Photos by Mark Allen

Yokota spouse’s masked creations

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July 19, 2018
Everyone has hobbies to release creative juices stored in the refrigerated-aisle section the imagination. Often, inspiration can be drawn from historical events, future...
The collision-damaged USS Fitzgerald sits in dry dock at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, July 13, 2017. Leonard Adams/U.S. Navy
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Fitzgerald, McCain collisions: Are the right people being held to account?

July 17, 2018
An unlikely speaker took the podium last month at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in Maryland to honor the life of one of the 17 sailors killed last year in two separate Navy...
Photos courtesy of Taito-ku, Aomori Fireworks Executive Committee, Atsugi City, Iwakuni Sightseeing Association and Hirado Tourism Bureau.

MY FAVES: Fireworks sites

July 19, 2018
Throughout the summer, Japan’s night skies light up with the brilliance of “hanabi,” or fireworks.
Female airmen attend a training forum last year at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.  JACQUELINE JASTRZEBSKI/U.S. AIR
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Air Force OKs new hairstyles for women, off-duty earrings for men

July 18, 2018
The Air Force has followed the Army, Navy and Marine Corps in authorizing its female servicemembers to wear their hair in dreadlocks.
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