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The hidden gem of Mt Fuji


Lake Shoji is a hidden gem at the base of Mt Fuji. The smallest of the Fuji Five lakes, it is beautifully quiet and serene, and...

From sunrise to sunset, the beaches along Shonan offer great surfing and scenic views. Photo by Tetsuo Nakahara

Let's hit the waves at Japan's Shonan Beach


The sun rises slowly, coloring the sky and the majestic Mount Fuji with a faded orange tint.  The ocean also rises, offering a...


All clear in Kanto Plain for Typhoon Shanshan


Noon Thursday, Aug. 9, Japan time: U.S. bases in the Kanto Plain have set Tropical Cyclone Condition of Readiness All Clear as...

U.S. Marines check fuel levels in a MK23 cargo truck during a convoy in Japan, July 14, 2018. The convoy took service members with MWSS-171 to Combined Arms Training Center (CATC) Camp Fuji in order to begin exercise Eagle Wrath 18, an annual training exercise assessing the squadron’s combat readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Seth Rosenberg)

MWSS-171 arrives at Camp Fuji


Service members with Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS) 171 arrived at Combined Arms Training Center (CATC) Camp Fuji after a two-...

Postal rate hike doubles costs for many packages sent to troops overseas


In January, Dave Silver logged onto the U.S. Postal Service’s online portal for calculating postage for Priority Mail packages....

Yokota Airmen board a U.S. Marine Corps MK28 extended cargo truck at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 6, 2018. Over 60 Yokota Airmen gained confidence in their equipment upon entering the gas mask confidence chamber during the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota Airmen conduct CBRN training at Camp Fuji


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- After a two-hour bus ride, Yokota Airmen arrived at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji. Immediately...

Rafting at Nagatoro Auto Camp-jo (Photo credit by Kate Riseley)

Where to hike and Camp near Tokyo


Once the summer humidity hits the city, there’s no better place to be than out of it. Luckily, it’s not too tricky to escape Tokyo...

Picture credit: Allison Smith

Change of Command Ceremony at Camp Fuji


Change of Command Ceremony on 28 June 2018. Thank you Colonel Christopher R. Escamilla for the last 2 years of faithful and...


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