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Capt. Steven Wieman, commanding officer of Naval Air Facility Atsugi, addresses teens during the ribbon cutting ceremony at the Grand Re-opening of the Teen Center on NAF Atsugi on Sept. 26. Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vivian Blakely, courtesy of NAF Atsugi Public Affairs

New teen center welcomes Atsugi youth

Teens have a new hangout all to themselves at Naval Air Facility Atsugi. Many were on hand Sept. 26 with Capt. Steven Wieman, NAF Atsugi...

U.S. Army Japan's Ten-Miler team primed to race

CAMP ZAMA – The soldiers who will represent U.S. Army Japan in the Army Ten-Miler race have all the dedication, morale and physical and mental...

Photo Credit: Kiyoshi Tokeshi, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Visual Information DivisionCol. Nora R. Marcos, deputy chief of staff for G-6 at U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward), addresses the audience as the guest speaker at Camp Zama's Hispanic American Heritage Month observance, held Sept. 26 at the Community Activity Center here. More than 200 people attended the event.

Hispanic-American culture, history celebrated during observance

CAMP ZAMA, Japan -- Camp Zama celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month, honoring the culture and history of Hispanic and Latino Americans, with an...

Tadaaki Mori, a firefighter assigned to the U.S. Army Garrison Japan Fire Department, demonstrates how to open a fire hydrant used by the Army during a bilateral exercise hosted by USAG-J, Sept. 27, 2012, at Sagami General Depot, Japan.

Fire drill strengthens bond between Army, city firefighters

CAMP ZAMA, Japan - More than 60 Japanese firefighters from Sagamihara City took part in an exercise hosted by U.S. Army Garrison Japan that was...

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft taxis on the flightline at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 26, 2012. Sept. 26 marked the last day of the 2012 fiscal year for the Pacific Air Force flying hours program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenna Jackson)

35th Fighter Wing reaches 2012 flying hour quota

MISAWA AIR BASE - While sitting in the cockpit of an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, Capt. Ruben Amezaga, 14th Fighter Squadron C-Flight commander...

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan-2nd Lt. Andrew Smith, station financial specialist, flips hamburger patties at the Combined Federal Campaign home-run derby and chili cook-off adjacent to Building One here Sept. 21, 2012., Lance Cpl. B. A. Stevens

CFC kicks off with home-run derby, chili cook-off

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan — Station residents gathered at the baseball field across from Building One Sept. 21 for the Combined...

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan-Masafumi Yasui, 25th Annual Japanese and American Goodwill Modified Triathlon individual competitor, stops for water during the four kilometer run here at the IronWorks Gym Sept. 23, 2012. Though disabled, Yasui completed the entire triathlon on his own, completing each of the three events of running, swimming and cycling. Participants came to the station from far and wide across Japan to participate in the event., Lance Cpl. J. Gage Karwick

Competitors push limits during goodwill triathlon

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan — Servicemembers, station residents, civilians and Japanese citizens from near and far gathered at...

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan-Distinguished visitors prepare to board an MV-22B Osprey during the orientation event, aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Sept. 27, 2012, to learn about the safety, capabilities and operation of the MV-22B Osprey aircraft. The Osprey flies twice as fast, carries nearly three times the payload and has four times the range of the CH-46E helicopter, enhancing the U.S.-Japan security alliance., Cpl. Charlie Clark, 9/26/2012 8:00 PM

Distinguished visitors tour MV-22

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan — More than 140 Ministry of Foreign Affairs guests, media and Japanese officials arrived at Marine Corps...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 15, 2007) - A search and rescue (SAR) swimmer, assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 14, jumps from an HH-60H Seahawk during SAR training at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. During the training evolution, SAR swimmers are dropped from a helicopter to rescue a victim, and then both are lifted back into the aircraft. HS-14 is based in Atsugi, Japan. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Bryan Reckard

Memories on board USS George Washington



Here's a link to a fascinating video sent in from Lt. Scott Kellerman from the HS-14 Chargers of NAF Atsugi, commemorating HS-14's...

International group bridges cultures in Yokosuka

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE – A group of internationally minded volunteers is behind a host of multicultural exchanges between U.S. naval base residents...

 Annie Boerm, Air Force Sergeants Association food bank volunteer, stocks shelves with food Oct. 4, 2012, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The AFSA food bank gives food to any Department of Defense card holder in need. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Krystal Garrett)

Yokota Food Pantry there to support community

YOKOTA AIR BASE - The Air Force Sergeant's Association Chapter 1551 opened the doors to the Yokota Food Pantry, Sept. 22 at Yokota Air Base,...

 Senior Master Sgt. Quardrick Brumfield, 374th Force Support Squadron Samurai Café section chief, hits golf balls after the grand opening of the Yokota driving range, Yokota Air Base, Japan, on Oct. 4, 2012. The new range was in planning for more than three years and cost $2.6 million. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad C. Strohmeyer)

Driving range reopens at Yokota golf course

YOKOTA AIR BASE - The driving range at the base's Par 3 golf course is now open for business. .

The range has been under renovation...

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