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CSADD Spring Fest on May 16


The Navy Misawa Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) is hosting Spring Fest, Friday, May 16. There will be a...

A fire truck from the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron arrives on scene after receiving a call that approximately 600 gallons of fuel had leaked from a tanker during Phase II of an Operational Readiness Exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 7, 2014. The fuel leak was an inject scenario created to test the fire department’s response time during the ORE. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Patrick Ciccarone)

ORE scenario has explosive results


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan  -- While responding to a simulated fuel leak during Phase II of an Operational Readiness Exercise, members...

U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. April Quintanilla

Misawa Airmen help beautify Mother Earth


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Members from each unit here conducted a base-wide cleanup in honor of Earth Day April 22-25, 2014. The...

U.S. Air Force leadership and Japanese officials gather together to light hundreds of lanterns at the Misawa Cherry Blossom Festival in Misawa City, Japan, April 29, 2014. U.S. and Japanese leaders demonstrate continued support and willingness to maintain a strong bilateral relationship. (U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. April Quintanilla)

Lanterns illuminate cherry blossoms in Misawa


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Spring is a time for new beginnings, new life and blooming flowers, and the blooming of cherry blossoms...

U.S. Air Force Personnel check mobility paperwork of “deploying” Airmen in a personnel deployment function line during Phase I of an Operational Readiness Exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 1, 2014. As part of this exercise, a PDF line is set up to ensure a streamlined process for verifying paperwork and training necessary for deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez-Domitilo)

Misawa Airmen evaluated on deployment prep


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The steady deployment of Airmen in support of combat, peacekeeping and humanitarian operations abroad is...

Capt. Michael Carollo, 35th Fighter Wing chaplain, looks ahead into a turn during a motorcycle safety course on Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 21, 2014. The riding season has officially started in Misawa and all motorcyclists must complete a basic rider’s course before they can operate their vehicle. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Tong Duong.)

Motorcycle safety course kicks off riding season


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The motorcycle riding season started recently at Misawa Air Base, Japan. Twenty-nine service members...

Alcoholism has the potential to lead to isolation from friends, family and other loved ones. Beyond it, long-term alcohol abuse can also cause serious health implications that many may not think about. Some of the effects it can have on the body include diseases like esophageal cancer, cirrhosis, jaundice, and liver cancer among many other life-threatening conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration/Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez-Domitilo)

Alcohol: More than a fun night out


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- After a long series of months working 12-hour shifts, they finally had a full weekend off.


U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mekai Stewart, 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron load crew member, conducts load crew preparation procedures, with oversight from U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Patrick Owens, 35th Maintenance Group weapons load inspector, at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 4, 2014. Misawa pilots fly more than 6,000 sorties annually, keeping weapons troops constantly active. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jose L. Hernandez-Domitilo)

Generating Airpower: Weapons bring the bang


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- (This article is part of a series featuring the 35th Maintenance Group on their ability to generate...

Enjoy macrobiotic Japanese cuisine


This March marks the third anniversary of Japan’s triple disaster which primarily affected the Tohoku region. Although there are...


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