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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Tyree Porter, 35th Security Forces Squadron special reaction team member, pulls out his pistol to fire at a simulated enemy target during SRT tryouts at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 25, 2013. The mission of the 35 SFS SRT is to preserve life in high-risk situations through the use of specialized training, equipment and tactics. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Kee)

New SRT provides life-saving protection


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- When violence transpires, there are very few people who willingly run toward the danger. However, Misawa...

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons with the 35th Fighter Wing fly a training mission over Misawa Air Base, Japan, Feb. 14, 2013. The F-16 is the sixth generation aircraft of the Wild Weasels whose mission is the Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses, or SEAD. (Photo by Jake Melampy)

Wild Weasels: First In, Last Out


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The roaring sound of an F-16 Fighting Falcon ripping through the sky leaves adversaries on the ground...

Official U.S. Navy file photo.

MCPON Sends 2013 Veterans Day Message


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Mike D. Stevens released the following Veterans Day...

Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Officers Visit BHR


Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Officers Visit USS Bonhomme Richard

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jerome...

U.S. Marine Corps, JMSDF, improve interoperability during training preparation


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- “We are so sad that the exercise got cancelled, but it was still good training,” said...

Importance of Marines' appearance


IWAKUNI, Japan - From parachute pants and jumpsuits to skinny jeans and high-top shoes, fashion and style continues to change...

Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 Marines aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, scare haunted house visitors as they pass through a hallway, Oct. 31, 2013. Thirty Marines and one spouse volunteered Halloween night to frighten their fellow Marines and Japanese guests. (Photo by Lance Cpl. D. A. Walters)

MWSS-171 puts the “boo” back in Halloween


With female voices in the background singing creepy lullabies, the repeated screams...

One-day Japanese experience tour in Sagami-Ono


A “One-Day Japanese Experience in Sagami-Ono” event, coordinated by Sagami Women’s University and the Sagami-Ono North Exit Stores...





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