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  • Dirt Cheap Rapid Repairs

    A U.S. Marine assigned to the Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 opens a sack of cement during a joint rapid airfield damage repair exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, June 8, 2023. The concrete was used to fill in artificially made holes for the RADR training.

  • Team Kadena fuels the fight

    Members of the 909th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 909th Air Refueling Squadron and 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron recently worked together to perform aerial refueling of F-35B Lightning IIs with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 242 and perform hot-pit refueling of a KC-135 assigned to the

  • Strengthening collective lethality, increasing interoperability

    U.S. Navy and Marine Corps fighter assets integrated with U.S. Air Force assets to rehearse multi-domain joint and allied missions, increasing interoperability and strengthening collective lethality. These missions are opportunities for Pacific Air Forces to perform routine integration with joint

  • Better together: Airmen, Marines practice hot pit refueling

    Airmen from the 355th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron and Marines from the 3D Marine Logistics Group trained on hot pit refueling together to increase interoperability, equipping the services with the ability to work more efficiently as a team during real-world situations.

  • 909 ARS fuels interoperability with joint training

    In a joint training mission that included refueling U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lighting II aircraft assigned to the Marine Fighter Attack squadron 242, the 909th Air Refueling Squadron used the drogue-and-probe method of aerial refueling to practice real-life refueling capabilities.

  • Joint training fuels Air Force, Marine synergy

    U.S Air Force Airman 1st Class Thom Saintelus, a fuels distribution operator from the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight, operates an R-11 fuel truck during joint training at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 11, 2021. The fuel truck, which can hold up to 6,000 gallons of fuel,

  • Welcome to the Jungle

    U.S. Army Green Berets from 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), invited Team Kadena Airmen to train with them at the U.S. Marine Corps Jungle Warfare Training Center (JWTC) at Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan.