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  • Exercise Pac Angel 19-1 wraps up in Bangladesh

    Throughout that time, the U.S. and partner nations teamed up to provide medical care and engineering assistance as well as conduct subject matter expert exchanges with the Bangladesh Air Force and civil organizations, such as the Red Crescent and Ministry of Health.
  • Misawa radiology flight improves patient care with new tech

    Last year, the 35th Medical Group implemented a new continuous process improvement peer review program, providing literal and figurative transparency and improving patient care for all Team Misawa members. Master Sgt. Fredrick Gumm, a 35th Surgical Operations Squadron sonographer, said the program allows technicians from other PACAF bases to access, view and evaluate exams in order to provide effective feedback and improve Airmen’s skillsets.
  • AF Surgeon General visits Wild Weasels

    Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, visits Misawa Air Base, Japan, Jan. 30, 2019.
  • Urgent Care Airman channels passion for others, assists those in need

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Blake Ashford shares her passion for helping others as a 35th Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical service technician at Misawa Air Base, Japan, as she opens up on why she serves in the armed forces today.
  • U.S. Airmen rescue Thai man; rescuer presented awards for heroism

    People from around the globe travel to Northern Japan for what some consider the best backcountry snowboarding and skiing in the world.
  • Airman drummer beats adversity with style

    Those who know him would normally describe him as soft-spoken and reserved, but life was and is anything but quiet for this musically-inclined Airman.
  • Team Misawa runners improve fitness one step at a time

    Fitness is an essential aspect for Airmen to maintain a “fight tonight” posture, ensuring they can complete any tasks at hand, whether physical or mental.
  • Airman welcomes life into Misawa

    "Labor is like a box of chocolates--you never know what you're gonna get," according to some mothers while describing the process, referencing Forrest Gump. At Misawa Air Base, uncertainties still exist, but one guarantee is the doctors, like Capt. Paola Rosa, a 35th Surgical Operations Squadron obstetrics and gynecologist physician, will stand by
  • Mentorship program refines medical techniques, fosters Misawa community relationships

    The Indo-Asia-Pacific region is infamous for earthquakes, typhoons and tsunamis; military medical facilities and personnel must stay ready for anything.  To guarantee medical personnel are prepared, senior leaders from around the Air Force were sponsored by the Air Force Medical Operations Agency, Air Force Surgeon General, to initiate the Small
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