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  • Airmen rise in honor of fallen service members

    Memorial Day was formally observed for the first time May 30, 1868, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia as a way of honoring those who died during the Civil War. Misawa Air Base held a Memorial Day retreat on May 25 to pause and remember military personnel who paid the ultimate

  • Misawa reflects during POW/MIA, 9/11 remembrance ceremony

    U.S. Air Force Col. R. Scott Jobe, left, 35th Fighter Wing commander, and Japan Air Self-Defense Force Maj. Gen. Koji Imaki, right, 3rd Air Wing commander, lay a wreath during the 2016 POW/MIA and 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 9, 2016. The wreath was placed in honor of