Sasebo-based U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sailors, Sasebo City Hall, Sasebo City Water Bureau, and Yunoki District representatives met atop the scenic Soto Dam for the annual Soto Dam memorial ceremony, May 26, 2022.
Volunteers of a cleanup event at the Yokohama Foreign General Cemetery pose for a photo. Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka's (CFAY) Ikego Detachment organized a volunteer event to assist in the upkeep of the Yokohama Foreign General Cemetery.
Sailors assigned to Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS) and local tenant commands, the Avenger-class mine countermeasure ships USS Chief (MCM 14) and USS Warrior (MCM 10), and Sasebo based Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) sailors pose for a photo at Yumihari Park Observation Deck overlooking Kujukushima (99 Islands) and Saikai...
When we were stationed in Virginia, I had a small book of quotes about motherhood that, along with Life’s Little Instruction Book by H. Jackson Brown, Jr., I kept on a three-legged table in the powder room, stacked neatly on top of two National Geographic magazines.
Lt. Gen. Ronald J. Place, Defense Health Agency director, and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael L. Gragg, DHA senior enlisted leader, met with Col. Terry Butcher, U.S. Army Japan deputy commanding officer and Command Sgt. Maj. Justin Turner, United States Army Garrison Japan senior enlisted advisor, to discuss integrated, high-quality military health...
There are countless vending machines throughout Japan. Items available range from canned coffee, hamburger, yakisoba and rice bowl (served hot!), beer and sake (served freezing cold), to cigarettes, tissue, underwear and condoms.
Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS), and Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Far East hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for a new government of Japan-funded building at CFAS’s Iorizaki Fuel Facility May 9.