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Lance Cpl. Zachary T. Jones sings for Republic of Korea Marines as part of the III Marine Expeditionary Force pop and rock band’s performance Jan. 13 at the ROKMC 1st Marine Division headquarters in Pohang, Republic of Korea. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Pete Sanders)

III MEF Band entertains ROK Marines

CAMP MUJUK, Republic of Korea -- The III Marine Expeditionary Force Band performed for the Republic of Korea Marine Corps’ 1st Marine Division Jan...

A KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-15 Eagle during a training sortie near Kadena Air Base, Japan, Dec. 27, 2012. The 909th Air Refueling Squadron provides combat ready KC-135 tanker aircrews to support peacetime operations in all levels of conflict in the Pacific theater. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Tyler Prince)

Flying Tigers celebrate 50th anniversary

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Kadena's 909th Air Refueling Squadron celebrates its 50th anniversary Jan. 18, 2013, acknowledging its past as the...

Lance Cpl. Rian M. Lusk crosses a one-rope bridge during a tactical rope suspension techniques course Jan. 10 at the Central Training Area near Camp Hansen. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Donald T. Peterson)

Marines master bridge building

CENTRAL TRAINING AREA, Okinawa, Japan -- As Marines traverse through the dense jungle, they stumble upon a 70-foot-wide trench approximately 50-...

Free tax services opens for all ID card holders Jan. 23

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- The Kadena tax center, a joint service center with the U.S. Air Force and Army, opens Jan. 23 to help service members...

Publish your Valentine in the paper!

Servicemembers and their families can have Valentine’s Day messages printed in Stars and Stripes and online at stripes.com.

The free...

CMC orders wear of service uniforms weekly

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa, Japan -- Gen. James F. Amos, the 35th commandant of the United States Marine Corps, has directed that service uniforms will...

Seaman Patrick Purcell, a hospital corpsman, gives Petty Officer 3rd Class Spencer Berg a FluMist inoculation during a deployment at Naval Air Facility Misawa in September. Health officials in Japan and South Korea anticipate increases in influenza cases. (Pedro A. Rodriguez/Navy)

Flu season expected to hit Japan, South Korea as it eases in US

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — As the United States begins to see a slowdown in its flu epidemic  and a continuing high rate of whooping cough cases...

Commisary closed due to power outage

Camp Courtney commissary will be closed on Friday, Feb. 8 due to a scheduled power outage.

Children participating in the second annual youth cultural exchange and homestay program watch as a volunteer service member and his son demonstrate how to play a video game Jan. 12 at the Camp Foster Youth Center. Family members hosting the children of Oshima hope the children leave with lifelong memories, according to Maria Clayton, a volunteer host family member. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Daniel E. Valle)

Oshima children enjoy activities during homestay program

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan -- The Camp Foster Youth Center hosted a “fun day” of arts and crafts, basketball, ping pong and various...

Marines conduct hasty rappel training at the Jungle Warfare Training Center on Camp Gonsalves Jan. 8. The training conducted increases proficiency in the jungle environment and enhances mission readiness. The hasty rappelling class is one of many conducted during the nine-day course which runs Jan. 7-15.  (Photo by Lance Cpl. Daniel E. Valle)

Infantry battalion shifts focus to jungle training

CAMP GONSALVES, Okinawa, Japan -- Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, which is currently assigned to 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine...

Marines and sailors hike to Mount Suribachi on Iwo To Dec. 19 during a professional military education tour.

Marines reflect on history, logistics during Iwo Jima visit

IWO JIMA - Service members with 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, had the opportunity to reflect on the battle and...

The III Marine Expeditionary Force Band was selected as the Marine Corps band of the year Dec. 18 by a panel of Headquarters Marine Corps judges.

III Marine Expeditionary Force Band named best of 2012

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa, Japan -- The III Marine Expeditionary Force Band was selected as the Marine Corps band of the year Dec. 18 by a panel of...

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