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  • Airmen require approval for cosmetic surgery

    Air Force military members may face legal problems with the military and medical community if they choose to obtain elective cosmetic surgery without the medical commander's prior approval, according to AFI-44-102. "We have had two active-duty members have surgery while on leave without approval,"

  • Nango holds summer jazz festival

    The little sleepy village of Nango, located just south of Hachinohe, comes alive every July putting on the largest open-air jazz concert in Tohoku, Japan. The villagers are celebrating the 18th annual festival July 21, bringing in some of the best jazz groups from Japan and United States. Small

  • Wing provides combat airpower during Operation Arrowhead Ripper in Baqoubah

     F-16s and A-10s from the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing here continue to provide airpower support for U.S. Army, Marine and coalition ground troops during Operation Arrowhead Ripper in Baqoubah, Iraq. About 10,000 Soldiers with a full complement of attack helicopters, close air support, Strykers and

  • Sports Briefs (click on this link for full coverage)

    Air Force Ball golf tournament -- The Air Force Ball golf tournament is Aug. 31 with a check-in time of 6 a.m. and a shotgun start at 7 a.m.  The four-man tournament cost is $25 plus green fees and cart.· Prizes will be award for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, last place, longest drive and closest to the pin.  For

  • September Leisure Notes (click on this link for full coverage)

    Get the September edition of the Leisure Times at: AFD-070613-151.pdf For the Airman and Family Readiness Center September Events go to: AFD-070916-007.pdf For a list of  Volunteer Opportunities go to:AFD-070916-006.pdfFor a list of Services Weekly events go to:AFD-070605-090.pdf

  • Facilities list holiday operating hours

    The following are the holiday operating hours for Army and Air Force Exchange and the 35th Services Squadron facilities for the 4th of July.Commissary -- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.GM's Office and HRO - closed Main exchange and bookmark - 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mall concessions - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food Court

  • 2nd Lieutenant learns through trial by fire

    Second Lieutenant Mike Fiedler is Misawa Air Base's Pollution Prevention Chief, but he recently got to experience the life of another flight within the Civil Engineering Squadron, the Fire Protection Flight. Roll call at 0800 marked the start of his 24-hour shift with the fire department. One may