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U.S. Senior Airman Mathew Wells, 14th Fighter Generation Squadron, crew chief, stands by for safety checks in front of an F-16 Fighting Falcon during a Pacific Weasel exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 26, 2023. This exercise series enhances the defense capabilities of U.S. Forces Japan, and it supports the U.S. commitment to defending a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class William Rodriguez)
Senior Airman Mathew Wells

Misawa exercises joint tactics in PAC WEASEL

Team Misawa hosted the latest iteration of a PACIFIC WEASEL exercise over Draughon Range near Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 26, 2023.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryre Arciaga
2nd Class Ramon Calderon

Yokosuka-based USS Antietam shipboard operations

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Ramon Calderon, from Las Vegas, shouts to stop loading during a close-in weapon system upload aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) in Sagami Wan, May 28, 2023.

U.S. Air Force photo by Machiko Arita
Master Sgt. Matthew Kirkpatrick

Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen veterans at Yokota AB

Members of the 374th Airlift Wing hosted a Memorial Day ceremony to honor and pay tribute the memory all veterans that have made the ultimate sacrifice during military service at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 26, 2023.

Rochelle Phelps, an embedded true north provider for the Wing Staff Agencies at Yokota Air Base, poses for a photo in front of a True North sign, May 19, 2023. True North is a resilience program that assigns mental health providers and religious support teams directly to Air Force squadrons, giving Service Members, DoD Civilians, and their authorized dependents increased access to care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jarrett Smith)
Rochelle Phelps

Yokota True North provider and her 'Ikigai'

Each year, we recognize May as Mental Health Awareness Month to raise awareness about and normalize mental health struggles.

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