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Seniors learn resilience, positive outlook on life
May 3, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 3, 2015) - Forty-six Zama American High School seniors graduated from the Resiliency Training Program April 28 at the Camp Zama Youth Center.
Recognition ceremony held for volunteers at Camp Zama
May 3, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan ( May 3, 2016) - "Camp Zama is special," said Maj. Gen. James F. Pasquarette, commander of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward), in his remarks at the Volunteer Recognition Ceremony held April 29 at the Camp Zama Community Club.
IMCOM- Pacific senior leaders impressed from tour of installations
Apr 26, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 27) - Dr. Christine Altendorf and Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy D. Hockenberry, director and command sergeant major of Installation Management Command - Pacific, respectively, visited Camp Zama April 22 during a tour of installations and received an overview of how USAG Japan operates on a day-to-day basis.
Annual school science fair impresses judges
Apr 22, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 22, 2016) - Arnn Elementary hosted its annual science fair April 21 inside the school's gymnasium with students from 2nd through 6th grade presenting and displaying their projects.
ZAHS hosts 335 students for Math Field Day
Apr 22, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 22, 2016) - Zama American High School hosted the annual Kanto Plain Math Field Day April 20 at Camp Zama's Community Club. Approximately 335 students from ZAHS and 11 other schools in the Kanto Plain area of Japan competed to show off their knowledge of math.
JSC Advanced Course visit Yokohama North Dock
Apr 21, 2016
YOKOHAMA NORTH DOCK, Japan (April 21, 2016)- Forty-nine students from the Japanese Joint Staff College participated in an annual tour of the Watercraft Equipment Base - Yokohama North Dock March 28, led by Lt. Col. Christopher Noe, assigned to the Army Field Support Battalion-Northeast Asia.
SMA engages with Camp Zama Soldiers during visit
Apr 8, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 08, 2016) - Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel Dailey, 15th sergeant major of the Army, visited Camp Zama April 5 to engage with Soldiers.
35th CSSB Soldiers deploy for combat training
Apr 5, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 6, 2016) - Soldiers from 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion's 623rd Movement Control Team deployed April 1 to the Combat Training Center in Fort Polk, La.
19k attend Camp Zama's 2016 Cherry Blossom Festival
Apr 4, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 04, 2016) - Camp Zama hosted its 2016 Cherry Blossom Festival April 2 at Yano Field and around the installation. The annual, open-post event - a celebration of pink and white flowers blooming from hundreds of Cherry Blossom tress around Camp Zama - drew a total of 19,627 participants, according to Camp Zama's Directorate of Emergency Services.
Students learn the evacuation procedure during active shooter exercise
Apr 4, 2016
Camp Zama, JAPAN (April 4) - The Camp Zama Directorate of Emergency Services' Provost Marshal Office, conducted an active shooter and evacuation exercise March 31 at Arnn Elementary School.
Hospital opening is city's dream come true
Mar 30, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 31, 2016) -- Camp Zama leaders attended an opening ceremony for Zama General Hospital March 26 in Zama, Japan.
Local educator named 'District Teacher of the Year'
Mar 28, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 28, 2016) - Benjamin Kolodziej, gifted education teacher, was named "District Teacher of the Year" for 2016-2017 by U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity-Pacific's Japan District March 21 at Arnn Elementary on the Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.
ZaCSA Auction: Heroes, Villains unite
Mar 25, 2016
Camp Zama (March 25, 2016) -- Super heroes and villains flocked to the Zama Community Spouses' Association 10th annual Live and Silent Auction March 19 at the Camp Zama Community Club.
USARJ says farewell to outgoing CSM, welcomes new one
Mar 25, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 25, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Japan & I Corps (Forward) held a change of responsibility ceremony for the command sergeant major of USARJ March 24 at Camp Zama's Yano Gym.
AER kicks off 2016 campaign at Camp Zama
Mar 24, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 25, 2016) -- Camp Zama's Army Community Service hosted the kickoff to the 2016 Army Emergency Relief Campaign March 18 at the Camp Zama Community Club.
Women's History Month: Camp Zama reflects achievement of women past, present
Mar 21, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 22, 2016) -- Public Health Command Region-Pacific hosted Camp Zama's Women's History Month Observance March 17 at the Community Activity Center, followed by a reception in the Black Box.
Red Cross hosts BBQ for community
Mar 18, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 18, 2016) -- Camp Zama's Red Cross and Zama Community Spouses' Association held a celebratory barbecue March 15 outside the Red Cross building, in the parking lot.
