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. Vendor fair: promoting businesses, building relationships
After four months of planning and organization, Kadena Air Base welcomed representatives for 22 local businesses into the Schilling Center, May 18, 2018, for a vendor’s fair open to the entirety of the base. The vendor showcase provides an opportunity for Department of Defense personnel on the island of Okinawa to meet local vendors and learn more about the small businesses within the community while allowing community relations to be strengthened.
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The Rocker Enlisted Club opened its doors to the public May 4th, 2018, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. The original Rocker NCO club was built in the same location in 1957. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard) Rock On!
After two years of construction and the demolition of the previous club, the new and modernized Rocker Enlisted Club opened its doors to the public May 4, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
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. Picking up STEAM
The new Kadena Elementary School opened Feb. 22, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
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. PACAF commander visits Kadena AB
Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, met with squadron, group and wing leadership to listen to suggestions and discuss the Squadron Revitalization Program at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 10, 2018.
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Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform
Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
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. Presidential paper planes
Members of the 18th Wing Judge Advocate met with students from Amelia Earhart Intermediate and Stearley Heights Elementary Schools to celebrate “Law Day” May 3 and 4, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
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. Gotta supply to fly
What has two thumbs and orders more than 80,000 parts a year for the 18th Component Maintenance Squadron? Staff Sgt. Melanie Marlow, 18th CMS NCO in charge of propulsion supply, has those two thumbs and places those orders as the only Airmen that owns that title. She is “on loan” from the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron to help solve a problem many maintainers were facing.
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Airmen from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing return to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, after a six-month deployment to Kadena Air Base, Japan. Airmen, jets return from Japan deployment
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah – Airmen and F-35A aircraft from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing returned here May 4-5 following a six-month deployment to Kadena Air Base, Japan.   Families gathered on the flightline to welcome the pilots, maintainers, and support personnel who had been working at Kadena and the
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. Honoring the fallen and healing the family
On February 17th, 2002, an Army MH-47 helicopter crashed into the Sulu Sea while conducting counterterrorist operations in the Philippines, killing 10 people, one of which was Master Sgt. William L. McDaniel II, a pararescueman with the 320th Special Tactics Squadron. Two years later a professional development center on Kadena Air Base was dedicated in his memory and is now known as the McDaniel Center.
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Default Air Force Logo Trash today, gone tomorrow
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Eighty volunteers from Kadena Air Base showed up early to help better the community outside of Gate 2. The Airmen showed up for a weekend trash pick-up event in the local Okinawan community. Participants spent part of their day cleaning up around neighborhoods and businesses frequented by Kadena residents.
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Default Air Force Logo Training your Dragon boat rowers
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Each spring on Okinawa, elaborately painted and carved boats glide across the sea during Japan’s Golden Week. Dozens of teams from local organizations and Japanese and American military branches compete to the cheering of onlookers from the nearby wharf. The Kadena Shoguns, Men and Women’s teams, are competing in the 44th Annual Naha Hari May 5th, 2018, at Tomari Wharf, Naha City, Japan.
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CCCE Kadena's communication assistants
Balancing a busy schedule is asked of anyone who puts on the uniform, but that schedule only gets busier as Airmen progress in rank. Once they've achieved a position at the base leadership level, they need another set of eyes to help manage their schedule ‒ making sure their time is spent efficiently for the benefit of the base, and the Air Force.
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Electronic Warfare Learning and leading in electronic warfare
Every career field can have it’s highs and lows, and for some there’s much more to gain than just knowing how to do the job efficiently. Often, a job can shape someone both personally and professionally creating a unique perspective on their role.
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. Generations of respect
The pattering of rain on the leaves of the 18th Munitions Squadron wasn’t enough to keep members of the Okinawan community from gathering their tools and families for a visit to Kadena Air Base, Japan, April 20, 2018.
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Metal Work: 18th EMS Patches Up Eagles Metal Work
Airman 1st Class Brady Motes, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance technician, drills holes into a metal plate April 5, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron helps maintain the two F-15 Eagle squadrons stationed at Kadena. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)
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