An overturned shopping cart near a housing area at Yokosuka Naval Base.  TYLER HLAVAC/STARS AND STRIPES
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No significant damage to US bases after Typhoon Lan strikes Japan

October 23, 2017
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — U.S. military bases on Japan’s Kanto Plain resumed normal operations in the aftermath of a major typhoon that struck the area early Monday morning.

Ueno: Home to the popular zoo, museums and temples

October 19, 2017
Japan’s oldest zoo, tons of museums, a French-style modern park filled with cherry trees, numerous Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, along with the busy streets of downtown...
YOKOSUKA, Japan. Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal to 36 crew members of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), who distinguished themselves for their bravery and contributions to damage control efforts after a collision with a merchant vessel on June 17. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Leonard Adams)

USS Fitzgerald Sailors honored for damage control efforts following collision

October 21, 2017
YOKOSUKA, Japan -- Thirty-six Sailors, who distinguished themselves for their bravery and contributions to damage control efforts aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile...

Fall treats & traditions in Japan

October 18, 2017
FOODAutumn is known as the “season of healthy appetites” in Japan. It is the time of the harvest, and many ingredients are in season. 

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