November issue of Airman available online

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Airmen fighting terrorism, a family of 11 living in base housing, and airmen supporting space shuttle launches highlight the November issue of Airman magazine, now available in print and online.

In this month's issue:

A strong Japan means a stable Pacific region for the United States, and the Air Force is working alongside Japan's self-defense force to keep the peace. Read about their relationship in Patient Partners.

It is not busy, it is not big and the nearest big city is a day away; however, people looking for calmer days, a good family assignment and a chance to explore an intriguing culture have a hard time leaving Misawa Air Base, Japan. Visit f, Japan.

Winning the war on terrorism will take more than resolve. It will take sacrifice. But America's airmen are on the job 24-7 helping ensure American freedom endures. Read about how these airmen are Bearing the Burden.

Nine children means a full house no matter how many square feet you occupy. When a family that large uses only three rooms as bedrooms, it cannot help but be close especially when it is together 24 hours a day. Learn more about Faith, Family, Force.

A space shuttle launch takes more than propulsion. Preparing for the improbable is the job of a handful of airmen stationed at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. At the Department of Defense manned space flight support office, they train to respond in case there is a rescue emergency. Read about how these airmen are Boosting the Shuttle.

The U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., has a colorful history, a female commandant and a brand-new look. It also has five airmen who work behind its walls. Learn about Crime and Punishment.