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  • Japanese neighbors share New Year traditions with Team Misawa

    In Japan, the New Year celebration, called “shogatsu,” is more than just a time to throw parties; it’s a celebration of tradition, hopes for good luck and a prosperous year.Team Misawa attended many New Year ceremonies with local agencies like the Misawa International Association, the Misawa Rotary

  • Pacific Air Forces tests 35th Medical Group readiness

    The 35th Medical Group held a counter-chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear attack invitational exercise, to test and execute readiness capabilities while being evaluated by Pacific Air Forces’ medical inspector, Sept. 28.Should a CBRN attack transpire, a multitude of victims would

  • 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

  • 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

  • Concrete partnership showcased during airfield construction

    Usually the Misawa Air Base community hears the roaring of the F-16 Fighting Falcons, but since early May, the sounds of jack hammers and construction machines fill the air as a makeover occurs on the flight line.The 35th Civil Engineer Squadron and the 35th Security Forces Squadron flex their

  • 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

  • Steam plant operations bring the heat

    The roar of an F-16 Fighting Falcon rips overhead through the snowy sky as Airmen with the 35th Fighter Wing Maintenance Group prepare the next aircraft for launch.  Despite the weather, their hands stay warm enough to tighten the next bolt thanks to the constant hiss of Misawa's steam