Youth Sports and Girl Scouts team-up to provide ski fitness challenge
Mar 16, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 17, 2015) -- Eighteen girls from Camp Zama participated in a fitness challenge March 5 and 6 at the slopes of Shiga Kogen, Nagano -- it was a weekend full of first ski and snowboard experiences for many of the girls attending.
SFHA CDC hosts Hosen Kindergarten for Unity Day
Mar 15, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 16, 2016) -- Children from the Sagamihara Family Housing Area Child Development Center spent the day with local Japanese children from Hosen Kindergarten March 11 during a cultural exchange visit.
Students remember 3/11 Tohoku earthquake, tsunami victims
Mar 11, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 11, 2016) -- Nearly 300 Zama American High School students paid tribute to victims of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami during a ceremony held March 8 on the school's football field.
Corps of Engineers engages with next generation
Mar 3, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 3, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Japan District hosted several events Feb. 22-26 to engage youth in observance of National Engineers Week.
Calligraphy Workshop marks last ZaCSA cultural event for year
Mar 3, 2016
CAMP ZAMA (March 4, 2016) -- Throughout the year, multiple Japanese Friendship Groups host members of the Zama Community Spouses' Association to share in their culture and traditions. The last event of the 2015-2016 membership year involved a focus on calligraphy, where 25 participants learned about Japanese calligraphy and practiced making "kanji" characters of their own.
Camp Zama, SFHA youth take stage with Young Americans
Mar 2, 2016
Ninety youth members performed Feb. 25 with The Young Americans in a musical production held at Arnn Elementary School's cafeteria located on the Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.
Camp Zama educates community on financial readiness
Mar 2, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 2, 2016)-- Several of Camp Zama's community members participated in a five-day, financial readiness workshop for Military Saves Week held Feb. 22-26 at Army Community Service.
MEDDAC-Japan's nursing staff discuss immunizations
Feb 29, 2016
Nursing staff members from Brig. Gen. Crawford Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic (a.k.a. MEDDAC-Japan) gather to discuss a peer reviewed article on immunizations as a part of Nurse Grand Rounds, at Camp Zama, Japan, on Feb. 23, 2016.
DENTAC-J Soldiers promote oral health to children for NCDHM
Feb 28, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 29, 2016) -- Soldiers from U.S. Army Dental Activity Japan promoted oral health to children at Arnn Elementary on the Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation Feb. 24-26 in observance of National Children's Dental Health Month.
"Hallowed Grounds" show homage to African American history
Feb 26, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 26, 2016) -- The 2016 National African American History Month, also known as Black History Month, observance--themed "Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memory"--was held Feb. 18 at Camp Zama's Community Activity Center.
Girl Scouts get fit, sell cookies
Feb 23, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 24, 2015)-- The rain held off just long enough for the Camp Zama Girl Scouts to hold their Thin Mint Sprint 3K Family Race at Sagamihara Housing Area Feb. 20. Equal amounts of kids and adults participated in the event to help the CZ Girl Scouts raise money for their yearly programming-- over $380 was raised from the race day participants.
Camp Zama hosts first Triad Soldier Challenge
Feb 10, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 10, 2016) -- Camp Zama hosted its first Triad Soldier Challenge with 17 competing teams Feb. 4 at the Yano Fitness Center Gym.
Camp Zama hosts Super Bowl 50 party
Feb 10, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 11, 2016) -- Camp Zama's Community Club hosted a party for Super Bowl 50 Feb. 8 in the CZCC Ballroom and Game Time Sports Bar for community members to watch the NFL's Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos compete for the 2016 championship.
6th-graders get career insight, experience from Camp Zama mentors
Feb 9, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 10, 2016) -- Thirty-seven sixth-graders from Arnn Elementary School participated in Groundhog Job Shadow Day Feb. 5 at Camp Zama to get behind-the-scenes experience in their career fields of interest.
Transition GPS workshop navigates Soldiers towards the next career
Feb 3, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 4, 2016) -- Twenty-one Soldiers and one spouse participated in a five-day Transition Goals, Plans and Success Workshop held Jan. 25 to 29 for the first time at the Camp Zama Education Center to prepare for their separation from Army life.
Japanese students participate in job shadow program
Jan 31, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 1, 2016) --Two local junior high school students from Shincho Junior High School in Sagamihara City, job shadowed employees Jan. 14 to 15, from U.S. Army Garrison Japan.
