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  • Misawa officers going downrange for first time

    No more war stories from others for one Air Force lieutenant. She doesn't want to hear it - not this time; she wants to experience it herself. This month, she will not have to listen to her Misawa peers who just returned home telling stories of experiences in war-torn countries, fighting the Global

  • Gen. Hester announces his retirement for Jan. 1, 2008

    Gen. Paul V. Hester, Commander, Pacific Air Forces, announced his retirement today. His announcement coincides with the Department of Defense naming Lt. Gen. Carrol "Howie" Chandler as the next Pacific Air Forces commander. Gen. Chandler was also nominated for his fourth star. Gen. Hester assumed

  • Basic combat skills -- leaders say Air Force needs more training

    In preparation for the Air and Space Expeditionary Force rotation, 94 people attended the Pacific Air Forces-sponsored combat skills course here Wednesday. Several combat skills training course instructors came to Misawa to provide information that is not only designed to keep our Airmen protected,

  • Misawa families -- left behind, but not alone

    They keep the home front going, pay the bills, take care of the children, work and worry about their expeditionary spouses. They are left behind, but not left alone. From Air Force leadership to Readiness Assistant Volunteers, Misawa spouses are offered information, friendship, assistance,

  • Misawa civilian wins 5th AF award

    In a special ceremony identifying the civilian of the year for category II, one of Misawa's own was presented the 5th Air Force level award on April 11. Mr. Yoshikatsu Nakamura, a contracting officer assigned to the 35th Contracting Squadron B Flight, was the only Misawa Air Base civilian to win the