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SSGT David Brandonberg of the 33rd Air Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, prepares a flare for a routine practice flare drop from an HH-53 Jolly Green giant helicopter

SSGT David Brandonberg of the 33rd Air Rescue Squadron, Kadena Air Bas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: China Sea, Southwest State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Robert Kay Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

A ground crewman directs an RF-4C Phantom II aircraft into a parking spot while on a rest stop during Operation Coronet Hook, the redeployment of 22 F-4 and RF-4C Phantom II aircraft from Udorn Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand, and Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, to the United States because of a reduction in forces

A ground crewman directs an RF-4C Phantom II aircraft into a parking s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CORONET HOOK Base: Hickam Air Force Base State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: U... more

COL Thomas G. McInerney, commander, 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, gives a welcoming speech as members of the 1ST Special Operations Squadron listen. The men are standing in front of their MC-130E Hercules aircraft. The squadron has just transferred from Kadena Air Base, Japan, to Clark Air Base

COL Thomas G. McInerney, commander, 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, gives a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Mike Dial Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

Members of the 1ST Special Operations Squadron stand in front of their MC-130E Hercules aircraft while listening to a welcoming speech. The Squadron has just transferred from Kadena Air Base, Japan

Members of the 1ST Special Operations Squadron stand in front of their...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Mike Dail Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

LTC Raymond Turczynski Jr., commander of the 1ST Special Operations Squadron, left, is welcomed by other officers after the ceremony. The squadron has just transferred its headquarters from Kadena Air Base, Japan

LTC Raymond Turczynski Jr., commander of the 1ST Special Operations Sq...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Mike Dail Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

Commander of the Philippine Air Force COL Ricardo T. Madaba walks to his seat after welcoming members of the 1ST Special Operations Squadron. The men, standing in front of their MC-130E Hercules aircraft, have just transferred from Kadena Air Base, Japan

Commander of the Philippine Air Force COL Ricardo T. Madaba walks to h...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Mike Dail Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

COL Leland E. Maines, vice commander, Air Force Commissary Service, speaks at the grand opening of the Kadena Commissary

COL Leland E. Maines, vice commander, Air Force Commissary Service, sp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Olan A. Owens Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

S05-37-824 - STS-005 - Earth observations taken during STS-5 mission

S05-37-824 - STS-005 - Earth observations taken during STS-5 mission

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-5 mission from the space shuttle Columbia including: Japanese islands of Okinawa, Naha, and Kadena. Subject Ter... more

S43-608-045 - STS-043 - STS-43 earth observations

S43-608-045 - STS-043 - STS-43 earth observations

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Photographic documentation showing STS-43 earth observations. View of Okinawa and Kadena, Japan. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-43... more

SSGT Ronald Moore from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, demonstrates current rescue methods for the F-15 Eagle aircraft to his Japanese counterparts, during Exercise Cope North '81-3

SSGT Ronald Moore from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, demonstrates current ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '81-3 Base: Nyutabaru Air Base State: Kyashu Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Curt Eddings Relea... more

SSGT Ronald Moore from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, demonstrates current rescue methods for the F-15 Eagle aircraft to his Japanese counterparts, during Exercise Cope North '81-3

SSGT Ronald Moore from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, demonstrates current ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '81-3 Base: Nyutabaru Air Base State: Kyashu Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Curt Eddings Relea... more

SSGT Ronald Moore from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, demonstrates current rescue methods for the F-15 Eagle aircraft to his Japanese counterparts, during Exercise Cope North '81-3

SSGT Ronald Moore from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, demonstrates current ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '81-3 Base: Nyutabaru Air Base State: Kyashu Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Curt Eddings Relea... more

Left side air-to-air view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 12th Tactical Fighter Wing, seen from another F-15, wing visible in foreground. The aircraft are en route to Kadena Air Base, Okinawa at the conclusion of exercise Kangaroo '81

Left side air-to-air view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 12th Tact...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KANGAROO '81 Base: Tengeh Air Base Country: Singapore (SGP) Scene Camera Operator: Bob Brown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Right side air-to-air view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 12th Tactical Fighter Wing, seen from another F-15 (wing visible in foreground). The aircraft are en route to Kadena Air Base, Okinawa at the conclusion of exercise Kangaroo '81

