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Editor's note: There's a lot of stuff happening off base, so read below and then head off for some fun! (This was updated June 24...

A Japan Air Self-Defense Force civil engineer Airman watches a live-fire demonstration during a bilateral exchange at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 22, 2017. Building friendships and enhancing mutual understanding were also vital goals during this event to build Pacific unity. After long days of training, U.S. and Japan CE Airmen put on civilian clothes and hosted informal dinners to promote international partnerships. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Deana Heitzman)

U.S., Japan engineers reinforce Pacific unity, interoperability


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 35th Civil Engineer Squadron hosted a bilateral engagement event with their Japan Air Self-Defense...

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jaimie Smith, a 14th Fighter Squadron crew chief, gets ready for her first-ever ride in an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea, June 15, 2017. The fighter squadron gives Airmen rides while TDY as a thank you for their hard work and dedication to the air frame. It's a way of giving back and helps show maintainers what it's like once the jet takes off. (Courtesy photo)

Misawa Airman gets flight of a lifetime


It's a dry 80 degrees in the shaded flow-through. For a crew chief, this is a pretty desirable work environment. Not too hot...

A little taste of Ireland: A stone’s throw from Misawa

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Situated just a couple-minutes-walk from the main gate of Misawa AB, Paddy’s offers authentic Irish beers in a cozy, military-...
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kelly Coats, a 35th Operations Support Squadron airfield manager, poses for a photo on the flight line at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 25, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton)

“My art is who I am”


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The dust whips across the street as she makes her way home from the library. Sweat drips from her brow as...

1st Class Kelly Coats

Pilots listen to a mass briefing during the large force exercise Red Flag-Alaska 17-2 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, June 7, 2017.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert)

14th Fighter Squadron plants SEAD at Red Flag-Alaska 17-2


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 14th Fighter Squadron from Misawa Air Base, Japan, took to the skies for Red Flag-Alaska 17-2, June...


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