Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) and amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27) along with U.S. Marines welcomed aboard Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Amphibious Rapid Deployment Regiment soldiers in support of Exercise Iron Fist 2020, Feb. 3 through Feb. 14.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Clayton Barrus, a pilot assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, smiles at Staff Sgt. Adrian Pinnock, a flying crew chief assigned to the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, Kadena Air Base, Japan, before taking off in a KC-135 Stratotanker during Exercise Cope North 20 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam,...
U.S. Marines from across III Marine Expeditionary Force, and members of 5th Brigade, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, say goodbye as exercise Northern Viper 2020 comes to an end, concluding the training that has taken place for the last few weeks in Hokudaien and Yausubetsu Training Areas, Hokkaido, Japan, Jan. 26 to Feb. 8, 2020.
If you live on Okinawa, you might have heard about Goya, a local cucumber-like vegetable also known as bitter melon. As the name suggests, this green, bumpy veggie has a bitter taste but is a favorite in the summer season.