On September 11, 2019, Airman assigned to the 449th Air Expeditionary Group, stationed in East Africa, joined their international counterparts in a ceremony commemorating disappearance of France's most famous WWI Ace, Captain Georges Guynemer, on 11 September 1917.
October is Energy Action Month, an opportunity to highlight why energy is a critical enabler to combat capability for the U.S. Air Force and Department of Defense, and to encourage smarter energy use and management for installations, ground vehicles, and aircraft.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Toni Webber, 44th Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons load crew member, prepares an F-15 Eagle for missile attachment during initial certification training at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Sept. 11, 2019.
The Yokota Japanese and American Friendship Festival Airshow is an annual event that brings together the Japanese community and defense leaders from the region by hosting various types of aircraft, from civilian aerobatic platforms to fighter jets.
Striving above and beyond the norm, U.S. Air Force Maj. Mark Fraser, 18th Operations Support Squadron chief of wing weapons and tactics, was recently recognized for his outstanding performance at Kadena Air Base, Japan, by receiving the 2019 Air Rescue Association Richard T. Kight Award.
Weeks after finding out our next assignment would be Camp Zama, Japan, and shortly before our arrival in the Land of the Rising Sun, I happened upon a cookbook co-authored by Naoko Takei Moore and Kyle Connaughton.
Chicken nanban might not seem like a novel concept, but in 1965 when the chefs at Ogura restaurant in Miyazaki first put tartar sauce atop their fried chicken — already slathered in sugared vinegar — it started a culinary revolution.