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  • Let the food drive begin!

    U.S. Air Force veteran Hailey Smits, the 35th Fighter Wing pantry coordinator, gives back to the Misawa Air Base community by volunteering her time at the food pantry and is leading the charge in this year's food drive.
  • UPDATE: Training device off-range

    Members from the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron spent yesterday surveying the marsh area for any remnants of the training device but were unable to locate its position. The 35th Fighter Wing is now researching alternative means of recovering the device that will minimize the effect this search may have on the area. Today, another local company is
  • Update: Training device off-range

    The 35th Fighter Wing is resuming recovery operations today after meeting with Tohoku Defense Bureau engineers yesterday and re-examining the search area of the dropped training device. A team of 35th Civil Engineer Squadron members will be expanding the search into marshland to see if there is any surface-level evidence of the device. The results
  • UPDATE: Training device off-range

    After conducting a safety/training day for 35th Fighter Wing flightline personnel and confirming the health of the aircraft involved in the training device incident last week, the 35th Fighter Wing will resume flying operations today to continue training alongside our Japanese allies in the mutual defense of Japan. We are still investigating last
  • PRESS RELEASE: Training device off-range

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon stationed at Misawa Air Base released a training device 5 Kilometers off from the designated training range late Wednesday. The device is an inert object and there are no reports of damage or injuries. The cause of the incident is still under investigation. The 35th Fighter Wing takes the safety and security of our
  • PRESS RELEASE: Training device off-range

    While conducting training, an F-16 at Misawa released a device 5 kilometers from the Draughon Range late Wednesday. The cause of the incident is still under investigation. United States Forces Japan notified the Government of Japan this morning in accordance with all agreements. There have been no reports of injury or damage. USFJ takes safety
  • The 13th AMU Panthers take the win in Misawa’s third quarter load competition

    Airmen with the 13th and 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit took part in the third quarter load competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 25. The competition assessed the Airmen’s ability to quickly and properly arm F-16 Fighting Falcons with munitions while racing against the clock and each other.
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