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  • Kadena's Young Tigers Fuel Bilateral Training

    Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-2A aircraft received fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker from Kadena Air Base’s 909th Air Refueling Squadron alongside USMC F/A-18C Hornets while participating in a simulated maritime strike mission. The simulated maritime strike was coordinated by U.S.

  • 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

  • Northern Edge 2019 aircraft arrivals

    Northern Edge is one in a series of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command exercises in 2019 that prepares joint forces to respond to crises in the Indo-Pacific region.

  • 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.

  • 44th FS takes to the skies in Northern Edge 19

    The 44th Fighter Squadron and other units participating in NE19 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

  • Fueling a Partnership

    The 35th Fighter Wing provides worldwide deployable forces with a sustained forward presence focused on maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific.

  • Bringing lightning to the fight

    KADENA AIR BASE, Japan – U.S. Marines and Airmen conducted the first ever joint forward area refueling point exercise involving the F-35B Lighting II June 26, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.