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Listen up, folks in Japan! Get off base and check out a concert!

Editor's note: There are lots of great concerts coming up in the next several months. So get off the couch and check one out. (...

Look what's happening on your base!

Editor's note: Many events, trips, classes, games, and much more are happening on base, so take a look! Events are as accurate as...
Japanese locals perform the Bon-Odori, or Bon dance, during the Bon-Odori festival at Kinjuen nursing home in Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 14, 2017. Cultural Adaptation coordinated the event and invited Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents to participate and celebrate the festival at the nursing home. The Obon holiday is a Japanese Buddhist custom where people honor the spirits of their ancestors. It has been celebrated in Japan for more than 500 years and traditionally includes a dance called the Bon-Odori.

American dance with Japanese locals to honor ancestors


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, IWAKUNI, Japan -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents joined hands with Japanese locals as they...

U.S. Army in Japan photo by Yuichi Imada

Co-Op class 85 members climb Mt. Fuji


Several bilateral Cooperative Working Group class 85 members, mentors and friends, climbed to the top of Mt. Fuji July 27.


U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andy Martinez

Service members, Hirosaki orphans spend the day together in Misawa Air Base


Two Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 speak with a member of the Pacific Air Force F-16 Demonstration Team at...

Back 2 School and Teacher Appreciation Breakaway at Yokosuka Aug. 24


MWR Yokosuka is having an All hands/Adults only Back 2 School and Teacher Appreciation Breakaway at the Officers Club Courtyard at...

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Ethan Carter/Released

Blue Ridge Sailors assist the Ronald Reagan pulling into port.


YOKOSUKA, Japan (Aug. 9, 2017) - Sailors assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and the aircraft carrier...

Guests bustle around Kidzania (Photo by Lance Cpl. Carlos Jimenez)

Iwakuni kids experience life in the working world


KOBE – Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents visited the Kidzania theme park in Kobe July 26 as part of a Youth and Teen...

Senior Airman Petri Brand, a 35th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineer technician, and his family pause for a photo after his basic military training graduation at, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. After basic Brand attended a nine-week long technical school and joined the operational Air Force upon arriving to Misawa Air Base. (Courtesy photo)

S. African transforms into Airman, citizen


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Travelling 8,258 miles from the tip of one continent to the east coast of another, a family of four...


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