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Baseball in Japan has the Central and Pacific Leagues

Just like the National and American Leagues in Major League Baseball, there are two leagues in the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) - Central...

Tips for running in cold weather

Although it’s quite chilly outside, many of us still hit the streets or track to get in a run. But before you do, take a look at these tips to...

Making Okinawa Soba from scratch

Okinawa Soba

Ingredients: (Serves 5)

For noodles
• 1.1 lb semi-strong...

Navy stands Up Readiness Reform and Oversight Council

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- On Jan. 30, the Navy established the Readiness Reform and Oversight Council (RROC), expanding the role of the initial...

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Searching for the best Izakaya in Tokyo

The moment you step inside waiters and cooks behind the busy counter exclaim in unison “Irrashaimase!”, thus welcoming you with typical Japanese...

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Pinball wizards: Japan's pachinko can get you hooked!

Whether simply playing games or gambling, who can resist a chance to win? It’s human nature. Nothing better represents this in Japan than pachinko...

Clinic on Okinawa pushes the power of better posture

Like some of his own clients, Akihiko Tsubuku had a life-changing experience when he first discovered Rolfing.
 
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A service member looks at a fitness app on his smartphone at the Pentagon, Feb. 1, 2018. The Defense Department is concerned about a “possible vulnerability” of the use of GPS-enabled electronic devices after a Strava heat map showed the routes of exercise enthusiasts who used the app to track their fitness activities, including at military installations worldwide. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

Safety of DoD Members, Families Drives Electronic Device Review, Official Says

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2018 — The safety and security of Defense Department members and their families is Defense Secretary James N. Mattis’ top...

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, right, meets with Navy Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, at Pacom headquarters at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Feb. 1, 2018. (DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

Joint Chiefs Chairman Begins Visit to Indo-Pacific Region

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii, Feb. 2, 2018 — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff arrived here yesterday, beginning another trip to...

Air Force selects 875 in CY17C captains quarterly selection process

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) -- The Air Force selected 875 first lieutenants for promotion to captain during the 2017C Captain...

Read these poems about Black History

Editor’s Note: February is Black History Month. Here are some poems from military spouse Latorial Faison. Read more about Latorial in a...

Captain Joseph J. Foss peers from the cockpit of a Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat, the fighter type in which he scored all 26 of his victories. (Bettmann/Getty Images)

The ‘Ace of Aces’ continues to influence 1st MAW Marines to be Skilled, Smart, Strong warriors

The Marine Corps Aviation Association, Joe Foss Squadron, hosted the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing Gong Show and Joe Foss Membership Drive at the Habu...

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