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  • A closer look inside Misawa’s radiology flight

    A board-certified radiologist and several specialty-trained technologists perform standard and portable x-rays, fluoroscopy, digital mammography, ultrasounds and computer tomography exams in the 35th Surgical Operations Squadron radiology flight at Misawa Air Base, Japan.

  • Remembering 9/11: Where were you?

    "The way things changed for us in this modern period is that now everyone is hyper vigilant," said James Burrett, the 35th Fighter Wing historian. "Before that, we were relatively complacent; we had seen other countries be attacked by terrorists and then it happens to us. Our worldview significantly

  • Misawa F-16s receive system upgrade to boost tactical power

    As years pass technology continuously progresses, including the F-16 Fighting Falcon avionics systems, a warfighting computer reaping the benefits of man’s technological advancements. The 35th Fighter Wing’s F-16 fleet began an avionics upgrade this week to further enhance the fleet’s readiness,

  • PMEL secures 35FW strikes on target

    The sound of jets ripping through the skies, munitions deploy with a loud boom echoing around the area. The words "target hit, confirmed" relay over pilot radios, and in the blink of an eye they veer off into the distance. This would never be possible without the precision measurement equipment lab