Two Marines assigned to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni unload a refrigerator that was destroyed by recent flooding in the Shuto area of Iwakuni, Japan, on July 12, 2018. (JAMES BOLINGER/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Marines, sailors help clean waterlogged homes after flooding in Japan

July 13, 2018
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan — U.S. servicemembers are working alongside locals to help people after devastating floods in western Japan.

Discover the 'Hidden Christians' of Japan

July 14, 2017
In modern Japan where most people turn to Shinto shrines to bless babies, Christian-style chapels for weddings and Buddhist temples for funerals, it’s hard to imagine anyone...

Hiroshima paper lantern ceremony coming up

July 11, 2018
Every year, on the evening of August 6th, colorful lanterns with messages of peace are placed into the Motoyasu River in Peace Park.  The beautiful lantern floating ceremony in...

Lots of great events happening in Japan!

Base Info
July 15, 2018
Editor's note: There's a lot of stuff happening off base, so read below and then head off for some fun! (This was updated July 15)
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