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U.S. Navy community delivers Christmas gifts to Japanese Children’s Hospital


YOKOSUKA, Japan – “Thank you for bringing so many smiles to the children’s faces,” said Miki Takahashi, Chief of Nurses at the...

Screen grab from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service website with information on how to request a debt waiver for erroneous payment of LQA. (DFAS)

Congress asks GAO to probe DOD housing allowance policies


STUTTGART, Germany — Members of the House Armed Services Committee are calling on the government’s investigative arm to assess the...

A helicopter flies near the dock landing ship USS Germantown while underway in the western Pacific Ocean in August 2013. (Edward Guttierrez III/U.S. Navy)

USS Germantown's top enlisted sailor reassigned over sex-assault allegation


YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – The top enlisted sailor aboard the USS Germantown has been temporarily relieved in the wake of...

Navy Lodge Atsugi spreads the Christmas spirit


Navy Lodge Atsugi's Tiffany Dickerson reads to some of the children staying at the lodge on Christmas Eve. The children enjoyed hot...

Santa brings Christmas cheer to Navy Lodge Yokosuka


Santa makes a stop to Navy Lodge Yokosuka on Christmas Eve to visit and take pictures with families, many of whom were spending...

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Look around at a restaurant, on a commuter train, at people standing in line, and maybe even (but hopefully not) at your dinner...

MCAS Iwakuni Branch Health Clinic strives for excellence in medevac process


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Merriam-Webster dictionary defines medevac as, “emergency evacuation of the sick or...

Personal identifiable information is information about an individual which identifies, links, relates, is unique to, or describes him or her, like SSN, age, military rank, civilian grade, marital status, race, salary, home or office (and any other) information which is linked or linkable to a specified individual. (Courtesy graphic)

PII: Protect Personal Information


JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii --  PII - What's the big deal? Inappropriately send it and get your account locked!

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brandon Hotopp, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron pavement and construction equipment journeyman, operates a snow plow at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Dec. 9, 2013. Hotopp, along with other members of the 35 CES Snow Control team, are responsible for clearing the airfield and roads during the winter months. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Kee)

Dirt Boy family pushes snow aside


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- As everyone who has been through a winter here knows, Misawa gets an abundance of snow. For those who don...


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