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  • Landing with precision

    U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 320th Special Tactics Squadron and 18th Operations Support Squadron work alongside Japan Air Self-Defense Force Airmen to assemble a Transportable Transponder Landing System with assistance of the Advance Navigation and Positioning Corp. at Kadena Air Base,

  • ATC stay ready during routine exercise

    Air traffic controllers with the 18th Operations Support Squadron monitor the airspace and airfield during a two-week wing readiness exercise to ensure a safe and efficient flow of traffic in and out of Kadena, helping America’s airpower reach the farthest corners of the globe.

  • Weather Airmen keep eagle eyes on skies

    Weather Airmen must maintain accurate weather readings even during adverse conditions. They monitor wind speed, visibility, weather conditions and cloud levels for pilot and base safety.