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Have you ever thought about a tour in Japan? On the fence about a set of orders to the Far East? In this video, one NAF Atsugi Sailor recounts his journey to the land of the rising sun and his passion for its cuisine.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville wants longer tour options for Army families, saying the traditional system of required moves to new duty stations every three years is an antiquated way of doing business.
Air Force Immersion Day is a new community engagement program developed to teach local college and vocational students about Kadena’s mission and its role in supporting the U.S. and Japanese alliance. Eighteen students visited the base for a tour Sept. 23.
For Navy Lt. Bradley Lentz, this is the second time he’s spent a week here as part of the U.S. Senate Youth Program. This time, he served as a mentor for the program. The first time, he was a high school participant.
Japan is divided into eight major regions with a total of forty-seven prefectures, from the Okinawa islands in the southwest to Tokyo in the east and Hokkaido in the north, each unique in their customs, sights, and food cultures.
Yoshoku, or Western dishes, came to Okinawa decades after hitting Japan’s mainland. The adoption of the Western cuisine was accelerated when the island became more exposed to American food after the battle of Okinawa.