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Wild Weasel Walk-Through: School Age Care and Youth Center

Military members enter the Lunney Youth Center

U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse Friedel, right, 35th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Steven G. Creek, 35th Medical Group superintendent, second to the right, meet with members of the Lunney Youth Center during a Wild Weasel Walk-Through at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 6, 2021. The Lunney Youth Center is youth-led, meaning that the center will try to achieve any idea that the kids come up with. The members stated that they do what they feel is right by serving the community because it’s who they’re here for. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joao Marcus Costa)

Military members talk to Lunney Youth Center members in the center.

U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse Friedel, second to left, 35th Fighter Wing commander, talks to Shirley Wendt, 35th Force Support Squadron child and youth program flight chief, left, during a Wild Weasel Walk-Through of the Lunney Youth Center at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 6, 2021. The Lunney Youth Center has the ability to let children over nine-years-old sign themselves in and out of the center after receiving training on how to do it. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joao Marcus Costa)

Military members talk to Lunney Youth Center staff members in a dance room.

U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse Friedel, 35th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Steven G. Creek, 35th Medical Group superintendent, center, meet with Kathryn Crossman, 35th Force Support Squadron youth sports director, left, during a Wild Weasel Walk-Through of the Lunney Youth Center at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 6, 2021. Volunteer coaches from the Misawa Air Base community help the Lunney Youth Center provide many youth with the opportunity to play sports. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joao Marcus Costa)

A military member and a Lunney Youth Center staff member look at the equipment the center has in a gym.

U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse Friedel, 35th Fighter Wing commander, right, talks to Shirley Wendt, center, 35th Force Support Squadron child and youth program flight chief, during a Wild Weasel Walk-Through of the Lunney Youth Center at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 6, 2021. The Lunney Youth Center constantly tries to make improvements; supplies were stored in the gym in order for the storage system to get renovated. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joao Marcus Costa)

Two military members talk to Lunney Youth Center staff members in the entertainment room.

U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse Friedel, 35th Fighter Wing commander, center, chats with Shirley Wendt, center, 35th Force Support Squadron child and youth program flight chief, during a Wild Weasel Walk-Through of the Lunney Youth Center at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 6, 2021. In addition to membership costs, parents also have an option to purchase a punch card, which kids use to sign-in when visiting the youth center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joao Marcus Costa)

A military member stands to the right of a group of School Age Care staff members

U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse Friedel, 35th Fighter Wing commander, right, meets with the 35th Force Support Squadron School Age Care staff during a Wild Weasel Walk-Through at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 6, 2021. The School Age Care program is the childcare provider program on Misawa AB for children in kindergarten to the 6th grade. (Courtesy photo by Col. Jesse Friedel)

Three youths are on a playground with a blue maze in the middle.

Misawa Air Base youth who participate in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S.T.E.M) Club play with a water maze on Misawa AB, Japan, July 6, 2021. U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse Friedel, 35th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Steven G. Creek, 35th Medical Group superintendent, participated in a Wild Weasel Walk-Through and met with youth who engineered the water maze at the club. (Courtesy photo by Col. Jesse Friedel)

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