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James Walker with his Japanese girlfriend, Tomie, and daughter, Kim at their apartment near Atsugi in 1969. Walker lost touch with his Japanese family after being sent to Vietnam. Nearly four decades later, he is still searching for them.  Courtesy James Walker

40 years later, former sailor still searching for lost daughter in Japan

News
March 30, 2015

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — It’s been 45 years since James Walker went to war in Vietnam, leaving behind his daughter and her mother in Japan.

The young sailor thought they’d be reunited once he got back from deployment on the aircraft...

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My life as a military child: Terrible internet connection that keeps us together

Education
March 31, 2015

As a military child, we go through a lot. The story I’m about to tell you is an example of what we go through. From long-distance relationships to adaptation, I can actually say we are pretty strong people. I feel like we have more appreciation...

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Send a message to your military child!

Education
March 25, 2015

Throughtout the month of April, Stars and Stripes will be celebrating and honoring military "brats." Every issue of Stripes Japan will feature articles, poems, stories and artwork by military children.

This is your chance to send your...

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