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  • Draughon range expands joint, bilateral training limits

    The Draughon Range is to Team Misawa as Mount Hakkoda is to avid skiers; this expansive plot of land provides the ultimate training ground to an array of service members working to improve their skills in Northern Japan.The 35th Operations Group Draughon Range personnel work daily with U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons and Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-2
  • 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 order to fortify interoperability between Team
  • Master wood working Weasel creates custom art

    As the smell of fresh lumber hangs in the air, windows grow hazy from layers of sawdust and work orders flow in from every squadron, a skilled craftsman adamantly works to create masterpieces for all his customers. The 35th Force Support Squadron wood workshop is led by Yutaka Kashiwazaki, a 35th FSS woodshop master laborer who dedicates his
  • PACAF command chief receives Wild Weasel welcome

    The Pacific Air Forces’ command chief received a base tour, here, July 10 – 13, to visit various shops and organizations while sharing his goals for improving PACAF’s enlisted force so they can work at their highest level.Previously a security forces Defender, Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Johnson, the PACAF command chief since November 2016, now leads
  • Misawa F-16s receive system upgrade to boost tactical power

    As years pass technology continuously progresses, including the F-16 Fighting Falcon avionics systems, a warfighting computer reaping the benefits of man’s technological advancements. The 35th Fighter Wing’s F-16 fleet began an avionics upgrade this week to further enhance the fleet’s readiness, situational awareness and tactical capabilities,
  • Airman welcomes life into Misawa

    "Labor is like a box of chocolates--you never know what you're gonna get," according to some mothers while describing the process, referencing Forrest Gump. At Misawa Air Base, uncertainties still exist, but one guarantee is the doctors, like Capt. Paola Rosa, a 35th Surgical Operations Squadron obstetrics and gynecologist physician, will stand by
  • Team Misawa recycling center thinks green

    In Japan, recycling is a priority and is obvious by the many trash cans designated for plastic, paper and metals. The bond with our host nation has grown over time and so have our efforts in recycling.The Misawa Air Base recycling center is having an Earth Day kick-off April 17, at the Base Exchange, to continue increasing residential recycling
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