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  • F-86F Sabre: Longstanding symbol of U.S.-Japan alliance

    Risner Circle at Misawa Air Base, Japan, displays the F-86F as a static aircraft today. After the first Combined Air Festival in 1980, the Japanese and American base commanders dedicated an F-86F as a symbol of the U.S.-Japan friendship. The F-86F Sabre began production in 1952, and gained

  • Wild Weasels engage in Yamada Sub Base bilateral exchange

    Airmen with the 35th Fighter Wing visited with their Japanese counterparts from the 37th Surveillance Squadron during a bilateral exchange program, at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Yamada Sub Base, Yamada Town, Japan, Oct. 17 to 26.  “Events like the BEP keeps the U.S. and Japan bonds tight and

  • Cope Angel strengthens alliances on mainland Japan

    Team Misawa and Japan Air Self-Defense Force members executed exercise Cope Angel 17 side-by-side at Draughon Range and Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 9, for the first time on the country's mainland.CA17 is an annual bilateral event between the JASDF, known as the Koku-Jieitai, and U.S. Air Force in

  • Gosser golf course receives ancestral visitor

    A fallen pilot’s daughter visited the Gosser Golf Course at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 25 through 28, to pay respect to her father.“My father was my hero,” said Debra Buchanan, daughter of Ret. Maj. Delbert Gosser, a former 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron. “I was the youngest child and the only

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