Independence days celebrated around the Pacific

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July 01, 2015

Independence Day is more than a mere holiday. Perhaps the proudest day in American history, it commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, asserting independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

It is a...

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Staff Sgt. Daniel Andrzejewski, fills out paperwork in his office June 19, on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. As the kennel master for Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations Pacific, Marine Corps Base Camp Butler, Japan.  (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Daniel Jean-Paul/Released)

Bond like no other

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July 02, 2015

Camp Butler, Okinawa, Japan -- In the back of the Camp Courtney Theater stands the kennel master for the Provost Marshal’s Office with Headquarters and Support Battalion, Marine Corps Installations-Pacific, Marine Corps Base Camp Butler, Japan,...

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. David Williamson, 733rd Air Mobility Squadon, stands next to a 36th Airlift Squadron C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft on the Kadena Air Base, Japan, flightline June 9, 2015. In addition to the hard work he puts into his Air Force career, Williamson also strives to improve his rap career outside the uniform. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Maeson L. Elleman)

Shogun stories: Kadena sergeant pursues music career

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July 02, 2015

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- For many, life is like a sheet of music. The piece begins with a tone, a key and a pace, usually dependent on nearby influences.

However, as time goes on, the tune changes, the tempo may slow or quicken, and before...

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