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U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Senior Airman Michael Washburn/Released

Yokota hosts the Healthy Base Initiative


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Yokota Air Base is one of two Air Force bases and one of 13 Defense Department installations to pilot the...

Taking leave to a foreign country


NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI – Being stationed in Asia Pacific provides great opportunities for travel to nearby countries for leave....

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan (May 23, 2013) Navy Misawa Sailors stand in formation during the Misawa Air Base Memorial Day Retreat Ceremony. The ceremony commemorates U.S. service members, past and present, who have served their country and paid the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lisa Reese)

Misawa sailors boost morale for tsunami-ravaged community


TARO, Japan (NNS) -- Over 40 Sailors assigned to the Naval Air Facility (NAF) Misawa provided the residents of Taro, Japan, who...

Air Force Secretary Michael B. Donley and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III brief reporters on the state of the Air Force at the Pentagon, May 24, 2013. DOD photo by Glenn Fawcett

Donley: Sequestration Hits Air Force Readiness, Modernization


WASHINGTON, May 24, 2013 – Sequestration has hit the Air Force particularly hard, impacting its force structure, readiness and...

U.S. Air Force Col. Stephen Williams, 35th Fighter Wing commander, meets with Lt. Gen. Yoshinori Taguchi, Japanese Ground Self -Defense Force, 9th Division commanding general, in the beginning stages of the Guard and Protect Exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 20, 2013.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kenna Jackson)

SFS joins Japanese defense forces in training exercise


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan  -- Airmen from the 35th Security Forces Squadron and Japan Air Self-Defense Force, along with the soldiers...

U.S. President Barack Obama gives the commencement address at the U.S. Naval Academy graduation and commissioning ceremony. The academy graduated 841 ensigns and 206 Marine Corps 2nd lieutenants at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad Runge/Released)

Naval Academy Graduates Class of 2013


ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) -- An estimated 30,000 people filled the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Md., May 24 to witness the...

Lance Cpl. Michael J. Young, an Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting crew chief and Strongman Competition participant, performs a Humvee pull, which was the final challenge of the event, at the Penny Lake fields here, May 18, 2013. The other events included a tire flip, farmers walk, steel log press and a crucifix hold. (Photo by Pfc. D. A. Walters)

Strongman Competition fosters friendships through struggles


Marine Corps Community Services hosted a strongman competition at Penny Lake fields here, May 18, 2013.


(Right) Jesareli Delagarza, 12, a 6th grade student and cardboard convention participant, instructs fellow students on the operation of her Tow Mater tow truck May 17, 2013, at the Matthew C. Perry Elementary School playground. The truck was made from scrap metal and cardboard and featured a working crane in the bed of the truck. (Cpl. J. Gage Karwick)

Sixth graders show off inventions throughout cardboard convention


Matthew C. Perry 6th grade students gathered at the M.C. Perry playground in the second cardboard convention with their...

Deanna O'Neal, left, Officers' Spouses' Club philanthropy chairman, hands Josiah Ricafrente, Matthew C. Perry High School senior, his scholarship at the Officers' Spouses' Club scholarship night held in building 1200 at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May 16, 2013. Ricafrente said he plans to use his money toward paying for his tuition at the University of California at Irvine as he pursues his studies toward becoming an aerospace engineer. (Photo by Lance Cpl. James R. Smith)

OSC presents scholarships to deserving students


Students from Matthew C. Perry High School and station residents gathered at building 1200 for the Officers’ Spouses’ Club...


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