The long, low sound of the conch shell announces the beginning of Yap Day, an annual holiday set aside to celebrate the unique culture of this remote island, one of the best-preserved in the entire Pacific region.
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,...
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During lunch, you may have witnessed a Japanese coworker eating out of a home-packed box. Or maybe during a stroll in the park, you noticed a salarymen sitting on a bench with a smartphone and a little wooden lunch box.
“Umeboshi” is a very sour pickle made by fermenting plums. You will see umeboshi in Japanese lunch or bento boxes sold in the super market. This is in part to prevent food spoilage, because it is believed umeboshi help prevent bacteria growth.