Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuel) 3rd Class Hunter Carroll from Summerall, Mississippi fuels an F/A-18F Super Hornet of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 on the flight deck aboard the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during flight operations.
The Army should start teaching soldiers meditation techniques in basic training to make them more resilient to trauma they might face in combat, according to the author of an upcoming book on military mindfulness.
Maj. Andrew Sims inspects the rear rotor on a UH-1N Iroquois June 4, 2019, on Yokota Air Base, Japan. Sims completes a preflight inspection prior to each flight to ensure there are no mechanical faults in the aircraft.
NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan, (June 4, 2019) Senior Chief Master-at-Arms Adam Turner, from Floyd, Va., receives his senior chief petty officer combination cover during a pinning ceremony at Naval Air Facility Atsugi.
On a typical day, Raoul Bolduc, the fuels distribution operations officer and fuels civilian of the year for Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, fields phone calls and receives emails while dealing with the transport, storage and refueling of aircraft and storage tanks.
Airman Wanisha Spence, 374th Security Forces Squadron response force member, performs a fireman carry during Yokota’s 2019 National Police Week Defenders Challenge at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 21, 2019.
Rows of vendors saturated the fairgrounds with the smell of freshly-grilled meat. Visitors filled their bellies with the local cuisine and posed with various aircraft static displays, loading their phone with keepsake photos.
Even in Japan, Chinese food is a popular choice for eating out. And for those stationed at Camp Zama, Shinryu Hanten, a 10-minute drive away, has been satisfying those Chinese food cravings for 22 years.
Look down the main alleyways of most major Japanese towns and you will probably find one or two small shops with red lanterns, or “akachochin,” at their entrances. The scene is likely to be accompanied by the aroma of skewered “yakitori” chicken over hot coals and the sounds of merrymaking.