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  • 13th Fighter Squadron Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Jared Hutchinson, 35th Operations Group commander, presided over a change of command ceremony where Lt. Col. Jonathan Cichowski relinquished command of the 13th Fighter Squadron to Lt. Col. Jordan Kahn at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 21, 2021.

  • 13th FS pilot wins JAAGA award, fortifies Japanese-American relations

    The Japan-American Air Force Goodwill Association (JAAGA) recognized U.S. Air Force Capt. Spencer “Boca” Rhoton, a 13th Fighter Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot, for his dedication to building a strong bond and partnership between Japan and the United States at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 9.

  • Three airframes, one mission: Misawa PAC Weasel

    Members of the 13th and 14th Fighter Squadrons, the 610th Air Control Flight, U.S. Navy Electronic Attack Squadron 209 and Patrol Squadron One, executed Exercise PACIFIC WEASEL at Misawa Air Base, Japan, over Draughon Range, June 19, 2020.The objective of this exercise was to integrate U.S. Navy and

  • For the 35th Fighter Wing, the mission continues

    The 35th Fighter Wing’s mission of projecting combat air power and defending the U.S. and Japan moves forward.“Despite the current COVID-19 crisis, our mission continues,” said Maj. David Dubel, the 14th Fighter Squadron director of operations. “This is a difficult yet opportune time for everyone to

  • 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

  • Command chief receives familiarization flight

    U.S. Air Force Col. Kristopher Struve, the 35th Fighter Wing commander, gave Chief Master Sgt. John Alsvig, the 35th FW command chief, a familiarization flight at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Dec. 28.

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