When one hears the words “active volcano” one of the last things that may come to mind is hiking... But, every year thousands of people from around the world make the trek to the peak of Mount Fuji from early July to mid-September.
What would it be like to have an active volcano in your backyard? Marines and sailors, assigned to the Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, wake up every morning to one of the world’s most prominent natural wonders, Mount Fuji.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Jeffrey James, 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight technician, folds the suspension lines before stowing the canopy inside the recovery bag at the Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, March 27, 2019.
K9 Handlers from Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi joined members of the three sister services as well as Japanese police from Saitama prefecture for a series of combined military working dog (MWD) training scenarios at the foot of Mt. Fuji.
On our recent visit back to Tokyo, one of the items on top of our list was to take a tour of Mount Fuji. We attempted to see Mount Fuji on our own a few years ago but were unsuccessful. Mount Fuji is one of those sights where a guided tour is a must in order to view it from the best spots and to experience a tour to it's maximum potential.
December has its own special charm that brings back cherished memories of holiday celebrations and traditions, and shopping the commissary provides savings and value that make today’s celebrations just as memorable.
If you think tempura is just another fried food – think again. This quintessential Japanese cuisine dates back to the Edo Period (1603-1867) and is perhaps second only to sushi as Japan’s culinary contribution to the world.