Archive: USAG Japan

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  • 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.

  • Garrison Japan welcomes new CSM

    Oct 21, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 21, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Garrison Japan hosted a change of responsibility ceremony Oct. 21 at the Camp Zama Youth Center, here, where Command Sgt. Maj. Katrina M. Najee relinquished responsibility of USAG-J to Command Sgt. Maj. Rosalba Dumont-Carrion.

  • 35th CSSB hosts Hispanic Heritage Month observance

    Oct 17, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 17, 2014) -- The Hispanic Heritage Month observance was held on Oct. 9 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, here, to recognized the Hispanic cultures that impact military communities.

  • Youth members learn about fire prevention

    Oct 15, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Oct. 16, 2014) -- Several Camp Zama youth members learned about fire safety and prevention, during "Fire Prevention Week" held on the Camp Zama and Sagamihara Family Housing Area installation, here, from Oct. 5 through Oct. 11.

  • Camp Zama hosts inaugural "Employee Appreciation Day"

    Oct 9, 2014

    The U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) and U.S. Army Garrison Japan hosted their inaugural "Employee Appreciation Day," Oct. 9, 2014, at Yano Field, on Camp Zama, Japan.

  • ZAHS students bond over homecoming events

    Sep 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 30, 2014) -- Zama American High School kicked off their Homecoming weekend on Sept. 25 with a pep rally at the ZAHS Gym followed by a parade around Camp Zama installation and a Powder-Puff football game at the ZAHS Football Field, here.

  • Former SMA visits Camp Zama, speaks at resiliency seminar, fair

    Sep 24, 2014

    Camp Zama, Japan, held a Community Resilience Seminar, Sept. 19, 2014, to introduce the Camp Zama Retiree Council and recognized "Retiree Appreciation Day, in conjunction with a "Passport to Life" Community Resiliency Fair at the Camp Zama Community Club.

  • Parents spend day celebrating their kids

    Sep 22, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 22, 2014) -- The Boys and Girls Club's "Day for Kids" event was held on Sept. 20 hosted by the Camp Zama Child, Youth and School Services at the Yano Ramble Field on Camp Zama, here.

  • Camp Zama hosts 5K run/walk, ceremony to commemorate 9/11

    Sep 15, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 15, 2014) -- Camp Zama's Soldiers, Civilians, family members, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members and local national employees participated in the 1st annual "True Red, White and Blue" 5K run/walk, held on the morning of Sept. 11, here, to commemorate the 9/11 terrorist attack events. The U.S. Army Garrison Japan hosted its annual 9/11 commemorative ceremony at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, later in the evening.

  • Camp Zama's couples attend seminar, strengthen bonds of marriage

    Sep 10, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 10, 2014) -- Several of Camp Zama's married community members attended the "Whole Hearted Marriage" seminar held Sept. 5 to 7 at the Camp Zama Community Club, in order to learn ways to strengthen their marriages.

  • SHARP training conducted on Camp Zama

    Sep 4, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Sept. 5, 2014) -- Sexual Harassment Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) training was conducted on Sept. 2 at the Camp Zama Chapel, here. Russell Strand, chief of the Behavioral Sciences Educational and Training Division, U.S. Army Military Police School, talked to several of Camp Zama's senior leaders, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians about sexual harassment and assault in the workplace.

  • Women's Equality Day observance held at Camp Zama

    Aug 29, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Aug. 28, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Aviation Battalion hosted a "Women's Equality Day" observance on Aug. 26 at the Camp Zama Community Activity Center, here.

  • Soldiers and their family members compete, "Engagement Skills Trainer Challenge"

    Aug 27, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (Aug. 27, 2014) -- Twelve Soldiers and their family members participated in the "Engagement Skills Trainer Challenge", held on Aug. 23 at Sagami General Depot, here, as a part of the Camp Zama's Commander's Cup.

  • "Block Party" brings community members out for an evening of entertainment

    Aug 25, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (August 27, 2014) -- Several of Camp Zama's community members attended the 2nd annual Camp Zama Block Party , held on Aug. 23 at the Camp Zama Community Club, here.

  • Camp Zama youth members experience 'Rainforest' adventures during Vacation Bible School

    Aug 13, 2014

    About 105 Camp Zama youth members participated in the "SonQuest Rainforest Vacation Bible School" held Aug. 4 through Aug. 8 at the Camp Zama Religious Education Center on the installation, here.

  • Youth experience real work force, gain valuable skills

    Aug 13, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (August 14, 2014) -- "I wanted to do (the) summer hire program so I could stop asking my parents for money," said Megan Nardone. Nardone, along with several others youth members from the ages of 14 to 20, participated in the Camp Zama Summer Hire Program. The Summer Hire Program began on July 13 and will continue is the new school year begins.

