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An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 13th Fighter Squadron at Misawa Air Base, Japan, takes to the skies over an air base in northern Jordan May 29, 2014, during Exercise Eager Lion. Throughout the two-week exercise, Service members from more than 20 partner nations joined together at locations throughout Jordan to build functional capacity, enhance readiness and promote interoperability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tyler McLain/Released)

Airmen wrap up 'Eager Lion' over Jordan skies


JORDAN  -- For the past few weeks, Airmen from Misawa Air Base, Japan, and around the world converged in Jordan to provide airpower...

Tech. Sgt. Christine Crawford, 35th Medical Support Squadron NCO in charge of war reserve materiel and the medical equipment management office, reviews an antidote treatment nerve agent, auto-injector in the base hospital's warehouse at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 3, 2014. Crawford is responsible for ensuring medical supplies and equipment are readily available to assist in the care of Misawa patients.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Wallace)

Wild Weasel of the Week: Tech. Sgt. Christine Crawford


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Each week a member of the 35th Fighter Wing is selected as the Wild Weasel of the Week. This individual...

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon piloted by Col. Stephen Williams, 35th Fighter Wing commander, taxis the flight line at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 16, 2014. Williams completed his fini-flight at Misawa AB, a final flight that recognized his time as commander of the 35 FW and formally sent him off as he departs to become the commandant of the U.S. Air Force academy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Derek VanHorn)

35th Fighter Wing commanders fly final flight


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Air Force Col. Stephen Williams, 35th Fighter Wing commander and Col. Matthew Dana, 35 FW vice...

Base theater's re-opening


The AAFES general manager told us they are ready to open once the sprinkler system has been inspected. There's no exact date set,...

HM1 West Reenlistment Ceremony


Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Tracy-Ann West reenlisted for four more glorious years in the U.S. Navy, June 12, 2014. Hooyah, HM1...

An RQ-4 Global Hawk from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, lands at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 24, 2014. The aircraft is part of the 69th Reconnaissance Group Detachment 1 and is the first Global Hawk to land in Japanese territory. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Nathan Lipscomb)

RQ-4 Global Hawk makes first flight out of Misawa


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The RQ-4 Global Hawk made its first operational flight out of Misawa Air Base on June 6.


Photos by Rob Zuckerman

Misawa Beach Bash opening


Misawa A.B. Rang in summer last Saturday with its annual Summer Splash Beach Bash Grand Opening. The all-afternoon event included...

With over 50 years of service on Misawa Air Base, the 708th Military Intelligence Detachment will be deactivating their unit on October 28, 2014. The unit provided cryptological support to the base and has augmented operations in both Afghanistan and Iraq, in addition to assisting during 2011’s Operation Tomodachi during which a massive tsunami and 9.0 magnitude earthquake stuck the country of Japan. (graphic courtesy of the 708th Military Intelligence Detachment)

708th Military Intelligence Detachment says farewell


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 708th Military Intelligence Detachment will be closing its doors after more than 50 years of service...

JAG Corps announces law school programs


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- If anyone ever told you, "You should be a lawyer," now's your chance, as well as the time to start...


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