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Outside the Gate


I’m Hisano Yamazaki with what’s happening outside the gate.

Several new spots are opening In Tokyo to help make your...

130221-N-VZ328-154 NAVAL AIR FACILITY MISAWA, Japan (Feb. 21, 2013) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus reenlists Cryptologic Technician (Collection) 2nd Class Jaella Humphey during an all-hands call. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kenneth G. Takada/Released)

Secretary of the Navy Visits Naval Air Facility Misawa


NAVAL AIR FACILITY MISAWA, Japan (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited with Sailors and Navy civilians at Naval...

Charges dropped, but Yokosuka sailor still under investigation


YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — A USS George Washington sailor is still under investigation by Japanese prosecutors even though they...

Col. Mark August

Furlough notice to come by late March, Yokota command tells civilian workers


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Base commander Col. Mark August told about 200 civilian employees Monday that they could expect letters...

Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Brett Cote

Current All Hands update


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- All Hands Update features four newscasts today - One two- minute newscast and three one-minute newscasts....

Yokota West Elementary School nurse selected as the 2012-13 OSHNA School Nurse of the Year


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Yokota West Elementary School Nurse Lily Bagtas, was recently selected as the 2012-2013 Overseas School...

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman David Washington, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron recycling manager, uses a squeegee to pull cans and garbage to Hajime Sasaki, 35 CES solid waste manager, at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Feb. 11, 2013. The Misawa Recycling Center is the base’s collection area for recyclable materials. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Phillip Butterfield)

Don't kill Nemo, use Misawa's Recycling Center


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 35th Fighter Wing is committed to achieving the Air Force's goal of recycling 65 percent of the base'...

Members of the Misawa Theater Group pose with their sculpture after winning the first place prize of a $250 gift card during the Second Annual Snowman Build Competition Feb. 16, 2013, at Misawa Air Base, Japan. Their rendition of a scene from Gulliver’s Travels, a novel authored by Johnathan Swift, put them ahead of the competition. The sculptures will remain in Risner Circle until they melt away. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Phillip Butterfield)

"Silly people doing silly things" at Misawa's snowman competition


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Five private organizations from across Misawa Air Base gathered at Risner Circle to battle in the medium...

Naval Air Facility Misawa receives Golden Anchor Retention Award



NAVAL AIR FACILITY MISAWA, Japan – Naval Air Facility Misawa received the Navy’s Retention Excellence Award, Feb. 14 for...


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