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  • ROTC Cadets learn about operational AF while at Misawa

    Awesome! The awe inspired teen climbed out of the crash-recovery crane with a smile and rushed over to her fellow Air Force cadets. She had just controlled a powerful vehicle designed to lift and move damaged aircraft. Though her training only required her to move a tennis ball using the hoist at

  • 67 Misawa E-6 make E-7 & 99 E-5s make E-6

    The Air Force selected 6,002 of 24,115 eligible technical sergeants for promotion to master sergeant, and 7,314 of 39,797 eligible staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant. At Misawa, 67 technical sergeants and 99 staff sergeants were informed of their selection for promotion at the end

  • F-2s from Misawa make live bomb debut during exercise

    "Hands-on" took on real meaning for members of the Japan Air Self Defense Force as F-2 support fighter pilots dropped the first live weapons from the fighter here June 13 as part of Exercise Cope North. As there is no live range in Japan, the F-2 pilots used this opportunity to practice with live

  • AEF Center moves to AFPC, Randolph AFB

    The Air and Space Expeditionary Force Center will move personnel to the Air Force Personnel Center here. The AEF Center, located at Langley Air Force Base, Va., became a direct reporting unit of AFPC on Aug. 4, 2006. "AFPC is leading the charge to better personnel services for Airmen - from

  • Comm Airman gets Kirkuk dialed in, earns Diamond Sharp Award

    Airman 1st Class Matthew Walters, a telephone systems journeyman with the 506th Expeditionary Communications Squadron here, earned recognition as the 506th Air Expeditionary Group Diamond Sharp Award winner for the week of June 3 - 9 2007. Airman Walters, a Beebe, Ark. native, deployed in support of

  • 14th Fighter Squadron returns from Iraq

    Good things come to those who wait. In this case, the good thing was about 300 Misawa Airmen being reunited with their families Saturday after a five-month deployment. It seemed as though the forces were against Misawa's 14th Fighter Squadron Airmen getting home after supporting the Global War on

  • Misawa among 2006 Air Force environmental award winners

    Seven active bases, one Guard wing and one individual were chosen for the Gen. Thomas D. White Environmental Awards for 2006 June 7 at the Pentagon. The Air Force also won four of eight Department of Defense environmental awards. "The Air Force has a long track record of taking care of the