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  • Security measures to affect base traffic

    An increase in random anti-terrorism measures begins here Sunday and will result in the blocking of certain streets and changes in traffic patterns. People traveling on Kadena Air Base should plan accordingly and expect delays while on-base until Oct. 27.
  • Post Office goes to A to B Concept

    Kadena's Post Office has a new system to speed up the process of receiving mail, tracking packages and in the future the system will be able to send out e-mail notifications to customers about picking up their packages. This new system is called the A to B Concept was installed Sept. 28 and consists of two programs called United Postal Service
  • Kadena F-15's net highest mission capable rate in a decade

    Airmen of the 18th Maintenance Group set new standards this year by achieving the highest mission capable rates for the F-15 Eagle in a decade. The 18th MXG achieved a mission capable rate of 81.1 percent in fiscal year 2007, up from 74.5 percent in 2006, and 62.4 percent in 2005. This rate exceeds the Pacific Air Force standard of 81 percent and
  • Kadena revamps recycling program

    Kadena residents must once again presort trash prior to disposal as a new and improved recycling program begins here Nov.1. The change is part of a new self-sufficient recycling initiative that will help Kadena monetarily and benefit morale and welfare programs. "This program is much better and I believe we can save money and make money from this,"
  • Base hosts 1st RAAF training in Japan

    The first Pacific training engagement between Australian and U.S. forces since the Korean war started here Oct. 2. Royal Australian Air Force and U. S. Navy units are conducting training to increase interoperability in executing missions in any deployed area of responsibility. A myriad of training scenarios were conducted in the two-week United
  • Parachute shop

  • New pharmacy dispensing policy

    Officials at U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa and 18th Medical Group at Kadena Air Base have announced a new pharmacy dispensing policy regarding "over-the-counter" medications to pay patients. Effective October 15, 2007, military medical treatment facilities in Okinawa will no longer dispense over-the-counter medications to non-TRICARE