Sasebo Naval Base

SASEBO, Japan (Aug. 21, 2017) Master-at-Arms 1st Class Mary Cruz, assigned to Commander, U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo, gives a group of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force recruits at JMSDF Recruit Training Center Sasebo a class on the unique shipboard language of Sailors Aug. 21, 2017. Cruz and other CFAS chief petty officer selectees presented the class as part of their CPO 365 Phase II. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum/Released)

Sasebo Sailors share language of the sea

Naval terminology is a unique and distinct language that has evolved with mariners over centuries and to the uninitiated may seem...

Hit the road: Historic meeting of East, West in Japan


The exotic look created by traditional Japanese homes shadowed by gothic-style cathedrals and a Dutch Trading Post with stone port...

Hario Wireless Transmitting Station

From the beginning to the end near Sasebo

Editor’s Note: This series is about the Japanese home front in and around Sasebo, Japan during World War II. It is not a...

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Search ends for 3 U.S. Marines missing after Osprey crashes off Australia


MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP BUTLER, Okinawa, Japan - On Aug. 6 at around 3:00 a.m. local time, the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps suspended...

Spine-tingling curry at CoCo's Ichibanya

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Sasebo Sailors visit Japanese kindergarten students


SASEBO, Japan (July 28, 2017) ーElectronics Technician 2nd Class Andrew Hallenbeck, assigned to the Avenger-class mine...

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Citadel Pacific 2017 at Sasebo


SASEBO, Japan (August 2, 2017) - Commander, U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo Naval Security Forces approach a vehicule during a...


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