05B4 Commander, Navy Installations Command

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SUSTAINING THE

FLEET 

ENABLING THE

FIGHTER 

SUPPORTING THE

FAMILY 

 

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK

Individuals from Naval Support Activity Bethesda planted a tree during a ceremony at the USO on base celebrating Earth Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Phillips/Released) The Los Angeles class-attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) returns to its homeport at Naval Submarine Base New London from a regularly scheduled deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Daniel Mongiove/Released) Sailors hold six candles to symbolize the six million Jews killed during the Holocaust at the annual Holocaust Memorial at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Special 3rd Class Weston Jones/Released) Commander Navy Region Japan Fire Department personnel aboard Commander U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo lift debris in order to retrieve simulated injured personnel during a collapsed building drill as part of Exercise Reliant Gale. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher S. Haley/Released) Naval Air Facility Atsugi's Fleet and Family Support Center Director Charlotte Cruz, right, holds the ceremonial check for $601,003.49 as a testament to the time spent by Sailors attached to NAF Atsugi volunteering in and around the community during the annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan G. Greene/Released)
NEWS FROM COMMANDER, NAVY INSTALLATIONS COMMAND
May 4 2016

160504-N-YD204-022 NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (May 4, 2016) – U.S. Navy Ombudsman-at-Large Martha Faller and Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program Manager Tammy O’Rourke meets with Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi’s command leadership during a visit to the installation. . Faller’s visit to NAF Atsugi is part of a larger tour of the Western Pacific to meet with quality of life program managers, family members and representative ombudsmen to discuss concerns, challenges and accomplishments within the family support community. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Matthew C. Duncker/RELEASED)


May 3 2016

Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen and Marines from across Japan gathered at Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi’s Ranger Field to take part in the first Tag-Out Sexual Assault Softball Tournament on April 16.  Teams from NAF Atsugi, Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Yakota Air Base, Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, U.S. Army Garrison Japan Camp Zama and Misawa Air Base came together to help raise awareness for sexual assault victims and improve comradery among the services by playing in a softball tournament.


 


May 3 2016

In Halsey Gymnasium there is a small, unassuming room that unless you knew to look for, you wouldn’t be aware it existed. The filoor is covered with blue mats and the walls are lined with posters from exhibitions that have long since passed. Students begin warming up in preparation for this evening’s lesson. This is the combat room and tonight people are here to learn the fighting arts of Judo and Jujutsu.

 


May 3 2016

In April 1951, Rear Admiral Ralph A. Oftsie, Commander, Carrier Task Force 77, learned Chinese forces had launched a spring offensive into South Korea.  To stall the Chinese offensive and retake the initiative, Rear Admiral Oftsie ordered the USS Princeton (CV 37) and Air Group Nineteen to destroy two floodgates on the Hwachon Reservoir Dam, a giant hydroelectric plant located on the Pukhan River, to provide a steady flow of water into the valley below and slow the Chinese advance.

 


May 3 2016

Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi, Japan - Planning for retirement can be a daunting task for service members. With the increased cost of living, unpredictable stock market, and rising inflation rates it’s easy to get lost on the road to a stable financial future, but there is help. NAF Atsugi’s Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC) offers a Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and investing class each month to help Sailors understand and develop plans for their future.


 


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