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

CFAS E5 Exam

SASEBO, Japan (Sept. 13, 2018) - Sailors takes the petty officer second class Navy-wide advancement exam onboard CFAS Sept. 13, 2018. CFAS enables...

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Gabrielle Spalding

Yokota Tower Run Honors Fallen Heroes of 9/11

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- A tower run participant releases a dog-tag into a fire fighter's helmet during the sixth annual Yokota Fire...

Japan Air Self-Defense Force contestants strike a pose before going on stage during the JASDF English Competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Aug. 30, 2018. Approximately 35 members participated, and each group prepared a slideshow presentation in English for the judges. The enlisted personnel’s piece involved the rank structure and JASDF heritage. The officers talked about threats Japan faces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Xiomara M. Martinez)

JASDF Airmen compete in English skills contest at Misawa AB

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Thirty-five Japan Air Self-Defense Force members competed in the fourth annual JASDF English contest, which was judged...

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

VCNO & MCPON visit NAF Atsugi

NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (Sept. 12, 2018) Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Bill Moran, center right, talks with Capt. Lloyd B. Mack,...

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Xiomara M. Martinez

Misawa Friendship Festival honors Hokkaido victims

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Out of respect for the victims of the Hokkaido earthquakes, the 35th Fighter Wing, together with the Japan Air Self-...

Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Benjamin Dobbs

Yokosuka-area Chief Selects commemorate 9/11 Attacks

FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan -- Dozens of chief petty officers and chief petty officer selectees from Yokosuka-area commands commemorated the...

U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew C. Duncker/Released

NAF Atsugi holds 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (Sept. 11, 2018) - Commander, Naval Forces Japan Regional Fire Department (CNFJRFD), Naval Air Facility (NAF)...

Pfc. Julio Nunez Oliveros, a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Specialist assigned to the 142nd Military Police Company, 94th Military Police Battalion, 19th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and is a native of Chicago, Illinois, poses for a photo, July 25 at Yongsan, Korea. Nunez Oliveros was responsible for preventing a fellow servicemember from committing suicide.

Soldier’s actions prevent suicide

CAMP HENRY, Daegu, Korea - According to the National Institute of Mental health, suicide is among the leading causes of death in the United States...

Capt. Patrick "Fin" Hannifin salutes during a change-of-command ceremony aboard the USS Ronald Reagan while at sea, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018.  U.S. NAVY

USS Ronald Reagan welcomes new commander with ceremony at sea

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The nation’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier welcomed a new leader during a ceremony at sea Monday.


Airman 1st Class Tomari Hampton, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron waters and fuel maintenance, looks down the sight of his weapon during a 374th Security Forces Squadron Weapons Handling Skills and Tactics Course, Aug. 31, 2018, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The purpose of the course is to enhance base defense capabilities, promote teamwork, and give Airmen a head start on expeditionary operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Juan Torres)

374th SFS hosts Weapons Handling Skills and Tactics course

Yokota Air Base, Japan -- The 374th Security Forces Squadron hosted their first Weapons Handling Skills and Tactics course, Aug. 31, 2018, at...

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force's Northern Air Band performs during the Misawa City 60th anniversary celebration ceremony held at the Misawa International Center in Misawa City, Japan, Sept. 1, 2018. The band performs at community engagements including Japan Day, American Day and Misawa Air Base changes of command which forge friendships and promote unity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Collette Brooks)

From village to town, Misawa City celebrates 60 years

MISAWA CITY, Japan -- Misawa celebrated 60 years as a city at the Misawa International Center Sept. 1.

Misawa has evolved from a village to...

Takizawa, one of nine Japanese college students chose to take part in a summer internship program on Camp Zama, poses for a photo with Capt. James Hargus, who is assigned to U.S. Army Japan and served as one of the program mentors. (U.S. Army photo by Noriko Kudo)

Japanese college students gain professional development through USAG Japan

CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 7, 2018) – Nine Japanese college students gained professional development and a familiarity with working in a U.S....