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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson
Airman 1st Class Rafael De Leon

67th FS, 67th AMU prepares F-15s for Southern Beach

Airman 1st Class Rafael De Leon, 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, speaks to the pilot of an F-15C Eagle during pre-flight checks at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 19, 2022.

U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Benjamin Crayton, a motor vehicle operator with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, conducts a barbell deadlift on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 10, 2022. Crayton was born in Monrovia, Liberia during the First Liberian Civil War, and immigrated to Europe as a refugee. When he was 17 years old he moved to the U.S. and in 2021 he enlisted in the Marine Corps. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jonathan Beauchamp)
Pfc. Benjamin Crayton

Faces of MCIPAC: Battles from the past creating a brighter future

Lying in bed was a boy. This boy fell asleep to a thudding in a rhythmic pattern and a noise that rattled his bed, the whup-whup-whup sound of helicopters and gunfire that split the night's silence with pops and flashes.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Moses Taylor
Captain Austin Martin

B-1B Lancers conduct Bomber Task Force mission with JASDF in Indo-Pacific

U.S. Air Force Captain Austin Martin, 909th Air Refueling Squadron aircraft commander, conducts a pre-flight inspection in support of a Bomber Task Force deployment at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 11, 2022.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cesar J. Navarro
Lt. Col. Alexander Demma and Lt. Gen. Ricky Rupp

USFJ commander inspects newly arrived Kadena Block 40/45 equipped E-3 Sentries

U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ricky Rupp, U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force commander, got a firsthand experience aboard a newly arrived E-3G Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft, armed with an enhanced user interface, at Kadena Air Base, Jan. 13, 2022.

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