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  • 35th Fighter Wing brings fight to Keen Sword 2017

    The 35th Fighter Wing took to the skies during exercise Keen Sword 17 at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Nov. 7–11, to enhance bilateral confidences and working relationships with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. Exercises like Keen Sword are a decisive demonstration of the strength of the friendship

  • 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

  • Avionics Airmen save time, money with innovative device

    F-16 Fighting Falcon avionics specialists maintain and repair a wide range of electronics systems in the aircraft, ranging from communications to flight controls. To keep up with a demanding operations tempo, Misawa’s avionics Airmen developed a device to make their performance even more efficient,

  • AF director of civil engineers tours new EOD compound

    Airmen with the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron salute Maj. Gen. Timothy S. Green, the Air Force Director of Civil Engineers and Deputy Chief of Staff for logistics, engineering and force protection with Headquarters U.S. Air Force, as he arrives on a tour bus at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 1, 2016.

  • 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

  • Basketball bolsters bilateral bonds

    Sports provide a forum for people of different backgrounds and cultures to come together and take part in a shared interest.   The Misawa Jets basketball team fostered such a connection when they held a summer basketball camp with the Japan Railway East Akita Peckers team to strengthen bilateral

  • Countdown to new EPME deadline

    On May 21, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III deferred the repercussions of failing to complete Enlisted Professional Military Education Distance Learning within one year of enrollment until Jan. 1, 2017. The policy change, which only applies to Airmen notified to enroll in the distance