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Sailors and Marines prepare the USS Denver to make way for Thailand from Naval Facility White Beach, Okinawa, Feb. 4, 2014. Sailors from the Denver and members of the 3rd Marine Division are heading to Thailand in support of the upcoming Exercise Cobra Gold 2014. (Lisa Tourtelot/Stars and Stripes)

Marines board USS Denver at Okinawa, head for Cobra Gold


WHITE BEACH NAVAL FACILITY, Okinawa — The USS Denver made a brief stop at Okinawa on Wednesday to pick up members of the 3rd Marine...

Couples bridging cultures


Editor’s note: As every couple knows, nothing says “I love you” quite like committing to go the extra mile to make things work...

Sailors and their families celebrate after yet another touchdown by the Seattle Seahawks during a Super Bowl party at Benny Decker theater on Yokosuka Naval Base Feb. 3. After the game everyone had an opportunity to meet NFL players who had come to visit. (Trevor Andersen/Stars and Stripes)

NFL players party with Yokosuka sailors for Super Bowl


YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Denver Broncos fan Petty Officer Eric Douglas was depressed to see his team beaten so badly in the...

DUI preventing slogan contest


Enter a Slogan Contest to raise awareness about preventing Drinking and Driving!

All active duty, commands, and SOFA...

Marines wait for a fire mission Jan. 20 during Artillery Relocation Training Program 13-4 at the North Fuji Maneuver Area. ARTP is a training exercise designed to enhance the readiness and proficiency of the artillery regiment through live-fire training on various ranges. The Marines are with 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 3rd Bn., 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, under the unit deployment program. (Photo by Sgt. Brian A. Marion)

ARTP 13-4 begins with bang


COMBINED ARMS TRAINING CENTER CAMP FUJI -- They traveled the frozen land, looking for suitable places to set their howitzers. Each...

U.S. Airman 1st Class John Rodil, 35th Security Forces basic force protector, simulates firing upon 35 SFS members, while acting as an attacker during Phase II of the operational readiness exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Jan. 28, 2014. To make the scenario realistic, members of 35 SFS volunteer to be base aggressors and simulate attacks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. April Quintanilla)

Security Forces exercise team gears up


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan  -- The 35th Security Forces Squadron vigilantly protects Airmen here during an operational readiness...

2014 MWR Strongman / Strongwoman Competition


Competitors came out to the Fleet Fitness Complex for the 2014 MWR Strongman / Strongwoman Competition January 29. Competitors...

2014 Friendship Concert


Doors open at 1 p.m., concert starts at 2 p.m. and ends at 4:50 p.m. at the concert hall, Shinfonia Iwakuni. Japanese and American...

Lance Cpl. DeSean R. White, military working dog handler with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, spends time with Azra, his military working dog, aboard Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Jan. 16, 2014. White spends a minimum of 3 hours a day with Azra to sustain and improve his bond with her. (Photo by Lance Cpl. D. A. Walters)

A Marine’s best friend


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Dogs are often thought of as, “a man’s best friend,” but what happens when the Marine...


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