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5 positive changes to make this spring

March 29, 2017
The days are getting longer, the trees will soon burst with buds and birds will sing among them. Spring’s literal and figurative awakening from winter is a great time to reflect,...
The Reunion of Honor ceremony marking the 72nd anniversary of World War II's Battle of Iwo Jima took place at the base of Mount Suribachi, Saturday, March 25, 2017. JESSICA BIDWELL/STARS AND STRIPES

Iwo Jima veterans return to mark WWII battle’s 72nd anniversary

March 28, 2017
IWO JIMA, Japan — Francis Jackson was told he likely wouldn’t survive the attack on Iwo Jima as Marines prepared for one of World War II’s bloodiest battles.
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brittany A. Chase

35th Medical Group Airmen win big

March 27, 2017
MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The release of the Air Force Surgeon General’s announcement revealed three Airmen from the 35th Medical Group as recipients of the Air Force Medical...

Listen up, folks in Japan! Get off base and check out a concert!

March 25, 2017
Editor's note: There are lots of great concerts coming up in the next several months. So get off the couch and check one out. (This was updated Mar. 25)New Concerts
Naval Air Station Jacksonville Commissary shoppers find their way around the new store on opening day on Feb. 2, 2017.  CHARLES PANTER/U.S. NAVY

Were store brands used to dampen commissary savings targets?

March 30, 2017
Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) officials say they correctly calculated the “baseline” shopper savings that Congress insisted be verified and preserved as commissaries are...

Look what's happening on your base!

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March 25, 2017
Editor's note: Many events, trips, classes, games, and much more are happening on base, so take a look! Events are as accurate as possible at press time. Since times or event...