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  • This month in Misawa Air Base history

    Feb. 1, 1940: The 35th Fighter Group (Interceptor) activated at Moffett Field, Calif., under General Headquarters Air Force, and trained pilots in P-35, P-36 Hawk, and P-40 Warhawk aircraft. The group was the U.S. Army Air Corps' predecessor to the 35th Fighter Wing. Feb. 1, 1942: The 35th Fighter Group moved from Hamilton Field, Calif., to
  • Black History Month activities

    Read to achieve Volunteers are needed to read children's books by African American authors to children in grades K through 5. Volunteers will alternate Tuesday and Thursday at Sollars and Cummings through Feb. 23 For more information, call 226-2249 or 226-9711. Gospel festival at the chapel There will be gospel festival at 3 p.m. Feb. 25 in the
  • February is Children's Dental Health Month

    (Editor's note: The annual observance of children's dental health began as a one-day event in February 1941. In 1981, the Children's Dental Health Week program was extended to a month-long celebration known today as National Children's Dental Health Month. The following are some questions and answers about children's dental concerns.) Q: Does the
  • Airmen to see combat medal in April

    Since the Air Force started manning convoy operations in support of the war on terror, more Airmen have had an opportunity to put their rifle training to use in real-world scenarios. Today, explosive ordnance disposal and security forces Airmen, along with those performing in-lieu-of taskings, have joined battlefield Airmen working "outside the
  • Warrior of the Week

    Name: Staff Sgt. Adrai Baker Organization: 35th Maintenance Group Duty title: Resource advisor Hometown: Saint Louis "Staff Sgt. Baker has proven herself to be a tremendous asset to the 35th Maintenance Group. As our resource advisor, she manages an operating budget for three maintenance squadrons. Our commander, Col. Cedric George can depend on
  • Quick response saves life

    Base emergency response officials from Misawa's Fire Department and the 35th Medical Group responded to a 911 call at 7:23 p.m. at the Potter Fitness Center Jan. 16 after the caller said a man was down. A person working out on treadmill next the victim, assisted him to the ground, and went to the front desk for help. Immediately, initial response
  • Families of 14FS see off their loved ones for OIF

    Friends and family said their final farewells to loved ones, as servicemembers departed from the Air Mobility Command passenger terminal in the early-morning hours this week here at Misawa Air Base. "I am anxious to help out," said Capt. Patrick Pearson, a pilot with the 14th Fighter Squadron. "I'm excited to practice what I am trained to do." As
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