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Nancy Rizor stands in front of the BG Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic on Camp Zama Nov. 2. Rizor, who was born on Camp Zama at what was then known as the U.S. Army Medical Center when her father worked as a doctor there, visited the installation and toured BG Sams on her 60th birthday along with her husband and younger brother. It was Rizor's first time returning to Camp Zama since her family left Japan in 1960. (Photo Credit: Henry Irby, U.S. Army Medical Activity Japan)

Army child born on Camp Zama visits installation for first time, 60 years later

Base Info
November 14, 2018
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 13, 2018) -- Her whole life, Nancy Rizor's memories of Japan existed only in black-and-white photos and grainy 8 mm home movies.
An F/A-18E Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan. Two Navy pilots are safe after ejecting from an F/A-18 Super Hornet that “experienced a mechanical issue” over the Philippine Sea on Monday morning, a Navy statement said. NATHAN BURKE/ U.S. NAVY PHOTO
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Navy crew ejects from jet experiencing ‘mechanical issue’ over Philippine Sea

News
November 12, 2018
Two Navy aviators are safe after ejecting from an F/A-18 Super Hornet that “experienced a mechanical issue” over the Philippine Sea on Monday morning, a Navy statement said.

Deadline for shipping holiday gifts nears

News
November 13, 2018
The holiday season is nearly upon us and ‘tis the season when postal officials urge military postal service users to mail cards and presents as early as possible due to an...
Konpon Daito Pagoda, Koyasan (Photo by Sarah B. Hodge)

The wonders of Wakayama: Soul-searching in Japan’s sacred Kii Mountains

Travel
November 11, 2018
Wakayama’s rugged coastline and mountainous, heavily forested interior is home to some of Japan’s holiest shrines, temples and monasteries that date back over 1,200 years.

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