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. Walking with the Green Feet
The Airmen of the 31st Rescue Squadron provide invaluable rescue services and conduct training, ranging from fast-rope rescue drills over land and sea to practice insertions by parachuting from aircraft. Those that do the job perform their duties quickly and effectively, but they could never pull it off without the work that goes on behind the
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Department of Defense; DoD; Kadena Air Base; Kadena; Pacific; Pacific Air Force; Air Force; Japan; PACAF; PACOM; 5AF; 5th Air Force; USFJ; United States Forces Japan; People; Aircraft; KAB; Air Power; USAF; United States Air Force; Pacific Command It’s a hard bark life
An overlooked part of the Air Force’s enlisted force happens to walk on four feet, rather than two. These fearless warriors are trained to get into areas the human body can’t, to make sure there’s no danger present to their counterparts.
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Tatsuo “Jimmy” Schwartz sits for an interview May 4, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Schwartz has served the Department of Defense for more than 50 years and has provided trusted council to numerous commanders of the 18th Wing and beyond. A living testament to Kadena’s heritage
From living in the barracks and shining shoes at nine years old to having the respect and admiration of nearly a dozen generals. After more than 50 years of service to the U.S. military, Tatsuo “Jimmy” Schwartz has solidified his position as a large part of Kadena’s heritage. Jimmy has been around the U.S. military since his early childhood and has
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Kenichi Shimajiri, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, stands in front of a fire truck July 27, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Shimajiri was a firefighter for 23 years at Kadena before becoming a fire inspector. As a fire inspector, Shimajiri is responsible for ensuring buildings are free of fire hazards. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lynette M. Rolen) Rising up
Kenichi Shimajiri, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, rose in the ranks from the role of a firefighter to 18th CES fire inspector.
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Default Air Force Logo What happens when someone is accused of sexual assault?
U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Albert Perez Oyola, 18th Wing Legal Office NCO in charge of Military Justice talks about the steps involved in a sexual assault case.What is the first thing that happens when someone gets accused of sexual assault?The Air Force Office of Special Investigations initiates a full investigation on the sexual assault
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