Kadena Air Base Newswire

Kadena Air Base Newswire

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  1. Face of Defense: Female Fighter Pilot Continues Family LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... Air Force for 11 years. In addition to serving at Tyndall, she has been stationed as a fighter pilot at Kadena Air Base in Japan and Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. She has deployed twice, most recently to Afghanistan for six months. During her ...

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  2. The US Air Force is vigorously upgrading its F-15 to compete with ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... they will ensure the superiority of the F-15. A flight of F-15C Eagles from the 44th Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, flies during a solar eclipse July 22 over the island of Okinawa. The eclipse was a rare opportunity for servicemembers ...

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  3. Bad weather on Guam sends surveillance drones to JapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Stars and Stripes

    The RQ-4 drones - which can fly up to 60,000 feet - landed Monday evening at Kadena Air Base, Japanese media reports said. The aircraft support intelligence-gathering operations throughout the Pacific, U.S. officials have said.

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  4. Gath plans to be proactive if electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | ParsonsSun.com

    ... of leadership." Gath said he served in the Air Force for four years and spent his enlistment overseas at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan. He earned "multiple" awards while in the military and received an honorable discharge in 2005. He attended ...

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  5. U.S. surveillance plane makes emergency landing in RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Washington Examiner

    ... missions." The Boeing-made OC-135B left Khabarovsk, located in southeastern Russia, and is in transit to Kadena Air Base in Japan for maintenance work before making a final trip back to Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. Subscribe today to get ...

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  6. Children prep for Womena s Equality DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... 30. Air Force photograph by SrA. Victor J. Caputo An HH-60 Pave Hawk assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, descends for a landing while a second HH-60 provides aerial coverage from above during a combat se...

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  7. Air Force photograph by A1C Gwendalyn SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... re. Air Force photograph by SrA. Victor J. Caputo An HH-60 Pave Hawk assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, descends for a landing while a second HH-60 provides aerial coverage from above during a combat se...

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  8. Airmen practice rescuing downed pilots in Pacific Thunder 16-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    An HH-60 Pave Hawk assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan, descends for a landing while a second HH-60 provides aerial coverage from above during a combat search and rescue training mission at Pacific Thunder 16-2 in South Korea, July 19, 2016. The two-week exercise brought together units from around U.S. Pacific Air Forces to train aircrews and commanders to validate tactics, techniques and procedures used for CSAR and suppression of enemy air defense.

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  9. Skiatook Resident Named 'Airman Of The Year"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Air Force Times says Staff Sgt. Clifford Crawford is a pararescueman from the 31st Rescue Squadron at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan.

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  10. Quality assurance Airmen ensure cargo aircraft are mission readyRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Master Sgt. Daniel Hegar, the 733rd AMS quality assurance office superintendent, supervises July 6, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 733rd AMS QA office monitors maintenance on the C-17 and C-5 Galaxy to ensure safe transportation of cargo and ...

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  11. Training BatonRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Air Force Airman Joshua Lenaire uses a training baton to subdue an attacker in a red-man suit after being sprayed with OC spray, also known as pepper spray, during training at Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 13, 2016. Lenaire is a response force member assigned to the 18th Security Forces Squadron.

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  12. Japan and US to limit legal protection for US base personnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | The China Post

    ... drink-driving arrests. About 26,000 U.S. troops are stationed in Okinawa, including at the sprawling Kadena Air Base, and criminal behavior as well as noise and disruption have long been a thorn in Japanese-U.S. ties. The two allies are now to spend ...

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  13. Okinawa takes wait-and-see attitude on changes to Japan-U.S. SOFARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... was taken soon after American contract worker Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, a former U.S. Marine who works at Kadena Air Base, was arrested and then indicted on charges of raping and murdering 20-year-old Rina Shimabukuro. But there is a difference ...

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  14. Japan, US to limit legal protection for base personnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | India.com

    ... including drink-driving arrests. About 26,000 US troops are stationed in Okinawa, including at the sprawling Kadena Air Base, and criminal behaviour as well as noise and disruption have long been a thorn in Japanese-US ties. The two allies are now ...

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  15. Japan, U.S. to review SOFARead the original story

    Jul 4, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... murdering a 20-year-old local woman in April while he was working as a civilian at the U.S. Air Force's Kadena Air Base in Okinawa. The murder and rape, for which Shinzato was indicted last week, sparked mass protests and outrage from both Okinawa's ...

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  16. Japan charges US base worker with rape and murder: mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Policemen try to control protesters outside the US Marine Corps' Camp Schwab base in Nago on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa on June 17, 2016 Japanese prosecutors on Thursday charged a US military base employee with the alleged rape and murder of a local woman on the southern island of Okinawa, media reported. Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, 32, a former US Marine employed at the US Air Force's sprawling Kadena Air Base, was first charged in early June for allegedly disposing of the body of the victim, identified by local media as Rina Shimabukuro.

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  17. Ex-US marine charged with rape, murder of Okinawa womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    ... Japanese island. Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, 32, a former US Marine employed at the US Air Force's sprawling Kadena Air Base, was first charged in early June for allegedly disposing of the body of the victim, identified by local media as 20-year-old ...

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  18. Crimes by US military personnel have long sparked protests in Okinawa. Photo: AFPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Japanese prosecutors on Thursday charged a US military base employee with the alleged rape and murder of a local woman on the southern island of Okinawa, media reported. Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, 32, a former US marine employed at the US Air Force's sprawling Kadena Air Base, was first charged in early June for allegedly disposing of the body of the victim, identified by local media as Rina Shimabukuro.

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  19. Subtropical Japan: The Islands of OkinawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | ABC News

    ... to ensure a good harvest. A young man rides his skateboard into American Village next to the U.S. Air Force Kadena Air Base in Mihama, Okinawa. A small temporary shop set up in American Village next to the U.S. Air Force Kadena Air Base in Mihama.

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  20. Four-year prison term sought for U.S. sailor over rape case in OkinawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... murder case involving Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, a former U.S. Marine and a worker at the U.S. Air Force's Kadena Air Base also in Okinawa. Residents in Okinawa have been frustrated over a spate of crimes and accidents involving U.S. service members ...

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