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U.S. Air Force members of the 35th Security Forces Squadron execute buddy carries during a Special Reaction Team training day at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 27, 2014. Eight Airmen tried out to become SRT members and were put through various physically and mentally taxing exercises before earning their SRT patch. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jared Elliott)

Misawa defenders earn place on Special Reaction Team


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Air Force defenders from the 35th Security Forces Squadron trained to become the newest members of...

The Misawa Air Base flightline on June 13, 1949 after a in-air mishap resulted in the destruction of several aircraft on the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo)

This month in 35th Fighter Wing and Misawa Air Base history: June


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The month of June is full of historical significance for the 35th Fighter Wing and Misawa Air Base.  Here...

The RQ-4 Global Hawk approaches Misawa Air Base marking the first historic landing in Japanese territory, May 24, 2014. The remotely piloted system is temporarily assigned here from Andersen AFB, Guam, during the months of May through October. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. April Quintanilla)

Global Hawk ready to operate from Japan


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The first-ever RQ-4 Global Hawk to touch down in Japan arrived at Misawa Air Base May 24.


A C-12 aircraft is seen flying over Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, in this undated U.S. Navy file photo. (NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND)

Misawa-bound C-12 makes emergency landing


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A U.S. C-12 logistics support aircraft made an emergency landing at Fukushima Airport at about 7 p.m....

Zama American's Katrina Reid and Robert D. Edgren's Kate Reyman make a play for the ball in Thursday's Far East Girls Division II Soccer Tournament final, won by Edgren 3-1, the first girls soccer title in school history. (SHEILA SUCKART/SPECIAL TO STARS AND STRIPES)

Edgren finally steps into the winner's circle


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan – What she couldn’t do as a player, Jen Black accomplished as an assistant coach - with some help from her...

More than 30 Airmen assigned to the 35th Security Forces Squadron take part in a ruck march at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 12, 2014. Airmen marched a total of eight miles in commemoration of National Police Week. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jared Elliott)

35 SFS commemorates predecessors


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 35th Security Forces Squadron recently hosted various events, including an Open House, K-9...

U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Patrick S. Ciccarone

New recycling initiative makes Misawa greener


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 35th Civil Engineer Squadron operations flight is enacting a new recycling plan for on-base housing...

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jose Hernandez-Domitilo

Misawa turns down the heat


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- With the warm weather finally here to stay during the spring and summer days, base leadership took part...

Tokyo neighborhood exudes European charm


Downtown Tokyo can be intimidating. But if you’re craving a little Old World charm try planning a day trip around Ebisu Station....


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