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Lots of great events happening on Okinawa!

Editor's note: There's some great events coming up, so get off base and check them out! (This was updated Aug. 13)

EXPLORE THE CAVE...

See what's happening on your base!

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

USO Okinawa Staff Highlight: Miyuki Taira

Name: Miyuki Taira
Position/Title: Custodian
Time worked at USO: June...
Photo by Shoji Kudaka

Torii Beach a great getaway on Okinawa

Although Torii Station may not stand out when comes to its size and the number of servicemembers it hosts, the small Army base is home to a...

Fans can use their commissary for big game menus

FORT LEE, Va. – Football fans can get all they need for their tailgate menu or television snacks at extra savings at their...

Army 2019 OCS Hall of Fame Nominations

2019 Army Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame Nominations.

Nominations are being accepted for the Army 2019 OCS Hall of Fame.

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CAMP FOSTER, GINOWAN CITY, OKINAWA, Japan- Atsushi Sakima is the first to use the new gate following a gate opening ceremony Aug. 7 on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. Sakima waved from his car as he left Camp Foster. Sakima is the mayor of Ginowan City. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brennan Priest)

Hospital Gate open on Camp Foster

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan- Camp Foster held a ribbon cutting ceremony signifying the opening of Gate 7 Aug. 7 on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan....

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isabella Ortega

Robotics Autonomous

CAMP HANSEN, OKINAWA, Japan -- Marines with 2nd Platoon, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics...

Controlled flames rise around a mock aircraft during joint live-fire training Aug. 7th, 2018 at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The training area used for the exercise has a controlled fire system, used to simulate burning jet fuel in the case of an aircraft emergency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)

This plane is on fire!

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- For the first time at Kadena Air Base, joint live-fire training between the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japanese...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kelcey Seymour

USFJ – American Football League cleans up Sunset beach seawall

CHATAN, OKINAWA, JAPAN –The players from the U.S. Forces Japan – American Football league came together for a friendship day beach cleanup Aug. 4...

Sleep is an important factor in health. In addition to aiding in the healing of the body after injury, studies suggest that sleep can help boost the immune system, prevent disease, and ease depression. (U.S. Army photo by Lt. Col. John Hall)

Healthy sleep for healing

Sleep is an important factor in health. In addition to aiding in the healing of the body after injury,...
Airmen from the 17th Special Operations Squadron prepare an MC-130J Commando II for flight July 12, 2018 at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 17th SOS is one of multiple Air Force Special Operations Command units utilizing the "Green Flight" program for new Airmen, helping them get up to speed and efficient in their new roles before putting them on live flights. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)

Learning to fly

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Special operations squadron Airmen have a different skill set than other aircrew members – whether it’s performing...

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