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  • Beyond Borders: Military child expands cultural knowledge

    For some, learning a new language can be a struggle. For one military child, however, the desire to immerse herself into the culture entirely drove her to enroll in the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program.

  • U.S. Ambassador visits Misawa

    U.S. Ambassador to Japan, the Honorable Rahm Emanuel, visited U.S. military and Japanese Air Self-Defense Force members at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 22, 2022.Emanuel met with leaders from the 35th Fighter Wing, Naval Air Facility Misawa and and 3rd Air Wing to discuss the allied mission and to

  • 35th MXS Airmen conduct extraction exercise

    U.S. Air Force Airmen conduct an extraction exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 15, 2022. The exercise simulated an incapacitated individual in a confined space, testing the Airmen’s ability to effectively execute a quick and safe rescue.

  • Wild Weasel of the Week: A1C Melanie Manzanares

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Melanie Manzanares, 35th Communications Squadron commander support staff administrator, was recognized as the Wild Weasel of the Week at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 14, 2022. Manzanares received recognition from Misawa’s top leadership for her outstanding performance

  • 35th Munitions Flight conducts retrograde

    Recently, the 35th Maintenance Group (MXG) Munitions Flight, or ammo flight, was able to clear a two-year backlog of expiring or unserviceable assets through a process called retrograde in three months at Misawa Air Base, Japan.

  • Misawa Wins Air Force’s Best Legal Assistance

    The 35th Fighter Wing, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, was recognized as the Air Force’s recipient of the American Bar Association Legal Assistance for Military Personnel Distinguished Service Award, at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 28, 2022.

  • Misawa Mudder 2022

    Misawa held the second annual Misawa Mudder, a 5k course that consisted of different obstacles that challenged Airmen and their families to crawl, climb, run, and slide through mud and water. The 35th Force Support Squadron also provided $30,000 worth of crab legs to participants and their families.