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Additional guidance on taxable moving expenses for civilians

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article serves as an update to an article originally published, Nov. 20 "Moving expenses now taxable for civilian employees...
U.S. Air Force photo by Machiko Arita

Yokota leaderships experience Japanese traditional Mochi-tsuki

(Right to Left) Col. Sergio Vega, 374th Airlift Wing vice commander, and Jay Brown, Department of Defense Special Representative Japan director,...

Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony attendees observe a tree adorned with ornaments and lights at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Nov. 28, 2018. The annual event included life-size holiday cards, a 25-foot Christmas tree adorned with lights, live musical performances and hot chocolate. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Collette Brooks)

Misawa Christmas tree lighting sparks holiday spirit

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- Team Misawa members united for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Nov. 28.

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U.S. Marines and Sailors participate in the Iwakuni Friendship Relay Marathon with local Japanese nationals in Iwakuni City, Japan, Dec. 2, 2018. The event was a collaboration between Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and Iwakuni City organizations as a way to form new friendships through healthy exercise and friendly competition. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Stephen Campbell)

New friendships built through healthy exercise, friendly competition

IWAKUNI CITY, Japan -- U.S. Marines and sailors participated in the Iwakuni Friendship Relay Marathon with local Japanese residents in Iwakuni...

Commissaries announce holiday schedule

FORT LEE, Va. – Military commissaries will operate under a holiday schedule beginning Dec.24, the Defense Commissary Agency...

Yokota Exchange to host Transformers Time Trials event on Dec. 15

Yokota Air Base – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is hosting a Transformers Time Trials event for military children and their families...

Yokota MILITARY STAR cardholders get double the value on Dec. 24

Yokota Air Base – MILITARY STAR® card shoppers will get double the bang for their holiday buck with double rewards points on Dec. 24.  
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Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni and local Japanese residents attend a cooking class during the 8th Annual Culture Day at Tsuzu Elementary School in Tsuzu Town, Japan, Dec. 1, 2018. Families and service members from MCAS Iwakuni visited the school with the Marine Corps Community Services Youth and Teen Center and Cultural Adaptation Program in order to learn more about Japanese traditions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew Jones)

Air station residents experience flavor of local culture

IWAKUNI CITY, Japan -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents and local Japanese residents gathered at the Tsuzu Elementary School for the 8th...

Santa Claus gives a Hirosaki Ai-Sei-En orphan a Christmas gift during a visit at Hirosaki, Japan, Dec. 8, 2018. The 35th Operations Group annually visits the orphanage to bring gifts, games and other activities to those who are less fortunate, raising approximately $5,000 for this year’s event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sadie Colbert)

U.S. Airmen share holiday spirit with Hirosaki orphans

HIROSAKI, Japan -- With children and adults alike counting down the days to Christmas, Team Misawa service members and families visited with...

ONBOARD USS BLUE RIDGE (Dec. 7, 2018) - Chief Hospital Corpsman Jeremiah Zapanta, attached to U.S. 7th Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), helps his daughter dress out in fire fighting protective gear during the ship's first Family Day Cruise in three years. Blue Ridge is the oldest operational ship in the Navy, and as 7th Fleet command ship, is responsible for patrolling and fostering relationships within the Indo-Asia Pacific Region. (Photo by MC2 Patrick Semales)

Blue Ridge/C7F Team Hosts Friends, Family for Cruise

YOKOSUKA (NNS) - The USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19)/Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet team hosted 194 family members, friends, and guests from the local Navy...

Marine Pilots fly in a missing-man formation upon returning to Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C., Jan. 13, 2017.  U.S. MARINE CORPS

Fallen Marines to be honored with missing-man formation flight over MCAS Iwakuni

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — F/A-18 Hornets will conduct a single-pass, missing-man formation Wednesday morning over Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni...

Torii gate at Camp Zama  DOD.MIL

Bombing suspect faces charges in 2015 attempt on Camp Zama near Tokyo

TOKYO — A Japanese man suspected of attempting a crude rocket attack on Camp Zama in April 2015 may face charges under Japan’s Explosives Control...

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