Some service members in Japan saw a welcome surprise in their paychecks Wednesday.
Misawa Air Base
The bombing pilot misinterpreted the proper target, selecting instead an objective almost 3½ miles away.
he Air Force tightened curfew at Misawa Air Base in northeast Japan after several alcohol-related incidents.
An Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon dropped a 500-pound dummy bomb onto the Japanese countryside late Wednesday.
Authorities urged U.S. military personnel and their families at bases on the Kanto Plain to stock up and sit tight.
Col. Rognald E. Christensen, the 35th Maintenance Group commander, relieved Lt. Col. Jason Moehle of his duties Monday.