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Courtesy of David Lee Roth; photo by Mark Rojas

David Lee Roth

Veteran Van Halen frontman and rock legend David Lee Roth has called Tokyo home for nearly a year. It might seem odd that an American rock star...

Lauren Oleksyk of the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center's Department of Defense Combat Feeding Directorate, holds a Flameless Ration Heater and a Meal, Ready-to-Eat. This is the 20th anniversary of the heater's introduction.

Between a 'rock or something' and an MRE

NATICK, Mass. (May 30, 2013) -- If you're familiar with the phrase "rock or something," then you've probably used a Flameless Ration Heater to...

In this file photo, an F-15 Eagle taxis prior to a training sortie Feb. 22, 2012. The 44th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, deployed from Kadena Air Base, Japan, flies with the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia. Their mission is both deterrence as part of the defense of the Persian Gulf, and training with partners in the region.  Arian Nead/U.S. Air Force

Kadena communities urge F-15 grounding pending crash probe

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Leaders of three Japanese communities surrounding Kadena Air Base delivered a letter to the Air Force on Monday asking that...

Former Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Van shows a group of teachers around the aircraft carrier USS George Washington in Yokosuka, Japan, sometime before March 2011. Despite excellent evaluations and appointment to leadership and instructor positions, Van was one of 3,000 sailors laid off in 2012 by the Navy's Enlisted Retention Baord. This year, the Navy finds itself undermanned, but sailors like Van are having difficulty re-enlisting. Courtesy of Robert Van

Some 'involuntarily separated' sailors feel slighted amid recruiting push

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — One month after being cast out of the Navy because his career field was overmanned, the Recruit Training Command...

My thoughts on Space-A travel

Hello Military Community,

Traveling the world for military service members and their families is one benefit of military service. With...

Day 43 - Celebrations at the finish line, Cape Sata. (Photo by Andrew Marston)

Japan by Bicycle

After living in Fukuoka for over two years teaching English from 2009 to 2011, Andrew Marston decided it was time to return home to the USA. But...

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel addresses DOD employees in Alexandria, Va., May 14, 2013. Hagel discussed sequestration and the resulting scheduled furloughs. (Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo/DOD file photo)

DOD civilians get seven days to appeal furloughs

WASHINGTON — Plans to trim the paychecks of the vast majority of civilian Defense Department employees this summer rolled forward this week as...

F-15s deemed safe after crash off Okinawa, base says

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – The Air Force said Thursday that all F-15s at Kadena Air Base were tested and confirmed safe after one of the aircraft went...

The true meaning of Memorial Day

Hello Military Community,

May is Military Appreciation Month and is filled with special days: Memorial Day, Loyalty Day, V.E. Day, Military...

Total postural reprogramming

Physician HEAL THYSELF!

What I am going to share and teach today is not mainstream information. Thats why its not more...

Okinawa Island Produce

Being stationed overseas has its challenges. One challenge is produce selection at the commissaries. Let’s face it – everyone eats some sort of...

Swimmers sit at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial in a vintage photo.  Hawaii State Archives

Honoring veterans as monuments decay, funds dry up

HONOLULU -- On the shoreline of Hawaii's most famous beach, a decaying structure attracts little attention from wandering tourists.

A...

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