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Takashi Toyama

Exchange driver marks 35 years accident-free

Okinawa Distribution Center motor vehicle operator Takashi Toyama has achieved 35 years of accident-free driving for the Exchange.

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton, 18th Wing Public Affairs photographer, greets a Japanese customer at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 8, 2020. Raughton's ability to communicate in Japanese with the local population stems from the video games that now rest in his office. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Hugo Delgado)
Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton

Kadena Airman uses video games to bridge language gap

Staff Sgt. Benjamin Raughton, a photojournalist stationed at Kadena Air Base, sits at his desk at the 18th Wing Public Affairs office. Some mementos sit stop a shelf above him: a line of hand-held video games. Today, his job is to make sure a batch of photos are properly edited.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jamin M. Powell
Cpl. Brad Peck

3rd MLG makes III MEF the first to have Metal X on Camp Kinser

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Brad Peck dunks a freshly printed product into the Markforged Wash-1 to clean access material off of parts printed in the Metal X 3-D printer on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, Jan 8, 2020.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Courtney A. Robertson
Lloyd Surratt

Back in the Saddle: Camp Kinser Marines participate in refresher training

Lloyd Surratt, a logistics support liaison, poses for a photo during a hands-on Back in the Saddle training on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 10, 2020.

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Senior Airman Adetokunbo Osibowale (left) and Tech Sgt. Kyle Waddy-Jordan, 459th Logistics Readiness Squadron, pose for a photo Sept 3, 2019 at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Waddy-Jordan recently saved Osibowale’s life during training at Kadena Air Base, Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Cierra Presentado)
Senior Airman Adetokunbo Osibowale and Tech Sgt. Kyle Waddy-Jordan

Photo By Sgt. Raquel Villalona
Lt. Col. Rosanna M. Clemente and Sgt. Maj. Melissa Calvo

U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa
Airman 1st Class Chipper Campbell

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christine Phelps
Lance Cpl. Katherine Falcon