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About Kadena

Kadena Air Base is the hub of airpower in the Pacific, and home to the 18th Wing and a variety of associate units. Together they form "Team Kadena" -- a world-class combat team ready to fight and win from the Keystone of the Pacific. 

Nearly 18,000 Americans and more than 4,000 Japanese employees and contractors make up Team Kadena. The base's estimated economic impact upon Okinawa's economy is more than $700 million annually.

18th Wing Commander

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FYI #TeamKadena, here's a reminder of OCP regulations and timelines. You won't look cool if you're wearing the wrong boots! #OCPArmageddon #Monday
Sometimes you just need to hear it in their own words... #MonthoftheMilitaryChild #MOMC2019 #PurpleUp DoDEA Pacific DODEA Kadena High School DODEA Ryukyu Middle School DODEA Kadena High School DODEA Amelia Earhart Intermediate School DODEA Stearley Heights Elementary School U.S. Forces Japan (在日米軍司令部) Yokota Air Base Misawa Air Base United States Air Force
Approximately 380 United States Air Force personnel from more than 60 career fields participated in Exercise Balikatan to exchange operational and organizational knowledge with the Philippine Air Force at Clark Air Base, Philippines. #Partnerships #Deterrence #TeamWork III MEF Marines U.S. Pacific Air Forces Fightin’ Fifth Air Force Command Chief U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Team AFP Armed Forces of the Philippines U.S. Forces Japan (在日米軍司令部) U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) The Philippines Armed Forces U.S. Embassy in the Philippines
#TeamKadena exemplifies #JointOps #Lethality, and we are ready to defend Japan against any and all possible threats. #Deterrence #Readiness III MEF Marines 1-1 ADA (Air Defense Artillery) Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa
Hey #TeamKadena, let's show some extra support for our military children! DODEA Amelia Earhart Intermediate School is seeking volunteers for upcoming events. #MonthoftheMilitaryChild #MOMC2019 #PurpleUp
Kadena is ready for OCP uniform general sales on Monday, April 15th. We have packed store shelves, fully loaded stock shelves, and there's even a fully loaded truck ready to restock the stock! #OCPArmageddon #Monday
Throughout the Month of the Military Child we give thanks and honor our sons and daughters for everything they give us and sacrifice for us in support of service to the nation. #TeamKadena high school students wish to give us a message of kindness, a reminder that we all have the capacity to make life a better place for others.
Here she comes... and there she goes! The F-15 Eagle is one sleek machine. Who doesn't love photos of jets? Come on everybody, let's see your favorite photos of military aircraft!
Kadena SAPR members are coming to a facility near you! Even just a little bit of extra knowledge can be the big difference for somebody in need of help. Learn more about Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month by visiting https://www.kadena.af.mil/Agencies/SAPR/ #SAAPM2019Oki
#TeamKadena and GEN Mark A. Milley, U.S. Army Chief of Staff encourage all family members to show some extra, extra appreciation to our sons and daughters during the #MonthoftheMilitaryChild. Let's show appreciation to the children for being resilient in this challenging military life. Yokota Air Base Misawa Air Base U.S. Forces Japan (在日米軍司令部) U.S. Pacific Air Forces
18 CEG #Firefighters are always ready when the bell rings. See how one of #TeamKadena's finest stay ready for any situation. Engineers, lead the way! United States Air Force Fightin’ Fifth Air Force Command Chief Fifth Air Force - 第5空軍司令部 Oshkosh Corporation US Air Force Civil Engineers
The 18th Maintenance Group ensures #TeamKadena maintainers have every tool necessary to augment their skills on and off the flight line with a new virtual reality training program. #innovation #training #VR #VirtualReality U.S. Indo-Pacific Command U.S. Forces Japan (在日米軍司令部) United States Air Force Fifth Air Force - 第5空軍司令部
April is the #MonthoftheMilitaryChild. Join us in celebrating the bravery and honoring the sacrifices of our loved ones. Yokota Air Base Misawa Air Base Andersen Air Force Base, Guam Eielson Air Force Base Osan Air Base Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson JBER (official) U.S. Forces Japan (在日米軍司令部) U.S. Pacific Air Forces
