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  • Kadena hosts bilateral basketball camp

    The 18th Wing hosted a bilateral youth basketball camp at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Feb. 24, 2024. Chatan Town and Kadena AB students participated in the bilateral basketball camp to develop skills and build bonds between both communities.

  • JOEP bolsters bonds between U.S. Airmen, JASDF cadets

    Japan Air Self-Defense Force cadets visited Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 20 and 25, 2023, for Japanese Observer Exchange Program visits. During the visits, JASDF cadets received an 18th Wing mission briefing, had discussions with U.S. Air Force Airmen and visited static displays of the F-35A

  • JOEP bolsters bonds between U.S. Airmen, JASDF cadets

    Japan Air Self-Defense Force cadets visited Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 20 and 25, 2023, for Japanese Observer Exchange Program visits. During the visits, JASDF cadets received an 18th Wing mission briefing, had discussions with U.S. Air Force Airmen and visited static displays of the F-35A

  • Kadena hosts annual Shogun Spark Tank competition

    The 18th Wing hosted the annual Shogun Spark Tank competition at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 18, 2023. Spark Tank competitions help the Air Force streamline processes by driving Airmen to examine capabilities and identify areas where improvement can be implemented.

  • Kadena employs sustainable, decisive airpower in the Pacific

    Kadena Air Base, Japan recently earned the 2023 Secretary of Defense Environmental Sustainability, Non-Industrial Installation Award for outstanding achievements in the Department of Defense environmental programs. The Sustainability, Non-Industrial Installation Award recognizes efforts by a DoD

  • AF director of logistics visits Kadena

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Linda Hurry, director of logistics, Deputy Chief of Staff for logistics, engineering and force protection, visited Kadena Air Base, Jan. 28-31, 2023. During the visit, Hurry gained further insight on Kadena’s role in Pacific Air Forces logistical capabilities in securing a