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U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sergio Montanez
Vice Adm. Karl Thomas

C7F visits Kadena Air Base

Vice Adm. Karl Thomas, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, speaks to Sailors assigned to the ‘Mad Foxes’ of Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 during an all hands call in Kadena Air Base.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Mandeville, 35th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight stockpile management crew chief, poses in front of assets inside a maritime shipping container ready to be exported for a retrograde at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 6, 2022. After the cancellation of the previous retrograde, Mandeville led Misawa through a three-month process that cleared a two-year backlog of unserviceable and excess munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joao Marcus Costa)
Senior Airman Mandeville

Wild Weasel Highlight: Senior Airman Mandeville, Ammo Flight

Last year, the 35th Maintenance Group (MXG) Munitions Flight, or ammo flight, at Misawa Air Base, Japan, postponed their retrograde, a process which ships out any unserviceable and excess assets and munitions to the U.S. for disposal and distribution.

U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Lackey
Capt. Maddie Atkinson

Nothing routine about flying with the 36th Airlift Squadron

Capt. Maddie Atkinson, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130 pilot, speaks during a pre-flight brief for a formation flight of four C-130J Super Hercules at Yokota Air Base, Japan, July 27, 2022.

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres
Maj. Andrew Morris

U.S., Japan, Indonesia prepare for trilateral airborne jump

Maj. Andrew Morris, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J co-pilot, briefs Tentara Nasional Indonesia and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Soldiers in preparation for trilateral airborne jump during Garuda Shield 2022, Aug. 1, Guam.

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