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Players are all smiles after the 2012 Tomodachi Bowl.  Photo courtesy of Tomodachi Bowl Planning Comitee

Tomodachi Bowl to be held March 12: Competition, camaraderie in Tokyo’s suburbs

February 22, 2017

High school student-athletes generally play football in the fall, but on the second Sunday of March, fans of Americans and Japanese players can expect some solid competition...

Staff Sgt. Justin S. Bryant shows a high school robotics team that the MK-2 Talon Robot can climb over objects during a demonstration at Swansboro High School in Swansboro, N.C., Nov. 17, 2016.   CLEMENTE C. GARCIA/U.S. MARINE CORPS

Robots poised to take over wide range of military jobs

February 21, 2017

The wave of automation that swept away tens of thousands of American manufacturing and office jobs during the past two decades is now washing over the armed forces, putting...

OKINAWA, Japan - (Feb. 8, 2017) - Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Lauren Teichner, right, assigned to Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa Security, participated in English practice on Camp Shields,  Feb. 8, with Sgt. Yuta Imamura, assigned to the 15th Brigade of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, during a cultural exchange between the two units.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steven Khor/Released)

U.S. and Japanese Military strengthen bonds through cultural exchange

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February 21, 2017

OKINAWA, Japan – Sailors from Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa, Commander Task Force 76, tenant commands and their families met Soldiers from the 15th Brigade of the Japan...

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February 25, 2017

Editor's note: Check out all the great things happening on your base. Events are as accurate as possible at press time.

Moxibustion: Feel the burn

February 21, 2017

With the cold of winter upon us, many people will begin to “feel” the weather.

Speakin' Japanese: Just ask

February 24, 2017

To ask for, wish or encourage something in Japanese, the following phrases will help you.