U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Ricky Vega, 33rd Helicopter Maintenance Unit crew chief, performs maintenance on a landing gear strut during an 18th Wing readiness exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 1, 2022.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nestor Casin, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron fire truck and refueling maintenance apprentice from Yigo, Guam was selected as the 18th Wing’s Airman of the Week at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
The 18th Medical Support Squadron set up the Theater Lead Agent for Medical Materiel-Pacific, which acts as the epicenter to deliver medical supplies and equipment to the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command theater outside of the Republic of Korea, at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Oct. 15, 2021.
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kelsey Summers, 44th Fighter Squadron aviation resource management from Grangeville, Idaho was selected as the 18th Wing’s Airman of the Week for the week of October 18 - 22, 2021, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Ricky Rupp, U.S. Forces Japan and 5th Air Force commander, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Wendell Snider, USFJ senior enlisted leader, visited Kadena Air Base, Japan, to observe the 18th Wing mission and engage with Airmen and members here, Sept. 17, 2021.