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  • Misawa Air Base Hosts 35th Annual Special Olympics 2023

    Misawa Air Base recently hosted its 35th Annual Special Olympics. During the event athletes patriated in various sports such as cornhole, football toss, volleyball and soccer. The Special Olympics strives to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people here in

  • Fire Prevention Week 2023

    U.S. Airmen, JASDF and Misawa City Fire Department partnered up during Fire Prevention week at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 8-12, 2023. The annual Fire Prevention Week provided the community with the opportunity to see a fire station and interact with firefighters and their equipment, learning the

  • Misawa United Connects Cultures on, off the Field

    The Misawa United soccer team came together to donate fans at a local indoor soccer area in Misawa City, japan, Sept. 20, 2023. Misawa United's goal is to continue to strengthen the local Japanese and U.S. friendship through sports and participation in each other’s community events.

  • Misawa commander, mayor harvest rice with Oozora Elementary School

    U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse J. Friedel, 35th Fighter Wing commander, harvests rice during a community relations event in Misawa City, Japan, Oct. 8, 2020. Friedel joined Misawa Mayor Yoshinori Kohiyama and students from Oozora Elementary School for the event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt.

  • Ops Airman rediscovers self in Misawa fitness center

    Gaining physical strength while becoming leaner and more confident is how Senior Airman Sidnea Bailey, a 35th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman, became the resilient, independent and driven Wild Weasel she is today.

  • Wild Weasel firefighter puts out flames on first assignment jitters

    Anticipation of future assignments can create a gut-twisting feeling, leaving Airmen anxious, restless or even uneasy, but Airman 1st Class Adam Cardona, a 35th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection journeyman, combatted his first assignment jitters with fun, exploration and self-discovery.