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  • Senior Airman Jennifer Scobie: A Story of Resilience and Triumph

    In 2002, Senior Airman Jennifer Scobie, now a 35th Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment journeyman, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia, which is a rare form of leukemia. At the time, Scobie was only 10 months old. According to the National Cancer Institute, AML is diagnosed when

  • Trading Spaces: A Proud Legacy

    On April 12, 2024, the U.S. Army 22nd Space Company, 1st Space Battalion, held a deactivation ceremony, officially transferring full command of the Joint Terminal Ground Station (JTAGS) mission to the U.S. Space Force 5th Space Warning Squadron Detachment 4.

  • 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.