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  • Misawa Air Base Hosts 35th Annual Special Olympics 2023

    Misawa Air Base recently hosted its 35th Annual Special Olympics. During the event athletes patriated in various sports such as cornhole, football toss, volleyball and soccer. The Special Olympics strives to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people here in

  • Misawa United Connects Cultures on, off the Field

    The Misawa United soccer team came together to donate fans at a local indoor soccer area in Misawa City, japan, Sept. 20, 2023. Misawa United's goal is to continue to strengthen the local Japanese and U.S. friendship through sports and participation in each other’s community events.

  • Team Misawa host Air Fest 2023

    Misawa Air Base hosted the Misawa Air Fest, Sept. 10, 2023. The Air Fest allowed Misawa AB an opportunity to showcase their mission of protecting U.S. interests in the Pacific and defending japan; deterring adversaries through their presence, readiness and ability to project air combat power.Thank

  • Sister City Delegates Tour Misawa Air Base

    Delegates from Wenatchee visit Misawa City annually, highlighting the legacy of community relations initiated by the historic Miss Veedol flight in 1931, the first non-stop flight across the Pacific Ocean starting at Sabishiro Beach, Misawa and landing in East Wenatchee.

  • Great East Japan Earthquake 10th Anniversary Ceremony

    U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse J. Friedel, the 35th Fighter Wing and Misawa Air Base installation commander, hosted a commemoration ceremony with Japan Air Self-Defense Force and local civic leaders to honor of the 10th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 11,

  • Wild Weasel firefighter puts out flames on first assignment jitters

    Anticipation of future assignments can create a gut-twisting feeling, leaving Airmen anxious, restless or even uneasy, but Airman 1st Class Adam Cardona, a 35th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection journeyman, combatted his first assignment jitters with fun, exploration and self-discovery.

  • Misawa Tanabata Festival forges U.S., Japan friendships

    The Tanabata “Star” Festival took place in Misawa City, Japan, July 26, 2019. The festival originated from an ancient Chinese legend about two lovers: Princess Orihime, the Vega star who weaved clouds, and Hikoboshi, the Altair star, a cattle herder.