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An aircraft participates in Keen Sword drills between the Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Nov. 1, 2018.  SADIE COLBERT/U.S. AIR FORCE
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Misawa-based F-16 makes precautionary landing at Japanese airport

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January 16, 2019
An Air Force F-16 fighter jet made a precautionary landing at a Japanese regional airport Monday, according to a Tohoku Defense Bureau spokesman.
Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) enjoy the Shimoda Black Ship Festival. The Navy’s participation in the festival celebrates the heritage of U.S.-Japanese naval partnership first established by Commodore Matthew Perry’s 1853 port visit. (Photo by Daniel A. Taylor)

Anchored in Japan

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January 16, 2019
Sharon Canales, chief logistics specialist on USS Benfold (DDG 65), remembers feeling scared when she first moved to Yokosuka from San Diego six years ago.
Photos by Takiguchi Takahiro and file photos

Tokyo's river walk: The Sumida River full of great views & plenty to do

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January 16, 2019
New York has the Hudson, Washington D.C. - the Potomac.

Head to a Japanese izakaya for fabulous fun, food & drink!

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January 15, 2019
Look down the main alleyways of most major Japanese towns and you will probably find one or two small shops with red lanterns, or “akachochin,” at their entrances.

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