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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 support of the Department of Defense Educational Activities (DoDEA) role in the bilateral agreement, enabling RMS to host training for local Okinawa teachers.
Team Kadena bids farewell to Col. Richard C. Tanner
Team Kadena bids farewell to U.S. Air Force Col. Richard C. Tanner, 18th Wing vice commander, at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 29, 2019.
JASDF Chief of Staff, U.S. Forces Japan commander visit Okinawa
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Case Cunningham, 18th Wing commander (left), Japan Air Self -Defense Force Chief of Staff Gen. Yoshinari Marumo (middle), and Lt. Gen. Kevin B. Schneider, U.S. Air Forces Japan commander, pose for a photo in front of the Kadena Air Base headquarters building, May 21, 2019. While visiting, Cunningham, Marumo and Schneider discussed key topics such as the vital role of both U.S. and Japanese Airmen in ensuring regional security and stability.
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.
How can you use social media to positively influence your life?
Some of us spend hours on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. We scroll through countless pictures, watch endless videos and some involve themselves in questionable commentary. At times, we leave these realms feeling inadequate or hopeless. So, how can we use this technological space to meaningfully educate, motivate and inspire us into action?
Airmen come together for Combat Archer exercise
The 325th Fighter Wing is approaching the conclusion of Combat Archer 19-8 that was conducted in conjunction with the on-going Checkered Flag 19-1 exercise at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, May 6-17, 2019.
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.
Police Week 2019
Airman and Marines participated in 2019 Police Week May 13-17, on Kadena Air Base, Japan. National Police Week is a time honoring those who have sworn to protect and defend, as well as, pay special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.
Kadena remembers the Holocaust
The National Socialist German Worker’s Party, led by Adolf Hitler, systematically exterminated between six and nine million European Jews in concentration camps throughout their regime beginning in 1933. By 1945, more than 11 million people in total are estimated to have been murdered by the Nazis. More than 70 years later, Kadena Air Base remembers the lives of the Jewish people who perished under that brutal dictatorship. From April 29 to May 3, 2019, the base hosted a screening of the film “Woman in Gold,” held a remembrance ruck march, and had a remembrance chapel service.
5th Air Force, USFJ Commander visits Team Kadena
U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Case A. Cunningham, 18th Wing commander, salutes as Lt. Gen. Kevin Schneider, U.S. Forces Japan and Fifth Air Force commander, arrives April 4, 2019, to Kadena Air Base, Japan. Schneider visited Team Kadena to learn about and assess the operational readiness of Kadena’s forces and continued role in the South East
JASDF Cadets visit Team Kadena
Japan Air Self-Defense Force Air Officer Candidate School cadets and instructors attend an 18th Wing mission brief at the 18th Operations Support Squadron Feb. 28, 2019, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. During their tour, the cadets gained a better understanding of the operations and mission of the 18th Wing on Okinawa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff
COMPACAF: Team Kadena critical to regional security and stability
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan – Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, visited Kadena Air Base, Japan, Oct. 22, 2018, to familiarize himself with the 18th Wing’s mission, present his expectations for the Pacific Air Forces and emphasize the importance of Team Kadena’s role in ensuring regional security and stability.
Aircraft don’t run on hopes and dreams
Anyone who has a car understands the importance of having a full tank of clean, reliable gas. For Kadena Air Base, an organization responsible for defending nations and providing worldwide humanitarian relief, the same rules apply. That's where unit's like the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron's fuels distribution flight comes in.
After two years of construction and the demolition of the previous club, the new and modernized Rocker Enlisted Club opened its doors to the public May 4, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
Okinawan and military first responders hosted a bilateral natural disaster exercise at Kadena Air Base Feb. 28, 2018, to test and improve evacuation procedures between members of Team Kadena and the local community.