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U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa
Staff Sgt. Aaron Nacey

18th EMS supports Kadena’s aircraft

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Aaron Nacey, 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aircraft structual maintenance craftsman, cuts a piece of metal at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Oct. 4, 2019.

Ron Barr, the son of an Air Force senior noncommissioned officer, has been hosting the "Sports Byline USA" radio show for more than three decades. STEVEN HOOVER
Ron Barr

After three decades of ‘Sports Byline,’ radio host still strives ‘to connect with athletes in a human way’

As he sat in front of a microphone, about to debut a talk radio program on WRTL 1260-AM in central Illinois, Ron Barr fought off a major case of nerves before his first time on the air in 1961.

Hilary Valdez

A career counseling, consoling servicemembers

Hilary Valdez is a retiree living in Japan. Prior to his retirement, Valdez was a Master Resiliency Trainer at Camp Zama.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Karis Mattingly
Jesika Long

SMP hosts a Japanese 101 class

Jesika Long teaches U.S. service members how to speak Japanese during a language class at the Camp Foster Single Marine Program (SMP), Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 8, 2019.

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