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Retired Vice Adm. Cutler Dawson, Navy Federal Credit Union's CEO.
Retired Vice Adm. Cutler Dawson

Life lessons: The road from military service to beyond

Retired Vice Adm. Cutler Dawson knows a thing or two about transitioning from active duty, and he’s learned a lot of life lessons along the way.

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. JB Vowell, U.S. Army Japan commanding general, gives remarks during the opening ceremony for Exercise Yama Sakura 83 at Camp Asaka, Japan, Dec. 5, 2022. Since its inception in 1982, Yama Sakura has focused on the development and refinement of joint force lethality between the U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. JaNae Jensen)
Maj. Gen. JB Vowell

Yama Sakura 83 kicks off; fortifies U.S.-Japan Alliance in support of Indo-Pacific stability

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. JB Vowell, U.S. Army Japan commanding general, gives remarks during the opening ceremony for Exercise Yama Sakura 83 at Camp Asaka, Japan, Dec. 5, 2022.

Command Sgt. Maj. David Rio, left, accepts the U.S. Army Garrison Japan guidon from USAG Japan Commander Col. Christopher L. Tomlinson during a change-of-responsibility ceremony Dec. 2 at Yano Field on Camp Zama, Japan. (U.S. Army photo by Kei Sasaki) (Kei Sasaki)
Command Sgt. Maj. David Rio

USAG Japan welcomes new command sergeant major

U.S. Army Garrison Japan held a change-of-responsibility ceremony here Dec. 2 to welcome incoming USAG Japan Command Sgt. Maj. David Rio, and to bid farewell to the outgoing, Command Sgt. Maj. Justin Turner.

Cmdr. Kenji Igawa, incoming commanding officer of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83), reads his orders during a change of command ceremony aboard the ship, forward-deployed to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Dec. 1. Howard is assigned to Commander, Task Force 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th fleet’s principal surface force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Samantha Oblander)
Cmdr. Kenji Igawa

USS Howard conducts change of command ceremony at Yokosuka NB

Cmdr. Kenji Igawa relieved Cmdr. Travis Montplaisir as commanding officer of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83) during a change of command ceremony aboard the ship, Dec. 1.

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