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.
As COVID free Sailors move aboard to prepare the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) to go back to sea and execute their mission, the U.S. Navy’s Pacific Fleet Commander and the Fleet Master Chief visited the crew to see the operation firsthand and thank the Sailors for their resilience and dedication in getting the “Big Stick” back...
Capt. Brett Crozier, the USS Theodore Roosevelt commander fired last week after his letter seeking help for the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier was leaked to the media, has tested positive for the illness, according to a Sunday report in The New York Times.
If you think of alcohol and Japan, then the first thing that springs to mind is sake – but there are other alcoholic drinks too, one of which comes from the island of Okinawa! Awamori is an alcoholic drink which is also known as shimazakae, or island sake.