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  • PACAF leaders visit Misawa Air Base

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) commander, Chief Master Sgt. David Wolfe, PACAF command chief, and their spouses visited Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 19-20, 2021.

  • Cope West Returns

    Airmen from the 35th Fighter Wing took part in Cope West 21, (CW21) a bilateral, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) funded tactical air-to-air fighter aircraft exercise incorporating members from the U.S. and Indonesian Air Forces at Roesmin Nurjadin Air Force Base in Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia, June 14-25,

  • Air Force Firefighter of the Year 2020

    A Misawa Air Base Airman recently won the 2020 Military Firefighter of the Year Award for the Air Force. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Journey Collier, a 35th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, will represent the Air Force in the 2020 Department of Defense Military Firefighter of the Year competition.

  • 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.

  • Annual Aircraft Arresting System certification

    With an area of responsibility as vast as the Pacific and an ongoing global pandemic, it takes a team effort to ensure the U.S. Military has the airfields it needs to properly work alongside its partner nations to fulfill its mission of maintaining regional stability.It is for that reason the 13th

  • Misawa Airmen continue Agile Combat Employment training

    The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “The only constant in life is change.” That’s true in how we learn, how we teach, and even how the military operates in the defense of the United States, its interests, and its allies.It is that thought of change that 24 U.S. Airmen assigned to various