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  • Black History Month Trailblazer: General Daniel "Chappie" James Jr.

    As February unfolds, hearts and minds turn to Black History Month, a time of reflection, remembrance, and celebration of the remarkable contributions of African Americans throughout history. Among the many luminaries whose legacies shine brightly is the indomitable General Daniel "Chappie" James

  • Many Nations, One Effort: Cope North 24

    Recently, members from the 35th Fighter Wing’s 14th Fighter Squadron and 14th Fighter Generation Squadron headed out to support the trilateral joint exercise, Cope North 24, alongside U.S. Sailors, Marines, and troops from Australia, Canada, France, South Korea and Japan.

  • ATR Strengthens U.S.-Japan Alliance at Hyakuri

    The 35th Fighter Wing recently concluded an Aviation Training Relocation (ATR) exercise with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) at Hyakuri Air Base, Japan, on February 8.

  • Black History Month Trailblazers: U.S. Army SGT. Henry Johnson

    One notable example being U.S. Army SGT. Henry Johnson who, after being awarded a French “Croix de Guerre” or “War Cross” medal for fighting against a German raid party, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor 85 years after his death. For that, SGT. Johnson is one of Misawa Air Base Black

  • HABU Exercise: Training EOD Technicians

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Dawson Hindman, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal flight training noncommissioned officer in charge, speaks on the purpose of the HABU Exercise and its importance to training future EOD technicians at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Jan. 25, 2024.

  • Explosive Readiness: Cold Weather Training Ensures EOD Preparedness

    If an EOD technician performs at a level less than perfect, it can result in dire consequences. The importance of training cannot be stressed enough due to the unforgiving nature of the field. 35th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) EOD flight members recently hosted the HABU Exercise with EOD

  • Keeping Relationships Strong

    From festivals to volunteering, base personnel try to get out and interact with the local community as much as possible, maintaining a bond the 35th Fighter Wing holds paramount. This year the base chapel took volunteering a step further by chaperoning a children’s care facility onto base for an