Misawa Air Base

Misawa Air Base
Santa Claus gives a Hirosaki Ai-Sei-En orphan a Christmas gift during a visit at Hirosaki, Japan, Dec. 8, 2018. The 35th Operations Group annually visits the orphanage to bring gifts, games and other activities to those who are less fortunate, raising approximately $5,000 for this year’s event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sadie Colbert)

U.S. Airmen share holiday spirit with Hirosaki orphans

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December 12, 2018
HIROSAKI, Japan -- With children and adults alike counting down the days to Christmas, Team Misawa service members and families visited with orphans living in Hirosaki, Japan,...
The Misawa community, which includes Misawa Air Base and Naval Air Facility Misawa, Japan, receive nearly 130 inches of snowfall each year, although as much as 43 inches has fallen in a single day, according to the 35th Operations Support Squadron.  ERIN DEVENBERG/U.S. NAVY
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Builders finishing up new indoor community space as winter descends on Misawa

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December 11, 2018
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — Winter is coming, and the Air Force is expanding indoor community space for troops and families at America’s northernmost military base in the Far East.
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Noel, a Naval Air Facility-Misawa utilitiesman journeyman, throws up a “rock and roll” sign during the Misawa City Paralympics tribute game at the Misawa International Sports Center in Misawa City, Japan, Dec. 1, 2018. Kazumasa Taneichi, the Misawa City mayor, invited Misawa Air Base military members to participate in a Paralympic event in honor of the official Paralympics in Tokyo in 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Collette Brooks)

Team Misawa forges friendships during Paralympics sporting event

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December 10, 2018
MISAWA CITY, Japan -- Misawa Air Base partnered with local Japanese community members during a Paralympics sporting event at the Misawa International Sports Center in Misawa City...
Drivers wait to merge onto a main road in Osaka, Japan, Nov. 10, 2018. Airmen stationed throughout Japan have the opportunity to travel throughout the country to experience many facets of our host nation's culture. Travelling also strengthens community bonds between U.S. military members and local nationals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Vickers)

Sincerely, Japan

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November 30, 2018
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Since my early teens, the word, “Japan,” escaped my mouth hundreds of times. TI was infatuated with the country's unapologetic uniqueness.
Misawa Air Base
Colonel Kristopher W. Struve
Command Chief MSgt. - CMSgt. John C. Alsvig
Vice Commander - Col. Paul D. Kirmis

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