U.S. Indo-Pacific Command forces and units from the Japan Self-Defense Force began exercise Keen Sword 21 (KS21), Oct. 26, on military installations throughout mainland Japan, Okinawa prefecture, and their surrounding territorial waters.
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) and MILITARY STAR® card are honoring those who serve and have served this Veterans Day with a slate of special offers at Yokota and installations worldwide.
Earlier this month, the Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM) program office, along with the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), expanded their joint health information exchange (HIE) network to include the CommonWell Health Alliance.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Lance Lewis, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, and Nobuo Kishi, defense minister of Japan, observe the air station from the Air Traffic Control (ATC) tower aboard MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020.
On October 16, 2020 Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 12 redesignated Marine All Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 242 as part of the Marine Corps’ ongoing transition process from legacy F/A-18 Hornet aircraft to the newer 5th generation F-35B Lighting II.