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In an August, 2016 file photo, Vice Adm. Raquel Bono, Defense Health Agency director, gives a presentation at the Military Treatment Facility Commanders and Stakeholders Forum at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa. COREY M. PETTIS/U.S. AIR FORCE

DHA: New Tricare laws, contracts will drive 'historic' reforms

News
April 28, 2017
Military health care is seven months from rolling out “historic” reforms to improve patient access and quality of care, to streamline health operations across Army, Navy and Air...
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For now, House committee halts discussion on requiring servicemembers to pay into GI Bill

Education
April 27, 2017
WASHINGTON — A House committee backed off of a proposal to require servicemembers to pay into the GI Bill after a written draft of the idea provoked a rift between various...
NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (April 25, 2017) Aviation Maintenance Administrationman 1st Class Amy Kretchman, from Pekin, Ill., completes paperwork as part of her duties as logs and records leading petty officer for the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 Golden Falcons. Kretchman was announced as one of five recipients of the 2017 Navy Visionary Leadership awards.  (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Doan/RELEASED)

Kretchman announced as one of five recipients of the 2017 Navy Visionary Leadership awards

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April 25, 2017
NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan – Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 Golden Falcons’ Aviation Maintenance Administrationman 1st Class Amy Kretchman, logs and records leading...

Listen up, folks in Japan! Get off base and check out a concert!

Travel
April 29, 2017
Editor's note: There are lots of great concerts coming up in the next several months. So get off the couch and check one out. (This was updated April 29)New Concerts

Speakin' Japanese: Golden words

News
April 26, 2017
In Japan, a string of four consecutive national holidays sandwiched between two weekends (Apr. 29 to May 7) is simply called Golden Week.

Look what's happening on your base!

Base Info
April 29, 2017
Editor's note: Many events, trips, classes, games, and much more are happening on base, so take a look! Events are as accurate as possible at press time. Since times or event...