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Lots of fun things happening on Okinawa!

Editor's note: There's some great events coming up, so get off base and check them out! (This was updated Feb. 21)

SHURI CASTLE PARK...

Pacific Okinawa Players presents 'Something's Afoot' on Camp Foster March 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17

Pacific Okinawa Players is set to produce the madcap, musical-murder-mystery: Something’s Afoot  for their 2017-2018 season. Come and join the...

Army BOSS Soldiers volunteer at a local preschool in Yomitan Village

Army BOSS Soldiers Pfc. Cody Flanagan, Pfc. Xavier Wilkes, Pfc. Devin Thomason and Pfc. Derian Neri from @E Battery 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense...

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...
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Bianca Mitchell, 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management Office outbound cargo movement traffic overseer, tapes up cargo for shipment to another installation, Feb. 14, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. TMO outbound supports more than just Kadena. A key part of their mission is to also support military installations and units around the globe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

It ships if it fits

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Ever wonder how aircraft parts get shipped out from the base? The 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Traffic Management...

MCAS FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan – Aircraft rescue and firefighting Marines signal for water during a wet run Feb. 10 at the ARFF training pit on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan. A wet run is a training event that helps Marines familiarize themselves with techniques to put out fuel fires. ARFF Marines are trained to handle aircraft emergency situations and uphold safety procedures. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Corporal Tayler P. Schwamb)

In the Life of Marines: ARFF

MCAS FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan -- Military occupational specialties are the foundation of the Marine Corps. Each MOS is a cog, working with and...

Talking Trash: Waste sorting guidelines for Yomitan village

Burnable, non-burnable, paper, glass--figuring out how to sort trash in Okinawa can definitely be a challenge. 
 
Here's a...
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Isabella Ortega

Critical care teamwork: Navy, Army, and Air Force personnel perform en-route medical care training

U.S. Navy medical personnel from Medical Skills Training Center, 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group transfer a simulated casualty...

U.S Marine photo by Lance Corporal Tayler P. Schwamb

Aircraft Rescue Firefighting Marines conduct Wet Run

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan – Aircraft rescue and firefighting Marines begin a wet run Feb. 10 at the ARFF training pit on...

U.S. Marine photo by Lance Corporal Tayler P. Schwamb

MCIPAC K-9 conduct Narcotics Training

KADENA AIR BASE, OKINAWA, Japan – Cpl. Hunter Gullick and Military Working Dog Shiva play fetch Feb. 13 at the Marine Corps Installations Pacific...

Jeff Martin, Defense News video reporter, records a stand-up for a video spot Feb. 12, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Defense News and NHK visited Kadena to showcase the mission and operations at the base for a wider audience, helping to tell the Air Force story on a broader scale. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Erwin)

Lights, camera, action!

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Media agencies visited Kadena Air Base February 12-14, to learn about Kadena’s mission. Visitors included members from...

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

Navy, Army, and Air Force personnel perform en-route medical care training

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION FUTENMA, Okinawa, Japan – U.S. military personnel with 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group demonstrated...

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