Right side air-to-air view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 12th Ta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KANGAROO '81 Base: Tengeh Air Base Country: Singapore (SGP) Scene Camera Operator: Bob Brown Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Captain John Chilcute foreground, and Captain Doug Fish work the E-3A Sentry consoles while Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) personnel look on. All are participating in Cope North '82-1A exercises being held at Kadena and Naha Air Bases

Captain John Chilcute foreground, and Captain Doug Fish work the E-3A ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '82-1A Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Linda Snyder Release... more

LT. Steve Schmidt suits up before his flight with the aid of Akio Morikagi. Both men are participating in Cope North '82-1A exercises being held at Kadena and Naha Air Bases

LT. Steve Schmidt suits up before his flight with the aid of Akio Mori...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '82-1A Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Linda Snyder Release... more

An air-to-air view of an E-3A Sentry aircraft equipped with an Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) participating in Cope North 82-1A exercises being held at Kadena and Naha Air Bases

An air-to-air view of an E-3A Sentry aircraft equipped with an Airborn...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH 82-1A Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: AIRMAN 1ST Class Linda Synder Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

LT. Steve Schmidt shakes hands with LT. Chikara before their flight. Both men are participating in Cope North '82-1A exercises being held at Kadena and Naha Air Bases

LT. Steve Schmidt shakes hands with LT. Chikara before their flight. B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '82-1A Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Linda Snyder Release... more

A Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) officer works at an E-3A Sentry console while participating in Cope North '82-1A exercises being held at Kadena and Naha Air Bases

A Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) officer works at an E-3A Sen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '82-1A Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Linda Synder Release... more

A post mission mass debriefing takes place among pilots and crew members participating in Cope North '82-1A exercises being held at Kadena and Naha Air Base

A post mission mass debriefing takes place among pilots and crew membe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '82-1A Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Linda Synder Release... more

STAFF SGT. Edward S. Foster Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan....The components of a Deep Drone, U.S. Navy Ocean Search submersible craft are positioned on a K-loader after being removed from a 105th Military Airlift Group C-5A Galaxy aircraft. The craft wi

STAFF SGT. Edward S. Foster Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan....The com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

STAFF SGT. Edward S. Foster Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan....Marines from the 3rd Battalion, Camp Foster, use a crane to unload the components of a Deep Drone, U.S. Navy Ocean Search submersible craft from a K-loader. The craft will be used to recover r

STAFF SGT. Edward S. Foster Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan....Marines...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

STAFF SGT. Edward S. Foster Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, Japan....Crew members debark a 105th Military Airlift Group C-5A Galaxy aircraft in preparation for unloading a Deep Drone, U.S. Navy Ocean Search submersible craft. The craft will be used to rec

STAFF SGT. Edward S. Foster Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, Japan....C...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

STAFF SGT. Edward S. Foster Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan....Personnel from the 603rd Military Airlift Support Group Ramp Services offload the components of a Deep Drone, U.S. Navy Ocean Search submersible craft from a 105th Military Airlift Group C-5A

STAFF SGT. Edward S. Foster Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan....Personn...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

STAFF SGT. Edward S. Foster Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan....The components of a Deep Drone, U.S. Navy Ocean Search submersible craft are positioned on a K-loader after being removed from a 105th Military Airlift Group C-5A Galaxy aircraft. The craft wi

STAFF SGT. Edward S. Foster Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan....The com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., is greeted at Kadena Air Force Base, by Major General John Phillips, Deputy Commander, Marine Corps Bases Pacific. standing to Phillips' left is Major General Joseph J. Went, Commanding General, 3rd Force Service Support Group

Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehman Jr., is greeted at Kadena Air For...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL J. A. Daniels, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

CPT Stan Kanno of the 44th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena, Japan, briefs members of the Chitose Air Base fire department on emergency fire-fighting techniques used with the F-15 Eagle aircraft. Chitose Air Base is the site of training exercise Cope North '83-1

CPT Stan Kanno of the 44th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena, Japan, brief...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '83 Base: Hokkaido Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Steve Mcgill Release Status: Released to Publ... more

CPT Stan Kanno of the 44th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena, Japan, briefs members of the Chitose Air Base fire department on emergency fire-fighting techniques used with the F-15 Eagle aircraft. Chitose Air Base is the site of training exercise Cope North '83-1

CPT Stan Kanno of the 44th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena, Japan, brief...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '83 Base: Hokkaido Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Steve Mcgill Release Status: Released to Publ... more

A right side view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft in flight during training exercise Cope North '83-1. The F-15s were deployed from Kadena Air Base, Japan, to participate in the exercise held at Chitose Air Base

