Kadena Air Base officials on Friday released a new schedule for Easter worship services:

6 a.m. Sunday, sunrise service at Kadena Marine8:30 a.m. Sunday, Catholic Mass at Chapel 38:30 a.m. Sunday, inspirational worship service at Chapel 210:30 a.m. Sunday, traditional worship service at Chapel 210:30 a.m. Sunday, contemporary worship service at Kadena High School10:30 a.m. Sunday, gospel worship service at Chapel 312:30 p.m. Sunday, Catholic Mass at Chapel 35 p.m. Sunday, Catholic Mass at Chapel 2Iwakuni investigates kidnapping attemptAuthorities at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni are searching for information in what they said appears to be an attempted kidnapping on the air station earlier this month, the base public affairs office said Friday.

An unidentified man attempted to abduct a young woman at about 7:30 p.m. April 1 near the Marine Corps Exchange, according to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

The air station did not release a description of the man or any further details of the incident but said it is searching for witnesses who could provide leads in the case.

"The intent is, if there was anybody in the area, for them to contact [the provost marshal’s office] because they may have an important piece of info," Master Gunnery Sgt. John Cordero said. "It might not seem important, but it could be important to the investigation."

Anyone near the Marine Corps Exchange, station telephone office or Building 658 between 7 and 7:30 p.m. April 1 or with incident information, can call the PMO anonymously at 253-3303.

Meanwhile, the PMO warned base residents against walking alone at night and accepting rides from strangers.

374th Airlift Wing to welcome commanderYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Col. Jeff Newell will transfer command of the 374th Airlift Wing and Yokota to Col. J. Marcus Hicks Tuesday during a change of command ceremony.

Newell, who assumed command at Yokota in July 2007, will be accepting an assignment as Director, Secretary and Chief of Staff Executive Action Group, Headquarters, U.S. Air Force, at the Pentagon, according to a 374th Airlift Wing news release.

Having served as the commander of the Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component, Hicks comes to Yokota from Joint Base Balad, Iraq, according to the release. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. at Hangar 15.

Soldier acquitted in alleged sex assaultSEOUL — An Army private first class was found not guilty Friday of aggravated sexual assault, following a court-martial at U.S. Army Garrison-Yongsan.

Pfc. Mandela Williams had been accused of fondling and attempting to have sex with a private last August in her barracks room at Yongsan.

The private reported the alleged incident the following month, she said during court testimony.

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