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Pages: 31. Chapters: Kadena Air Base, Misawa Air Base, Yokota Air
Base, Tachikawa Airfield, Fukuoka Airport, Marine Corps Air Station
Futenma, Ie Shima Airfield, Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Marine Corps
Air Station Iwakuni, Nagoya Airfield, Yontan Airfield, Iruma Air
Base, Chitose Air Base, Naha Air Base, Ashiya Air Field, North
Field, Miho-Yonago Airport, Hiroshima Airport, Motobu Airfield,
Tsuiki Air Field, Central Field, Chofu Airport, H fu Air Field,
Bolo Airfield. Excerpt: Kadena Air Base Kadena Hik j ), (IATA: DNA,
ICAO: RODN) is a United States Air Force base in the towns of
Kadena and Chatan and the city of Okinawa, in Okinawa Prefecture,
Japan. Kadena Air Base is the hub of U.S. airpower in the Pacific,
and home to the USAF's 18th Wing and a variety of associate units.
The 18th Wing is the host unit at Kadena AB. In addition, the base
hosts associate units from five other Air Force major commands, the
United States Navy, and other Department of Defense agencies and
direct reporting units. Associate units operate more than 20
permanently assigned, forward-based or deployed aircraft from the
base on a daily basis. Associate units: Other units: The Korean War
emphasized the need for maintaining a naval presence in Okinawa. On
February 15, 1951, the US Naval Facility, Naha, was activated and
later became commissioned on April 18. Commander Fleet Activities,
Ryukyus was commissioned on March 8, 1957. On May 15, 1972, upon
reversion of Okinawa to Japanese administration, the two
organizations were combined to form Commander Fleet Activities,
Okinawa. With the relocations of Commander Fleet Activities,
Okinawa to Kadena Air Base on May 7, 1975, the title then became
Commander Fleet Activities, Okinawa/US Naval Air Facility, Kadena.
The mission of NAVCOMM Det Okinawa is to provide communications
support for SEVENTH Fleet and supporting ...
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