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Curtis Gray, Iwakuni Legends player, shoots a free throw during their game against the Iwakuni Lakers during a Youth Intramural Basketball game held at the IronWorks Gym here, Feb. 7, 2013. This was the first regular season game in the 13-15-year-old division. The Legends managed to defeat the Lakers 33-20. (Photo by Lance Cpl. James Smith)

Legends trump Lakers, Jolly Green Giants defeat Dream Team


The Youth Intramural Basketball season’s 13-to- 15-year old division started its regular season as the Iwakuni Legends squared off...

Donald Mokelke, who is a Matthew C. Perry Elementary School art teacher and tea ceremony master, presents Austin R. Pippen, a third grade M.C. Perry student, 9, with green tea during the closing portion of a mikangiving ceremony at M.C. Perry Elementary school here, Feb. 5, 2013. Several members of the local Iwakuni community were on hand to present the mikans to the school, including Iwakuni Mayor Yoshikiko Fukuda. (Photo by Cpl. Kenneth K. Trotter Jr.)

M. C. Perry hosts mikan-giving exchange


Matthew C. Perry Elementary School hosted Iwakuni Mayor Yoshikiko Fukuda and several members of the local Iwakuni Agricultural and...

Boys from Cub Scout Pack 77 and Boy Scout Troop 77 look over the replica Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter at the hangar here, Feb. 7, 2013. The hangar was built in 1939 and is the last one still on station. The scouts visited the hangar to learn more about the history of the base and its role in World War II. The zero fighter is a scale replica and has a complete cockpit that visitors can view. (Photo by Lance Cpl. B. A. Stevens)

Station scouts visit Zero Hangar


The sound of scurrying feet and boyish laughter echoed off the concrete walls of the Zero Hangar here Feb. 7, 2013.


(Left) SH1 Charles Agyeilarbi, FC1 Jeffery Meguiar and IT1 Demetrius Daniels scoop ashes out of a fire pit at Fleet Activities, Yokosuka Ikego Housing Detachment Morale, Welfare and Recreation camp grounds, Feb. 1. The community relations project was coordinated by USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) First Class Petty Officer Association as a way to help junior Sailors that frequent the camp grounds and give back to the local community. (Photo by Joe Schmitt)

USS John S. McCain Sailors launch clean up initiative


USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) First Class Petty Officer Association Sailors cleaned up camp sites on Fleet Activities, Yokosuka Ikego...

Command Chief Master Sergeant of Pacific Air Forces Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald addresses Yokota Air Base’s enlisted force Feb. 8, 2013. He visited the air base to hear from Airmen and view the professional airlift mission and operations at Yokota. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Meagan Schutter)

PACAF chief meets Yokota Airmen


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- The Pacific Air Forces Command Chief Master Sgt. Steve McDonald visited Yokota Air Base, Japan, Feb. 7 to...

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Senior Airman Phillip Rodriguez, 374th Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman, inspects night vision goggles at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Feb. 14, 2013. Night vision goggles are used to assist pilots with aircraft landings conducted in the dark. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Stacy Moless)

Equipping the mission


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Aircrew flight equipment technicians assigned to the 374th Operations Support Squadron, Yokota Air Base,...

Marines fire high-angle shots from M777 A2 155 mm howitzers Jan. 31 in the East Fuji Maneuver Area during Exercise Fire Dragon 13-2. During the live-fire portion of the exercise, Marines practiced firing at various angles to increase their ability to provide fire support to maneuver elements. The Marines are with 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. (Photo by Cpl. Matthew Manning)

Echo Battery leads live-fire training for Exercise Fire Dragon


CAMP FUJI, Shizuoka, Japan -- “Fire for effect!” The bellowing command echoes in the maneuver area before a thunderous blast rings...

Combat Logistics Company 36 Marines place the roof on their igloo during the First World Igloo Building Championship competition, which took place at the Osorakan Snow Park, located in the town of Akiota, Feb. 3, 2013. CLC-36 entered three teams into the event, two in the speed-building competition and one in the artistic competition. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Benjamin Pryer)

CLC-36 Marines compete in First World Igloo Building Championship


The First World Igloo Building Championship in Hiroshima took place in the Osorakan...

Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Chrisen Maharaj takes the 3rd class petty officer advancement exam aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65).  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jared King)

Advancement exam eligibility requirements updated


PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- A recent policy change allows Sailors with a PTS "Intends to Separate" status to participate in the...


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