U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Dayanna Crothers, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-15 weapons load crew member from Cameron, North Carolina, was selected as the 18th Wing’s Airman of the Week for...
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Hazkell Jonas, 718th Force Support Squadron force management technician from Columbus, Georgia, was selected as the 18th Wing’s Airman of the Week for the week of Nov. 4-8, 2019, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
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.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chandler Nowell, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Forward Area Refueling Point member, rolls a 100-ft fuel hose during a maintenance day Aug. 16, 2019, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Anthony Leander, contract specialist assaigned to the 18th Contracting Squadron from Sacramento, California, was selected as the 18th Wing’s Airman of the Week for the week of September 16-20, 2019, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jack Peterson, special mission aviator assigned to the 33rd Rescue Squadron, performs pre-flight checks aboard an HH-60G Pave Hawk, July 31, 2019, on Kadena Air Base, Japan.
When a call came last summer for volunteers to don scuba gear, to swim into Thailand’s flooded Tham Luang cave and to help rescue a youth soccer team trapped inside, Tech. Sgt. Kenny O’Brien stepped forward.
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Michael Sloan, construction inspector assaigned to the 718th Civil Engineer Squadron from Midlothian, Virginia, was selected as the 18th Wing’s Airman of the Week for the week of July 15-19, 2019, at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
The CBS TV show NCIS: The Cases They Can’t Forget on Wednesday aired an episode called "The Enemy Within,"which featured an investigation into the brutal 2011 murder of Tech. Sgt. Curtis Eccleston an airman stationed at Kadena Air Base on Okinawa.
I have dined in luxurious restaurants and exotic tiny local eateries around the world, yet when it comes to naming the most memorable meal of my life there is only one that comes to mind – our family dinners on New Year’s Eve at my grandfather’s house back in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Spending for the Thanksgiving meal can quickly spiral out of control. By shopping the commissary, military members can save money on this one meal and help manage their budgets for the rest of the holidays.
Thanksgiving has been called a purely American holiday, perhaps because it celebrates a traditional religious idea – that of giving thanks to a merciful creator – in a secular way that transcends denomination and ethnicity.