  • Torii Station, Garrison Okinawa upgrade signs

    Aug 6, 2014

    OKINAWA, Japan (Aug. 6, 2014) -- U.S. Army Garrison Okinawa's Department of Public Works' Sign and Paint Shop, in collaboration with other shops form the operations and maintenance division, completed Aug. 6 the initial phase of an ongoing effort to standardize the signage around the Torii Station installation.

  • Camp Zama hosts annual Bon Odori festival

    Aug 5, 2014

    Nearly 28,000 Japanese and American community members from the local area attended Camp Zama's (Japan) 55th annual Bon Odori festival, Aug. 2, 2014, here.

  • Army Community Service celebrate 49 years of service

    Jul 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 31, 2014) -- Camp Zama's Army Community Service hosted a pool party July 26 at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area Pool, here, in recognition of the Army organization's 49 years of service to military families. Several community members participated in the celebration.

  • IMCOM commander, command sergeant major, visit Camp Zama

    Jul 28, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 28, 2014) -- The commander and command sergeant major of U.S. Army Installation Management Command, along with other distinguished guests, visited the installation here July 28 as part of a tour of Army installations in the Asian-Pacific area.

  • USAG-J hosts "Bring Your Kids to Work Day" event

    Jul 28, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 29, 2014) -- Thirty-one children of U.S. Army Garrison Japan employees had an opportunity to visit their parents' work place and see what their parents do at work during the third annual "Bring Your Children to Work Day" event held July 25 on the Camp Zama installation, here.

  • Camp Zama community members learn to speak Japanese

    Jul 23, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 23 2014) -- Several of Camp Zama's community members gathered at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area library on July 22 for an opportunity to learn conversational Japanese from a native speaker, here.

  • 35th CSSB hosts bilateral "Friendship Luau"

    Jul 22, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 23, 2014) -- The "Bilateral Friendship Luau" hosted by the 35th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion on July 19 at the Sagamihara Family Housing Area brought several Camp Zama and Japanese community member together, here.

  • Camp Zama's youth participate in a summer musical program

    Jul 21, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (July 22, 2014) -- Several of Camp Zama youth members participated in the "Summer Rock Music Program" held from June 27 to July 17at the Camp Zama Youth Center, here.

  • Army Okinawa FMWR host "Margaritaville"

    Jul 17, 2014

    OKINAWA, Japan (July 18, 2014) -- The U.S. Army Okinawa Family Morale, Welfare and Recreation hosted July 4 the 2014 Torii Beach summer music event themed "Margaritaville" at Torii Beach, Okinawa, here.

  • Shopping at the Camp Zama Exchange pays dividends

    Jun 30, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June, 30 2014) -- Soldiers and their families shopping and dining at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores and restaurants on Camp Zama generated $369,319.79 last year for Army quality-of-life programs.

  • Camp Zama health care clinic achieve recognition for healthcare

    Jun 24, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June 25, 2014) -- The Family Practice Clinic at BG Crawford F. Sams U.S. Army Health Clinic, Camp Zama holds the highest level of recognition according to the National Commission on Quality Assurance (NCQA), as a Patient Centered Medical Home.

  • MEDDAC-Japan welcomes new commander

    Jun 17, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June, 18 2014) -- U.S. Army Medical Department Activity- Japan welcomed their new commander during a change of command ceremony June 17 on Yano Field behind the Yano Fitness Center, here.

  • JED host 20th annual safety day event

    Jun 16, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (June 17, 2014) -- The Japanese Engineering District held their 20th annual "Safety Day" event on June 13, here.

  • Band Soldier uses bilingual skills, music to strengthen bonds with Japanese community

    Jun 11, 2014

    "Thank you for saving me that day." Sgt. Cameron Blackhurst, assigned to the U.S. Army Japan Band, at Camp Zama, Japan, was told those words by a tearful Japanese woman after he, along with other band members, put on a concert at Showa Kinen Park on the outskirts of Tokyo, in November 2013.

  • Hazardous Material Control Center keeps community and environment safe

    May 28, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 29, 2014) -- "Save the world." "Buy green." "Reduce your carbon footprint." The slogans have been heard before, and including the affects of global warming and the rapid depletion of natural resources. The Honshu, Japan Hazardous Material Control Center is showing their concerned about the environment and the affects of hazardous material on human health with their new mission to control and manage hazardous materials entering the United States Army Garrison Japan installations.

  • Zama International host "World Cooking Class"

    May 20, 2014

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan (May 20, 2014) -- Four Camp Zama community members participated in the Zama City International Association's "World Cooking Class" event held on May 18 at the Zama City Citizens' Health Center to get a first-hand experience with the Tunisian culture.