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Weapon restriction in Europe may hold household goods


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Recently base legal offices in the United Kingdom have seen a trend that some military members who are...

PEARL HARBOR (Nov. 5, 2013) A photo illustration produced by the U.S. Navy supporting the Suicide Prevention program urging Sailors to speak up and seek guidance.  (U.S. Navy photo illustration by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Rose Forest)

Navy urges sailors to thrive, not just survive


PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- A new Navy program aims to help fleet Sailors to "Thrive during the Holidays" while helping to develop and...

Furloughs to have minimal impact on community, services


MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP SMEDLEY D. BUTLER, OKINAWA, Japan -- Furloughs caused by sequestration are projected to have a minimal...

NDW alcohol awareness brief stresses sobriety, safety during summer


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Summer vacations and holidays are a great way to spend time with family and friends while the weather is warm....

The best way to avoid the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays is to limit your exposure to the sun. So, as much as possible seek shade and remember the sun’s rays are strongest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Zachary Kee)

Safe fun in summer sun


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Summer - the time of year when everyone wants to go to the beach, have a cookout or lie out and enjoy the...

U.S. Air Force Capt. Dennis Muller, left, and 1st Lt. Michelle Hamland, both with the 13th Fighter Squadron, prepare to take off for a training combat mission with the Japan Air Self-Defense Force at Chitose Air Base, Japan, July 8, 2013. Pilots trained with each other’s forces to improve tactical air-to-air capabilities and gain more experience working with dissimilar aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Derek VanHorn)

F-16s make strides while at Chitose AB


CHITOSE AIR BASE, Japan -- U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons didn't wait long to roar into high-flying action while traveling...

At Misawa Air Base, Japan, speed limits range from 25 to 60 kilometers per hour. Driving within the speed limit allows for more time to react to unexpected variables like other vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists, pot holes or other road obstacles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenna Jackson)

Living life in the fast lane; flirting with disaster's mistress


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Mankind's greatest quest to move faster and to shorten time between destinations, is one of the pillars...

Lt. Col. Mike Carriero, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni S-1 and manpower director, cuts the cake after a retirement ceremony for local national employees at the Landing Zone inside Club Iwakuni, June 26, 2013. Eight local national employees received certificates for their commitment to service during the ceremony. (Photo by Pfc. D. A. Walters)

Local national employees retire with years of dedicated service to station


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- A retirement ceremony took place for eight local national employees inside the Landing...

Children from the Yahata Gakuen Children’s Home swim with Marines and sailors from Marine Wing Support Squadron 171 during a community relations event at the WaterWorks outdoor pool, June 30, 2013. The children whirled and splashed about in the pool with servicemembers to cool off from the activities that were played in the hot, humid weather earlier in the day. (Photo by Pfc. David A. Walters)

Children laugh, play, splash with Marines, sailors


Children and staff from the Yahata Gakuen Children’s Home visited the air station to play, eat and swim with Marines and sailors...


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