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Nelz Ruiz, supervisory team lead at the Airman and Family Readiness Center, smiles for a photo at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 15, 2021. The mission of the AFRC is to provide targeted services to members and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anna Nolte)
Nelz Ruiz

The AFRC offers a helping hand

Armed with mini hand sanitizers, face masks and social distancing, the Airman and Family Readiness Center staff at Kadena Air Base continue to support U.S. service members and their families during the pandemic – leading 223 workshops, meeting with almost 6,000 individuals, and answering over 33,000 inquiries within the last year.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum
Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Edwin Munoz

CFAO UH Dress Whites Inspection

Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Edwin Munoz, Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa unaccompanied housing manager conducts a dress whites inspection of unaccompanied housing personnel at Camp Shields, Okinawa, Japan Apr. 8, 2021.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum
Yeoman 2nd Class Adam Aldrich

CFAO Spotlight: Yeoman 2nd Class Adam Aldrich

Yeoman 2nd Class Adam Aldrich, from Angleton, Tx., assigned to Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa administrative department, sits for an environmental portrait at CFAO on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Anna Nolte)
Airman 1st Class Thom Saintelus

Joint training fuels Air Force, Marine synergy

U.S Air Force Airman 1st Class Thom Saintelus, a fuels distribution operator from the 18th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management Flight, operates an R-11 fuel truck during joint training at Kadena Air Base, Japan, March 11, 2021.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Yosselin Perla
Airman 1st Class Benjamin Braund

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Jeremy Rodriguez, a motor transport operator with 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, left, and Cpl. Abrianna Rodriguez, a food service specialist with Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3rd MLG, right, pose for a photo with their child, Kaleb, at their home in Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 23, 2021. Abrianna and Jeremy are a dual military couple currently living in Okinawa and serving with III Marine Expeditionary Force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Francesca Landis)
Corps Cpl. Jeremy Rodriguez and Cpl. Abrianna Rodriguez

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum
Capt. Scott Hardy

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Yosselin Perla
Senior Airman Dominick Ferneding

U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa
1st Class Airman Tohru Oakamura

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Dickinson
Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Christopher Helmer

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild
Most Reverend William Muhm

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum
Aviation Support Equipmentman 2nd Class Ronald Copeland