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The Band Perry at Futenma Flight Line Festival

September 28, 2016
Okinawa servicemembers who won a contest by devouring thousands of chicken wings over eight weeks got their reward Saturday — a free concert by Grammy Award-winning country group...

Co-Op Program helps strengthen ties

September 26, 2016
An intense 10-week immersion program, called Bilateral Cooperative Work Program, aka Co-Op Program, has contributed to successful bilateral relations between the U.S. Army and the...
U.S. Air Force Capt. Zack Martin, 33rd Rescue Squadron pilot, was part of the team to rescue a III Marine Expeditionary Force pilot after he ejected from his AV-8B Harrier Sept. 22, 2016, off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. The pilot ejected safely from his aircraft and was rescued successfully by the 31st and 33rd Rescue Squadrons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephen G. Eigel)

THEIR FINEST HOUR: Kadena, JASDF rescue units save downed pilot

September 26, 2016
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Within 30-minutes of an AV-8B Harrier Jump Jet crash, Airmen from the 31st and 33rd Rescue Squadrons were in the air intent on saving the life of the...

Navigating horror ordeals on Tokyo trains

September 27, 2016
I’m a tiny person. I don’t fill an entire train seat. So when I read on the train, my elbows hardly extend past my body’s limit. Yet on this day, I must have shifted unconsciously...
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