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  • Chief of Staff of the Air Force's Vector: Airmen Warriors

    We are a Nation at war. As a Service, we've been in continuous combat for over 16 years. The strain is taking a toll on our people and our equipment, yet Airmen persevere, going above and beyond the call of duty every hour of every day. We have answered the Nation's call to defend America, its

  • 13 Misawa residents earn degrees

    Thirteen Misawa residents will receive their degrees when they graduate from the University of Maryland University College at their commencement ceremony April 21 in Tokyo. Congratulations to:Associate of Arts Kimberly McDonald Keiko SatoBenjamin Seabolt Bachelor of Arts/Science Jacklyn Ann Adams

  • PACAF leads the way for Anthrax Vaccine Program

    Pacific Air Force's implementation of the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program is off to a good start. Since the program was ordered to resume under the direction of the deputy secretary of defense in October, PACAF has immunized more than 94 percent of its Airmen who have been designated for

  • Sailor of the Week

    Name: Petty Officer 1st Class Gary Rose Unit: Naval Communication Detachment Misawa Duty title: Communications watch officer "Petty Officer Rose's technical expertise was vital in the restoration of a communication circuit between the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. The circuit is

  • Overseas Housing Allowance survey in Japan now online

    The 2007 Overseas Housing Allowance and Move in Expenses Survey for uniformed U.S. servicemembers will be conducted in Japan now through May 16. The combined survey is conducted to collect utility and recurring maintenance and move in expense data from servicemembers who receive an Overseas Housing

  • 2007 USFJ commander's intent, unwavering professionalism

    In support of U.S. Pacific Command and the U.S.-Japan Security Alliance, United States Forces, Japan works with the Government of Japan and our Self-Defense Force counterparts to promote regional stability and deter aggression. Should deterrence fail, USFJ conducts and supports combat operations to

  • Two Bell Memorial Ceremony honors fallen servicemembers

    Military personnel from Misawa Air Base attended a Two Bell Memorial Ceremony at the main chapel here April 13 to commemorate the 1969 loss of an EC-121. This annual ceremony honors the deaths of servicemembers who have fallen in the line of duty. Thirty-eight years ago, on April 15, a Navy EC-121