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  • Building up Capabilities

    Recently, the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron, in collaboration with the 35th Operations Support Squadron, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Japanese military local civilians, successfully completed the construction of a mobile aircraft arresting system (MAAS) and a mobile runway edge sheave (MRES) on a

  • Cultivating Bonds

    On June 23, 2023, Mr. Shingo Mimura, Governor of Aomori Prefecture and 35th Fighter Wing honorary commander, was welcomed to Misawa Air Base by 35th Fighter Wing and 3rd Air Wing leadership, marking his 20th year of service as governor.

  • Breaking Barriers

    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Sgt. Daichi Suzuki, 6th Engineer Battalion deputy squad leader and English instructor, introduces himself during Camp Sendai’s Basic English Training Course tour of the Airman Leadership School at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2022. The JGSDF soldiers toured

  • Beyond Borders: Military child expands cultural knowledge

    For some, learning a new language can be a struggle. For one military child, however, the desire to immerse herself into the culture entirely drove her to enroll in the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program.

  • U.S. Ambassador visits Misawa

    U.S. Ambassador to Japan, the Honorable Rahm Emanuel, visited U.S. military and Japanese Air Self-Defense Force members at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 22, 2022.Emanuel met with leaders from the 35th Fighter Wing, Naval Air Facility Misawa and and 3rd Air Wing to discuss the allied mission and to

  • Misawa Mudder 2022

    Misawa held the second annual Misawa Mudder, a 5k course that consisted of different obstacles that challenged Airmen and their families to crawl, climb, run, and slide through mud and water. The 35th Force Support Squadron also provided $30,000 worth of crab legs to participants and their families.

  • The 35th Fighter Wing Change of Command Ceremony

    Col. Jesse J. Friedel relinquished command of the 35th Fighter Wing (FW) to Col. Michael P. Richard during the wing’s official change of command ceremony, at Misawa Air Base, June 30, 2022.Lt. Gen. Ricky N. Rupp, U.S. Forces Japan, and Fifth Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony.