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  • Team Misawa Resilient Relationships and Appreciation Day dedicated to well-being

    The second annual Team Misawa Resilient Relationships and Appreciation Day kicked off with an opening ceremony and flowed into the first round of sporting events, July 27. “TMRRAD was outstanding,” said Capt. Jason Rupp, a 35th Fighter Wing chaplain. “The attendance was at least double what we had last year, and a number of the sporting events were
  • COMPACAF reaffirms integration, cooperation in Japan

    This was the Pacific Air Forces commander's first trip to the region since taking command on July 26, 2018. The trip provided Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., the opportunity to meet with U.S. and Japanese senior leadership to discuss areas of further integration and cooperation, reaffirming the U.S. Air Force’s commitment to the region.
  • Wired for success: PACAF F-16 Demo Team's first female electrical and environmental systems technician

    During the Farnborough International Air Show, U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Megan Umino, the Pacific Air Forces' F-16 Demonstration Team electrical and environmental systems craftsman, played a critical role in ensuring the pilots' safety before every flight.
  • This plane is on fire!

    For the first time at Kadena Air Base, joint live-fire training between the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japanese Self-Defense Force firefighters from Naha Air Base occurred as part of a new knowledge exchange agreement, August 7, 2018.
  • Air Force and Marines accomplish joint fire training

    YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – On a hot summer day at the fire-pit on Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting specialists assigned to Marine Air Base Iwakuni, Japan, and 374th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters dawned their personal protective gear, grabbed a firehose and battled a raging inferno coming from a simulated aircraft.From
  • 35 FW guidon passed to new commander

    Col. R. Scott Jobe, the former 35th FW commander, relinquished command to the fighter wing’s 66th commander, Col. Kristopher W. Struve.
  • 35th Fighter Wing, 3rd Air Wing commanders integrate in bilateral familiarization flights

    Japan Air-Self Defense Force Maj. Gen. Kenichi Samejima, the 3rd Air Wing commander, flew with Col. R. Scott Jobe, the 35th Fighter Wing on an F-16 Fighting Falcon for a familiarization flight July 2 at Misawa Air Base, Japan.
  • Past and Present Wild Weasel

    Captain Brittany "Blitz" Trimble shares how her father's legacy inspired her to become an F-16 Fighter pilot. 
  • Excellence in all we do – including saving money

    The Kadena Airman & Family Readiness Center was awarded the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence Award in May for their efforts in assisting service members and their families in financial management, especially during the Military Saves Week 2018.