U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Sailors have a language exchange held onboard CFAO White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan March 30, 2022.
Capt. Patrick Dziekan, Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa (CFAO) commanding officer, meritoriously promotes Logistics Specialist 1st Class Bienvenido Quimbao, from Olongapo City, Philippines and assigned to CFAO port operations, in a ceremony on White Beach Naval Facility Mar. 10, 2022. His family watched the ceremony via cell phone.
Ens. Cody Haase, Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa security officer, administers the oath of enlistment to Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Kwame Nyantakyi, assigned to CFAO security department, during his reenlistment ceremony onboard a harbor patrol craft in the waters of CFAO White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan Mar. 8, 2022.
U.S. Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 transferred authority of Naval Construction Force tasking in the Indo-Pacific region to NMCB-3 during a relief in place/transfer of authority (RIP/TOA) ceremony onboard Camp Shields in Okinawa, Jan. 18.
Utilitiesman Constructionman Tever Zimmerman, with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5, completes the Basic Jungle Skills Course at the Jungle Warfare Training Center onboard Marine Corps Base Camp Gonsalves, Okinawa, Japan.
Have you heard of Japan’s furikake? In Japanese, furikake means "to sprinkle over." Furikake are seasonings of various dried ingredients such as egg, seaweed, or sesame, made to top a bowl of plain white rice.
The famous Land of the Rising Sun is known for so many things, it’s hard to even mention them all: culture, history, pop culture, manga, anime, cosplay, sights, architecture...the list could go on and on.