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United States Air Force
Navy Marine Corps Relief Society
Aomori-ken Japan 033-0012
If you need emergency assistance, you can expect to get help from your installation, your branch of service resources. There are programs to support you in a variety of situations, including victim assistance, emergencies en route and service-specific relief societies. Below, you’ll find types of assistance, contact information, and detailed procedures and guidance to help you through any tough circumstances that you or your family may face.
If you are involved in an emergency situation on or off Misawa Air Base, you can access immediate assistance several ways:
Misawa Air Base installation emergency:
DSN or Home landline call: 911
On base from Japanese cell phone: 0176-53-1911
On base from American cell phone: +81-0176-53-1911
For Japanese assistance with off-base emergencies for fire or medical: 119
For Japanese assistance with off-base emergencies for law enforcement: 110
It is essential in an emergency that you contact your chain of command, beginning with your supervisor and/or first sergeant as soon as possible. If you do not have your supervisor's or first sergeant's phone number, you can reach them through the command post at DSN 315-226-3500, from a Japanese cell phone at 0176-77-3500, from an American cell phone at +81-0176-77-3500.
Air Force Aid Society and Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (Financial Assistance)
The Air Force Aid Society at DSN 315-226-4735 and the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society at DSN 315-226-3721 on Misawa Air Base can provide emergency financial assistance to active-duty personnel and their families. In an emergency, there is always help available at Misawa Air Base, Japan. After duty hours, the AFAS and NMCRS can be contacted through the command post, DSN 315-226-3500. For AFAS visit: https://afas.org/how-we-help/; for NMCRS visit: https://www.nmcrs.org.
American Red Cross (Emergency Communications)
The American Red Cross is available on Misawa Air Base to assist in emergencies by providing emergency communication messages to the local command. The Misawa Red Cross can be contacted at DSN 315-226-3016; from CONUS 011-81-176-77-3016; from a Japanese cell phone 0176-11-3016. If you are calling after normal duty hours (7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), please contact the after hours Red Cross 24-hour toll-free number 877-272-7337. The toll-free number is the number for family members in CONUS to call if there is an emergency and they need to get notification to you and/or your leadership. You can also visit the American Red Cross: https://www.redcross.org.
Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund
FEEA's Emergency Assistance Program provides confidential grants and no-interest loans to federal employees facing unexpected financial hardships.
For questions please call 800-323-4140 or visit the Federal Employee Education & Assistance Fund: https://feea.org.
Hand carry ALL important papers: official orders, military ID(s), passport(s), shot record(s), medical record(s), marriage and birth certificate(s), immigration or naturalization documents, etc. for you and your family members. DO NOT pack them in your luggage or your household goods. Write down and carry telephone numbers for your relatives, your sponsor (both DSN and commercial), your gaining unit, and the Command Post at Misawa Air Base. These numbers will be invaluable in case of an emergency and as you in-process at the installation and your unit. Misawa Command Post can be reached at DSN 315-226-3500, from a Japanese cell phone at 0176-77-3500, from an American cell phone at 011-81-0176-77-3500.
Should a non-medical emergency occur while you are in transit for a permanent change of station move, contact your sponsor, first sergeant, commander or the nearest military installation. If you are not near a military installation contact the American Red Cross. If you are CONUS, you can reach the local American Red Cross by dialing 877-272-7337. If necessary, you can contact the Misawa Air Base Red Cross at 011-81-176-77-3016; DSN 315-226-3016; from a Japanese cell phone 0176-11-3016.
Misawa 35 Security Forces Squadron Law Enforcement Desk for non-emergency situations: DSN 315-226-4358; from a Japanese cell phone 0176-77-4358; from an American cell phone +81-0176-77-4358.
DSN or home landline call: 911
On base from American cell phone: +81-0176-53-1911.
For Japanese assistance off base emergencies: dial 119 for fire or medical, 110 for law enforcement.