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NAF Atsugi gets ‘The Smoke Out’


According to a 2008 survey conducted by the American Lung Association, approximately 30 percent of U.S. Navy Sailors are smokers....

A Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces member carries disaster relief supplies from a Japanese CH-47 Chinook during the Tokyo Metropolitan Government disaster relief exercise at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 23, 2013. The exercise was an opportunity for both Japanese and American forces to work together, enhancing and preparing for possible future disasters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Soo C. Kim / Released)

Exercise learns from past, saves future


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- 5 a.m. It is a quiet Saturday morning in Tachikawa. The silence is broken with the birds singing to greet...

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Capt. Kathrina Carrasco, 374th Dental Squadron dentist, administers a dental examine to Eli Francis, John K. Mendel Elementary School 3rd grader, at the Yokota Dental Clinic, Feb. 2, 2013. During the event, children received examinations, cleanings, x-rays and educational services. (U.S. Air Force photo by Osakabe Yasuo)

Dental cavities and what we eat: Together through history


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Anthropologists believe approximately 10,000 years ago humans stopped following the herd and began...

(from left to right) Royal Australian Air Force Group Captain Luke Stoodley, United Nations Command (Rear) commander, greets U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas, United Nations Command Korea, deputy commander, U.S. Forces Korea, deputy commander, Air Component Commander, Republic of Korea/U.S. Combined Forces Command, commander, 7th Air Force, commander, during the 68th Anniversary of the United Nations, Nov. 26, 2013 at New Sanno Hotel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Osakabe Yasuo/Released)

UNC celebrates the 68th anniversary of the United Nations in Japan


TOKYO, Japan  -- U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jan-Marc Jouas, United Nations Command, Korea, and U.S. Forces Korea deputy commander as...

Tailored career guidance resource is free for sailor's lifetime


PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- Sailors planning ahead for an eventual transition from naval service, are encouraged to take advantage of...

USS Shiloh (Byron Linder/Courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

USS Shiloh joining British, S. Korean ships in 2-day exercise


SEOUL — The USS Shiloh will take part in a two-day naval exercise that begins Sunday with British and South Korean ships south of...

  Family members wait for their loved ones to arrive as the USS George Washington returns to port at Yokosuka Naval Base Dec. 5. The carrier returned from the Phillipines where sailors provided typhoon relief and humanitarian aid. (Photo by Trevor Andersen/Stars and Stripes)

George Washington back in port after typhoon relief work


YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The USS George Washington returned to Yokosuka Naval Base on Thursday after completing a lengthy...

Deployed service members receive free phone cards from NEXCOM


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced Dec. 2 that Sailors and Marines in 40 ships and...

Reminder: Annual Tree Lighting event on Friday!


Tree Lighting event on Friday, Dec. 6 at Taylor Field!

The event kicks off at 3 p.m. with a new addition: the Coca-Cola...


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