U.S. PACIFIC COMMAND

AFCLC professor hopes to return Japanese war flag to soldier's family

Story by Jasmine Bourgeois on 05/23/2018 Fitted in a frame for preservation, Dr. Jessica Jordan is both haunted and intrigued by the tattered Japanese war flag in her office. The worn national flag covered in personal handwritten messages dates to World War II. The flags are known in Japan a
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Land Return Promotes Partnership, Strengthens Alliance

Story by Matthew Manning on 05/22/2018 CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan Commemorating the handover of land areas to the land owners of the West Futenma Housing Area along with more than three hectares of land at the Makiminato Service Area, the Government of Japan hosted a ceremony May 20 at the
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The Future of Land Forces Across the Indo-Pacific

Story by SSG Melissa Parrish on 05/22/2018 People from around the world gather in downtown Honolulu to take part in the sixth annual Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Land Forces of the Pacific (LANPAC) Symposium May 22 through May 24. A multilateral approach across the Indo-Pacific is the
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Celebrating the Gannenmono

Story by Kristen Wong on 05/22/2018 JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM Just in time for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, multiple organizations are kicking off a yearlong commemoration of the first Japanese immigrants in Hawaii. The Kizuna Group, made up of 20 local organizations, is coordinating various events this year.
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Army Beats Navy for Commander's Cup Rugby Match

Story by SPC JONATHAN RIVERA COLLAZO on 05/22/2018 JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. Army Soldiers and Navy seamen competed in the 20th Commander's Cup rugby match on Rainier Field at Joint Base Lewis-McChord May 19. The JBLM based Army team leapt to an early a 27 point lead over the Bremerto
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Trial by fire: Enlisted pilot safely lands Global Hawk despite in-flight emergency

Story by SrA Zachary Bumpus on 05/16/2018 ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam Another aircraft extends its landing gear and slows for touch down. From the outside, everything seems as though it is going according to plan. Sometimes though appearances can be deceiving. Master Sgt. Alex, an RQ-4 pilot with the
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