USAG Japan prepares community for natural disasters
Jan 28, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 28, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Garrison Japan hosted the "It Takes a Community" forum Jan. 22 at the Camp Zama Community Club.
78th Signal Battalion hosts 2016 MLK Day observance
Jan 21, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 21, 2016) -- The "Mighty" 78th Signal Battalion hosted Camp Zama's annual observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan. 14 in the Community Activity Center's auditorium.Center's auditorium.
Camp Zama Girl Scouts participates in cultural exchange
Jan 21, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 21, 2015) -- The Camp Zama Girl Scouts had a busy weekend as they participated in two separate cultural exchange events: skiing and learning how to make Japanese Food, Jan 10 and 11.
Student wins national geography bee with Harry Potter question
Jan 20, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 20, 2015) --"Harry catches the train to Hogwarts, at King's Cross Station, in what major European city?" "London," Rushton Kovaleski, fifth-grader at Arnn Elementary School, bravely shouts out for the win! Who knew details from the famous J. K. Rowling's series, "Harry Potter," would gain one student the chance of advancing to compete on the state-level and possible national-level geography bee?
ZAHS receives charter for Japan's first Key Club
Jan 13, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 14, 2016) -- Zama American High School was officially recognized as home to Japan's first Key Club when Kiwanis International Japan District formally presented the ZAHS Key Club with its charter Jan. 9 during a ceremony in the school's auditorium.
Camp Zama Girl Scouts visit Japanese nursing home
Jan 6, 2016
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 6, 2015) -- The Camp Zama Girl Scouting program supports Girl Scouts of all ages living in and around the Camp Zama, Japan community. In addition to offering opportunities for adventure, fun and leadership to the stateside Girl Scout sisters, the Camp Zama Girl Scouting program has a vibrant host-nation program which provides opportunities to make new friends, explore Japan and foster cross-cultural understand.
ZAHS students take stage with 'SEUSSICAL'
Dec 17, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 18, 2015) -- Students from Zama American High School's theatre department took the stage to present their rendition of "Seussical"-- a musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, based on the children's books of Dr. Seuss-- Dec. 12 and 13 in the school's auditorium.
Camp Zama schools reaffirm commitments with military units
Dec 17, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 18, 2015) -- U.S. Army Japan senior leaders and U.S. Army Garrison Japan school administrators reaffirmed their unit-school commitments to the USAG Japan Adopt-a-School Program by signing charters Nov. 24 at the Camp Zama Community Club.
Army, Navy annual flag football game creates great camaraderie
Dec 17, 2015
Camp Zama's Army team played the Naval Air Facility Atsugi's team during the annual Army vs. Navy flag football game at Reid Memorial Stadium field on Naval Air Facility Atsugi installation, Dec. 12.
ZaCSA holiday tour features uniquely decorated homes on Camp Zama
Dec 13, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 14, 2015) -- Zama Community Spouses' Association hosted a Holiday Parade of Homes tour Dec. 8 with participants touring multiple homes throughout the Camp Zama Community.
USAG Japan starts holiday season with concert
Dec 11, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 11, 2015) -- U.S. Army Garrison Japan hosted three events Dec. 1, 2 and 4 to start off the winter holiday season at Camp Zama.
USAG Japan commander tours local hospital for future use
Dec 10, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec 10, 2015) -- Col. William B. Johnson and Command Sgt. Maj. Rosalba Dumont-Carrion, commander and command sergeant major of U.S. Army Garrison Japan, respectively, along with Mikio Endo, mayor of Zama City, toured Zama General Hospital Dec. 1 to see construction progress.
ZaCSA shares Christmas traditions with Japanese friends
Dec 6, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 7, 2015)-- Several Zama Community Spouses' Association volunteers shared their American Christmas traditions with over 60 ladies from Japanese Friendship Groups Dec. 1 at the Camp Zama Religious Education Center.
3K family run benefits community scholarship and grant programs
Dec 3, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 3, 2015)-- Despite heavy rainfall earlier in the morning, over 100 community members participated in the Zama Community Spouses' Association Turkey Trot held Nov. 26 on the Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.
College Fair offers options for students' future
Nov 29, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 30, 2015) -- More than 20 representatives from state-side colleges, local international colleges and military schools talked with students and their family members during the Zama American High School College Fair held Nov. 19 inside the school's cafeteria.
AEW brings education seekers; gives opportunities
Nov 24, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 24, 2015) -- Camp Zama's Education Center hosted an Education Symposium Nov. 18 inside the Black Box at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center during American Education Week held Nov. 16 to 20 at the installation.
