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USAG Okinawa Army BOSS supports the monthly book reading event

The USAG Okinawa Army BOSS Program supported the monthly book reading event at a local preschool in Yomitan Village on Jun. 28. Spc. Brooke Green...

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Patricia Vanbeek, 18th Security Forces Squadron NCOIC of training, briefs volunteers for an active shooter exercise about the sequence of events June 25, 2018, at Ryukyu Middle School, Kadena Air Base, Japan. The exercise enabled 18th SFS defenders to work with a U.S. Marine Corps special reaction team and the Kadena Fire Department to hone their skills. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Micaiah Anthony)

18 SFS train to always be ready

KADENA AIR BASE, Japan -- Members of the 18th Security Forces Squadron conducted an active shooter exercise here June 25th.

The 18th SFS...

Hiromi Miyazato, Area Office Administrative Assistant

USO Okinawa Staff Highlight: Hiromi Miyazato

Name: Hiromi Miyazato
Position/Title: Area Office Administrative Assistant
Time worked at USO...

Summer Reading Program at Torii Library Jun. 17-Aug. 4

School's almost out for the summer! DOD MWR Libraries' 2018 Summer Reading Program starts July 17th and runs through August 4th! Don...

Tips for military families to stay physically, emotionally strong

Sesame Workshop – the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street – knows when a parent serves in the military, the whole family...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Armando Elizalde

Preventative Maintenance: Motor Transportation and Maintenance Company ensures vehicle safety

Sgt. Zachary Khordi dries a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement MK23 standard cargo truck air dryer at Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, June 26, 2018...

Locals and Marines stand in front of the monument on Hamahiga Island, Okinawa, Japan, June 23, 2018. The locals of Hamahiga hold an annual memorial service for all those who passed away during the battle of Okinawa, which ended in 1945. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nathan Maysonet)

Marines celebrate local Okinawa's life on Hamahiga

HAMAHIGA ISLAND, OKINAWA, Japan – Marines with 3rd Marine Division and locals attend a memorial service for Ryoji Morine, a local care taker, here...

Japanese/American friendship motorcycle ride June 30

7:15 a.m.: Check-in at Camp Courtney Bowling Center
7:40 a.m.: Safety Brief
7:55 a.m.: Safety Check
8:00 a.m.:...

U.S. Navy Lt. Terrance Leighton, a diving medical officer with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, explains the basic operations of the compression chamber on Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan on June 13, 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Cameron Parks)

Diving deeper into the undersea community

U.S. military uniform devices are very important to a service member’s uniform. The usual medal or plastic emblems signify the unconventional...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Kevan Dunlop

MCIPAC Headquarters and Support Battalion Change of Command

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan- Marines salute for national anthem during Headquarters and Support Battalion change of command ceremony June 8 on...

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Matt Navarra

Call for Fire; 5th ANGLICO calls in the big guns

U.S. Marines with the 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company (ANGLICO) observe the impacts of friendly close air support on simulated targets...

The 1st Battalion 1st Special Forces Group holds change of command ceremony

The 1st Battalion 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) held their Change of Command Ceremony 22 June. Outgoing commander, LTC Ryan T. Armstrong...