A right side view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft in flight during training...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '83 Base: Hokkaido Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Steve Mcgill Release Status: Released to Publ... more

CPT Stan Kanno of the 44th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena, Japan, briefs members of the Chitose Air Base fire department on emergency fire-fighting techniques used with the F-15 Eagle aircraft. Chitose Air Base is the site of training exercise Cope North '83-1

CPT Stan Kanno of the 44th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena, Japan, brief...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH '83 Base: Hokkaido Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Steve Mcgill Release Status: Released to Publ... more

Personnel from the Kadena Medical Clinic examine a simulated casualty in the triage area during a mass casualty evacuation drill at Kadena Air Force Base

Personnel from the Kadena Medical Clinic examine a simulated casualty ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL W. S. Karlen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

Marines prepare themselves to act as "casualties" during a mass casualty evacuation drill at Kadena Air Force Base

Marines prepare themselves to act as "casualties" during a mass casual...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL W. S. Karlen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

Air Force medical personnel assist simulated casualties during a mass casualty evacuation drill at Kadena Air Force Base

Air Force medical personnel assist simulated casualties during a mass ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: Lance CPL. C.E. Reed Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

Navy medical personnel examine a simulated casualty in the triage area during a mass casualty evacuation drill at Kadena Air Force Base

Navy medical personnel examine a simulated casualty in the triage area...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL. W.S. Karlen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

Marines prepare themselves to act as "casualties" during a mass casualty evacuation drill at Kadena Air Base

Marines prepare themselves to act as "casualties" during a mass casual...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: CPL W. S. Karlen, Usmc Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

An F-15 Eagle aircraft from Kadena Air Base, Japan, lands on a highway as part of simulated warfare tactics, during exercise Team Spirit '81

An F-15 Eagle aircraft from Kadena Air Base, Japan, lands on a highway...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: TEAM SPIRIT '81 Country: Korea Scene Camera Operator: John L. Marine Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

An air-to-air left front view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air left front view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT G. M. Holland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

U.S. Air Force perseonnel prepare to scuba dive in the water off Kadena Air Base

U.S. Air Force perseonnel prepare to scuba dive in the water off Kaden...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

An airman windsurfs at the Okuna Recreation Area north of Kadena Air Base

An airman windsurfs at the Okuna Recreation Area north of Kadena Air B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... more

An air-to-air left rear view of an HH-3E helicopter assigned to the 33rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air left rear view of an HH-3E helicopter assigned to the 33...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of an HH-3E helicopter assigned to the 33rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air left side view of an HH-3E helicopter assigned to the 33...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air right side view of an HH-3E helicopter assigned to the 33rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air right side view of an HH-3E helicopter assigned to the 3...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald Sutherland Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An F-15 Eagle pilot discusses a possible maintenance problem with ground crewmen during the joint Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) and US Air Force exercise COPE NORTH 84-1. The aircraft and pilot are assigned to the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron,  18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An F-15 Eagle pilot discusses a possible maintenance problem with grou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH 84-1 Base: Chitose Air Base Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Schading Release Status: Release... more

An air-to-air left side view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft during a mission for the joint Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) and US Air Force exercise COPE NORTH 84-1. The aircraft are assigned to the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air left side view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft during a missi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH 84-1 Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Schading Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... more

An air-to-air right underside view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft breaking formation with another F-15 during a mission for the joint Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) and US Air Force exercise COPE NORTH 84-1. The aircraft are assigned to the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air right underside view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft breaking ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH 84-1 Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Schading Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... more

Members of the 2nd Air Wing, Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF), wave goodbye as an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron takes off for Kadena Air Base, Japan. The F-15 is returning to its home base at the conclusion of the joint JASDF/US Air Force exercise COPE NORTH 84-1

Members of the 2nd Air Wing, Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF), ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE NORTH 84-1 Base: Chitose Air Base Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee Schading Release Status: Release... more

Operations take place inside an E-3A Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft en route to the tactical large force employment exercise area. The crew is from the 961st AWACS, Kadena Air Base, Japan

Operations take place inside an E-3A Sentry Airborne Warning and Contr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Lee Schading Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

CAPT. William Robinson (left) and CAPT. Robert Ham fly an E-3A Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft into the tactical large force employment exercise area. They are assigned to the 961st AWACS, Kadena Air Base, Japan

