Misawa Air Base

Misawa Air Base
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Daniel Ruzicka, a 35th Maintenance Squadron transient alert member, takes notes on how to effectively problem solve during the Continuous Process Improvement program at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 22, 2018. The goal of CPI is to acknowledge shortcomings within squadrons and use an eight-step solution to resolve noted issues.

Green Belts: enhancing Misawa, one sticky note at a time

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June 12, 2018
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- An assortment of pens, sticky notes and highlighters align the desk. A continuous, back-and-forth discussion among Airmen buzzes, which could be confused...
Ernest Balasick poses for an official photograph. Balasick is an ancestor to U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Molinelli, a 35th Maintenance Group maintenance operations center senior controller. Balasick was a crew member on the B-29, "Tinny Anne," when it crashed into Mount Yahazuyama in 1945. (Courtesy Photo)

Misawa Airman discovers family history in Japan

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June 14, 2018
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Heritage often links people, cultures, and personal histories together in uncommon ways. For U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt.
The Misawa Jets basketball team poses for a photo in Misawa City, Japan, April 28, 2018. The Jets were one of the 17 selections for the National Military Basketball Tournament, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, which featured 17 male teams and five female teams. The team formed in 2015 after winning their very first tournament at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Since then, they have continued to practice and compete across the Pacific. (Courtesy photo)

Misawa Jets bounce into championship

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June 11, 2018
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- As the final quarter nears and sneakers leave streak marks across the wooden floors, the anticipation rises. Adrenaline fills the court while the last “...
U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Melanie A. Hutto

The PACAF F-16 Demo Team awes Hofu Air Show goers

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June 11, 2018
HOFU-KITA AIR BASE, Japan -- The Pacific Air Forces F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration Team from Misawa Air Base, Japan, performed at the Hofu Air Show, giving approximately 30,...
Misawa Air Base
Colonel R. Scott Jobe
Command Chief MSgt. - CMSgt. Charles W. Frizzell
Vice Commander - Col. Paul D. Kirmis

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