Spotlight on You!

Christopher Venn

USAGJ resource manager to attend Army War College

While searching for a new career to better support his family in 2008, Christopher Venn scrolled through the job postings on Craigslist and came across the chance to enter the federal service.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Cole Pursley
Seaman Collin Babin

Sasebo-based USS America sailors conduct sea and anchor detail

Seaman Collin Babin , from New Orleans, assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), stows mooring line during underway line handling procedures.

U.S. Air Force Senior Airmen Matthew Melendez, a 35th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal journeyman, pulls a sled during the 2020 Fire Muster at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 6, 2020. Fire musters give Airmen from different career fields across the wing an opportunity to test their fitness abilities against one another while experiencing tasks a firefighter would conduct during an emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class China M. Shock)
Senior Airmen Matthew Melendez

Fire Prevention Week: Misawa firefighters serve up kitchen safety

Team Misawa members participated in the annual Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4 to 10 at Misawa Air Base, Japan. The 35th Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services hosted several activities involving engaging participation from both military and civilian personnel.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Desmond Parks
1st Class Victoria Peters

Sasebo-based USS New Orleans refuels at Akasaki Pier

Quartermaster 1st Class Victoria Peters, from Springfield, Ohio, communicates over radio on USS New Orleans’ (LPD 18) bridge.

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