CAPT. William Robinson (left) and CAPT. Robert Ham fly an E-3A Sentry ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Lee Schading Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

CAPT. Donald E. Link, navigator, plots the course for an Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft during a tactical large force employment exercise. He is assigned to the 961st AWACS, Kadena Air Base, Japan

CAPT. Donald E. Link, navigator, plots the course for an Sentry Airbor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Lee Schading Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air right side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air right side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, assigned to t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan. Visible on the wing pylon is an AIM-7 Sparrow air-to-air missile

An air-to-air left side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

An air-to-air left side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air left side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, assigned to th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air left side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left underside view of three F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, and two RF-4C Phantom II aircraft assigned to the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron. Both units are from Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air left underside view of three F-15 Eagle aircraft assigne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left rear view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air left rear view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air left side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft assigned to the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air right side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft as it banks to the left. The aircraft is assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air right side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft as it banks to...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of the Pacific Air Force Contracting Center at Kadena Air Base

A view of the Pacific Air Force Contracting Center at Kadena Air Base

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

A civilian workman closes milk cartons at the Foremost dairy. The dairy holds a contract to supply milk to Kadena Air Base and other area military facilities

A civilian workman closes milk cartons at the Foremost dairy. The dair...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

Civilian workmen at the Foremost dairy prepare an order while an airman waits to take it back to Kadena Air Base. The dairy holds a contract to supply milk to the base and other area military facilities

Civilian workmen at the Foremost dairy prepare an order while an airma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Laura Graham, local purchase monitor, checks over purchase documents with a civilian contract employee at the Pacific Air Force Contracting Center at Kadena Air Base

AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Laura Graham, local purchase monitor, checks ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kadena Air Base State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

A specially-modified Flight Systems, Inc., F-86 Sabre aircraft with a tow target attached takes off on a mission. The company holds a contract for F-15 Eagle aerial gunnery training with the Pacific Air Force at Kadena Air Base and other area military facilities

A specially-modified Flight Systems, Inc., F-86 Sabre aircraft with a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

Personnel from Flight Systems, Inc., and the Air Force carry a tow target to an aircraft. The company holds a contract for F-15 Eagle aerial gunnery training with the Pacific Air Force at Kadena Air Base and other area military facilities

Personnel from Flight Systems, Inc., and the Air Force carry a tow tar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

A specially-modified Flight Systems, Inc., F-86 Sabre aircraft with a tow target attached waits on the flight line. The company holds a contract for F-15 Eagle aerial gunnery training with the Pacific Air Force at Kadena Air Base and other area military facilities

A specially-modified Flight Systems, Inc., F-86 Sabre aircraft with a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

A General Electric repairman services a radio at Kadena Air Base. The company holds a contract to maintain Air Force Communications Command radio equipment at the base

A General Electric repairman services a radio at Kadena Air Base. The ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

An air-to-air right side view of four F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing flying in formation after departing Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, to participate in Exercise WILLIAM TELL '84 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida

An air-to-air right side view of four F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WILLIAM TELL '84 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

Four F-15C Eagle aircraft of the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing (18th TFW) fly along the Okinawan coast after departing Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. The aircraft are en route to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to take part in the air-to-air weapons competition William Tell '84

Four F-15C Eagle aircraft of the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing (18th TFW)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WILLIAM TELL '84 State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Release... more

An air-to-air right side view of a KC-135A Extender aircraft refueling an F-15 Eagle aircraft accompanied by five additional F-15 aircraft from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing. The aircraft are traveling from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to participate in Exercise WILLIAM TELL `84 at

An air-to-air right side view of a KC-135A Extender aircraft refueling...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WILLIAM TELL '84 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

An air-to-air right side view of six F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing flying in formation from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida to participate in Exercise WILLIAM TELL '84

An air-to-air right side view of six F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WILLIAM TELL '84 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

An air-to-air view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft preparing to refuel an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing as seen from the cockpit of the F-15. The aircraft are flying from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to participate in Exercise WILLIAM TELL `84

An air-to-air view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft preparing to ref...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WILLIAM TELL '84 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

An air-to-air right side view of an F-15 Eagle from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing aircraft enroute to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. to participate in Exercise William Tell '84. The aircraft is part of the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing based at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan

An air-to-air right side view of an F-15 Eagle from the 18th Tactical ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WILLIAM TELL '84 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

