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The late retired Col. Delbert L. Mueller poses for an official photo following his graduation from pilot training in 1944. Mueller would go on to become the first pilot to achieve 1000 hours of flight time in the C-124 “Old Shakey” flying out of Yokota Air Base, Japan and Tachikawa Air Base, Japan. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Air Force Maj. David L. Mueller)

Air Force Service in Japan, a Mueller Family Tradition

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- It had been 30 years since he last saw those tail numbers but the memory of them remains as if it was only yesterday....

MWR Sasebo facility closure notice for Dec. 5

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 has been designated as a day of mourning for former President Bush.
 
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The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) is pulled towards a pier after departing from a dry dock at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Barry is departing the dock after an extensive maintenance period in order to sustain the ship’s ability to serve as a forward-deployed asset in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

USS Barry Leaves Dry Dock Period

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) left the dry dock at Commander, Fleet Activities...

Make your holidays merry & bright

FORT L­EE, Va. – Need to prepare for the holiday season, but not sure where to start? Make your commissary your first stop...

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum

Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo holds frocking ceremony

SASEBO, Japan (Nov. 30, 2018) Legalman 1st Class Ashley Dier is pinned by Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo Staff Judge Advocate Lt. Jason...

Drivers wait to merge onto a main road in Osaka, Japan, Nov. 10, 2018. Airmen stationed throughout Japan have the opportunity to travel throughout the country to experience many facets of our host nation's culture. Travelling also strengthens community bonds between U.S. military members and local nationals. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jarrod Vickers)

Sincerely, Japan

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Since my early teens, the word, “Japan,” escaped my mouth hundreds of times. TI was infatuated with the country's...

Grand opening of Yokota Bubble Tea Shop Dec. 1

Come join us in Fussa-City for the “Grand Opening” of Fresh Pearls Bubble Tea on Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. Now you can enjoy the great taste of “Taiwan’...
Members of the JED team take a photo in front of Ichigaya Memorial Hall during the 4th Technical Forum. Photo by Anthony Mayne

Alliance partners building together

Engineers and architects from Japan Engineer District and the Japanese Ministry of Defense met for the fourth Technical Forum on November 9.

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U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew C. Duncker/released

NAF Atsugi holds National American Indian Heritage Month ceremony

NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (Nov. 29, 2018) - Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Art Malig, from Chino Hills, Calif., performs a rendition of the...

Lots of great events happening in Japan!

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 Nov. 28)

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Yappy Holidays! Exchange Photo Contest lets military pets be merry, bright Dec. 1-24

Camp Foster – Here comes Santa Claws … or even Santa Paws!

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is inviting military shoppers to share...

Staff Sgt. Dnard Edwards sings "Eye of the Tiger" from "Rocky III" during the U.S. Army Japan Band's performance at the 54th annual Japan Self-Defense Forces Marching Festival, held Nov. 21 through 23 at the famed Budokan arena in Tokyo. (Photo Credit: Dustin Perry, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs)

U.S. Army Japan Band wows crowd at Japan Self-Defense Forces Marching Festival

CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 27, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Japan Band took part in the 54th annual Japan Self-Defense Forces Marching Festival Nov. 21...

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