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U.S. Air Force Capt. Charles Glover, the 35th Maintenance Squadron Operations officer, pauses for a photo at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 18, 2018. Glover is a fourth generation maintainer who was picked up for Officer Training School while working as a Civil Service maintainer at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Collette Brooks)

The man behind the PACAF CGO Maintenance Professional of the Year award


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Family man. Musician. Intelligent. Witty. Considerate. Confident. These are just a few words that family...

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ty Gonzalez, a 35th Force Support Squadron food specialist, pauses for a photo at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 24, 2018. After gaining weight, Gonzalez decided it was time to change his lifestyle. His new routine consists of running, going to the gym more than twice a week, lifting weights, doing sets of various exercises and cutting back food portions. (U.S. Air Force photo Airman 1st Class Xiomara M. Martinez)

Misawa Airman runs off the pounds, toward his goal


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- His feet become heavier with each step, sweat rolls from his forehead. ‘I can do this,’ he thinks to...

Postal rate hike doubles costs for many packages sent to troops overseas


In January, Dave Silver logged onto the U.S. Postal Service’s online portal for calculating postage for Priority Mail packages....

Photos by Kazuko Fukuda

Spectacular views along road trip in Aomori

I was asked recently where I would like to visit in Aomori Prefecture. I started thinking about famous places in the prefecture...
U.S. Air Force Airman Anaya Hunter, a 35th Force Support Squadron food service apprentice, smiles while serving a guest at the Grissom Dining Facility at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 5, 2018. The facility provides Team Misawa members with a supportive environment in order to enhance healthy eating practices, prevent weight gain and other diseases, which allows individuals to meet mission requirements and maintain fitness for duty. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Collette Brooks)

Grissom DFAC earns highest m-NEAT score on base


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- According to researchers at Cornell University an individual makes 226 choices each day on just food...

Misawa Exchange giving away exclusive military brat patch, free treats at back-to-school events

Misawa – To celebrate the start of a new school year, the Misawa Exchange is saluting military children for their service and...

Misawa Exchange celebrates AAFES’ 123rd anniversary with discounts, deals

Misawa AFB – The Misawa Exchange is inviting Airmen and their families to celebrate the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s...
U.S. Air Force Capt. Jake Impellizzeri, the Pacific Air Forces’ F-16 Demonstration Team pilot, blasts off into the sky for an Arctic Thunder 2018 demonstration practice. During practices, pilots run through their list of movements to ensure quality of execution on performance day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sadie Colbert)

PACAF Demo Team, Eielson AFB jets support Artic Thunder 2018


JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- The Pacific Air Forces’ F-16 Demonstration Team worked hand-in-hand with Eielson Air...


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