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USO Foster’s new Summer program 'Frozen Fridays'

USO Foster’s new Summer program, Frozen Fridays, kicked off on June 1st.  Every Friday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM you can stop by and enjoy a tasty...

An Air Force CV-22 Osprey aircraft parks at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Wednesday, May 30, 2018.  ALLEN ONSTOTT/STARS AND STRIPES

Yokota’s new Ospreys return to Tokyo between training missions

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Five U.S. CV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft are back in Tokyo for a short break before resuming training elsewhere in the...

Kinser USO rocks the block: 3rd MLG Marines, Sailors, families enjoy the Kinser Block Party

CAMP KINSER, Okinawa, Japan – Camp Kinser United Service Organization volunteers teamed up with 3rd Marine Logistics Group to host the Kinser...

MILITARY STAR Giving Away $30,000 in Exchange Gift Cards with Ignite Your Workout Sweepstakes

OKINAWA – Living a BE FIT lifestyle is its own reward for Okinawa Exchange customers—but a bonus never hurts.

MILITARY STAR’s Ignite Your...

A sign outside the U.S. military commissary at RAF Lakenheath, England, on Monday, May 21, 2018. A new policy will allow employees to shop at U.S. commissaries by the end of June, but will not include local national employees at overseas commissaries.  WILLIAM HOWARD/STARS AND STRIPES

Employees at US commissaries to gain shopping privileges

More commissary employees in the United States will be able to shop where they work, due to a new Defense Commissary Agency policy that will take...

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3rd Reconnaissance Marines win second straight Recon Challange

CAMP COURTNEY, Okinawa, Japan-- For the second year in-a-row, two Marines from 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division recently won the...

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony

Team Kadena honors fallen at Memorial Day Ceremony

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- A Kadena Air Base honor guardsman stands next to a wreath during a Memorial Day ceremony May 25, 2018, at Kadena Air...

Ryudai upends Okinawa to set up Torii Bowl battle with Hansen

KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa – Fumiya Ohara and his Ryukyu University Stingray had their fill of losing to the defending champion Okinawa Dragons,...

Photo by Shoji Kudaka

Torii Beach great place for fun in the sun

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...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Neumann

Scuba Savior: 3d MLG Marine saves life in Okinawa

CAMP KINSER, Okinawa, Japan – As tragedy threatened to eclipse the honeymoon of Hong Kong nationals scuba diving in Okinawa, a Marine dive master...

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Sierra Vandermark and her military working dog, Kas, provide security during a low-light assault as part of a field training exercise, May 22, 2018, at White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan. The exercise tested the Marines’ ability to use nonlethal force, operate entry control points and process crime scene evidence. Vandermark is a native of Palmer, Alaska. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jonah Baase)

Marine military police complete field training exercise in Okinawa

WHITE BEACH NAVAL FACILITY, Okinawa, Japan - Marines with 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, completed a field...

Photo by Pfc. Terry Wong

Rugby teams go head to head in Okinawa

GINOWAN, OKINAWA, Japan -- The Yomitan Beach Boys faced off in a rugby match against the Camp Hansen Kaijus May 20, 2018 at Okinawa International...

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