Job Opening: Supervisory Editor for Stripes community publications


Stars and Stripes, the independent daily newspaper devoted to covering the U.S. military, is seeking a Publishing and Media Design...


A crash course in Japanese customs & etiquette

Every culture has its own rules regarding etiquette. In Japan, some of these rules are straightforward while others are more...

Mori Town Flea Market near Yokota Base Sept. 8


Would you like to be a vendor? Come join our flea market located in the Mori Town Shopping Center. An American-style mall located...

Community action team members discuss resiliency initiatives at a Getting To Outcomes training event June 25-29, 2018 in San Antonio. The GTO model is designed to help communities and organizations develop tailored plans for integrated resilience and violence prevention. (U.S. Air Force photo by Richard Salomon)

AFPC hosts Getting To Outcomes event to help units tailor violence prevention, resiliency efforts


JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- With the ongoing challenges of military life, Air Force leaders recognize the...

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Depachika: Foodie heaven in Japanese department store basements


If you are new to Japan, you might not be aware that culinary wonderlands are spread under the majestic façades of department...

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – The tropical cyclone conditions of readiness are conditions that state the level of danger a typhoon presents and the proper response to minimize that danger to human life. Typhoon season on Okinawa is from June through November. An emergency kit with three days’ worth of food and water should be prepared. (U.S. Marine Corps illustration by Staff Sgt. Branko Bilicich)

Tips and Tricks for Typhoon season


CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – -- Typhoon season in Japan lasts from June to November, and with it brings the need for proper...

Photo by Tetsuo Nakahara

This will literally drive you up the wall in Japan


As a kid, I used to dream about how cool it would be to crawl up the walls of skyscrapers like Spiderman. Well, I recently had...

Soldiers from the 9th Infantry Regiment pose with one of three Balangiga bells in the Philippines in 1902 in this photo, displayed in the 2nd Infantry Division museum. Legislators from Wyoming oppose the Pentagon's planned return of the bells to the Philippines.

Battle lines form over decision to return church bells to Philippines


Veterans and lawmakers from Wyoming have voiced their objections to a Pentagon plan to return church bells seized by U.S. troops...


Six provisions of the 2019 NDAA that could impact your wallet


WASHINGTON – Servicemembers will see a rash of changes with the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act that could impact their...


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