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  • Misawa Block-50 F-16 hits 10K hours, an AF first

    One of Misawa Air Base’s most famous flight line assets hit a historic milestone June 10 as a 29-year-old Block-50 F-16 Fighting Falcon, tail number 808 affectionately known as “BOB,” reached 10,000 flight hours during a sortie flown across Japan.
  • Two cultures, one community: Misawa Air Base honors outgoing Misawa City Mayor

    Team Misawa members commemorated Misawa City Mayor Kazumasa Taneichi’s service to Misawa City and Misawa Air Base during a service recognition ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 5.
  • Korean War pilot’s family visits memorial aircraft at Misawa

    Tech. Sgt. Tyler Whitmore, the 35th Maintenance Group repair enhancement program manager and great nephew of 1st Lt. David Clements, discusses what the Risner Circle F-86F Sabre monument means to him and his family at Misawa Air Base, Japan.
  • PACAF demo pilot helps Yokota certify runway safety system

    Capt. Jacob Impellizzeri, the Pacific Air Forces F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration Team commander and pilot, assisted Yokota Air Base, Japan, with their annual certification test of the Aircraft Arresting System at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 30.
  • PACAF F-16 Demo Team pilot turns childhood dream into reality

    A young Capt. Jacob “Primo” Impellizzeri, the Pacific Air Forces F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration Team commander and pilot, grew up observing countless aerial demonstrations in pure “awe” resulting in an undeniable passion for flying.
  • U.S. Embassy Tokyo visits with Misawa Airmen

    Dan Rochman, the U.S. Embassy Tokyo minister-counselor of political affairs, toured Misawa Air Base to familiarize himself with the Wild Weasel mission and the Airmen who make it happen, April 14. The tour provided an opportunity for the Department of Defense to showcase capabilities to the Department of State, both operating within Japan. It
  • Misawa defenders pay respect to fallen police officers

    The 35th Security Forces Squadron hosted National Police Week 2019 to recognize those who lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 12 to 17.
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