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  • PMEL secures 35FW strikes on target

    The sound of jets ripping through the skies, munitions deploy with a loud boom echoing around the area. The words "target hit, confirmed" relay over pilot radios, and in the blink of an eye they veer off into the distance. This would never be possible without the precision measurement equipment lab technicians, and a single flaw could mean the
  • Misawa Airman embraces the gift of giving

    Nearing the end of the week families celebrated and enjoyed festivities and peace brought by the Christmas season, and while the holidays are a time for sharing, love and togetherness, there were few who were almost left out of the happiness. The days leading up to the holiday seemed bleak, but a single Airman changed that.Senior Airman Lowell
  • Harunaoka Senior Home receives visit from Airmen, families

    A Japanese elder, left, and Eiko Koiwa, center, a caretaker, smiles at Matthew Joiner, right, son of Master Sgt. James Joiner, a 35th Civil Engineer Squadron explosives ordnance disposal technician, at Harunaoka Old Age Home, Misawa City, Japan, Dec. 22, 2016. Approximately 20 Airmen and their families spent time with members to get them to be
  • Communications Airmen go postal

    U.S Air Force Senior Airman Edwin Cajigas-Olavarria, the 35th Maintenance Operations Squadron munitions inspector, walks away from the post office at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Dec. 15, 2016. Misawa’s post office receives three trucks daily with a multitude of packages and mail from all over the world. Once everything is unloaded, approximately 20
  • Japan, ROKAF leaders tour Misawa during Joint Staff College visit

    In the midst of a Senior Officers Leadership Course tour, 49 Japanese and Republic of Korea lieutenant colonels and colonels visited Misawa Air Base to better understand the United States' air and naval mission capabilities here Dec. 13. The senior leaders from the Japanese air force, navy and army received a mission and F-16 Fighting Falcon brief
  • US, Japan break barriers, reinforce partnership during exchange

    U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force service members engaged in a bilateral exchange program at Misawa Air Base, Japan, from Nov. 29 to Dec. 9, to increase interoperability and break down language barriers. Conducted by Fifth Air Force since 1995, this year’s BEP featured eight enlisted and two officers from JASDF bases across northern
  • Finding happiness during the holidays

    Christmas music plays over the Exchange’s intercom as little children run around the store giggling and laughing with their parents. Seeing the kids, a sudden rush of loneliness sweeps across me as I realize it’s been three years since I was home for the holidays. Squashing the thought just as quickly as it came, I think to myself, “Why am I
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