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YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Tax season is here, and it is important to file your claims correctly with the right information. The tax center is here to help; its hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Soo C. Kim)

Common mistakes cost time, money during tax time


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- With income tax season underway at Yokota Air Base, Japan, the tax center opened its doors to help Airmen...

Sgt. Maj. James Hash shows a Rapid Equipping Force procured Dragon Runner, operated by Soldiers remotely in Afghanistan for reconnaissance and counter improvised explosive device operations. The venue is the Washington Auto Show in February 2013, in the nation's capital. Photo by David Vergun

Rapid equipping force bringing 'solutions to battlefield'


WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Feb. 11, 2013) -- The Army's Rapid Equipping Force launched a website two weeks ago to solicit ideas...

(Jan. 29, 2013) The attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) departs San Diego for a six-month deployment of the western Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Anthony Walker)

Albuquerque visits Yokosuka during Western Pacific deployment


YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) arrived at Yokosuka, Japan, Feb. 13...

Sign up for the Mrs. Sakura scholarship pageant


The annual Mrs. Sakura scholarship pageant will be held at Yokota Air Base on May 11, so sign up now!

The pageant is...

Curfew eased for servicemembers in Japan


YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — U.S. Forces Japan adjusted the curfew rules Wednesday, pushing back the start by an hour to midnight...

Club Beyond volunteers pour milkshakes that were made in a garbage can for students at Robert D. Edgren High School before the first Club Beyond meeting to kick off the year at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Feb. 1, 2013. Luckily for the students, the Club Beyond volunteers used a clean garbage can that had never been used to hold trash. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Lipscomb)

Club Beyond: More than a milkshake


MISAWA AIR BASE - A garbage can sat in the middle of the Edgren High School cafeteria after school on Feb. 1, but something was a...

Niles Paul, left, Washington Redskins tight end, watches the Super Bowl with Senior Airman Keegan Early, 35th Maintenance Operations Squadron maintenance planning, scheduling and documentation, at the Misawa Club Complex on Misawa Air Base, Japan, Feb. 4, 2013. Paul and the rest of the NFL stars came to Misawa to show their appreciation for what service members do on a daily basis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Kee)

NFL stars give back to Misawa


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- For Misawa, Feb. 4 was no normal day for football, as National Football League cheerleaders, Lauren,...

Squadrons perfect sortie producing capabilities during surge day training


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- The sound of jet engines roared throughout the day and into the night during a Marine...

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