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Children from Kadena Elementary School gather around a cardboard cutout of the world’s largest land-walking animal, an African elephant, May 22, 2017, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The event produced by members of the school’s English as a Second Language team and was held to teach cross-curricular subjects such as science, health, history and geography. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman John Linzmeier)

Largest, tallest, oldest animals at Kadena Elementary

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May 25, 2017

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Children from Kadena Elementary School gather around a cardboard cutout of the world’s largest land-walking animal, an African elephant, May 22, 2017...

Nile C. Kinnick junior Exotica Hall clears the high jump bar in the Far East track and field meet. Hall won in a meet-record 1.60 meters, topping the previous mark of 1.56 which stood for five years. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES
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Track and Field: Kinnick, Zama defend titles as more records fall

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May 24, 2017

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Ti’Ara Carroll said she couldn’t think of a better end to her four-year career as a Zama sprinter.

Kadena senior Siulagisipai Fuimaono signs a national letter of intent with Cal-Berkeley of the Pacific-12 Conference. He becomes the first Panther to earn a full scholarship at an NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision program. DAVE ORNAUER/STARS AND STRIPES
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Football: Kadena gridders to take their game to the next level

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May 23, 2017

Siulagisipai Fuimaono has made history for both Kadena High School and the University of California at Berkeley.

Flags are unfurled during an event at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. On Thursday, 35 veterans groups came together in Washington to reach some consensus on changes to the Post-9/11 GI Bill and restart their activity on Capitol Hill. (CARLOS BONGIOANNI/STARS AND STRIPES)
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Feuding veterans groups find agreement on four proposed changes to the GI Bill

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May 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — After their public disagreement stalled a congressional hearing last month, 35 veterans groups came together Thursday in Washington to reach some consensus on...

Seoul American junior Alyse Neal lands following her Far East High School Track and Field Meet record-breaking long jump of 5.30 meters. That broke the three-year-old mark of 4.95 set by Liz Thornton of American School In Japan. JACK HIGBEE/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
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Track and Field: Shot put mark falls on opening day

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May 23, 2017

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Brianna Hunter was worried and frustrated as she approached her third shot-put attempt on Monday’s first day of the Far East track and field meet.

Kadena players gather round the banner after their 1-0 win Wednesday over defending champion Kubasaki, the Panthers' third Far East Boys Division I Soccer Tournament title in five years. (MARY OBSUNA/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
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Boys' Soccer: Kadena back on top after OT win

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May 18, 2017

KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa – Mike Callahan had been in the same situation before, losing his key midfielder to injury and having to adjust before the Far East Boys Division I...