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  • Bilateral MWD Training

    Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) Staff Sgt. Norimasa Takahashi, military working dog (MWD) handler and Dicker, JASDF MWD, search for substances during a bilateral training event at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Nov. 29, 2022. The U.S. and Japan continue to train together, utilizing their MWDs patrol

  • Bilateral RADR pad

    U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force members, assigned to the 35th Fighter Wing and the 3rd Air Wing respectively, pose for a group photo during a ceremony to commemorate the completion of a bilateral Rapid Airfield Damage Recovery (RADR) pad at Draughon Range near Misawa Air Base, Japan,

  • Misawa Airman provides remote disaster relief support

    A major disaster can strike anywhere, anytime. Victims are left helpless. Families fall to the mercy of hopeless circumstances.For U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeffrey MacHott, the thought of a natural disaster ravaging the lives of his family and friends spurred him to find a way he could help, even

  • Breaking Barriers

    Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Sgt. Daichi Suzuki, 6th Engineer Battalion deputy squad leader and English instructor, introduces himself during Camp Sendai’s Basic English Training Course tour of the Airman Leadership School at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Nov. 8, 2022. The JGSDF soldiers toured

  • Misawa Global Friendship Camp 2022

    The Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) partnered with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to host a two-day initiative that creates an environment for local and host nation students to meet one another to break language and culture barriers while making lifelong friends.


    Amelia Earhart once said ‘everyone has oceans to fly, if they have the heart to do it. Is it reckless? Maybe. But what do dreams know of boundaries?’As children we are told to dream big. For some kids that dream is being tall and for others it’s being a professional athlete. But for a young Justine

  • Edgren STEAM Tour 2022

    The 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 23 hosted a tour for students in Edgren Middle/High School Science, Technology, English, Arts, Math (STEAM) program at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 20, 2022. The tour allowed students to learn about training the Air Force’s mechanically inclined career fields