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Radomes are the most distinctive feature of the secretive base known as RAF Menwith Hill, England. The domes — locally known as ''golf balls'' — are reported to house electronic equipment used to monitor communications in Europe and the Middle East. (Adam L. Mathis/Stars and Stripes)

Pentagon budget cuts take first toll in Japan, England


Personnel reductions at Misawa Air Base in Japan and...

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, center, tours the commissary at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., July 16, 2013. (Glenn Fawcett/DOD)

Commissaries avoid cuts, but at cost to customers


WASHINGTON — The long-feared cuts to military commissaries appear to be real: The Defense Department subsidy would drop from $1.4...

Members of the Misawa Air Base, Japan, community came together Feb. 15, 2014, in an effort to clear the streets of the 27.6 inches of snowfall they received within a 24-hour period. The last time Misawa experienced more snowfall within that time frame was more than 60 years ago when Misawa received 43.1 inches of snow March 24, 1952. (Courtesy photo)

Heaviest snowfall in 62 years hits Misawa


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- After last weekend's record-breaking snowfall, there's no doubt why Misawa Air Base, Japan, is called the...

U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Derek VanHorn

Misawa community, base leaders gather for annual meeting


U.S. Air Force Col. Stephen Williams, 35th Fighter Wing commander, addresses members of the Misawa City Council during a Community...

Culinary Sailor 101


Sailors had an opportunity to learn how to cook a perfect pasta dish from start to finish with Harbor View Club's Chef Yost on...

February 2014 Micro Sprint Triathlon


200 meter swim, 5 mile bike ride and a 1.5 run on the treadmill was the goal of the MWR Sports & Fitness Micro Sprint Triathlon...

Red White & Food Wine Festival


It's that time of year again to wet your palate and taste flavors from all around the globe!

Not only will there be wine...

Royal Thai General Thanasaka Patimaprakorn shakes hands with a U.S. Marine after the completion of a combined live-fire exercise for the conclusion of exercise Cobra Gold 2014 at Royal Thai Navy Tactical Training Center Ban Chan Krem, Chanthaburi, Kingdom of Thailand, Feb. 15. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Matthew Troyer/Released)

Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 concludes


CHANTHABURI, Thailand -- Exercise Cobra Gold 2014 concluded Feb. 21 following a multilateral combined arms live-fire exercise at...

Lt. Col. Salawati Yahaa, an officer from the Malaysian Joint Force Headquarters, shared her experience with prioritizing and balancing from the perspective of being both a mother of four while continuing to serve her country at the first international Sisters in Arms during Cobra Gold 2014. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Crista Mary Mack)

'Sisters in Arms' program goes international at Cobra Gold 2014


PHITSANULOK, Kingdom of Thailand (Feb. 18, 2014) -- Women representing several countries participated in the first-of-its-kind...


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