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Marines from the station's Provost Marshal's Office speak to Iwakuni Police officers before a K-9 demonstration, which took place by the XtremeWorks Skatepark here, April 25, 2013. The demonstration was part of an orientation in which local law enforcement officers shared information with their station counterparts. The goal of the orientation was to continue the strong relationship between the two agencies. (Photo by Cpl. Vanessa Jimenez)

MCAS Iwakuni hosts local law enforcement


Japanese police officers attended an outreach orientation program hosted by the air station April 24-25, 2013. The program’s goal...

1st Annual Hawaiian Festival


Join us for our 1st Annual Hawaiian Festival.  This is an Open-Post Event and will feature Live Music, Hawaiian Entertainment, Hula...

(Right) CS1 Tyler McGuinn shows his daughters the butterfly exhibit during the annual Environmental Fair onboard Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, April 29. The fair showcases base and local community environmental programs. (Photo by Paul Long)

NAVFAC celebrates Earth Month with Environmental Fair


Naval Facilities Engineering Command Far East (NAVFACFE) onboard Fleet Activities (FLEACT), Yokosuka, celebrated their first...

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Center, Holly Petraeus, head of the Office of Servicemember Affairs at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, meets with representatives from Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 6, 2013. During the meeting, Petraeus learned about specific challenges facing service members stationed at Yokota. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Desiree Economides/Released)

Mrs Petraeus brings financial knowledge to Yokota community


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Holly Petraeus, head of the Office of Servicemember Affairs at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau,...

TACHIKAWA, Japan -- A woman walks through a field of flowers at Showa Kinen Park May 5, 2013. According to their website, Showa Park was part of a project to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Emperor Showa’s reign. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael Washburn)

Explore for a day: Showa Park


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Right outside the main gate lies a wealth of adventure just waiting to be found. New food, music,...

Marines assist JSDF members during drill competition


Camp Itazuma, Gotenba, Shizuoka prefecture, Japan -- The U.S. Marines are taught drill to build esprit de corps, impart military...

 MILLINGTON Tenn. (July 22, 2011) Chief Operations Specialist Tonye Golston reviews job assignments in Career Management System/Interactive Detailing. Golston is a detailer at Navy Personnel Command, which generates permanent change of station orders for more than 328,000 active-duty Sailors. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrea Smithluedke)

May application phase to open for sailors seeking PCS orders


MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- The Career Management System Interactive Detailing (CMS/ID) application phase is scheduled to begin, May...

Holly Petraeus leaves the Zama Community Club after talking to soldiers about financial readiness on Wednesday. (Seth Robson/Stars and Stripes)

Holly Petraeus offers financial advice to servicemembers at Camp Zama


CAMP ZAMA, Japan — Former Gen. David Petraeus was known for his careful decision making when he was leading American troops in Iraq...

What does it take to be a successful military mom?


"The key to being a successful military mother is communication and love because in real life, moms get stressed and lose patience...


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