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  • U.S., Japan engineers partner in "Snowblast" fight

    Airmen with the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron hosted their inaugural “Snowblast” event with their Japan Air Self-Defense Force counterparts, boosting morale and strengthening relations at Misawa Air Base, Japan.

  • JAAGA award-winning Airman fortifies Japanese-American relations

    Approximately 2,300 enlisted service members live at Misawa Air Base with an opportunity to interact face-to-face with their local Japanese neighbors.On March 6, The Japan-American Air Force Goodwill Association recognized Airman 1st Class William Raley, a 610th Air Control Flight weapons director

  • F-86F Sabre: Longstanding symbol of U.S.-Japan alliance

    Risner Circle at Misawa Air Base, Japan, displays the F-86F as a static aircraft today. After the first Combined Air Festival in 1980, the Japanese and American base commanders dedicated an F-86F as a symbol of the U.S.-Japan friendship. The F-86F Sabre began production in 1952, and gained

  • Wild Weasels engage in Yamada Sub Base bilateral exchange

    Airmen with the 35th Fighter Wing visited with their Japanese counterparts from the 37th Surveillance Squadron during a bilateral exchange program, at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Yamada Sub Base, Yamada Town, Japan, Oct. 17 to 26.  “Events like the BEP keeps the U.S. and Japan bonds tight and