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CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – Marines line dance to a local band performance during Foster Fest May 12 aboard Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.

Camp Foster hosts Festival for local, U.S. community

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan -- The local and U.S. communities came together during Foster Fest May 12 aboard Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. The...

Kadena Air Base residents tour the game room of the Rocker Enlisted Club May 16, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. The game room features more than 80 entertainment slot machines. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)

New and modernized Rocker Enlisted Club opens at Kadena Air Base

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- After two years of construction and the demolition of the previous club, the new and modernized Rocker Enlisted Club...

Soldiers from Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment and Marine Air Support Squadron 2 communicate as part of an exchange program between both units on Kadena Air Base in Japan, Mar. 19, 2018. The two units partnered together in Okinawa, Japan in a two-week exchange program from Mar. 19-30. (Photo Credit: 2nd Lt. Ivan Mobley)

Marines and Soldiers in Okinawa build on Exchange Program

Soldiers from Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment and Marines with the Marine Air Support Squadron 2 (MASS-2)...

Freight traffic manager, Keiko Nishimura and cargo distribution chief, Bob Meno, practice tying an arm sling during first-aid training at 836th Transportation Battalion headquarters on May 3. (Photo Credit: Mrs. Donna Klapakis (SDDC))

599th first-aid team takes life-saving on the road

NAHA MILITARY PORT, Okinawa, Japan -- Members of the 599th Transportation Brigade became a lot more prepared as the unit's first-aid team...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Nicole Rogge

ODB, Henoko, Marines play softball aboard Camp Schwab

CAMP SCHWAB, OKINAWA, Japan- A child from the Henoko team hits a ball May 12 during a softball game aboard Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan. The...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Kelcey Seymour

In the Life of Marines: METOC

MCAS FUTENMA, OKINAWA, Japan – Marines learn about the weather local substation May 15 aboard Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa, Japan....

Camp Foster Exchange to host Healthy Lifestyle Festival June 15th through 16th

CAMP FOSTER – To continue to support troop readiness and wellness, the Camp Foster Exchange and commissary are giving Marines and their families...

 Pronunciation key: “A” is short (like “ah”); “E” is short (like “get”); “I” is short (like “it”); “O” is long (like “old”); “U” is long (like “tube”); and “AI” is a long “I” (like “hike”). Most words are pronounced with equal emphasis on each syllable, but “OU” is a long “O” with emphasis on that syllable.

Speakin’ Japanese: Take a bow

In Japan, bowing is usually used during daily greetings. But be careful, it is sometimes used to show appreciation, sympathies and apologies. So,...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Hannah Hall

"First of the First" Marines take to the field...meet

Cpl. Reynaldo Nunez Jr., a team leader with Alpha Company, Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, competes in a 'pig toss'...

Maj. Gen. James F. Pasquarette, Commanding General U.S Army Japan joins Kiyomi Nishimoto, Chief, Japan Employment and Services Office Okinawa and an official from the Okinawa Defense Bureau, Labor Management Office in cutting the ceremonial cake during the JESO grand opening reception held at Havana’s Community Club, Torii Station on April 17.

Japan Employment and Services Office (JESO) opens Okinawa Branch on Torii Station

TORII STATION, Okinawa – A ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of the Japan Employment and Services Office (JESO) Okinawa...

U.S. Air Force Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, speaks with group and squadron commanders at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 10, 2018. O’Shaughnessy toured PACAF installations to discuss the Squadron Revitalization Program with commanders at all levels. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

PACAF commander visits Kadena AB

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, Pacific Air Forces commander, met with squadron, group and wing leadership to listen to...

U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Melanie Marlow, 18th Component Maintenance Squadron NCO in charge of propulsion supply, smiles for a photo in a maintenance bay May 2, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Marlow serves as the sole liaison from the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron, processing more than 80,000 parts annually. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)

Gotta supply to fly

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- What has two thumbs and orders more than 80,000 parts a year for the 18th Component Maintenance Squadron?

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