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Jeopardy host Alex Trebek visits Kadena

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, greets members of Kadena's 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and the 909th Air Refueling Squadron March 31 during a Jeopardy game show USO tour of Japan.  During a two-day trip to Kadena, Mr. Trebek and Jeopardy show staff also toured an F-22 stealth fighter, a KC-135 stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter.  The F-22 is temporarily based at Kadena on its first overseas deployment from Langley Air Force Base, Va. Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well.  (Air Force/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, greets members of Kadena's 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and the 909th Air Refueling Squadron March 31 during a Jeopardy game show USO tour of Japan. During a two-day trip to Kadena, Mr. Trebek and Jeopardy show staff also toured an F-22 stealth fighter, a KC-135 stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter. The F-22 is temporarily based at Kadena on its first overseas deployment from Langley Air Force Base, Va. Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well. (Air Force/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, listens as U.S. Air Force Capt. Dallas Weills explains how Kadena's KC-135 aerial refueling aircraft can fly critical-care patients to hospitals in the United States.  Captain Weills is an instructor flight nurse with the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron.  During a two-day Jeopardy USO tour to Kadena March 30-31, Mr. Trebek and Jeopardy show staff also toured an F-22 stealth fighter, a KC-135 stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter.  The F-22 is temporarily based at Kadena on its first overseas deployment from Langley Air Force Base, Va.  Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well.  (Air Force/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, listens as U.S. Air Force Capt. Dallas Weills explains how Kadena's KC-135 aerial refueling aircraft can fly critical-care patients to hospitals in the United States. Captain Weills is an instructor flight nurse with the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron. During a two-day Jeopardy USO tour to Kadena March 30-31, Mr. Trebek and Jeopardy show staff also toured an F-22 stealth fighter, a KC-135 stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter. The F-22 is temporarily based at Kadena on its first overseas deployment from Langley Air Force Base, Va. Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well. (Air Force/Senior Airman Nestor Cruz)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, talks with Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mark Langer March 31 during a Jeopardy game show USO tour of Japan.  Sergeant Langer is deployed here with the 27th Fighter Squadron from Langley Air Force, Va., on the F-22 stealth fighter's first overseas deployment. During a two-day trip to Kadena, Mr. Trebek and Jeopardy show staff also toured an F-22, a KC-135 stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter.  The F-22 is temporarily based at Kadena on its first overseas deployment from Langley Air Force Base.  Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well.  (Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth Fidler)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, talks with Air Force Tech. Sgt. Mark Langer March 31 during a Jeopardy game show USO tour of Japan. Sergeant Langer is deployed here with the 27th Fighter Squadron from Langley Air Force, Va., on the F-22 stealth fighter's first overseas deployment. During a two-day trip to Kadena, Mr. Trebek and Jeopardy show staff also toured an F-22, a KC-135 stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter. The F-22 is temporarily based at Kadena on its first overseas deployment from Langley Air Force Base. Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well. (Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth Fidler)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, poses for a photo with Airman Jake Froehly (right) and Airman Adam Flores March 31 during a Jeopardy game show USO tour of Japan.  Both Airmen are with Kadena's 18th Security Forces Squadron.  During a two-day trip to Kadena March 30-31, Mr. Trebek and Jeopardy show staff also toured an F-22 stealth fighter, a KC-135 stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter.  The F-22 is temporarily based at Kadena on its first overseas deployment from Langley Air Force Base, Va.  Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well.  (Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth Fidler)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, poses for a photo with Airman Jake Froehly (right) and Airman Adam Flores March 31 during a Jeopardy game show USO tour of Japan. Both Airmen are with Kadena's 18th Security Forces Squadron. During a two-day trip to Kadena March 30-31, Mr. Trebek and Jeopardy show staff also toured an F-22 stealth fighter, a KC-135 stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter. The F-22 is temporarily based at Kadena on its first overseas deployment from Langley Air Force Base, Va. Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well. (Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth Fidler)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, gets a close-up look at the controls of an F-22 stealth fighter March 31 during a Jeopardy USO tour to Japan.  Explaining the finer points of the F-22 are Staff Sgt. Michael Mauriello (left) and Tech. Sgt. Chris McEwan.  They are both deployed here with the 27th Fighter Squadron from Langley Air Force Base, Va., on the F-22's first overseas deployment.  During the Jeopardy show's two-day trip to Kadena, Mr. Trebek and show staff also toured a KC-135 Stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter. Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well.  (Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth Fidler)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, gets a close-up look at the controls of an F-22 stealth fighter March 31 during a Jeopardy USO tour to Japan. Explaining the finer points of the F-22 are Staff Sgt. Michael Mauriello (left) and Tech. Sgt. Chris McEwan. They are both deployed here with the 27th Fighter Squadron from Langley Air Force Base, Va., on the F-22's first overseas deployment. During the Jeopardy show's two-day trip to Kadena, Mr. Trebek and show staff also toured a KC-135 Stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter. Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well. (Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth Fidler)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, talks to U.S. Air Force fighter pilots at Kadena March 31 during a Jeopardy game show USO tour of Japan.  Speaking with Mr. Trebek are (from left) Capt. Phil Colomy, F-22 pilot with the 27th Fighter Squadron, Langley Air Force Base, Va.; Capt. Kirby Enser, F-15 pilot with the 67th Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air Base; and Capt. Jonathan Airhart, also an F-22 pilot with the 27th Fighter Squadron.  The two Langley pilots are here on the F-22 stealth fighter's first overseas deployment.  During the Jeopardy show's two-day trip to Kadena, Mr. Trebek and show staff also toured an F-22, a KC-135 Stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter.  The F-22 is temporarily based at Kadena on its first overseas deployment from Langley Air Force Base, Va.  Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well.  (Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth Fidler)

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Alex Trebek, host of the Jeopardy game show, talks to U.S. Air Force fighter pilots at Kadena March 31 during a Jeopardy game show USO tour of Japan. Speaking with Mr. Trebek are (from left) Capt. Phil Colomy, F-22 pilot with the 27th Fighter Squadron, Langley Air Force Base, Va.; Capt. Kirby Enser, F-15 pilot with the 67th Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air Base; and Capt. Jonathan Airhart, also an F-22 pilot with the 27th Fighter Squadron. The two Langley pilots are here on the F-22 stealth fighter's first overseas deployment. During the Jeopardy show's two-day trip to Kadena, Mr. Trebek and show staff also toured an F-22, a KC-135 Stratotanker, an E-3 AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System), an F-15C fighter, and an HH-60 helicopter. The F-22 is temporarily based at Kadena on its first overseas deployment from Langley Air Force Base, Va. Kadena residents were allowed to try-out to be contestants on Jeopardy, as well. (Air Force/Senior Master Sgt. Kenneth Fidler)