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  • Misawa test cell Airmen run F-16 engines

    “It's extremely loud, windy and you can feel the whole building shake. You can feel the blood flowing through your body. It sort of makes it feel as though you're floating,” said Staff Sgt. Casey Jones, a 35th Maintenance Squadron test cell aerospace propulsion craftsman. “Standing inside the test bay while the engine is at full afterburner is a unique experience.” One can feel this sensation within the "Hush House", a building that is anything but what its name insinuates. "Hush House" is an F-16 Fighting Falcon engine testing facility.
  • Fire Prevention Week: Misawa firefighters serve up kitchen safety

    Team Misawa members participated in the annual Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4 to 10 at Misawa Air Base, Japan. The 35th Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services hosted several activities involving engaging participation from both military and civilian personnel.
  • 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. Timothy Moore)
  • Misawa SFS K-9 unit demonstrates mission readiness

    Working dog handlers with the 35th Security Forces Squadron's K-9 unit display the skills of their dogs during a demonstration for Chief Master Sgt. Rick Winegardner Jr, the U.S. Forces Japan command chief.
  • 9/11: Misawa firefighter’s honor fallen

    Members of the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, 35th Security Forces Squadron, 35th Medical Group and others from the Misawa community came together to pay a special tribute to the victims and the sacrifices of emergency responders involved with the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
  • Team Kadena MC-130J takes flight out of Misawa

    Kadena Air Base Airmen flexed their capabilities off the northern coast of Japan during Exercise Gryphon Jet 10, an integrated training exercise focused on improving interoperability throughout the special operations community, Aug 3-12, 2020.
  • Misawa’s Phase team keeps the Fighting Falcons in the air

    One wouldn’t usually break down an entire vehicle to find the smallest crack or defect. However, the 35th Maintenance Squadron Phase Inspection section does just that. The only difference is their vehicles are Misawa Air Base’s fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcons.
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