U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Joshua Ocasio, a field artillery sensor support marine with Headquarters Company, Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, poses with his promotion warrant on Camp Courtney, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 2, 2019.
Christopher “Chris” T. Burns, the Defense Commissary Agency’s chief of staff, has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and named executive director of the agency’s Marketing, Sales and Logistics Group.
The Kadena Shoguns celebrate their newest staff sergeant selects during a celebration at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Aug. 23, 2019. Across the 18th Wing, 380 senior airmen were selected for promotion to staff sergeant.
March is so full of savings that even the daylight is on the list. For commissary patrons, more daytime means a better view of opportunities to shop for significant discounts on frozen food, snacks and menu items for college basketball playoffs and more.
The Air Force announced today it is removing the Weighted Airman Promotion System testing requirement for active-duty promotions to the grades of E-7 through E-9, beginning this fall with the 2019 E-9 promotion cycle.
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.
Japan is the land of the vending machines, but these are not exclusive to selling soda, coffee, hot tea or even canned soup broths. In Chatan Town, you’ll find what may seem like just another vending machine, but these orange machines don’t sell drinks.