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USO Okinawa names Fall 2018 Volunteer of the Quarter

Fall 2018 USO Okinawa Volunteer of the Quarter:  Lance Corporal Samuel Isaac Jacksonwest
U.S. Airmen from the 18th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Self Defense Force service members from 15th Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Company, conduct detailed troop decontamination on Combat Town, Camp Hansen, Oct. 10, 2018. The training event is part of a two-day CBRN exercise built upon previously joint/bilateral field training exercises designed to increase combat readiness and interoperability of U.S. forces and the Japan Self Defense Forces. (U.S. Photo by 1st Lt. Matthew B. Li)

U.S. Military units in Okinawa conduct Joint, Bilateral CBRN Training

CAMP HANSEN, Japan - Interoperability is at forefront of joint and bilateral partnerships. In an effort to increase contingency readiness;...

Get off base and enjoy these great events on Okinawa!

Editor's note: There's some great events coming up, so get off base and check them out! (This was updated Oct. 22)


U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Kenny Nunez

No hesitation on the HRST

U.S. Marines with 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force Information Group, III MEF, conducted helicopter rope...

Check out the Halloween events on your base!

Trick or Treating
Camp Foster, Lester & Plaza
Date: Oct....

Efficiency equals $ savings: Commissaries support energy conservation awareness

FORT LEE, Va. – Commissaries are offering energy-saving products at extra savings during October in partnership with DOD’s...

Danielle North, Center Operations Manager

USO Okinawa Staff Highlight: Danielle North

Name: Danielle North
Position/Title: Center Operations Manager
Time worked at USO...
Marines stand in line for lunch at the 12th Marines Mess Hall at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.  CARLOS M. VAZQUEZ II/STARS AND STRIPES

Okinawa Marines test healthier chow-hall menu ahead of service-wide rollout

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Marines on Okinawa have been trying out healthy chow-hall options like packaged salads, wraps and flatbread and panini...

As of April 1, 2018 the MHS Nurse Advice Line expanded to include additional health care support services. The advice line is available by phone, web chat or video chat to beneficiaries who are anywhere in the world with a military treatment facility – including Guam, Puerto Rico, Cuba, South Korea, and Japan. (Graphic by Military Health System Communications Office)

MHS Nurse Advice Line is only a call or click away

FALLS CHURCH, Va. -- Late on a cold night in January, a worried mother picked up her phone and made a call. Her 5-year-old child had been vomiting...

Halloween Events at Camp Foster

Halloween Family Funnight
Date: Oct. 24, 25
Time: 5 – 9 p.m.

Trick or Treating Event at Kadena

Trick or Treating
Kadena Air Base 
Date: Oct. 31 
Members of the Camp Foster community participate in the Camp Valor Boot Camp lead by Ashley Horner at Gunner’s Gym on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 16, 2018.Camp Valor was a physical training event held to promote physical fitness, resilience, and domestic violence prevention. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Chelsea Simons)

Ashley Horner comes to Okinawa for Camp Valor HIIT Workout

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – Ashley Horner held a Camp Valor High Intensity Interval Training session for members of the military community Oct....