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The Office of Inspector General has followed up on 218 deficiencies in 91 military housing buildings in Japan, including at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Camp Zama, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Kadena Air Base and Camp Foster. DONALD HUDSON/U.S. AIR FORCE
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IG report: Safety issue linger at U.S. military housing in Japan

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September 26, 2017

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Safety issues remain at American military housing in Japan despite efforts over the past few years to correct them, an Office of Inspector General...

SASEBO, Japan (Sept. 25, 2017) Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) prepares to pass Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force general purpose destroyer JS Kirisame (DD 104) on its return to Commander, U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo Sept. 25, 2017. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum/Released)

Bonhomme Richard arrives in Sasebo, concludes four month deployment

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September 26, 2017

SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) returned to Sasebo, Japan, after completing a four-month deployment in the 7th Fleet area of...

WASHINGTON (Sept. 23, 2017) The crest of the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62). (U.S. Navy graphic by Jason Kelly/Released)

USS Fitzgerald to change homeport to Pascagoula

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September 25, 2017

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced Sept.

Former CIA director and retired four-star Army general David Petraeus speaks at a conference organized by the University of Southern California at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Tokyo, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. SETH ROBSON/STARS AND STRIPES
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In Tokyo, Petraeus says world has returned to era of ‘great power rivalries’

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September 25, 2017

TOKYO, Japan — The world has returned to an era of “great power rivalries” not seen since the Cold War, former CIA director and retired four-star Army general David Petraeus...

Kadena jets escort Guam bombers during flight near N. Korea

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September 24, 2017

WASHINGTON — Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam, along with Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in international airspace over waters east of...