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U.S. Forces Japan's liberty policy is displayed at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. LEON COOK/STARS AND STRIPES
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Off-base drinking ban, midnight curfew lifted for US troops in Japan

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December 14, 2017
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The U.S. military has lifted alcohol restrictions and a midnight curfew for Japan-based servicemembers imposed last month after a fatal vehicle accident...
WASHINGTON (Dec. 12, 2017) President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence and senior military leaders, signs H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, Dec. 12, 2017. (White House photo by Stephanie Chasez/Released)

Trump Signs Fiscal Year 2018 Defense Authorization

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December 14, 2017
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- President Donald J. Trump signed the fiscal year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act into law during a White House ceremony Dec. 12.
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Gabriela Garcia-Herrera

VMM-262 uses MCAS Iwakuni to help operational readiness

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December 14, 2017
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262, stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, began training at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, Dec...

Air Force announces change to deployments

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December 13, 2017
Washington (AFNS) -- The Air Force announced another milestone under the chief of staff’s number two focus area: Strengthening Joint Leaders and Teams.
Airmen should review and update their virtual Record of Emergency Data information and their Servicemembers’ Online Election System annually, before deploying and each time they experience a major life change, such as marriage or divorce, permanent change of station or birth of a child. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)

Airmen encouraged to update their vRED, SOES information

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December 13, 2017
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Airmen should review and update their virtual Record of Emergency Data and their Servicemembers’ Online Election System...
TOKYO BAY, Japan (Dec. 13, 2017) - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) is towed to the pier at Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka. John S. McCain will undergo repairs at Ship Repair Facility – Japan Regional Maintenance Center in Yokosuka.

USS John S McCain Returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka

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December 13, 2017
YOKOSUKA, Japan - The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Dec. 13.