Community News Briefs

By U.S. Army Garrison Japan Public AffairsJanuary 2, 2024

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The following news briefs are provided to help keep our community informed about what’s happening on our U.S. Army Garrison Japan installations.

To submit your information for publication, email full details (who, what, when, where, why and how, along with contact information) to 

Holiday Closure of Vehicle Registration, Installation Pass Offices

The following offices will be closed through Jan. 3, and will re-open Jan. 4.

- Camp Zama Vehicle Registration Office

- Camp Zama Installation Pass Office

Note: All visitor control centers will remain open for limited guest-pass


Please call DSN 263-4670 (or 046-407-4670 from a cellphone) for more


‘Ichi Dan Night’ Social Event at Camp Zama Community Club

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‘Biggest Loser’ Competition

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Functional Fitness Class at Yano Fitness Center

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Community Information Exchange

USAG Japan will host its first Community Information Exchange of the year Jan. 23 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Camp Zama Community Club to provide information about programs, services and opportunities available on Camp Zama.

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Roof Replacement, Exterior Painting at Camp Zama Library

The Camp Zama Library will be undergoing a roof replacement and exterior painting project through June 14. During this period, there may be some noise disturbances. Thank you for your understanding.

Combined Federal Campaign

The Combined Federal Campaign is one of the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaigns, with CFC campaigns throughout the country and overseas raising millions of dollars each year. Pledges made by Federal civilian, postal and military donors support eligible nonprofit organizations that provide health and human service benefits throughout the world.

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Suicide Crisis Hotline


Reminder of ID-Checking Procedures at Installation Gates

As a friendly reminder, it is normal procedure for gate guards to physically hold and verify ID cards for people entering our installations.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation with our security personnel.

Update on New COVID Vaccine Availability

This an update to COVID-19 vaccine availability and appointment procedures. Please use the DHA appointment portal to schedule a vaccination at

Availability By Age Group:

Pfizer (12-plus years old): Mondays and Fridays, 9 to 11 a.m.

Pfizer (5 to 11 years old): Tuesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.

Pfizer (6 months to 4 years old: Wednesdays, 9 to 11 a.m.

My Army Post App Survey

The Army is rapidly developing a new app to better connect Soldiers and Families to installation information, programs and services. IMCOM is actively seeking input and feedback to ensure this app is most effective for our People and supports our senior commanders. Please find an overview of the new app and a survey at the following link:

Update Your Contact Information in ADPAAS

Disaster Personnel Accountability has never been more important.

The goal is for sponsors to protect themselves, their family members and for commands to be ready for personnel accountability before an emergency event occurs.

Please be sure to log into ADPAAS at and update your contact information now.