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  1. Pair of 30-year DODDS teachers call it a careerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2007 | Stars and Stripes

    Hirotoshi Mikami has taught Japanese culture and language classes at Robert D. Edgren High School, Misawa Air Base, Japan, for 35 years. He's also taken students all over northern Japan on weekend and summer field trips.

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  2. Love for the job fuels crew chiefs passion to fix jetsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | PressReleasePoint

    Staff Sgt. Beau Blackburn, a dedicated crew chief with the 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, stands next to an F-16 Fighting Falcon canopy at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 16, 2016.

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  3. Face of Defense: Crew Chief Keeps Air Force Jets FlyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | U.S. Department of Defense

    ... the 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, poses for a photograph next to an F-16 Fighting Falcon canopy at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 16, 2016. When a crew chief is assigned to an aircraft, their name is printed below the bubble canopy. This ...

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  4. On Stage (Extra): Sublime With Rome returns to PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    ... Ramirez. "We went to Japan and did some stuff over there. We played a big show for the U.S. Air Force at Misawa Air Base in Misawa, Japan.. "We've been doing a lot of writing - preparing for a new album. We did about a month in the studio at Sonic ...

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  5. Global Hawks to stay in Guam this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The U.S. will not send RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft to Japan this summer, Air Force officials said Friday. The Guam-based unarmed surveillance planes have flown out of Misawa Air Base in northern Japan the past two summers.

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  6. Guest column: American troops Found and lost in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Burlington Times News

    ... such in the world, was named for Boone posthumously, as was the auditorium of the 301st Security Squadron (Misawa Air Base). In 2004, an enlisted housing dormitory at Fort Meade was re-designated McNeill Hall. Boone was to complete his service May ...

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  7. Global Hawk testers using 3D-printed nylon for ice shape testingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Flight Global

    ... clouds. This has been problematic in the Pacific monsoon season, even forcing the aircraft to deploy to Misawa Air Base Japan to spy on China, North Korea and conduct other regional surveillance operations. Since deciding to keep the unmanned ...

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  8. Falcon IntakeRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Air Force Senior Airman Bradley Poirier inspects the intake of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft during a two-day exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 5, 2016. Poirier is a crew chief assigned to the 35th Maintenance Squadron.

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  9. F-16s surge during two-day drill at MisawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | DefenceTalk News

    Weapons load crew Airmen with the 35th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron arm an F-16 Fighting Falcon during a two-day surge exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 5, 2016. Along with standard maintenance to aircraft before and after flight, weapons load crew teams armed the aircraft to simulate a combat environment.

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  10. DODDS athletes, coaches affected by Tohoku quake, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    But the questions still loomed over 84 student-athletes from Robert D. Edgren High School who were stranded at Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo on March 11, 2011, when a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami cut off road and rail access back to their home at Misawa Air Base. How would they get home? How were their families, who left without power and water in the disaster's aftermath? What about other teammates who had yet to arrive at Yokota? "I have never been so scared in my life," said Brianne Engle, who was an Edgren senior soccer player who arrived at Yokota just before the earthquake hit.

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  11. This is what it looks like when the Air Force tests its jet enginesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... aerospace propulsion journeyman, oversees an F110-GE-129 engine being tested during its afterburner phase at Misawa Air Base, Japan. Members of the 23rd Component Maintenance Squadron Propulsion Flight perform maintenance on a TF-34 engine that ...

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  12. Trudeau government quietly shopping for military drones - in the midst of pressure to arm themRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... that can make things easier for buyers. A U.S. Global Hawk surveillance drone prepares to land at the Misawa Air Base in Misawa, northern Japan, Saturday, May 24, 2014. OTTAWA - The Trudeau government is quietly shopping for drones for the military ...

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  13. Asian vaccination practices cause some positive TB testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2006 | Stars and Stripes

    Staff Sgt. Jason Peters, of the 35th Aerospace Medical Squadron's allergy and immunizations clinic at Misawa Air Base, Japan, administers a tuberculosis skin test to Tech Sgt.

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  14. UConn Reads: Maternal Activism and Racial JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | UConn Advance

    ... she found employment in a local cigarette factory that was constructed under the Marshall Plan. Nearby was Misawa Air Base, and it was along its edges that she met my father, an American Air Force man. After a three-year courtship, she and my father ...

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  15. Fighers just one part of Cope North aerial arsenalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... those visitors made a beeline to the fighter jets. There were U.S. F-15s from Kadena Air Base and F-16s from Misawa Air Base, both in Japan. From the U.S. mainland were F-16C "Aggressors" and more F-16s. The Japan Air Self-Defense Force brought F-2s ...

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  16. Cope North exercise aims to strengthen Pacific alliancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... and 100 aircraft participating, this is the largest Cope North ever. The exercise was first held at Misawa Air Base, Japan, in 1978 and moved to Andersen in 1999. Aircraft from the U.S. Air Force and Navy, Japan and Australia are being used for the ...

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  17. US showing off its best at Singapore AirshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    An F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 35th Fighter Wing at Misawa Air Base, Japan, practices its aerial demonstration routine prior to the Singapore International Airshow in Singapore, Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. The show, which kicked off Tuesday and runs through Sunday, features static displays and flying demonstrations by military aircraft from the U.S., Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia and France.

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  18. Philippines joining Cope North for first time on Guam next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... more aircraft than ever," she said of the exercise, which began in 1978 as a quarterly bilateral exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, and moved to Guam in 1999. Seventy-four aircraft from the U.S., 22 from Japan, nine from Australia and one from ...

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  19. Philippines joining Cope North for first time in Guam next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... more aircraft than ever," she said of the exercise, which began in 1978 as a quarterly bilateral exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, and moved to Guam in 1999. Seventy-four aircraft from the U.S., 22 from Japan, nine from Australia and one from ...

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  20. I'm a Fighter: Jennifer DuttonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Eielson Air Force Base Arctiz Sentry

    ... I didn't know where to start," she said. When Jennifer first learned of her diagnosis, Fred was stationed at Misawa Air Base, Japan. "My initial thoughts were 'I need to go home,'" Fred said. "My wife [who was his girlfriend then] lived in New ...

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