USFJ and 5AF commander tours Misawa AB

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  • By Staff Sgt. Brittany A. Chase
  • 35th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kevin Schneider, the U.S. Forces Japan and Fifth Air Force commander, toured Misawa Air Base, Japan, from Feb 26-28. During his visit he went around the base to see first-hand how Airmen accomplish their unit’s day-to-day mission.

Schneider was previously stationed at Misawa as an F-16 instructor pilot and Wing Weapons Flight commander for the 432nd Operations Support Squadron and then the 13th Fighter Squadron assistant chief of weapons and tactics from Nov. 1993-Dec. 1995.