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  • 35th LRS Fuels Airmen upgrade F-16 quick launch, recovery capability

    Airmen with the 35th Fighter Wing and local Japanese contractors worked together to upgrade Misawa’s hot pit refuel capabilities March 20, enhancing the wing’s quick launch and recovery mission.
  • First transpacific flight creates Washington, Misawa bond

    Delegates from Wenatchee Valley, Washington, visited Misawa Air Base and City during an annual cultural exchange tour Aug. 22-27, following in the footsteps of their ancestors who made the first non-stop transpacific flight from Misawa City, Japan, to Wenatchee, Washington, in 1931.
  • 35th FW surge proves regional interoperability, security

    The 35th Fighter Wing conducted surge operations this week during a training deployment to Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, May 16.Due to routine flight line maintenance at Misawa AB, the 14th Fighter Squadron relocated to Kunsan, giving maintenance teams and pilots the ability to train with partners by integrating into their day-to-day
  • Taking a leap of faith to light the way for others

    Military chaplains are known for providing a listening ear and crisis counseling to all in need. In light of the guidance they provide, these same individuals may face their own struggles and their true accomplishments can go unnoticed. U.S. Air Force Capt. Kevin Hostettler, a 35th Fighter Wing chaplain, has served as an active-duty chaplain for
  • Rapid mobility: Misawa fighter squadrons deploy during mass movement

    During a mass movement starting July 12 and spanning roughly a week, more than 500 Airmen from across Misawa Air Base departed for exercises Cope Taufan 16 and Pitch Black.Every summer, Airmen from Misawa depart to various temporary duty locations, allowing them to gain practice in another mission set while in a new environment.Exercise Cope Taufan
  • 35th FW Airmen depart for Cope Taufan 16

    U.S. Air Force Airmen board a Boeing 757 at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 11, 2016. The plane was destined for Pangkalan Udara Butterworth and Pangkalan Udara Subang, Malaysia, where nearly 250 Airmen from the 35th Fighter Wing will participate in exercise Cope Taufan 16. The exercise allows for an exchange of techniques and procedures to enhance
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