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  • Heavy Weapons Qualification

    Security Forces members qualified on the M249 light machine gun, while the EOD Flight qualified on the M320A1 grenade launcher. The heavy weapons qualification enhances our Airmen’s capabilities of base defense, rapid responses, wartime operations, and deterrence against adversaries.

  • JASDF airmen prepare to compete in annual NADF English Competition

    Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) airmen prepare to compete in the annual Northern Air Defense Force (NADF) English Competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 14, 2021.The NADF English Competition is a tournament open for all the uniformed JASDF personnel to compete in their English proficiency.

  • Exercise Tiltrotor/Rotary Wing (TR/RW) 2107

    The Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 and HMLA-169 supported exercise Tiltrotor/Rotary Wing (TR/RW) 2107 at Misawa Air Base, Japan, with MV-22 Ospreys, UH-1Y Venoms, AH-1Z Vipers and 300 Marines and Sailors. The 1st Marine Aircraft Wing trains continuously in challenging and realistic

  • 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.