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  • 18th Wing Capabilities Demo

    Wing readiness training is routinely conducted at U.S. Air Force bases across Japan and around the globe to ensure U.S. Airmen's readiness to respond to a range of potential contingencies.

  • Fueling bilateral interoperability

    U.S. and Japanese Airmen routinely train together to enhance bilateral interoperability in support of the defense of Japan while securing a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

  • 909th ARS fuels F-16 Fighting Falcons during CSART

    The 909th ARS provided aerial refueling in support of a combat search and rescue training event hosted by the 8th Fighter Wing. The focus of this combat search and rescue training event aimed to maximize integration while taking advantage of the unique opportunity to practice personnel recovery

  • 18th AES saves in the sky

    Airman from the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron trained life saving skills on a 909th Arial Refueling Squadron KC-135. This training reviewed In-flight emergency procedures, CPR training and more.

  • Japanese, U.S. Teachers Boost Bilateral Future

    Team Kadena middle school staff shared activity-driven English lessons to Okinawa elementary teachers in support of the Foreign Language Initiative at the Ryukyu Middle School (RMS) May 24, 2019.Dr. Tracy Rice, regional English Language Coordinator, developed the “We Can!” training program in

  • 909th ARS takes flight during Northern Edge 2019

    Units participating in Northern Edge have access to the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex, which is one of the largest training ranges in the world, with approximately 65,000 square miles of available airspace; 2,500 square miles of land and 42,000 square nautical miles of surface, subsurfaces and

  • Kadena celebrates newest master sergeants

    As the technical sergeants promote to the highest tier of the enlisted force, they are charged, trained and equipped to lead junior NCOs and Airmen into capable leaders of tomorrow.

  • Guardians of the Pacific

    U.S. Air Force 37th Expeditionary Bomber Squadron B-1B Lancers, assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., receive fuel from a 909th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to Kadena Air Base, Japan, over the vicinity of the East China Sea, Sept. 18, 2017. The multi-mission B-1B is