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Corporals Alice Garcia and Jesus Obregon, community relations event volunteers, walk to find trash during the Single Marine Program Marine Lounge volunteer cleanup, which took place near the surrounding Futashika River area Oct. 19, 2012. Volunteers spent the entire afternoon cleaning up the environment, taking photos and enjoying a barbecue.

Servicemembers reduce waste in Futashika River area


Thirteen Marines and sailors from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni volunteered their time to clean up areas surrounding the...

Sgt. David Cohoe (right), a Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 12 aviation ordnance systems technician, describes an M61A2 vulcan to the group of Ray Grinyer Sr. (center), retired English Army soldier, Maj. Neil Ruggiero, station public affairs officer, Ray Grinyer Jr. and Michael Wilson while aboard station Oct. 19, 2012.

World War II veteran returns to Iwakuni 66 years later


“We had half a circle brick wall, with a gate that you drove into and that brought you into the main building, that is the only one...

Stripes Printshop launches site


Editor's Note: This story first ran in our Stripes Kanto editions in late August. We put it on the site today to remind folks of...

35th Combat Service Support Battalion soldiers hand out candy to students from LCA Kokusai Elementary School while 'Speed Racer' costumed Lt. Col. Joseph O. Ritter, commander of the 35th CSSB, escorts during the Friendship Halloween event at Sagami General Depot Oct. 29. (Photo Credit: Tetsuo Nakahara, U.S. Army Japan Public Affairs)

35th CSSB holds Halloween event for local children


CAMP ZAMA, Japan -- More than one hundred local Japanese guests including children and their parents were invited to an annual...

Check out the Halloween events on your base

"Trick or Treat" Halloween season is coming again this year!

CFAY, sailors gather for bell ringing ceremony


YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors gathered on command hill in front of the Fleet Activities (FLEACT...

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft’s open wires are exposed during the 14th Aircraft Maintenance electrical and environmental team’s harness removal operation at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 11, 2012. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Kenna Jackson)

Switching it up: E&E replaces F-16 harness


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- During a post-flight inspection, an error was found with the 22 year-old, D-modeled, two...

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Gabrielle Carrillo, 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit supply apprentice, and Koji Takayama, hazardous waste storage area site manager, check hazardous material transfer documentation for accuracy at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 24, 2012.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Phillip Butterfield)

Saving money and the environment the hazardous way


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Like most large industrial areas, Misawa Air Base produces hazardous waste as a...


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