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  • Wild Weasel Walk-Through: Airfield Operations and Weather

    U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse J. Friedel, 35th Fighter Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Joey R. Meininger, 35th Fighter Wing command chief, visit the 35th Operations Support Squadron airfield operations and weather flight at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Jan. 25, 2022.

  • SERE team displays wingmanship, saves snowboarding Airman

    Team Misawa’s Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape team saved a lone snowboarding Airman, after he took a wrong turn and found himself waist-deep in snow after sundown, Dec. 30, in the backcountry of the Hakkoda Mountains located in Northern Japan.   Although Staff Sgt. Matthew Stedge, a 35th

  • Steam plant operations bring the heat

    The roar of an F-16 Fighting Falcon rips overhead through the snowy sky as Airmen with the 35th Fighter Wing Maintenance Group prepare the next aircraft for launch.  Despite the weather, their hands stay warm enough to tighten the next bolt thanks to the constant hiss of Misawa's steam

  • Break the ice before it breaks you

    Whether traveling down the street to the Commissary or walking outside on the flight line, knowing what precautionary measures to take for Misawa’s snowy climate will help the team stay safe.According to the 35th Operations Support Squadron weather flight, Misawa is considered the base with the