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Marine Corps Station (MCAS) Iwakuni residents and local Japanese make flower arrangements in Tada, Iwakuni, Japan, July 12, 2018. The flower arrangement and farm visit was held in support of the Cultural Adaptation Program to give MCAS Iwakuni residents the opportunity to experience Japanese culture. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Angelo A. Sagum)

New experiences bloom: Flower arrangement and farm visit


MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents visited a flower farm and made flower...

Photo by U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate

Deploying Group System Integration Testing embarks Ronald Reagan Strike Group Units


PHILIPPINE SEA -- More than 35 members of the Naval Information Forces Deploying Group System Integration Testing (DGSIT) team...

PHILIPPINE SEA (July 06, 2018) An E-2D Hawkeye, assigned to Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125, lands on the flight deck of the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate)

Ronald Reagan Strike Group conducts Air Defense Exercise


PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The Ronald Reagan Strike Group, including Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-...

HAKODATE, Japan (July 14, 2018) USS Chief (MCM 14) pulls into Hakodate for a goodwill mission. Chief’s crew will be meeting the citizens, sightseeing, shopping, enjoying the local cuisine and cultural attractions, and learning more about the scenic and historic area of Hakodate, Japan. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew P. Holmes)

USS Chief Pulls into Hakodate


HAKODATE, Japan – USS Chief (MCM 14) pulled into Hakodate, Japan, July 14, for a goodwill port visit and training.

Chief, an...

Yokota Airmen board a U.S. Marine Corps MK28 extended cargo truck at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Japan, July 6, 2018. Over 60 Yokota Airmen gained confidence in their equipment upon entering the gas mask confidence chamber during the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Yokota Airmen conduct CBRN training at Camp Fuji


YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- After a two-hour bus ride, Yokota Airmen arrived at Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji. Immediately...

Yokota hosts MPEP conference


Yokota Air Base, Japan -- Yokota Air Base, Japan, hosted the Military Personnel Exchange Program Strategic Engagement forum for the...

U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Jessica Dacpano, left, the 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit officer in charge, and Staff Sgt. Kevin Golden, right, a 35th Aircraft Maintenance dedicated crew chief, pose for a photo at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 11, 2018. The panther’s paw hand sign is a homage to Eldridge, the 13th Tactical Fighter Squadron’s pet panther in Vietnam. Eldridge later became the official mascot of the 13th Fighter Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Xiomara M. Martinez)

Bleeding blue: Misawa maintenance officer's dreams comes true


Her parents gave her a set of model military airplanes when she was younger and she had a grandpa,...

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Todd A. Doizer, Fifth Air Force vice commander, left, and Col. Kristopher W. Struve, 35th Fighter Wing commander, right, pause for a photo during the passing of the guidon at Misawa Air Base, Japan, July 16, 2018. The guidon symbolizes the relinquishment of command from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Collette Brooks)

35 FW guidon passed to new commander


MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan -- The 35th Fighter Wing guidon was placed into new hands during a change of command ceremony here, July 16...

Bringing the benefit to you: On-Site sales bring commissaries to Guard/Reserve patrons

Note: To see a video related to the Guard and Reserve On-Site Sale program, go on DeCA’s YouTube site to ...


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