YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The Yujo Community Center now has free wireless Internet access in the area near Suzuki’s restaurant. Patrons can bring in their laptops and connect to the network signal called “Cybercafe.”For more information call the Yujo at 225-7713.

Yokota to offer shuttle service to Tama HillsYOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The Tokyo shuttle bus service that makes daily stops at the New Sanno Hotel and at Hardy Barracks also will stop at the Tama Hills Recreation Center on Wednesday through Sunday.

Tickets to Tokyo cost $5 for SOFA-status personnel and $7 for others. Passengers going only to and from Tama Hills ride for free. For schedule information call 225-7720.

Memorial service to be held for retired MarineCAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Retired Navy pilot Lt. Cmdr. Larry Alsop, 86, died Thursday after a brief illness at the U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa on Camp Lester.

A service is scheduled for Sunday at 11 a.m. at the Camp Lester Chapel.

Alsop, 86, was the volunteer director for retired activities at the Marine Corps Community Services Personal Services Center and had been a volunteer at retiree organizations for more than 20 years.

He received the President’s Call to Service Award in April in recognition for his more than 4,000 hours of volunteerism.

“People say to me ‘Why do you do all this and don’t get paid for it?,’” Alsop was quoted in a Marine report on the April 19 award ceremony. “But I do get paid for it, with two words: ‘Thank you.’ When you get a thank you, you know you’ve done your job.”

Kadena to hold meeting on teen opportunitiesKadena Air Base is holding a town hall meeting Saturday to talk about summer jobs and activities for teenagers.

Teens will hear about volunteer and paid jobs, sports and trips available to them while they’re out of school. Door prizes will be given away.

The meeting starts at 2 p.m. at Shilling Community Center.

All-Marine Rugby Team manager neededSemper Fit is seeking qualified applicants for the All-Marine Rugby Team manager position.

Active-duty and reserve Marines and Department of Defense civilians are eligible. Applications are due Aug. 15 and must be submitted to the local Semper Fit director.

Applications are available at

Slots open for women’s softball trial campSemper Fit is seeking applicants for the All-Marine Women’s Softball trial camp scheduled Aug. 26 to Sept. 15 in Twentynine Palms, Calif., according to a Marine message.

Applications, available at, must be submitted to the local Semper Fit athletic director by Aug. 4.

June 1 deadline for golf championship sign-upMarines must sign up by June 1 to play in the All-Marine Golf Championships, a 72-hole tournament Sept. 14-20 at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

To qualify, men must have a handicap of four or lower. Women must carry a handicap of 14 or lower.

Applications are available at and must be submitted to the local Semper Fit athletic director.

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