Sasebo Naval Base

Big Man Burger Stand


I love Japanese cuisine just as much as the next gal, but every now and again this born and bred American just has a hankering for...

PACIFIC OCEAN (June 23, 2013) Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Jonard Sygaco, from Olongapo City, Republic of the Philippines, monitors the departure of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the "Sea Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ricardo R. Guzman

Allied Navies perform ASW Exercise during Pacific Bond 13


USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Australia, Japan and U.S. Naval forces flexed the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) aspects of...

An MV-22 Osprey lands on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard during forward deployment in the East China Sea, March 14, 2013. (Photo by Jerome D. Johnson/U.S. Navy)

Marine Ospreys make first Pacific deployment on Bonhomme Richard


SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — The MV-22 Osprey — a hybrid tilt-rotor aircraft relatively new to the Pacific — has made its maiden...

KUANTAN, Malaysia (June 15, 2013) Members of the Royal Malaysian Navy observe the littoral combat ship USS Freedom's (LCS 1) arrival in Kuantan, Malaysia in support of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by MC1 Jay C. Pugh)

19th CARAT Malaysia begins, brings new capabilities to build maritime partnerships


KUANTAN, Malaysia (NNS) -- The 19th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S....

Official U.S. Navy file photo.

Navy Deputy Surgeon General Retires After 33 Years


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy's deputy surgeon general and deputy chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), retired June 14...

Photos by Michelle Madden

Chinatown in Nagasaki


I can honestly say that Nagasaki’s Chinatown is the best one I have been to yet. Just a stone’s throw away from the port this...

Official U.S. Navy file photo

Application phase opening for PCS orders


MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- The Career Management System Interactive Detailing (CMS/ID) application phase, for Sailors in their...

NEXCOM Gives $45.9 Million to MWR


The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) released its fiscal year 2012 audited financial report which showed a $45.9 million...

After Hours: Tonchinkan in Sasebo, Japan

English Menu Available

Every group of friends needs a place to eat, drink and be merry.

In Sasebo, that place is Tonchinkan — a place where...


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