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Yokosuka’s own compete in Roller Derby World Cup

Joy Thomen is the MWR Aquatic Director on Yokosuka Naval Base. She also recently competed as a member of Team Japan at the 2018...
U.S. Army Capt. Lee Schroeder, left, the Delta Detachment, 1st Space Company, Joint Tactic Army Ground Station commander, stands with U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Terrence A. Greene, right, the United States Forces Japan and Fifth Air Force command chief, during the Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-35A Lightning Commemorative Ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Feb. 24, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Deana Heitzman)

USFJ command chief welcomes JASDF F-35A to Misawa


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The United States Forces Japan and 5th Air Force command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Terrence A. Greene,...

12 training tips for your first marathon


When I was on the brink of turning 30, I knew I wanted to do something to mark the occasion. Rather than take a nice relaxing...

SASEBO, Japan (Feb. 21, 2018) Lt. j.g. Yusuf Abdullah speaks at the Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo Black History Month celebration Feb. 21, 2018. The event featured presentations, readings and a speaker with a focus on the theme of "African-Americans in Times of War."  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Geoffrey P. Barham/Released)

African-American service and struggles remembered at CFAS Black History Month Celebration


SASEBO, Japan - Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo community members celebrated Black History Month with a commemorative event held...

Master Sgt. Tara Bryant (left), 349th Aeromedical Evacuation (AE) Squadron AE technician, briefs two simulated patients before a flight during exercise COPE NORTH 2018 at Tinian, U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Feb. 19. COPE NORTH allows U.S. and allied forces to practice humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts to prepare for and recover from the devastating effects of natural disasters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Juan Torres Chardon)

Yokota’s airframes demonstrate HA/DR capabilities at Cope North


Andersen Air Force Base, Guam -- U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules and C-12J Huron aircrews, assigned to Yokota Air Base, Japan...

Command Sgt. Maj. Will Holland and personnel from Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation, participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 22, 2018 to commemorate the Camp Zama Library Teen Station's grand opening. (Photo Credit: Lance D. Davis, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public Affairs)

Camp Zama Library opens new teen station


CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 27, 2018) - The Camp Zama Library held a grand opening Feb. 22 for its new teen station.

Command Sgt...

Allen Strawbridge, music teacher for Matthew C. Perry High School, directs his students in their performance of “Funky Town/I Feel Good” during the eighth annual U.S.-Japan Friendship Concert at the Sinfonia Iwakuni Concert Hall in Iwakuni City, Japan, Feb. 24, 2018. The event allowed students from different cultures to come together to perform and have the opportunity to build connections through music, despite the language barrier. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lauren Brune)

U.S.-Japan Friendship Concert showcases harmony between two nations


IWAKUNI CITY, Japan -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni students united with local Japanese students for the eighth annual U.S.-...

Staff with the Robert M. Casey Medical and Dental Clinic at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni converse with medical professionals within the host nation medical community during a hospital symposium held at the Egretta restaurant in Iwakuni City, Japan, Feb. 23, 2018. The medical institutions gather once a year to discuss common issues and possible solutions in order to continue serving both communities. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Muriah King)

Robert M. Casey Medical and Dental Clinic collaborates with host nation medical clinics during symposium


IWAKUNI CITY, Japan -- Staff with the Robert M. Casey Medical and Dental Clinic at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and...

An Airman takes the saver’s pledge as part of the Military Saves campaign at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Feb. 26, 2018. The Military Saves campaign encourages all Airmen to take the Saver’s Pledge, urging service members and their families to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth over time. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Matthew Gilmore)

Military Saves kicks off at Yokota


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago, the second best time is now.

The same can be said...


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