Camp Zama ACS hosts AFAP forum
Nov 20, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 20, 2015) -- Camp Zama's Army Community Service hosted an Army Family Action Plan issue gathering forum Nov. 18 at the installation's Community Activity Center.
Employee Appreciation Day; Camp Zama employees spend day playing games
Nov 16, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 16, 2015) -- Soldiers, Civilians and Local National Employees from U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) and U.S. Army Garrison Japan participated in the garrison's second annual Employee Appreciation Day Nov. 10 on Camp Zama.
Japanese, American Girls' Scouts participate in Halloween Camp
Nov 14, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 14, 2015) -- About 200 Japanese and American Girls' Scouts participated in the 11th annual two-day Halloween Camp held at Ashigara Fureai no Mura (a Kanagawa Prefecture conference center) Nov. 7 and 8.
DENTAC-J hosts JSDF dental residents
Nov 9, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 10, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan hosted six dental residents Nov. 4 and 5 from the Japan Self-Defense Forces Central Hospital in Tokyo at the Camp Zama Dental Clinic to learn about DENTAC-J's mission, training and procedures for treating patients.
USARJ, MEDDAC-J hosts NAIHM observance
Nov 9, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 10, 2015)-- U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) in conjunction with U.S. Army Medical Activity-Japan hosted the 2015 National American Indian Heritage Month observance Nov. 5 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center.
Red Ribbon Week teaches students healthy life choices
Nov 5, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 6, 2015) -- Red Ribbon Week, a national campaign that brings drug abuse awareness to school systems, was held Oct. 26 to 30 at Arnn Elementary School on Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.
Camp Zama hosts health, safety fair
Oct 28, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 28, 2015) -- The U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) and U.S. Army Garrison Japan's Safety Offices hosted the annual Fall/Winter Safety and Health Fair Oct. 23 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center.
DENTAC-J commander provides dental screenings at CDC
Oct 26, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 27, 2015)-- Maj. Demarcio Reed, commander of U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan, spoke with children from the Sagamihara Family Housing Area Child Development Center's Strong Beginnings Class Oct. 19 about the importance of taking care of their teeth.
ZAHS brings school spirit for homecoming week
Oct 23, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 23, 2015) -- School spirit was among the students, faculty and staff at Zama American High School as they celebrated homecoming week Oct. 13-17 with several events and activities leading up to the ZAHS Trojan's first home football game against the Yokota High School's Panthers on Oct. 16.
Camp Zama Girl Scouts give back, foster cross-cultural relationships
Oct 21, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 20, 2015)-- As one of the many volunteer projects that the Camp Zama Girl Scouts take on over the course of a year, the Furusato Festival, which was held Oct. 18 this year, is one of the most memorable, said Melanie Kincaid, Camp Zama Girl Scout Overseas Committee Chair administrator. Over 45 Camp Zama Girl Scouts provided free Halloween themed stickers and applied removable tattoos to festival participants.
Fire safety and education aids in prevention
Oct 13, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 13, 2015)-- Several events were held during Camp Zama's Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 4 to 9 to raise the awareness of fire safety throughout the community on Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area.
Ekiden relay race strengthens bonds, breaks down barriers
Oct 8, 2015
An international crowd flooded the grounds of the Sagami General Depot installation Oct. 4 to take part in the 26th annual East Japan International Ekiden relay race.
Signal's CG and CSM visit Camp Zama
Oct 7, 2015
Maj. Gen. Lawrence W. Brock III and Command Sgt. Maj. Darris Curry, the commanding general and command sergeant major of 311th Signal Command (Theater), respectively, visited the 78th Signal Battalion from Sept. 28 to 30 on Camp Zama during a recent tour of their Pacific Region.
Music festival makes comeback at Camp Zama; US artists share important message
Sep 22, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 21, 2015) --The Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation of U.S. Army Garrison Japan hosted the 2015 Music Friendship Festival - an event focused on uniting communities in the spirit of friendship from and beyond the installation through music, food and fun - at Yano Field Sept. 12 on the installation.
Mural project reflects healthy lives
Sep 21, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 21, 2015) -- U.S. Army Medical Department Activity-Japan staff members celebrated the completion of a mural project during the reveal to the community Sept. 1 inside the BG Crawford F. Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic on Camp Zama.
