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Contaminated frozen foods not part of DOD supply chain

YOKOSUKA, Japan -- Press reports indicate that as of Jan. 7, 2014 more than 1,000 people across Japan have been sickened, presumably due to...

Marines with Battery F fire an M777A2 155 mm lightweight howitzer during a live-fire training evolution at the East Fuji Maneuver Area by Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji Oct. 2 during Artillery Relocation Training Program 13-3, the most recent iteration of the program. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Henry J. Antenor)

Marines, sailors deploy to Fiji for ARTP 13-4

CAMP HANSEN, Japan - More than 400 Marines and sailors deployed Jan. 13-15 to Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan...

Staff Sgt. Charles Johnson, 374 Civil Engineering Squadron water and fuels system maintenance, plays the guitar during a show. “I wanted to play music that people could enjoy and dance to,” Johnson said. (Courtesy photo)

Yokota airman keeps on rocking in the free world

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- There's a dark and crowded live house, full of local Japanese patrons enjoying live performances from local bands....

Japanese frozen food products have been tainted with the pesticide, malathion

There have been several reports in the news regarding Japanese frozen food products that have been tainted with the pesticide, malathion.
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MWSS-171 to show no remorse during Exercise Thunder Horse

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- When a motor transportation operator is in a combat situation, knowledge and experience may play a huge...

With two air fist pumps, Arnn Elementary school sixth-grader, Kaden Merrell, celebrates after being providing the winning answer to the school-level competition for the National Geographic Bee held Jan. 9, in the Torres Information Center at Arnn Elementary. (U.S. Army photo by Candateshia Pafford)

Arnn Elementary hosts school-level National Geographic Bee

CAMP ZAMA, Japan -- "The islands of Madura and Bali are a part of which country?" After pondering for 15 seconds and writing "Indonesia" on a dry-...

Naval Air Facility Atsugi: On Liberty

For some single or geobachelor Sailors stationed at Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi, it may seem that their liberty options can become stagnant...

Change in Charge

Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi recently welcomed Command Master Chief Michael D. Wilkins as its top enlisted leader, relieving previous Command...

Capt. Russell Hays, senior medical officer aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) answers questions from Surgeon Vice Adm. Shalesh Rohatgi, Indian Navy Director General of Medical Service, during the Fiscal Year 2014 Pacific Navies Medical Senior Leadership Seminar. This seminar presents an opportunity to share, discuss and understand medical capabilities of partner nations, as well as creates an opportunity to enhance military to military cooperation on a medical level.

Pacific Navies focus on standardizing humanitarian relief playbook at Seventh Fleet Conference

YOKOSUKA, Japan – More than 100 medical experts from nine countries in the Pacific region gathered in Yokosuka, Japan at the annual Pacific Navies...

Kanto Lodge fully booked

Yokota Air Base's Kanto Lodge is fully booked from Saturday, 17 January and will have no room availability through Saturday, 1 February. We...

  The USS Ashland is seen at Sasebo Naval Base, Japan, on Jan. 17, 2014. (Matthew M. Burke/Stars and Stripes)

USS Ashland gets new skipper during Sasebo ceremony

SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — Humanitarian workhorse USS Ashland got a new skipper Friday.
 
The Sasebo Navy community, as well as the crew...

Official File Photo (July 6, 2006) USNS Observation Island (T-AGM 23) operates worldwide, monitoring compliance with strategic arms treaties and supporting U.S. military weapons test programs. Observation Island carries an Air Force ship-borne phased-array radar system for collecting data on missile tests. The ship is operated by Military Sealift Command for the U.S. Air Force Technical Applications Center at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. (U.S. Navy photo)

Sailors go ‘extra mile’ giving iconic vessel final mail call

YOKOSUKA, Japan – Sailors and United States Civil Service (USCS) employees stationed at NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka conducted...

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