An air-to-air left side view of six F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing flying in formation after departing Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, to participate in Exercise WILLIAM TELL '84 at Tydall Air Force Base, Florida

An air-to-air left side view of six F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WILLIAM TELL '84 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

An air-to-air view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft preparing to refuel an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing as seen from the cockpit of the F-15. The aircraft are flying from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., to participate in Exercise William Tell `84

An air-to-air view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft preparing to ref...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WILLIAM TELL '84 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

An air-to-air view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft preparing to refuel an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing as seen from the cockpit of the F-15. The aircraft are flying from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., to participate in Exercise William Tell `84

An air-to-air view of a KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft preparing to ref...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WILLIAM TELL '84 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

An air-to-air left side view of six F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing flying in formation after departing Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, to participate in Exercise WILLIAM TELL '84 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida

An air-to-air left side view of six F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WILLIAM TELL '84 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

An instructor from the 3rd Security Police Group conducts a class in air base defense at the Crow Valley Training Area. His students are members of civil engineering units from Kadena Air Base, Japan, and Clark Air Base, Philippines, who are building sanitation facilities for Operation WEDGER

An instructor from the 3rd Security Police Group conducts a class in a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WEDGER Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT David N. Craft Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

A female boom operator from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, operates the refueling boom controls of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during an aerial refueling mission

A female boom operator from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT. David N. Craft Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Members of the 81st Tactical Control Flight, Kadena Air Base, Japan, erect an AN-TPS-43E three-dimensional radar antenna

Members of the 81st Tactical Control Flight, Kadena Air Base, Japan, e...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Nav Sup Activity, Diego Garcia Country: British Indian Ocean Territory (IOT) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT David N. Craft Release Status: Released ... more

An air-to-air view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft taken from the boom operator's station of KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. The F-15 is assigned to the 44th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan

An air-to-air view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft taken from the boom opera...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT. David N. Craft Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Personnel of the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing board a C-130E Hercules aircraft for a flight to Kadena Air Base upon the completion of the joint U.S./Japan exercise Cope North 85-4

Personnel of the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing board a C-130E Hercules ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: EXERCISE COPE NORTH 85-4 Base: Nyutabaru Air Base State: Kyashu Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. James R. F... more

Ground crewmen from Kadena Air Base, Japan, remove the camera assembly from an RF-4C Phantom II aircraft during RECONNAISSANCE AIR MEET '86. Reconnaissance pilots, photo interpreters and maintenance crews from the US Air Force, Air National Guard, Navy and Marines, Royal Australian Air Force and the United Kingdom are competing in the event sponsored by the Tactical Air Command

Ground crewmen from Kadena Air Base, Japan, remove the camera assembly...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RECONNAISSANCE AIR MEET '86 Base: Bergstrom Air Force Base State: Texas (TX) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene C... more

U.S. Air Force personnel stand in formation to spell out "Kadena Team" as various aircraft from the base line the airfield.

U.S. Air Force personnel stand in formation to spell out "Kadena Team"...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Japan(JPN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron RF-4C Phantom II aircraft near Kadena Air Base.

An air-to-air left side view of 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Japan(JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Charles Reger Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

RF-4C Phantom II aircraft of the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron (15th TRS) are silhouetted by the setting sun as they return home to Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, following a mission

RF-4C Phantom II aircraft of the 15th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant Charles Reger Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

An HC-130P Hercules aircraft of the 33rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron conducts a refueling mission near Kadena Air Base

An HC-130P Hercules aircraft of the 33rd Aerospace Rescue and Recovery...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF Sergeant Charles Reger Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Di... more

An underside view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, 376th Strategic Wing, Strategic Air Command, based at Kadena Air Base. The Stratotanker is refueling an RF-4 Phantom II aircraft

An underside view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft from the 909th Air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

An air-to-air left side view of 18th Tactical Fighter Wing F-15 Eagle aircraft flying in a six-ship formation over Kadena Air Base

An air-to-air left side view of 18th Tactical Fighter Wing F-15 Eagle ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Okinawa Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Donald S. Mcmichael Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

An air-to-air right side view of 12th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-15 Eagle aircraft near Kadena Air Base. The aircraft near Kadena Air Base. The aircraft in the foreground displays a new paint scheme designed to make it less visually detectable.

