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  • Two cultures, one community: U.S. Embassy representative visits Misawa on American Day

    A representative from the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo visited Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 3, for the 30th Annual American Day. Margot Carrington, Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy Tokyo, said, “I am very fortunate that my first visit to Misawa, and indeed my first visit to Aomori prefecture, could be on such a very special
  • VMFA-121 Marines fly high in Misawa ATR

    Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, deployed several F-35B Lightning II’s for a regularly scheduled aviation training relocation to Misawa Air Base, May 9, 2018. Aircraft training relocations are designed to increase operational readiness and bilateral interoperability for both U.S. and Japanese
  • RQ-4 Global Hawks arrive at Misawa AB

    The U.S. Air Force deployed a squadron of RQ-4 Global Hawks, June 1, 2018, intra-theater to Misawa Air Base, Japan from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, in order to maintain theater-wide Global Hawk operations through the Summer and Fall.
  • Airmen rise in honor of fallen service members

    Memorial Day was formally observed for the first time May 30, 1868, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia as a way of honoring those who died during the Civil War. Misawa Air Base held a Memorial Day retreat on May 25 to pause and remember military personnel who paid the ultimate sacrifice. 
  • Staying safe in flight

    The 35th Fighter Wing safety office trains Airmen to prevent safety issues ranging from work place incidents to aviation mishaps, which provides pilots insight to the potential dangers they could face in flight.
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