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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

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

Members from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron clean up debris from Typhoon Muifa Aug. 8, 2011. The typhoon hit Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 4 and lasted through the morning of Aug. 6, causing roughly $1 million in personal and government property damage on Kadena Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Maeson L. Elleman)

How to prepare for typhoons

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KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Living on a tropical island may seem like a breeze, but during typhoon season it’s possible to be blown...

5 fun ways to stay active this summer

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More often than not, the main reason people skip exercising is because they dread it. You may find it hard to wake up early to...

Strength In Numbers: Leading From The Front

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If one was to enquire about the integral principles or fundamental mainstay that can enhance the strength of the military, it...

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Marines deny using dating app as recruiting tool

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The Marine Corps has reminded recruiters not to use online matchmaking services to entice youngsters to join up after evidence that...

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US Marine charged with assaults at Australian army base

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CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A U.S. Marine on exercise in eastern Australia was arrested Tuesday and charged in connection with multiple...

With 10 years serving on active duty and another 10 serving in the Air Force Reserve as an aerial gunner, Master Sgt. Pete Pavenski saw a lot of action. He performed duties in the back of a combat-search-and-rescue helicopter where he took part in dangerous rescue missions on the battlefield, saving the lives of an untold amount of injured servicemembers. But the missions got to him. He took his own life Sept. 18, 2017. (Courtesy photo)

Air Force Widow vows to bring awareness to invisible wounds

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PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) -- Air Force veteran Stacey Pavenski, 46, of Palm Bay, Florida, has post traumatic stress...

Everything you need to know about tempura in Japan

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If you think tempura is just another fried food – think again. This quintessential Japanese cuisine dates back to the Edo Period (...

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Japan's terrific tuna a tasty treat!

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If you go to a sushi restaurant in Japan, tuna will be one of the most popular orders. If you attend a wedding or other type of...

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