For first-term Airmen, being stationed at an overseas base can be difficult. Learning how to live on their own, wrestling with the time difference and finding moments to communicate with family and friends stateside can pose a challenge. Sometimes loneliness can start to creep in.
Airman 1st Class, Chance Chase 374th Communication Squadron network operator, relaxes after donating blood at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 18, 2019. Volunteers donated blood on July 18 and 19 to the Japanese Red Cross Society.
The CBS TV show NCIS: The Cases They Can’t Forget on Wednesday aired an episode called "The Enemy Within,"which featured an investigation into the brutal 2011 murder of Tech. Sgt. Curtis Eccleston an airman stationed at Kadena Air Base on Okinawa.
One of Misawa Air Base’s most famous flightline assets hit a historic milestone June 10. A 29-year-old Block-50 F-16 Fighting Falcon, tail number 808 and affectionately known as “BOB,” reached 10,000 flight hours during a sortie flown across Japan.
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. James Charles, 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron production superintendent, was presented the Bronze Star at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 22, for his meritorious achievement as Maintenance Training Advisor in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel while at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.
Last year, the 35th Medical Group implemented a new continuous process improvement peer review program, providing literal and figurative transparency and improving patient care for all Team Misawa members.