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Navy’s monthly Taiwan Strait transits continue with guided-missile destroyer USS Barry

Stars and Stripes 18 Sep 2021
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – Another U.S ... The Yokosuka-based USS Barry made the trip on Friday, the Navy announced in a news release that day ... 28 ... The Barry's passage comes a little over a week after another Yokosuka-based destroyer, the USS Benfold, steamed through the South China Sea during a freedom-of-navigation operation on Sept. 8 ... The U.S ... .

US military in Japan adds 20 coronavirus cases Tuesday as Tokyo's numbers continue to dip

Stars and Stripes 14 Sep 2021
Yokosuka Naval Base, the homeport south of Tokyo of 7th Fleet, said 12 people tested positive for the coronavirus respiratory disease ... Yokosuka has 38 coronavirus patients under observation ... Naval Air Facility Atsugi, southwest of Tokyo, identified four people with the virus since Friday, according to news releases Monday.

British aircraft carrier in Japan on Indo-Pacific mission

Urdu Point 06 Sep 2021
Yokosuka, Japan, Sept 6 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 6th Sep, 2021 ) .Britain's new HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier has paid a port call to Japan, in a mission that adds to pressure from Tokyo, the US and allies on China over its increasingly assertive regional maritime presence.

U.K. aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth makes 1st port call in Japan

Kyodo 04 Sep 2021
🇬🇧 🇯🇵 #CSG21 #Yokosuka @UKinJapan @JMSDF_PAO @jmsdf_pao_eng — HMS Queen Elizabeth🇬🇧 (@HMSQNLZ) September 4, 2021 ... Navy base in Yokosuka, southwest of Tokyo, and is scheduled to depart next Thursday. Photo taken from Kyodo News helicopter shows British aircraft carrier the Queen Elizabeth sailing in Tokyo Bay on Sept.

Tokyo announces 4,220 new COVID-19 cases; US military in Japan reports 56

Stars and Stripes 24 Aug 2021
U.S ... Denny Tamaki ... Gabriel Adibe ... Farther north, 28 cases have popped up at Yokosuka Naval Base, homeport of the 7th Fleet south of Tokyo, since Friday, according to a news release from the base ... Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, south of Hiroshima, had one person in restricted movement tested positive, according to a base news release Tuesday ... .

Two destroyers arrive at US Navy base in Japan, while a third takes its leave 

Stars and Stripes 19 Aug 2021
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Two replacement destroyers took up their new stations at the home of the U.S ... The USS Higgins and the USS Howard, two Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers, arrived at Yokosuka Naval Base on Monday, according to a U.S. Navy news release that day.

Endless coronavirus summer sets another Tokyo record; US military in Japan reports 55 cases

Stars and Stripes 13 Aug 2021
The city reached 5,042 new coronavirus cases on Aug. 5 ... U.S ... and 5 a.m ... Meanwhile, Yokosuka Naval Base, homeport of the U.S. 7th Fleet south of Tokyo, in a news release Friday said 20 people had tested positive for COVID-19 since Tuesday ... Rich Jarrett ... Denny Tamaki at a news conference said the prefecture is in a crisis that has yet to reach its peak ... .

UK signaling Pacific clouds of war

Taipei Times 30 Jul 2021
By Edward Chen 陳一新 ... Wallace’s trip was far more than a simple courtesy call ... When not engaging in the joint military exercises, the British carrier would be docked at a US Navy base in Yokosuka, and the other British vessels would be docked at three ports nearby. During their joint news conference, Wallace and Kishi revealed four points ... .

At 3,865 new cases, Tokyo breaks another coronavirus record with Olympians in town

Stars and Stripes 29 Jul 2021
four after close contact with other individuals and two after falling ill with COVID-19 symptoms, according to a base news release ... On Wednesday evening, Yokosuka Naval Base, 38 miles south of Tokyo, reported that an unvaccinated child care provider at the Duncan Street Child Development Center had tested positive earlier in the day.

Japanese firms sign $225 million deals to maintain Ospreys for Navy, Marine Corps

Stars and Stripes 28 Jul 2021
Government,” according to a news release Tuesday from Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka ... The Yokosuka logistics center partnered with Fleet Readiness Center Western Pacific to let the contracts. The Yokosuka logistics center provides service and support for all U.S ... Edward Pidgeon, commander of Fleet Logistics Center Yokosuka, said in the release.

Tokyo logs a third straight day of more than 1,000 coronavirus infections

Stars and Stripes 16 Jul 2021
7. The Tokyo Games have already made history ... U.S ... U.K ... A. J ... The U.K ... Yokosuka Naval Base, south of Tokyo, in a news release Friday said one person had tested positive for the coronavirus respiratory disease since Tuesday ... Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, south of Hiroshima, had one person test positive, according to an air station news release Friday ... .

Olympics organizers delay decision on ticket lottery as Japan gauges coronavirus rise

Stars and Stripes 06 Jul 2021
The organizing committee and other Olympics planners this week may also revisit a decision to allow only 50% of spectator capacity at Olympic venues, with a cap at 10,000, Kyodo News reported Tuesday ... Kyodo News also reported that Gov ... Yokosuka in a news release Tuesday said two unimmunized base employees tested positive during contact tracing.

‘Finally back to normal’: Bars, nightclubs no longer off-limits to Yokosuka sailors under new coronavirus rules

Stars and Stripes 22 Jun 2021
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Bars, nightclubs and tattoo parlors are no longer off-limits for most sailors in Japan as more people receive COVID-19 vaccines and overall infection numbers decline. The decision to relax many off-duty restrictions was announced Tuesday evening by Yokosuka's commander, Capt.

Macross Designer Hospitalized After Tragic House Fire

Kotaku 25 May 2021
Kotaku EastEast is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am. Prev. Next. View All. Earlier today, there were Japanese news reports of a single-story wooden house catching fire in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture ... ....

Moore: Kansas sows seeds of success

The Hutchinson News 24 May 2021
Her mother, who teaches English as a second language for USD 308, and dad Jerry, a retired HCC algebra professor, remain in Hutchinson while for a time, Caitlin’s career in journalism took her halfway around the world to Yokosuka, Japan ... for a job at the Orlando Sentinel as a breaking news reporter.”.