At the Kawaguchiko Monkey Performance Theater at the foot of Mount Fuji, visitors can see the Suou Monkey Show, which, according to one tourist guide, is “a traditional stage performance with 1,000 years’ history.”
The Navy has scrapped its two-century-old enlisted ratings system that identified sailors by their occupation and military rank in a plan to provide them greater career flexibility, the service announced Thursday.
"They say it's a rite of passage to us," said former Pvt. Thomas Jacob Weaver. "That that's why they put us through hell. But in no way is it benefiting us, or anything. It's pointless. I just felt like someone has to say something."
The retirees also are happy that friction between Washington and Manila hasn’t trickled down to them, with citizens separating their resentment for the U.S. government from how they feel about Americans who have chosen to live near former U.S. military facilities, such as U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay and Clark Air Base.
Maj. Gen. Joseph Martin, the commander of the National Training Center, will lead the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley in Kansas after the Army relieved Maj. Gen. Wayne Grigsby of command, the Pentagon said Thursday.