George relinquishes command of the 35th Comptroller Squadron to to Maj. Christian Leonard R. Belo.
Chief Master Sgt. Joey R. Meininger, outgoing command chief of the 35th Fighter Wing at Misawa Air Base, describes the experience of flying in the backseat of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, being Team Misawa's command chief, and the impact the total force team makes on the Wild Weasel mission at Misawa.
In the midst of protecting U.S. interests in the Indo-Pacific region, defending Japan and deterring adversaries; Misawa Air Base is taking action to simultaneously overcome a different enemy – climate change.