PACAF Airmen and IIIMEF Marines work side-by-side with the Armed Forced of the Philippines in preparation to execute air operations during Exercise #Balikatan at Clark Air Base, Philippines. Balikatan is an annual U.S.-Philippine military training exercise focused on a variety of missions, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, counter-terrorism, and other combined military operations. Stay tuned for more content in the next few weeks! U.S. Indo-Pacific Command III MEF Marines PACAF United States Air Force Fifth Air Force - 第5空軍司令部 在日米軍司令部 Philippine Army Philippine Air Force Armed Forces of the Philippines- Peace and Development Office U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) U.S. Embassy in the Philippines The Philippines Armed Forces Air Force Special Operations Command VMFA-232 Red Devils Exercise Balikatan
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month is here, and #TeamKadena is making sure everyone knows their part to provide help for those in need. Certified victim advocates are available 24/7 for each service: USAF: 098-961-7272 USN/USMC: 098-970-4673 ARMY: 090-6861-8447 #SAAPM2019OKI is everyone's responsibility, everyday. #NotJustApril PACAF Yokota Air Base Misawa Air Base Fightin’ Fifth Air Force Command Chief U.S. Forces Japan (在日米軍司令部) AFN Okinawa 10th Support Group Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa Marine Corps Installations Pacific Kadena Force Support Squadron
Here's another video with critical information for your awareness #TeamKadena! Great information regarding...water! Keep an eye out for more info at kadena.af.mil/Kadena_Housing_Office/ to stay in the know! #airforce #IIIMEF #USFJ #IndoPACOM #PACAF U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)U.S. Forces Japan (在日米軍司令部) Kadena Force Support Squadron Marine Corps Installations Pacific AFN Okinawa U.S. Army Garrison Okinawa Fifth Air Force - 第5空軍司令部 III MEF Marines Heather Wilson CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright
#DidYouKnow? #TeamKadena works with our host nation partners in Naha to ensure our weapons systems and processes are top-notch to meet mission needs. Take a look at some of the training photos below! #OneTeamOneFight #AirForceFriday
In preparation for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, check out the video below to see one of Okinawa's top leader's perspective on this matter. Remember, #NotJustApril.
RT @eAsiaMediaHub: “Balikatan continues to prepare [U.S. & PH] armed forces to work together to confront any & all challenges that may jeop…
RT @INDOPACOM: Commander, @INDOPACOM Adm. Phil Davidson is in Vietnam meeting with regional leaders and counterparts for the first time as…
RT @IIIMEF: Marines conduct flight formation training with @usairforce as part of Exercise #Balikatan https://t.co/DSvAnvO5wN
RT @USForcesJapan: The JASDF continues to scramble at a high rate against Chinese and Russian aircraft approaching their airspace. Up 11 pe…
RT @PACAF: #Airmen from the @usairforce put in work with our partners in the #Philippines during exercise #Balikatan 2019! @INDOPACOM @US
#TeamKadena trains daily to lead @INDOPACOM #AirPower capabilities. We maintain readiness around the clock as the f… https://t.co/rdOUlBSJn6
#TeamKadena wing historians are proud to educate @AUS_Defence_For future leaders! @RossWCable we look forward to co… https://t.co/wrpD8NEUAP
@RossCable #TeamKadena Historians are proud to contribute to the education of future @AUS_Defence_For leaders.… https://t.co/cbZYgTchyo
#TeamKadena is not just Air Force. We are all four services rolled up into one #JointOps force of strength and dete… https://t.co/FAFWnoOqw6
RT @thejointstaff: #GenDunford spoke with his new Japanese counterpart, Gen. Koji Yamazaki, by phone today. Here's a readout from the call:…
RT @USForcesJapan: USFJ is supporting @MoDJapan_en search & rescue efforts for missing F-35A w/@US7thFleet P-8A aircraft & @air_fifth coord…
You can't fly without engines! 18th Component Maintenance Squadron Airmen work in one the most impressive maintenan… https://t.co/iwUHoEEhcF
Looking good @48FighterWing, showing off the #F15 in all its glory! #TeamKadena is sort of jealous you had such a g… https://t.co/5eMiD02byS
#TeamKadena 31st Rescue Squadron pararescuemen show us the ropes of search and rescue during Exercise Balikatan 201… https://t.co/Y2slnDTfzR
#ICYMI the Commander of the Fifth Air Force and U.S. Forces Japan, Lt. Gen Kevin Schneider, visited #TeamKadena Arm… https://t.co/wQILMPpU6g
@USNavy just give #TeamKadena a call whenever you need some tanker support. Our 909th Air Refueling Squadron is rea… https://t.co/Vs8ET6ly3s
RT @USEmbassyPH: One aircraft carrier, 15 other surface ships, more than 160 aircraft, and approximately 15,000 personnel from the @USNavy,…
RT @AirmanMagazine: The HH-60G Pave Hawk is the @usairforce's highly modified version of the @USArmy's UH-60 Black Hawk. Pave Hawk Facts:…
@USSWaspLHD1 give #TeamKadena a ring whenever you need tanker support day or night. Our 909th Air Refueling Squadr… https://t.co/aH3Z2QU3Ys