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Marine Corps Aviation Association, Joe Foss Squadron, awarded Marines and units within 1st Marine Aircraft Wing for their outstanding performance and dedication to duty on Camp Smedley D. Butler, Okinawa, Japan, April 13, 2018. The Joe Foss Squadron, named after Joseph J. Foss, is one of 25 squadrons within the MCAA and the only squadron stationed overseas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jess Etheridge)

VMGR-152 soars above and beyond with safety


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Responsible for covering over 70,000,000 square miles, Marine Aerial Refueler Transport...

Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents practice using a fire extinguisher during a disaster preparedness workshop in Iwakuni City, Japan, Aug. 25, 2018. The Iwakuni City Fire Department hosted the course to better prepare station residents for emergency situations in Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Seth Rosenberg)

MCAS Iwakuni residents participate in disaster preparedness workshop


IWAKUNI CITY, Japan (Aug. 28, 2018) -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents attended a disaster preparedness workshop hosted...

Sgt. Giovanny Nieto, assigned to the Military Police Battalion, arrests a role-playing terrorist who was suspected to have an "explosive device" Aug. 22 at Sagami General Depot as part of a scenario during U.S. Army Garrison Japan's annual full-scale exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Noriko Kudo) (Photo Credit: Noriko Kudo, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs)

USAG Japan tests emergency preparedness with annual full-scale exercise


CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Aug. 28, 2018) -- U.S. Army Garrison Japan conducted its annual full-scale exercise Aug. 20 through 23, which...

Maj. Gen. Viet X. Luong, accepts the guidon from Gen. Robert B. Brown, commanding general of U.S. Army Pacific, signifying his assumption as the new commander of U.S. Army Japan during a ceremony Aug. 28 at Camp Zama, Japan. (Photo Credit: Dustin Perry, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs)

Maj. Gen. Luong takes command of U.S. Army Japan; Maj. Gen. Pasquarette to become Army G-8


CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Aug. 28, 2018) -- Maj. Gen. Viet X. Luong assumed command of U.S. Army Japan during a change-of-command ceremony...

Soldiers from the 10th Missile Defense Battery stand in position to push and pull a Tachi-Neputa lantern float before the start of the Tachi-Neputa Festival, Goshogawara, Japan, August 5. (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sgt. Andre E. Russo) (Photo Credit: Courtesy)

The Soldiers of the 10th MBD participate Goshogawara Tachi-Neputa Festival


Members of the 10th Missile Defense Battery known as the "Samurai Battery," and stationed at the Shariki Communications...

Misawa Exchange offering Fee-Free Layaway for the holidays


MISAWA – Budget-minded Airmen, families and retirees can kick off their holiday shopping early by taking advantage of the Army...

National Preparedness Month: Commissary patrons can save much on their critical supplies


To watch a video on DeCA’s YouTube page about saving money on the purchase of emergency supplies at your commissary, ...

Master Sgt. Kwan Cochrane, center, a maintenance data specialist with Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 12, referees a basketball tournament in Iwakuni City, Japan, Aug. 19, 2018. The Intramural Sports Program with Marine Corps Community Services Iwakuni organized the event at the Atago Sports Complex to give MCAS Iwakuni service members and their families an opportunity to build relationships with Iwakuni City residents. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Tyler Harmon)

Slam dunk: Americans, Japanese come together on basketball court


Iwakuni City and Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents participated in a basketball tournament in the Lotus Cultural Center, a...

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

Atsugi CPO Selectees visit Tomioka Town Summer Festival


KOORIYAMA, Japan – Twenty-three Chief Petty Officer (CPO) selectees and nine CPOs from Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi area...


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