High school graduation is a special time, and Stars and Stripes is pleased to once again be putting together our annual Grad Tab, highlighting information on all of the Pacific DoDEA high schools and...
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Marine Corps Base Smedley D. Butler buddy dragged, sprinted and crawled through the sands of Torii Beach as part of their annual 101 Critical Days of Summer training May 17 on United States Army Garrison Torii Station, Okinawa, Japan.
Many of you have probably been in a situation where nothing seems to be going right and every step you move forward, something hits you in the face, knocking you two steps back. In these moments, your biggest adversary becomes your own mind.
Rounds, rations and wrenches. Marines see this trio quite often. They’re given a meal ready to eat, issued rounds and their Humvees are sent out daily, but how did all of this make it into the fight? All a Marine needs to do is head to the command post of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and see its logistical hub, the S-4 section.
Prior to every successful military mission or operation, there is a period of time for gathering information, drawing up battle plans and weighing out options. Within the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, the S-2 holds this responsibility.
What do you picture of when you hear the word Marine? Is it an administrative clerk or a staff judge advocate? Probably not; but these Marines play a critical role within the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit’s S-1.
You may have heard that it’s OK to slurp noodles in Japan. That is very well said and very true, and in Okinawa there are many soba noodle restaurants across the island for you to slurp to your heart’s content.
In the northern part of the land, Motobu Town is known for around 70 soba joints dotting local streets.
Consuming a variety of fruits and vegetables is beneficial to overall health and wellness. While virtually all fruits and vegetables are high in fiber and low in fat, each color provides unique nutrients and phytonutrients that help lower the risk of chronic disease and inflammation.