U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron pose for a photo at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 25, 2017. The 35th LRS personnel pictured from left to right, Senior Airman John Proctor, Staff Sgts Scot Boone, Brent Bowes and Kyle Cherry,all vehicle operator dispatchers, and Tech. Sgt. Canaan Hatcher, not pictured, a quality assurance evaluator, rescued a Thai man Febuary 19, 2017 who was stuck upside down in snow at Niseko Mountain, Japan. (Photo by Senior Airman Brittany A. Chase)

Update: Misawa Airmen rescue Thai man, rescuer presented award for heroism

February 15, 2018
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- People from around the globe travel to Northern Japan for what some consider the best backcountry snowboarding and skiing in the world.
Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Strolling in Ueno offers taste of old and new

February 14, 2018
Japan’s oldest zoo, tons of museums, a French-style modern park filled with cherry trees, numerous Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, along with the busy streets of downtown...

Udon Sakaide: Udon for everyone

Restaurant Guide
February 15, 2018
A tasty and traditional dish of Japan awaits just a quick 10-minute bus ride from Hardy Barracks.
Ensign Jesse L. Brown, USN In the cockpit of an F4U-4 Corsair fighter, circa 1940. He was the first African-American Naval Aviator to see combat. Brown was shot down over North Korea. National Archives

African-American History Month: The story behind one pilot’s rescue attempt of another

February 13, 2018
‘We’ll be back for you’On Dec. 4, 1950, Navy pilot Jesse Brown was shot down over North Korea.
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