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Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kaila Peters

Ronald Reagan hosts Midshipmen


YOKOSUKA, Japan – The Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), is hosting 18 midshipmen during the...

1st Sgt. Will Holland, left, pictured with his son Pfc. Robert Sanchez, right, during Sanchez's visit to support hometown recruiting at Holland's recruiting station in Melbourne, Fla. (Photo courtesy of Command Sgt. Maj. Will Holland) (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)

Zama Gold Star parents remember their son


CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 29, 2018) -- Oct. 1, 2009 was a normal day for Wendy Holland. It began with seeing her husband, 1st Sgt. Will...

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni residents hold moss ball flowers at Yamaguchi Flower Land in Yanai City, Japan, May 25, 2018. The trip was conducted in support of the Cultural Adaptation Program to experience local Japanese activities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Brune)

Cultivating unique Japanese experiences


Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents traveled to Yamaguchi Flower Land and Kashinoki Sweets Factory in Yanai City, Japan, May...

A child holds a kendama during the 13th Community Cultural Exchange at Iwakuni City, Japan, May 26, 2018. The Cultural Adaptation Program hosted the community cultural exchange in order to share the Japanese and American culture. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Seth Rosenberg)

Neighbors share culture through exchange in Iwakuni


Iwakuni City, Japan (May 30, 2018) —Marine Corps Air station Iwakuni residents visited Tsuzu Elementary School for the 13th...

Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni leadership and Iwakuni City council members pose for a photo during the Sound of Freedom Campaign at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, June 1, 2018. The campaign was a series of events in order to give the city council members a better understanding of base operations and share insight on why maintaining readiness for Marine Aircraft Group 12, Carrier Air Wing 5 and Fleet Air Wing 31 is so important. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Joseph Abrego)

MCAS Iwakuni leadership hosts first Sound of Freedom Campaign


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- U.S. Marine Corps Col. Richard F. Fuerst, the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air...

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Xiomara M. Martinez

Two cultures, one community: U.S. Embassy representative visits Misawa on American Day


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- A representative from the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo visited Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 3, for the 30th...

Marine Aircraft Group 12 forces deployed several F-35B Lightning ll's for a regularly scheduled aviation training relocation at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 9, 2018. ATR's are designed to increase operational readiness and bilateral interoperability for both U.S. and Japanese forces. The MAG-12 ATR is a concrete example of the strength of the U.S.-Japan alliance - the foundation of peace and security in the Indo-Pacific for more than 50 years. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexia Lythos)

VMFA-121 Marines fly high in Misawa ATR


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, deployed several...

Shopping the Misawa Exchange Generates $485,963 for Quality-of-Life Programs


MISAWA – Last year, the Misawa community generated $485,963 for critical Quality-of-Life program as Airmen, retirees and their...

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Geoffrey P. Barham/Released

Midway 76th Anniversary Commemoration holds at CFAS


SASEBO, Japan (Jun. 4, 2018) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Petty Officer 2nd Class Y. Furusato reads the names of Imperial...


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