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  • USAF, JASDF, CNRJ partnership heats up

    Japan Air Self-Defense Force firefighters observe joint training with Commander, Navy Region Japan Fire & Emergency Services and 18th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 30, 2021. JASDF firefighters witnessed Kadena Fire Emergency Services capabilities for the first

  • 18th CES Fire Prevention Week demonstration

    U.S. Air Force firefighting equipment rests on the ground prior to a demonstration during Fire Prevention Week at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Oct. 7, 2021. This year’s FPW campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!” aimed to educate the community about the different sounds their smoke and carbon

  • Kadena Major Accident Response Exercise

    U.S. Airmen from the 18th conducted a Major Accident Response Exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Sept. 21, 2021. The exercise is used to test the readiness and response capabilities of the 18th Wing during an emergency.

  • Fallen firefighters remembered during 9/11 memorial climb

    On the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, attacks on the World Trade Center in N.Y., firefighters and members of the community came together to participate in a stair climb as a symbol of the heroic journey first responders took 20 years ago.

  • Kadena's first responders compete in Battle of the Badges

    First responders from the 18th Security Forces Squadron and Fire Department, including 18th Healthcare Operations Squadron medics embedded within the Fire Department, came together to compete in the event, held during the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.