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  • Inspiring performance: PACAF F-16 Demo Team wows crowds in Tsuiki, Nyutabaru

    The Pacific Air Forces' F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration Team from Misawa Air Base, Japan, performed at Tsuiki Air Base, Japan, Nov. 24 and 25 and Nyutabaru Air Base, Japan, Dec. 1 and 2, showcasing the power and maneuverability of the F-16 while promoting positive relations between the United States and nations across the Western Pacific.
  • Falcon Feeder ‘soup’ports fight tonight posture

    Airmen are charged with staying combat ready 24/7, to uphold Misawa’s ‘fight tonight’ posture.The 35th Force Support Squadron Falcon Feeder provides a consistent venue for personnel to receive food anytime, feeding their efforts to get jets in the air, no matter which shift they work. The food service members provide three hot, ready to eat meals a
  • Welding Weasels; 35th MXS mend Falcon mission

    The 35th Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technicians use their skills to fabricate and modify parts to fit mission requirements, enabling Misawa to bring the fight to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region by enhancing our principles, partnerships, presence and power projection over a wider geographic range.According to Airman 1st Class Elfie Diltz, a
  • Runway construction paves way for flight

    After nearly three weeks of construction, Misawa Air Base’s runway became fully operational Aug. 5. Due to the high volume of aircraft using the runway, the west section’s pavement surface was highly degraded resulting in the need for a repair. The 3,840 cubic meters of asphalt laid on the flightline spans a surface length of approximately 1,200
  • Maintenance Airman powers Misawa SEAD mission

    During an early afternoon, a soft warm breeze skirted across a flightline empty of the roar of F-16 Fighting Falcons preparing for another flight. In its place, tools clanking against metal echoed in the depths of a hangar. A crew chief worked diligently solving the most recent maintenance challenge placed in his path.   Dedicated crew chiefs are
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