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Maj. Grant Griffith

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force's Northern Air Band performs during the Misawa City 60th anniversary celebration ceremony held at the Misawa International Center in Misawa City, Japan, Sept. 1, 2018. The band performs at community engagements including Japan Day, American Day and Misawa Air Base changes of command which forge friendships and promote unity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Collette Brooks)

From village to town, Misawa City celebrates 60 years


MISAWA CITY, Japan -- Misawa celebrated 60 years as a city at the Misawa International Center Sept. 1.

Misawa has evolved...

Misawa Exchange to hold Play-Doh event on Sep. 15


MISAWA AIR FORCE BASE – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is inviting Misawa Air Force Base kids to get in touch with their...

U.S. Air Force Maj. Grant Griffith, a 35th Aerospace Medicine Squadron flight surgeon, provides medical care to simulated injured Japan Air Self-Defense Force personnel after a mock aircraft crash at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 29, 2018. The exercise tested first responders’ reactions to a mock-improvised explosive device and simulated an airplane crash while demonstrating their joint capabilities of ensuring safety and security for the upcoming air show on Sept. 9. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Step

U.S., Japanese emergency responders train to perfect safety, security for air show


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Fire rose above the trees and sirens rang across the field from fire trucks, police vehicles and...

Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Mount Hakkoda offers natural beauty near Misawa

Located near Misawa Air Base, Mount Hakkoda consists of several volcanic peaks and is a must-see attraction. 

Misawa noodle joint has a nostalgic feel

I couldn’t help but feel nostalgic as I sat there enjoying my hot noodle bowl at Misawa-eki Shokudo. Located in a ruined old...
Soldiers from the 10th Missile Defense Battery stand in position to push and pull a Tachi-Neputa lantern float before the start of the Tachi-Neputa Festival, Goshogawara, Japan, August 5. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Andre E. Russo) (Photo Credit: Courtesy)

The Soldiers of the 10th MBD participate Goshogawara Tachi-Neputa Festival


Members of the 10th Missile Defense Battery known as the "Samurai Battery," and stationed at the Shariki Communications...


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