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Marshall Dining Facility Fueling the Airmen
The Marshall Dining Facility remains empty just minutes before opening for lunch July 13, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The DFAC is the primary place for dorm-resident Airmen to have their meals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jessica H. Smith)
0 7/13
2018
Typhoon How to prepare for typhoons
Living on a tropical island may seem like a breeze, but during typhoon season it’s possible to be blown away with never-ending safety precautions.
0 7/09
2018
Typhoon readiness graphic Typhoon Readiness: Team Kadena assesses lessons from Typhoon Prapiroon
Typhoon Prapiroon kicked-off the 2018 typhoon season, mildly impacting the area July 1-2, and Team Kadena leadership gathered to discuss its impacts. In a post-typhoon discussion, key leaders from across Kadena discussed how to more effectively communicate Tropical Cyclone Conditions of Readiness (TCCOR) Conditions as well as lessons learned from the first typhoon of the season.
0 7/06
2018
F-22; 525th AMU Hard to Raptor head around
As the morning sun rises over the base, the pilot walks to his aircraft. Both man and machine will work as one unit in the sky today. The pilot looks at the crew chief, who is waiting at the aircraft, and gives a thumbs up. As the pilot buckles into the cockpit and the canopy closes, the crew chief ensures that the final touches are completed and clears the jet for launch.
0 7/05
2018
Legal Trial procedures are nothing to mock
While the Uniform Code of Military Justice may be the same across the services, each branch still has their own quirks when it comes to serving justice. All four branches on island, as well as their Japanese counterparts came together June 29, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan, to participate in a mock trial. The day started with an introduction to military justice and moved on to investigations, commander’s discretion non-judicial punishment, and ended with the mock trial.
0 7/02
2018
18 CES Hit the lights
Imagine a child grabs a pack of instant ramen to make breakfast, as there is no other food available for the morning meal. The slow walk to the microwave to heat the noodles that the child will eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner is just another part of the daily routine – like getting out of bed in the morning. The power flickers out, leaving the child dejected and hungry. The bills were paid late again, and now there’s no power.
0 6/28
2018
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Patricia Vanbeek, 18th Security Forces Squadron NCOIC of training, briefs volunteers for an active shooter exercise about the sequence of events June 25, 2018, at Ryukyu Middle School, Kadena Air Base, Japan. The exercise enabled 18th SFS defenders to work with a U.S. Marine Corps special reaction team and the Kadena Fire Department to hone their skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony) 18 SFS train to always be ready
Members of the 18th Security Forces Squadron conducted an active shooter exercise here June 25th. The 18th SFS patrolmen constantly refine how they accomplish their mission. Part of that improvement process is their ability to work alongside a large variety of other agencies that can become involved in incidents that require a security forces response.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Keeping it cool
While Kadena residents are familiar with high temperatures, there are those who are hard at work to make it bearable. The 18th Civil Engineer Squadron’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning shop installs, maintains and repairs the climate-controlling equipment for every building on Kadena Air Base.
0 6/28
2018
Department of Defense; DoD; Air Force; People; Aircraft; Air Power; USAF; United States Air Force; US Air Force Recruiting; Nellis AFB; Indianapolis Motor Speedway; Conor Daly; Thom Burns Racing; Indy 500 Aiming high at over 200 miles per hour
On the surface, it may be hard to see how the Air Force and auto racing are similar. Upon closer inspection, however, the themes of teamwork, perseverance and excellence ring true in both worlds. For driver Conor Daly, support from his team – and support from the Air Force – may have helped fuel the most gratifying race of his young career.
0 6/21
2018
A&FRC, America Saves, Military Saves Excellence in all we do – including saving money
The Kadena Airman & Family Readiness Center was awarded the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence Award in May for their efforts in assisting service members and their families in financial management, especially during the Military Saves Week 2018.
0 6/14
2018
AETC visit AETC Leadership visits Kadena AB
First sergeants from Team Kadena pose for a photo with Air Education and Training Command leaders June 12, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The visit highlighted new innovations and ideas being brought forth for future Airmen and their training timeline from basic to their first duty station. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)
0 6/13
2018
Default Air Force Logo Different place, same mission
Over 20 students from the Australian Defense Force Centre for Strategic and Defense Studies, representing six countries, visited Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 16, 2018.
0 5/31
2018
Default Air Force Logo Unity in diversity
May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Asian/Pacific includes all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.
0 5/31
2018
U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors assigned to 525th Fighter Squadron from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson taxis at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 29, 2018 (HST). F-22 Raptors return to Kadena Air Base
F-22A Raptors, aircrew and support personnel assigned to the 525th Fighter Squadron from Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska, deployed to Kadena Air Base (AB), Japan under U.S. Pacific Command's theater security package(TSP) program May 29, 2018.
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2018
A Kadena Air Base honor guardsman stands next to a wreath during a Memorial Day ceremony May 25, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Members of Team Kadena gathered to remember and honor U.S. service members who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony) Team Kadena honors fallen at Memorial Day Ceremony
A Kadena Air Base honor guardsman stands next to a wreath during a Memorial Day ceremony May 25, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Members of Team Kadena gathered to remember and honor U.S. service members who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)
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