Camp Zama hosts Women's Equality Day Observance
Sep 20, 2015
Ninety-five years ago, the 19th Amendment was ratified, granting women the right to vote and in 1971 Congress approved legislation proclaiming Aug. 26 as Women's Equality Day. The 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, who was tasked to host this year's Women's Equality Day Observance at Camp Zama, initiated their planning for the event in a unique way.
ASIST develops suicide prevention skills
Sep 15, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 15, 2015) -- Camp Zama offered a two-day suicide prevention course Sept. 8 and 9 for Soldiers, Family members, Local National Employees and contractors at the Camp Zama Religious Education Center.
DENTAC-J reopens dental clinic
Sep 7, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 8, 2015) - - U.S. Army Dental Activity-Japan hosted the reopening ceremony Sept. 2 in front of the Camp Zama Dental Clinic.
"No Tobacco Day" make steps to tobacco free military base
Jul 29, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 30, 2015) -- The "No Tobacco Day" campaign was held July 24 in support of U.S. Army Medical Department Activities-Japan and the Camp Zama Army Wellness Center, at the Camp Zama Main Exchange parking lot.
MEDDAC-J gives training in food handling
Jul 23, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 23, 2015) -- According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, each year roughly one in six Americans get sick; 3,000 die from foodborne illnesses.
USAG Japan holds change of command ceremony
Jul 21, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July, 21 2015) -- Col. William B. Johnson assumed command of U.S. Army Garrison Japan in a change of command ceremony held July 8 inside the hanger at Kastner Army Airfield on the Camp Zama installation.
ACS celebrates its 50th birthday poolside
Jul 15, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July, 15 2015) -- Camp Zama's Army Community Service hosted a pool party to celebrate its 50th birthday July 11 at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area pool.
Commanding generals change during ceremony
Jul 14, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan -- Maj. Gen. James F. Pasquarette assumed command of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) in a change of command ceremony held July 8 at Kastner Army Airfield Hanger.
Community garden brings residents together
Jul 2, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 2, 2015) -- The grand opening of the Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area Community Garden was held June 30 on the SFHA installation.
Arnn students celebrate diversity; weeklong recognition
May 27, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 28, 2015) -- Students from Arnn Elementary School celebrated many diverse cultures during Multicultural Week held May 18 to 22, to include a Multicultural Day assembly held May 21 inside the school's cafeteria.
USAG Japan commemorates Vietnam veterans after 50 years
May 14, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 14, 2015) -- "Service, Valor and Sacrifice," are words that symbolize the virtues demonstrated by veterans during the Vietnam War; they are the words that encompass the 50th anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration flag uncased during the commemoration ceremony held May 12 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center.
Arnn students showcase their projects at annual science fair
Apr 24, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 24, 2015) -- Students from Arnn Elementary School presented their science projects and inventions to Soldiers from the 78th Signal Battalion during the school's annual science fair April 17 held inside the school's gymnasium.
Arnn students learn about STEM
Mar 31, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (April 1, 2015) -- "Science, Technology, Engineering and Math can be really fun," stated Madelyn Curriera, a 5th-grader from Arnn Elementary School, during the "STEMposium" event held March 26 at the school, on the Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.
Former Yankee players inspire American and Japanese youth during camp
Mar 24, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 25, 2015) -- "This was a once in a lifetime experience," said Maya Carter, a 6th-grader from the Arnn Elementary School, when describing the Tomodachi Charity Baseball Camp held March 21at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.
Acting IMCOM Region Director gains insight about the Camp Zama installation
Mar 18, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 19, 2015) -- Installation Management Command's Acting Pacific Region Director, Gregory Kuhr, visited Camp Zama March 12 during a tour of Army installations in the Asia and Pacific region.
USAG Japan hosts 4th annual earthquake functional exercise
Mar 17, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 17, 2015) --The 4th annual earthquake functional exercise was conducted March 12 by U.S. Army Garrison Japan's Directorate of Emergency Services. The exercise was held in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on the Camp Zama installation.
Youth showcase their talents alongside Young Americans
Mar 3, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 3, 2015) -- Nearly 100 Camp Zama youth members performed alongside The Young Americans Feb. 26 inside Arnn Elementary School's cafeteria for community members, parents and guests.
78th Signal hosts Black History Month observance
Feb 25, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 25, 2015) -- The 78th Signal Battalion hosted a Black History Month observance Feb. 19 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, to recognize and honor the many achievements and aspects of African-American culture.
Military Saves Week; bank kicks-off campaign with a ceremony
Feb 25, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (March 3, 2015) -- Military Saves Week was held at Camp Zama from Feb. 23 until Feb. 26. The Camp Zama Community Bank hosted the kick-off event for Military Saves Week Feb. 23 inside the bank's lobby.
