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Stopping smoking can be difficult, but healthy living is a daily effort. Take command of your health today. (U.S. Army graphic by Karin Martinez)

Getting off tobacco road leads to renewed relief

I always thought about quitting smoking. I hated the taste, the smell on my clothes, the constant coughing and belabored breathing. But I...
Volunteers from the Iwakuni Shiritsu Junior High School and Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni dance with Kinjuen Nursing Home residents in Iwakuni City, Japan, Aug. 14, 2018. They came together to participate in a Bon Odori Festival. The dance was part of the Bon Odori Festival that was held in order to celebrate the Japanese holiday Obon, a Japanese Buddhist custom that honors the spirits of their ancestors from Aug. 13-16. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Stephen Campbell)

Air station residents attend Bon Odori Festival

IWAKUNI CITY, Japan -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents attended a Bon Odori Festival at the Kinjuen Nursing Home in Iwakuni City, Japan...

More than 80 percent of recruit injuries occur to lower body. (Image courtesy Army Public Health Center)

Reduce your risk of running and sports injuries

In the last year, more than half of all Soldiers were diagnosed with an injury. Those injured are usually treated through outpatient visits but...

Photo courtesy of DeCA

Commissary sales promotions highlight back-to-school, football, Oktoberfest events in September

FORT LEE, Va. – Worldwide back-to-school sidewalk sales and promotions linked to football season, Oktoberfest and other events...

U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ben Farone/released

Bon Odori Festival at NAF Atsugi

NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (Aug. 18, 2018) – Members of the Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi Bon Odori Dancers perform a dance routine on the...

U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 171 set up tents during Exercise Eagle Wrath 18 at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 21, 2018. Eagle Wrath 18 is an annual training exercise designed to increase squadron proficiency in a forward operating environment, test forward command and control structure, and practice for real-world contingency missions. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Seth Rosenberg)

From basic utilities to religion: how Marines live in harsh environments

COMBINED ARMS TRAINING CENTER CAMP FUJI, Japan (July 28, 2018) – U.S. Marines and sailors with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 171...

46 Marines go up Mt. Fuji

After 10 hours of arduous climbing, 46 Marines went up Mt. Fuji and 46 Marines came down. No better way to start the weekend than setting a...

Volunteer needed for various sports programs

Zama American Middle-High School is seeking volunteers to help out with various sports programs. Anyone interested in helping with strength/...

NAF Atsugi participates in Yamato Furusato Festival

NAF Atsugi Bon Odori Dance Team participated in this year's Yamato Furusato Festival, Saturday Aug. 11.

School Meal Program: New to DoDDS overseas…follow these 4 easy step

1. REGISTER YOUR CHILD AT SCHOOL AND OBTAIN A DODEA STUDENT ID# (10-digit)

  • Obtain DoDDS student ID# for all children,...

CFAS Completes Final Evaluation Program

Hot, humid and black flag summer days cannot keep Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS) from completing its mission.

CFAS Sasebo...

Look what's happening on your base!

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...

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