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Col. Mark August, 374th Airlift Wing commander, and Team USA captains hold up their trophy following the 2013 Tomodachi Bowl March 10, 2013, Yokota Air Base, Japan. Team USA won the second annual bowl game 57 - 21. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Airman 1st Class Desiree Economides)

Team USA wins Tomodachi Bowl


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Team USA crushes Team Kanto 57 - 21, when the teams went head-to-head on the gridiron March 10, during...

Gunma Prefecture, Japan -- Shinyu Kizaka, temple priest and host of the event, recites a sutra during the unveiling of a memorial monument in honor of fallen B-29 aircrews March 20, 2013, at Gunma Prefecture, Japan. Kizaka was just 12 years old when the U.S. service members crashed in his home town, and 68 years later he helped honor the aircrew by using his temple as resting ground for the memorial. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cody H. Ramirez)

Airmen, Japanese remember the past, honor the present


GUNMA PREFECTURE, Japan -- Airmen from Yokota Air Base, Japan, joined local Japanese citizens March 20, 2013, in Gunma Prefecture,...

130319-N-OX321-145 AYASE, Japan (March 19, 2013) – Builder 3rd Class John Skoblicki (right) receives a letter of commendation from Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi Commanding Officer Capt. Steven Wieman in recognition of his selection as Sailor of the Week. Sailor of the Week is a title granted to different Sailors on board NAF Atsugi that has shown exemplary skill and work ethic within their work center. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kegan E. Kay/Released)

‘I’m in my own little world’


NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI - On March 18, Builder 3rd Class John Skoblicki, of NAF Atsugi’s Public Works department, was named the...

Col. Mark August, commander of 374th Airlift Wing at Yokota Air Base in Japan, said the ripple effect of a servicemember’s suicide is “enormous across organizations and across bases.” (Eric Guzman/Stars and Stripes)

Air Force commander grapples with servicemember’s suicide


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — While most people hunkered down for the night as a typhoon pounded the Tokyo area, an American airman...

March is Red Cross Month


Meet with the American Red Cross at the Commissary Event on Thursday, March 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the commissary exit area.


Spring Festival


Sunday, March 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Live entertainment, food, carnival games, ship visit

For more information, call 243-...

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua Daggett, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron exercise craftsman, takes samples of simulated biological hazards found at the Richard Bong Theater during the first day of the operational readiness exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 18, 2013. The exercise tested the wing's response to hazardous material incidents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenna Jackson)

EME team's on-scene


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- "For the first day of the exercise, I think we did well," said Staff Sgt. Zack Kilmer, 35th Civil...

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Teddy Longnecker, 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit avionics technician, works on an F-16 Fighting Falcon while generating aircraft for the Operational Readiness Exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 18, 2013. During this exercise, the 13th and 14th AMUs came together to help demonstrate the wing’s overall readiness by generating safe and reliable aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Kee)

Fit to fly: Generating aircraft


 MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- When it comes to the task of generating F-16 Fighting Falcons and the first line of defense, Senior...

Somers Overly, a lifeguard at Camp Zama's Yano Fitness Center, watches swimmers in the pool from the lifeguard stand while on duty March 12. Overly was recently awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for performing duties March 5 that led to rescuing a drowning Soldier. Photo by Candateshia Pafford, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs

Camp Zama lifeguard awarded for taking action


CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 15, 2013) -- A lifeguard at the Yano Fitness Center here was recognized March 12 for rescuing a drowning...


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