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U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum
Cmdr. Jason Rochester

Chaplain Corps’ birthday celebrated on Kadena AB

Cmdr. Jason Rochester, Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa command chaplain, cuts a cake celebrating the U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps birthday at CFAO headquarters on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan Nov. 29, 2021.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum
3rd Class Haley Booth

CFAO conducts reenlistment ceremony at Kadena AB

Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Haley Booth, left, assigned to Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa (CFAO) security department and from Yukon, Okla., recites the oath of enlistment administered by Ens. Cody Haase, CFAO security officer at the CFAO headquarters on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan Nov. 29, 2021.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Moses Taylor
Lance Cpl. Brandon Meyer

Air Force, Navy work together to upgrade Kadena’s air control system

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Brandon Meyer, Marine Air Control Squadron 4 navigational aid technician, looks at a mobile Very High Frequency Omnidirectional Range Tactical Air Control system at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Oct. 15, 2021.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild
Col. Douglas Burke

Okinawa International University students tour Camp Kinser

As students with Okinawa International University offboarded the bus on Camp Kinser, many were stepping foot on a U.S. Marine Corps installation for the first time.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jessi Monte
Maj. Logan Barlow and JASDF Lt. Col. Sunao Matsumoto

Airman 1st Class Rodel Portante, 718th Force Support Squadron postal clerk, processes outbound mail at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 17, 2021. The Kadena Post Office processes over 7,000 parcels of inbound and outbound mail during the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Yosselin Perla)
1st Class Rodel Portante

U.S. Marine Corps photo illustration by Lance Cpl. Alex Fairchild
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Nicholas White

U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Soo C. Kim
Staff Sgt. Staff Sgt. Andrew Liddane

U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, left, Pacific Air Forces commander, shakes hands with U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Ronnie Woods, 18th Wing command chief, at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 3, 2021. During his visit, Wilsbach toured facilities, recognized Airmen for excellent performance and addressed threats to the Air Force mission during an all-call. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cesar J. Navarro)
Gen. Ken Wilsbach and Chief Master Sgt. Ronnie Woods

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum
Hospitalman Viviana Landeros and Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Alfredo Jimenez