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  • 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, 2021. The ceremony honored more than 15,000 people who lost their lives to the historic earthquake and tsunami. It also highlighted the efforts of American and Japanese forces, under Operation Tomodachi, to provide humanitarian assistance to thousands of civilians affected by the disaster.
  • 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.
  • U.S., Japanese leaders discuss Misawa bilateral programs

    U.S. and Japanese military leaders from Misawa Air Base met with Misawa City officials during the annual Community Relations Advisory Council meeting on Feb. 5 at the Misawa International Center to discuss programs that will promote the community and build bilateral relations.
  • Misawa military mom paints for mission, morale

    To be an artist requires passion, creativity and inspiration. Although an artist’s techniques and skills may vary, it is their ability to capture thoughts and emotions that keep drive them to create their next piece of work.  Sharon Smith, a military spouse of Maj. Brian Smith, a physical therapist with the 35th Medical Operations Squadron, and
  • Team Misawa forges friendships during Paralympics sporting event

    Misawa Air Base partnered with local Japanese community members during a Paralympics sporting event at the Misawa International Sports Center in Misawa City, Japan, Dec. 1.
  • Sincerely, Japan

    Since my early teens, the word, “Japan,” escaped my mouth hundreds of times. TI was infatuated with the country's unapologetic uniqueness.When I was 15, I owned my first Japanese car…a short-lived Honda Prelude, replaced by a Nissan 240SX, and declared to my parents I would someday live in Japan and own a right-hand drive vehicle.It was my life
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