Listen up! There are some great concerts in Japan!

Editor's note: There are lots of great concerts coming up in the next several months. So get off the couch and check one out. (...
YOKOSUKA, Japan (Feb. 14, 2018) Sailors assigned to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka participate on stage in a Pure Praxis performance aimed at helping Sailors prevent sexual assault and know how to offer victim support at Benny Decker Theater. (U.S. Navy photo by Kristina Doss/Released)

Yokosuka Sailors Brave the Stage During Pure Praxis Shows


YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka Sailors learned about sexual assault prevention and response this week...

US Forces, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Participate in Resilient Shield 2018


YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70, along with Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, U.S. Air Force assets, and...

Mononucleosis is nicknamed the “kissing disease” because it’s spread through saliva. Navy Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Michael Zegarra shares the traditional first kiss with his wife Caterina Zegarra, after the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz pulled into port at Naval Base Kitsap, Washington, Dec. 10, 2017. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Greg Hall)

‘Kissing disease’ exhausting, but it strikes only once


FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Tremendous fatigue, a very sore throat and achy body – Cheryl vividly recalls how bad she felt after coming...

Nominations for First Sergeant of the Year award sought


JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 2018 First Sergeant of the...

Defense Health Agency Director Vice Admiral Raquel “Rocky” Bono joined Sesame Street’s Elmo to record a welcome video for the new provider section of the Sesame Street for Military Families website. (Photo by MHS Communications)

Rocky and Elmo want providers to "Watch. Ask. Share."


Health care providers now have exciting new resources to help them work with patients from military families, thanks to research-...

Official U.S. Navy file photo of a C-2A Greyhound. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alex Corona)

U.S. Navy maps downed C-2A Greyhound


YOKOSUKA, Japan – A Navy-led mission aboard research vessel RV Petrel has mapped the wreckage of a C-2A Greyhound aircraft that...

Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

Striper beats Tokyo Marathon odds

The Tokyo Marathon draws more than 320,000 applicants each year – A staggering number. And of those applications, only 35,000 are...
Celebrating heritage months provides the opportunity to recognize the complexities and richness of different cultural identities. African American History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history throughout the month of February. (Courtesy photo)

Celebrating Heritage


Yokota Air Base, Japan -- Celebrating heritage months provides the opportunity to recognize the complexities and richness of...


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