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ErikaRose Thomas

USO Okinawa Staff Spotlight – Meet ErikaRose Thomas!

ErikaRose Thomas is a proud island girl from Guam whose roots have played a pivotal role in shaping her identity. With family at the center of her heart, she draws strength from them during challenging times.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Yosselin Campos
Master Sgt. Timothy Wiseman and Capt. William Hanson

Kadena hosts annual Shogun Spark Tank competition

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Timothy Wiseman, left, 18th Wing agile combat employment operations superintendent, presents the 2023 Shogun Spark Tank 3rd place award to U.S. Air Force Capt. William Hanson, 18th Operations Support Squadron weather flight commander, for his Project Zeus pitch at Kadena Air Base, Japan, May 18, 2023.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tylir Meyer
Lance Cpl. Jimmy Gutierrez Olvera

Pacific Airmen, Soldiers, Marines conduct joint CBRN training

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jimmy Gutierrez Olvera, Combat Logistics Regiment 37 Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear defense specialist prepares a litter for joint CBRN training at Camp Kinser, Japan, May 17, 2023.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jaylen Davis
Cpl. Francis Milos

Manpower management enlisted assignments roadshow with V17 on Okinawa

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Francis Milos, a rifleman with 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, posts security during a patrolling exercise in the Central Training Area on Okinawa, Japan, April 26, 2023.

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