Yokosuka Naval Base

Yokosuka Naval Base
E.J. King's James Meachum skies for a shot against Nile C. Kinnick during Saturday's Japan boys basketball game. The Red Devils won 54-34, handing the Cobras their first loss in nine games this season.  SHION RUDOLPH/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Basketball: Edgren boys, Zama girls are last unbeatens on Japan

January 14, 2019
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – While Robert D. Edgren continued its flying start on the boys basketball hardwood, the Eagles’ wrestling team has also begun to rev up its engines.
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

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.
U.S. Forces Japan commander Lt. Gen Jerry Martinez speaks with reporters at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019.  THERON GODBOLD/STARS AND STRIPES

US forces must keep training hard in Japan, commander says after deadly midair collision

January 10, 2019
TOKYO — United States forces in the Far East need to train hard at night and in bad weather to deter adversaries, America’s top general in Japan told local reporters Wednesday.
Sailors man the rails as the USS Ronald Reagan arrives at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, after a patrol in December 2017. (JANWEB LAGAZO/U.S. NAVY)
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Pair of USS Ronald Reagan sailors sentenced after pleading guilty to drug charges

January 12, 2019
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Two sailors who worked with the USS Ronald Reagan’s nuclear reactor were sentenced after pleading guilty last month to charges stemming from a 2018...
Yokosuka Naval Base
Captain Jeffrey J. Kim
Chief Staff Officer - Commander Terry P. McNamara
CMDCM (SW/AW) Warren L. Britten

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