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  • Port Call,TLF, Household items and shipping

    Port callAfter receiving your port call, call your sponsor and tell him or her your flight number and scheduled date of arrival (Japan time). Most importantly, if a last-minute change to your travel plans occurs, contact your sponsor immediately to let him or her know of the new flight and date. You will be entering Japan through Narita or Osaka
  • Post office

    Newcomers to the Kadena Team may acquire a mailbox 30 days prior to their arrival. Send a copy of your permanent change of station travel orders to your sponsor. He or she will apply on your behalf and then inform you of your address. To avoid delays in mail services, notify your family, friends, publishers, creditors and businesses of your change
  • School Age Program

    The School Age Program also offers affordable, quality care during out-of-school time to facilitate youth development for children 5-12 years old from 5:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Two facilities on Kadena have a capacity of 372 spaces. This program is accredited by the National Afterschool Association to meet the highest standards of
  • SOFA driver's license

    I have a question about the policy regarding SOFA Driver's Licenses. My wife has a Thai driver's license. I took her to the Registration Office to get her SOFA driver's license. I was told that they do not give SOFA licenses to people who have a Thai driver's license. They told me she must have either a U.S. license or an internationl driver's
  • Terminal Services

    Passenger Amenities: A  USO, kiddy lounge, aneatery, business center and free Wi-Fi are available in the passenger waiting area.Lost and Found: Lost and found is located at the terminal and the POCcan be contacted at 315-634-5806.Long Term Parking: Both seven-day and 30-day parking are located across from the Passenger Terminal. Parking passes can
  • Thermal Stress Awareness

    IntroductionThe goal of the thermal stress management program is to prevent heat-related injuries through education and monitoring. Monitoring is conducted May through October when temperatures are expected to reach 85 degrees Fahrenheit as a daily high and during readiness exercises. The Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) measurements take into
  • Things to carry with you

    Here are a few thing to bring on your person in order to make your PCS as comfortable as possible: American dollars to exchange for Japanese yen  Several copies of your orders Information Protection training certificate (to expedite setting up your network account) Sponsor's cell or home phone number. Having access to messaging on
  • TMO Phone numbers

    TMO OfficeArmy 644-5218/5700 Marine Corps 645-3899/5335 Navy 634-6871 Air Force 634-7794/7792
  • Tourist Attractions

    During your assignment to Okinawa, take advantage of the many beautiful and historic and cultural sites. The following are a few of the most popular attractions: Naha Dragon Boat Race: "Golden Week," the first week in May, is one of Japan's biggest holidays. The Naha dragon boat races are held at Aja Port, Naha, to coincide with the start of the
  • Tsunamis

    The phenomenon we call a "tsunami" is a series of traveling ocean waves of extremely long length and period, generated by disturbances associated primarily with earthquakes occurring below or near the ocean floor. Underwater volcanic eruptions and landslides can also generate tsunamis, although these sources are significantly less frequent. As the