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  • Fightin' Fujins soar to Kadena

    F-35A Lightning II’s from the 4th Fighter Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, arrived at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 20, 2023, joining the 356th Fighter Squadron from Eielson AFB, Alaska, in providing forward-deployed fifth-generation fighter capabilities to assure allies and deter threats to

  • F-35s dominate Pacific skies

    A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 355th Fighter Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, over the Pacific Ocean, May 23, 2023. Refueling missions extend the breadth of

  • F-35s conduct integrated operations with joint partners, allies

    Pacific Air Forces utilize various aircraft to maintain a flexible theater posture to enhance its ability to provide the Department of Defense options to support our allies and partners. The F-35As are currently deployed to Kadena Air Base, Japan, conducting integrated operations with joint partners