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Travelers should contact their local Passenger Terminal for further details and review travel information found on the AMC Travel Page for specific details on the Space A travel program. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Disabled Veterans now eligible for Space-A travel

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act was recently signed, which included a measure that...

Two signed Japanese flags belonging to fallen World War II soldier Masamoto Abe have been returned to the his family in Yokohama, Japan. (HANA KUSUMOTO/STARS AND STRIPES)

Family receives a second Japanese flag taken off soldier's body during WWII

TOKYO — Korean War veteran Ralph Wood had for years stared at a framed Japanese flag covered in signatures at his local Veterans of Foreign Wars...

Super Typhoon Jebi could hit mainland Japan early next week

5:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, Japan time: U.S. bases on the Kanto Plain have entered Tropical Cyclone Condition of Readiness 4 due to the approach...

Servicemembers looking at post-military career options attend a job fair at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018.  ALLEN ONSTOTT/STARS AND STRIPES

Sailors explore post-military career options at Yokosuka job fair

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Sailors considering post-military career options met prospective employers during a job fair Wednesday at the home of...

Let the pros in Japan teach you how to make sushi

If there’s one food Japan is known for world-wide, it’s sushi. It’s certainly one of the most popular and highly critiqued Japanese cuisines....
The crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain celebrated what would have been the 82nd birthday of Sen. John McCain, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan.  COURTESY OF THE U.S. NAVY

USS McCain crew celebrates ‘maverick’ late senator’s 82nd birthday

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The crew of the USS John S. McCain shared a birthday cake Wednesday to commemorate what would have been late Sen....

USAF Publication Reduction Initiative

AF leadership provides update on the Air Force Publication Reduction Initiative

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- A year ago, Air Force leadership directed a 24-month review of every Air Force directive publication, and today they...
YOKOSUKA, Japan (August 28, 2018) - Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, greets Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, commander, U.S. Forces Korea, during a visit aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC19). Brooks visited Blue Ridge to meet with Sawyer to discuss responsibilities, operations and scheduled events within the area of operations. (Photo by MC2 Adam K. Thomas)

7th Fleet Leadership Welcomes U.S. Forces Korea aboard USS Blue Ridge

YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) – The embarked 7th Fleet staff and crew of USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) hosted a visit and tour for Commander, U.S. Forces Korea...

Fleet Master Chief Russell Smith.  U.S. NAVY

Navy names new top enlisted leader

Fleet Master Chief Petty Officer Russell Smith has been selected as the new master chief petty officer of the Navy, the service announced...

Ewart Odane Bent, 30, who identified himself as a former U.S. Marine, has been arrested in Taiwan in the brutal slaying of a Canadian English teacher.  SCREENSHOT FROM FACEBOOK

Former US Marine arrested after brutal drug-related killing in Taiwan

A man who identified himself as a former U.S. Marine has been arrested in connection with a grisly drug-related homicide on Taiwan, multiple media...

Did you know?: Ice Cream consumption in Japan

Okinawa was reported to spend the least amount of money on ice cream in 2012 among all the prefectures of Japan. Prefectures such as Hyogo,...

Did you know?: Invention of instant noodles

Instant noodles were invented by Taiwanese-Japanese inventor Momofuku Ando and put into market under the name “Chikin Ramen” in 1958. He then...

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