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Daniel Betancourt

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Daniel Betancourt is a reporter, photographer, videographer and web editor at Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan. He joined the Marine Corps in 2014 and has been assigned to Stars and Stripes since 2020.


India’s army chief says threat of Chinese aggression continues
China’s aggression along the border persists and has by no means reduced, India’s Army Chief M.M. Naravane said Wednesday, even as military officers from both sides were discussing ways to resolve an ongoing frontier dispute between the two nuclear-armed neighbors.
Despite defense buildup, Japan’s arms industry struggles
The dozens of Type 90, or “Kyumaru,” tanks rumbling through recent shooting drills on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido exemplify the challenge its arms makers face both at home and overseas as the country fortifies its defenses against strategic threats.
New commander takes lead at Anniston Army Depot
Col. Marvin Walker, who took command of the depot almost exactly two years ago, passed that leadership role on to Col. Eric McCoy, a Maryland native who came equipped with a resume of distinguishing honors to match Walker’s own.

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