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Camp Schwab Festival returns March 30-31

By the end of March, as the beach season kicks off in Okinawa, Camp Schwab will be hosting its fun festival.

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Rules for riding e-scooters in Japan

With the recent uptick of violations and accidents involving e-scooters in Japan, I realized it might be time to catch up on the rules and regulations of using these vehicles.

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History of The National Stars and Stripes Museum/Library

The Stars and Stripes National Museum and Library documents, collects, preserves, and exhibits materials related to the history, work, contents, scope and role of the Stars and Stripes military newspaper from its origins to the present.

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Plan ahead for Ayahashi Road Race traffic restrictions on March 3

If you are planning to drive along the east coast of Uruma City or go to islands such as Henza, Hamahiga, Miyagi, and Ikei this coming Sunday, expect slow-moving traffic.

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Phoenix Corporation’s donation to USO Okinawa key to helping military families

Phoenix Park Hotel, part of the Phoenix Corporation, is a beautiful hotel located in Nago, Okinawa, and seeks to be a source of comfort and relaxation to United States service members by providing enjoyable and luxurious accommodations.

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AK Kogyo maintains commitment to US troops with contribution to USO Okinawa

Since December 2020, AK Kogyo American Finance service has been committed to supporting the U.S. military community and making their time in Okinawa as easy as possible.

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HH-60W Jolly Green II’s first flight at Kadena

The HH-60W Jolly Green II, successor to and replacement of the HH-60G Pave Hawk, took its first flight over the pacific theater and at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Feb. 27, 2024.

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1st Special Operations Squadron honors STRAY 59

U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Special Operations Squadron pose for a photo in front of an MC-130J Commando II before the annual STRAY 59 memorial flight at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Feb. 26, 2024.

Photo Of Japanese college students, senior leaders of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, and U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, pose for a group photo during the University of Tokyo’s visit to MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 28, 2024.

University of Tokyo college students visit MCAS Futenma

Japanese college students, senior leaders of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, and U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, pose for a group photo during the University of Tokyo’s visit to MCAS Futenma, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 28, 2024.

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USO Okinawa Staff Spotlight-Meet Mariah

Mariah is a proud Californian, born and raised in Grand Terrace, a small town in Southern California.

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Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society: Bowling Tournament at Camp Foster

This graphic was created to promote the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society Active-Duty Fund Drive Bowling fundraising event held on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan.

Photo Of Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer participates in a physical training event with U.S. Marines on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 27, 2024. Meyer, one of the three Marines who were awarded the Medal of Honor during the Global War on Terror, visited Okinawa to address service members about his Marine Corps experiences, leadership, transition readiness, and mental health.

Dakota Meyer inspires Marines on Okinawa

U.S. Marines pose for a group photo with Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer on Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 27, 2024.

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Marine Thrift Shop donates $10,000 to support Okinawa children’s hospitals

Marine Thrift Shop Okinawa staff members and representatives of Lions Clubs International, Okinawa, pose for a group photo after an official donation and the exchange of gifts at the Okinawa Harborview Hotel in Naha City, Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 22, 2024.

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