Though cherry blossoms are synonymous with Japan and the country boasts many viewing sites and festivals dedicated to the blooming season of the famed buds, there are other flowers worth a second look.
The Navy updated the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) award plan for Active Component and Full Time Support Sailors and announced the continuation of an incentivized performance program in NAVADMIN 129/19, released June 11.
In honor of the men and women of our armed forces who sacrifice everything, Military AutoSource (MAS), a subsidiary of the Overseas Military Sales Corporation (OMSC), in partnership with Ford Motor Company are proud to present Operation Homeward Bound.
You are stationed in Japan for the first time. You just got your government driver’s license, purchased a car at the lemon lot, filed all the proper paperwork and paid road taxes.
And now you’re revved up to drive off base and explore Japan.
The summer season is a very busy time for permanent change of station (PCS) moves for Sailors and their families. While uprooting and moving somewhere different can be challenging, the Navy is overhauling the PCS experience to reduce the stress for Sailors and their families.
NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan, (June 4, 2019) Senior Chief Master-at-Arms Adam Turner, from Floyd, Va., receives his senior chief petty officer combination cover during a pinning ceremony at Naval Air Facility Atsugi.
Even in Japan, Chinese food is a popular choice for eating out. And for those stationed at Camp Zama, Shinryu Hanten, a 10-minute drive away, has been satisfying those Chinese food cravings for 22 years.
Look down the main alleyways of most major Japanese towns and you will probably find one or two small shops with red lanterns, or “akachochin,” at their entrances. The scene is likely to be accompanied by the aroma of skewered “yakitori” chicken over hot coals and the sounds of merrymaking.