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  • 18 CEF conducts vehicle extrication training

    The 18th CEF conducted vehicle extrication training at Kadena Air Base, Japan. This training allowed the CEF to sharpen their skills for conducting vehicle extrication. CEF is responsible for handling the threat and outcome of fire, rescue, medical and environmental emergencies.

  • Kadena Firefighters Commemorate Sept. 11

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron conduct a Sept. 11, commemoration ceremony at Fire Station 1 on Kadena Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2019. The ceremony gave Kadena firefighters the opportunity to reflect upon the tragedy of lives lost and sacrifices made as a result of the

  • Airman assists in saving drowned child

    For his acts of heroism, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Roger Halle, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron assistant chief of operations, was recognized by Masaharu Noguni, city of Chatan mayor, during a ceremony Aug. 19, 2019, at the Chatan Town Office.

  • Firefighters Take on the Tower

    Sirens and alarms assaulted the senses inside the claustrophobic stairwell of the 13-floor tower as firefighters raced to the top, donning 60 pounds of protective gear in addition to hoses, chairs , axes, and tools. With the deep hiss of each breath from respirator masks, every laborious heave of