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U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Joseph Krussick, 35th Logistics Readiness Squadron first sergeant, sits at his computer at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 4, 2013. Krussick has been in the Air Force for 19 years and has been a first sergeant for a little over five of those years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kia Atkins)

Life as a first sergeant


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- While most jobs have normal office hours, a first sergeant works around the clock. When asked when his...

Sayaka Takabayashi, Marine Corps Community Services SemperFit fitness instructor, performs a Farmer’s Walk exercise during the Strongman pre-training, which took place behind the IronWorks Gym here April 4, 2013. The pre-training will continue every Thursday until the Strongman competition. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Benjamin Pryer)

SemperFit conducts Strongman pre-training for upcoming competition


April 4, 2013, marked the first day of the Strongman pre-training. Three fitness instructors took time out of their daily schedules...

Cpl. Matthew S. Smith, Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 volunteer, gives high fives to Matthew C. Perry Elementary School students after the Parade of Uniforms display, which took place inside the Matthew C. Perry High School Gymnasium here, April 4, 2013. Volunteers posed for photographs with each class attending the event. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Benjamin Pryer)

Marines display uniforms with pride for M. C. Perry youth


Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 servicemembers put on Marine Corps uniforms new and old during a Parade of Uniforms display,...

Keeping the flow of information going


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- For the Air Force to run as a well-oiled machine, communication between bases around the world needs to...

DEERS streamlined for better efficiency


WASHINGTON (AFPS) --  -- A modification in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System is expected to streamline personal...

Pfc. George Von Toman presents an Easter basket and stuffed animal March 30 during an annual festival celebrating both Easter and spring at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan. Photo by Cpl. Adam B. Miller

Camp Fuji hosts children from nearby orphanages


CAMP FUJI, Japan -- Marines and sailors hosted local orphans at their annual festival celebrating Easter and the spring season...

Chief Petty Officer Maurene Comers, a Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron logistics specialist, and Master Chief Petty Officer Gilbert Ermitano, station Navy senior enlisted advisor, cut the ceremonial cake at the R. G. Robinson Mess Hall here April, 1, 2013, in celebration of the 120th birthday of the chief petty officer rank, established April 1, 1893.

Navy chiefs celebrate 120 years of service


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Chief petty officers across the station celebrated 120 years of their rank at the R.G....

(U.S. Air Force graphic, photo/Senior Airman Carlin Leslie)

Air Force restarts tuition assistance


WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Air Force has officially restarted military tuition assistance, effective immediately.


ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 12, 2013) Sailors participate in Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) training in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Leonard Adams Jr.)

Still time to enter video contest


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Sailors still have time to take part in the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Public Service...


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