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  • It’s About Helping People, Not Awards

    Last year Senior Airman Travis Spong, 35th Force Support Squadron (FSS) registered mail clerk, performed life saving during his deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on April 30, 2023. Spong’s actions earned him the 2024 United Service Organization Service Member of the Year Award and the Air and

  • Celebrate Diversity Month

    The Department of the Air Force defines diversity as “the combination of backgrounds, attributes, and cultures in our Total Force that are consistent with our values and reflective of the nation we serve, which together bolster innovation, drive operational excellence, and enhance readiness.” We

  • Two Communities Make a Splash

    Last week, over 600 participants from Misawa Air Base and the town of Oirase took part in the 25th Annual Oirase Salmon Release. The event didn’t take place on Earth Day, but it still had conservation and sustainability in mind. Salmon has long been a staple in Oirase, and the annual release ensures

  • Breaking Barriers; Fixing Aircraft

    Women's History Month started in 1987, when Congress expanded national Women's History Week. It honors the stalwart women throughout history who have broken through barriers. These individuals paved the way, allowing the next generations to serve with more significant numbers in combat roles and

  • Bilateral MCA Training 2024

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mark Ward, 35th Fighter Wing Agile Combat Employment (ACE) noncommissioned officer in charge, speaks on Multi-Capable Airman (MCA) training at Misawa Air Base, March 4, 2024.

  • Chief Recognition Ceremony 2024

    Recently, Misawa Air Base hosted a Chief Master Sgt. Recognition Ceremony where they highlighted the newest chief master sergeant selects' accomplishments and acknowledged their ability to attain a position within the top one percent of the U.S. Air Force enlisted force.

  • 35th Fighter Wing Conducts Bilateral MCA Training

    During the first week of March, the 35th Fighter Wing conducted the first bilateral Multi-Capable Airman (MCA) training with Airmen from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF), providing an opportunity for Airmen from both nations to work closely as they learn useful mission critical skills.