An air-to-air right side view of 12th Tactical Fighter Squadron F-15 E...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Japan(JPN) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Charles Reger Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Ground crewmen perform maintenance on three 18th Tactical Fighter Wing (18th TFW) F-15C Eagle aircraft during Exercise Cope Thunder 89-5. The 18th TFW is based at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa

Ground crewmen perform maintenance on three 18th Tactical Fighter Wing...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE THUNDER 89-5 Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Mark Allen ... more

F-15C Eagle aircraft of the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing (18th TFW) are checked over and refueled during exercise COPE THUNDER 89-5. The 18th TFW is based at Kadena Air Bse, Okinawa

F-15C Eagle aircraft of the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing (18th TFW) are ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE THUNDER 89-5 Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Mark Allen Relea... more

An E-3 Sentry aircraft of the 961st Airborne Warning and Control Squadron from Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, sits on the apron during Exercise Cope Thunder 89-5

An E-3 Sentry aircraft of the 961st Airborne Warning and Control Squad...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE THUNDER 89-5 Base: Clark Air Base State: Luzon Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Mark Allen ... more

A 376th Strategic Wing KC-135R tanker aircraft from Kadena Air Base, Japan, takes off during Cope Thunder North, an exercise that tests aircrews' skills in strike, support, air defense and combat rescue roles. Units from the Canadian Forces, the U.S. Marine Corps, Alaska Air National Guard, Strategic Air Command and other Pacific Air Forces units are participating in the exercise.

A 376th Strategic Wing KC-135R tanker aircraft from Kadena Air Base, J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COPE THUNDER NORTH Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska(AK) Country: United States Of America(USA) Scene Camera Operat... more

CAPT. Jeff Prichard points to a map of the Republic of Korea while conducting a pre-mission briefing with MAJ. Jeff Fellmeth. Both officers are pilots with the 18th Operations Group, headquartered at Kadena Air Base, Japan

CAPT. Jeff Prichard points to a map of the Republic of Korea while con...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. C. H. Rudisill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

A crew chief in Detachment 1, 18th Operations Group, headquartered at Kadena Air Base, Japan, directs an F-15 Eagle aircraft out of a hangar during the final exercise prior to the unit's deactivation. The unit is headquartered at Kadena Air Base, Japan

A crew chief in Detachment 1, 18th Operations Group, headquartered at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. C. H. Rudisill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

Crew chiefs and pilots in Detachment 1, 18th Operations Group, run to their aircraft as the alarm sounds for the last time prior to the deactivation of the unit, which is detached from Kadena Air Base, Japan

Crew chiefs and pilots in Detachment 1, 18th Operations Group, run to ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. C.H. Rudisill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

Maintenance personnel in Detachment 1, 18th Operations Group, push an F-15 Eagle aircraft into its shelter after the plane took part in the final exercise before the deactivation of the unit. The units is headquartered at Kadena Air Base, Japan

Maintenance personnel in Detachment 1, 18th Operations Group, push an ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. C. H. Rudisill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

STAFF SGT. Darold Homes talks on a telephone at the operations desk of the 18th Operations Group, prior to the unit's deactivation. The unit is headquartered at Kadena Air Base, Japan

STAFF SGT. Darold Homes talks on a telephone at the operations desk of...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. C.H. Rudisill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

An F-15 Eagle pilot's flight gear hangs up, ready for a mission, at the detached location of the 18th Operations Group, headquartered at Kadena Air Base, Japan

An F-15 Eagle pilot's flight gear hangs up, ready for a mission, at th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. C.H. Rudisill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

Brig. GEN. Joseph Hurd, 18th Organizations Group commander, is greeted by Brig. GEN. Jeffrey G. Cliver, commander, Seventh Air Force, following Hurd's flight in an F-15 Eagle aircraft. The flight was part of the last exercise prior to the deactivation of Detachment 1, 18th Organizations Group, headquartered at Kadena Air Base, Japan

Brig. GEN. Joseph Hurd, 18th Organizations Group commander, is greeted...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. C.H. Rudisill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

An HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter of the 38th Air Rescue Squadron (38th ARS) refuels from an HC-130 Combat Talon aircraft assigned to the 17th Special Operations Squadron at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The helicopter is being piloted by LT. COL. Mike Hoelzel and CAPT. Doug Welch, both from the 38th ARS

An HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter of the 38th Air Rescue Squadron (38th A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: TECH. SGT. Scott Steward Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

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