Job shadowing at Camp Zama; student gains communication skills
Feb 19, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 20, 2015) -- Haruna Tanbe, an 8th-grader from Sagamihara Junior High School, job shadowed at the Camp Zama Housing Management Office from Feb. 17 to 19 to gain work experience.
Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia visits USARJ on Camp Zama installation
Feb 13, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 13, 2015) -- Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited the U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) headquarters on the Camp Zama installation Feb. 11 with his counterpart, Warrant Officer Mitsunori Watanabe, senior enlisted advisor to the Chief of Staff, Joint Staff, Japan Self-Defense Forces.
Camp Zama holds a Fitness Fusion Festival
Feb 12, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 12, 2015) -- Camp Zama's community members participated in a four hour "Fitness Fusion Festival" held Feb. 7 at Yano Fitness Center, here.
Super Bowl Monday; a Camp Zama tradition
Feb 4, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Feb. 4, 2015) -- Nearly 300 Camp Zama's community members attended the annual Super Bowl party Feb. 2 at Camp Zama Community Club.
Charter signed for health promotion council at Camp Zama
Jan 28, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 29, 2015) -- Senior commanders, leaders and directors of U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) and U.S. Army Garrison Japan attended the Community Health Promotion Council (CHPC) Jan. 26 inside the USAG-J Headquarters Building conference room.
Camp Zama's youth become "little chefs"
Jan 27, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 27, 2015) -- The Pacific Rim on Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation hosted "Little Chef's Night" and "Kids Movie Night" every Sunday for the month of January.
USAG-J hosts 2nd "It Takes a Community" session
Jan 27, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 28, 2015) -- The second "It Takes Community" session hosted by U.S. Army Garrison Japan was held Jan. 23 at the Camp Zama Community Club.
Its tax season again at Camp Zama
Jan 22, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 23, 2015) -- Following a traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony, the Camp Zama Tax Assistance Center opened for business Jan. 21 to provide income tax services for the first time this year.
Commissary hosts chili cook-off competition
Jan 16, 2015
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Jan. 16, 2015) -- Several of Camp Zama's Soldiers and spouses participated in the very first chili cook-off competition held Jan. 15 at the commissary on the Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation.
Playground safety assessment conducted at Camp Zama
Dec 23, 2014
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 24, 2014) -- The Camp Zama Housing Office, Safety Office and Directorate of Public Works conducted several playground safety assessments Dec. 22 to ensure the equipment and play areas meet the National Program for Playground Safety standards.
Camp Zama AWC hosts grand opening ceremony
Dec 22, 2014
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Dec. 23, 2014) -- The grand opening ceremony for the Camp Zama Army Wellness Center was held Dec. 19 in front of the new center.
Army plays Navy during annual flag football game on Camp Zama
Dec 10, 2014
Camp Zama's Army team defeated the Navy team from Naval Air Facility Atsugi 20-0, during the annual Army vs. Navy flag football game held Dec. 6, 2014, at Rambler Field on Camp Zama, Japan.
SMA Chandler visits Camp Zama, discusses Army Profession
Nov 26, 2014
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III visited Camp Zama, Japan, Nov. 24-25, 2014, as part of a tour of Japan and Korea.
Camp Zama hosts father, daughter date night
Nov 19, 2014
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 19, 2014) -- The first "Father-Daughter Date Night" was held Nov. 15 hosted by the Camp Zama Protestant and Gospel Chapels at the Camp Zama Community Club, here.
USARJ hosts National American Indian Heritage Month observance
Nov 17, 2014
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 18, 2014)-- "A warrior's tradition: Contributing to our Nation's Freedom" was this year's theme for the National American Indian Heritage Month observance hosted by the United States Army Japan and I Corps (Forward).
78th Signal Battalion re-adopt Arnn Elementary
Nov 10, 2014
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 10, 2014) -- Lt. Col. Thaddeus Underwood, commander of 78th Signal Battalion, signed the pledge of sponsorship Nov. 6 to re-adopt Arnn Elementary School, here.
Red Ribbon Week; youth members sign pledge
Nov 5, 2014
CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Nov. 5, 2014) -- Roman Duarte, a Zama American High School student, wore a sign around his neck that said, "I am silent to represent the deaths by substance abuse," as part of an activity during the Red Ribbon Week campaign held Oct. 23 to 31 on the Camp Zama installation, here.