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  • Misawa hosts Norwegian Foot March

    The Norwegian Foot March originated in 1915 as a test of endurance for Norwegian military soldiers, with the strategic goal of moving larger units of troops over a great distance swiftly and in a manner that enabled them to be combat ready after a lengthy march carrying a rucksack and weaponry. The

  • USAF, JASDF leaders coordinate on dormitory improvement plans

    U.S. Air Force Col. William Bernhard, 35th Mission Support Group commander, recently hosted Japan Air Self-Defense Force Col. Kato Fumihiko, 3rd Air Wing vice commander, for a tour of the 35th Fighter Wing’s Unaccompanied Housing campus at Misawa Air Base, Japan.

  • Misawa commander, mayor harvest rice with Oozora Elementary School

    U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse J. Friedel, 35th Fighter Wing commander, harvests rice during a community relations event in Misawa City, Japan, Oct. 8, 2020. Friedel joined Misawa Mayor Yoshinori Kohiyama and students from Oozora Elementary School for the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt.

  • Misawa Community Parade: standing stronger together

    The Misawa Community Action Team hosted the 2020 Misawa Community Parade: Standing Stronger Together to boost morale and unity, demonstrating community resilience at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 3.The Misawa CAT brought base members together while operating under COVID-19 restrictions that came

  • Misawa defenders aim high and win big

    Three Airmen from the 35th Security Forces Squadron emulated the Air Force’s core value of “excellence in all we do” by standing out amongst other defenders within the Pacific Air Forces.PACAF awarded top honors to three Misawa Wild Weasel Defenders: Master Sgt. Andrew Contreras, a chief of

  • Foster kid overcomes adversity, becomes medical Airman, mother

    Airman 1st Class Elizabeth Williams, a 35th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, shares her story from foster kid to Airman, mentor and raising the Air Force’s next generation. She challenges every service member and parent to believe in themselves.