Carlos Vazquez

Historic first: Female lance corporal joins Marine Corps’ elite recon community

Lance Cpl. Alexa Barth is the only woman accepted into the basic reconnaissance course since the Pentagon lifted a ban on women in combat roles in January 2013.

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Piano prodigy from Okinawa Marine base to perform on ABC’s ‘Kids Say the Darndest Things’

Hayden Lee, a 9-year-old who goes to school at Camp Foster, charmed "Kids Say the Darndest Things" host Tiffany Haddish, who hopped up on the piano to let Lee serenade her.

On the scene: Seniors shine as Kadena hosts Nile C. Kinnick on Okinawa

See what it was like on and off the field during Kadena’s senior night victory over Nile C. Kinnick.

Marines voice their opinions on how to improve their service’s physical fitness programs

Through the survey, Marines have an opportunity to give ideas about all areas of the physical fitness programs within the service and voice their opinions on topics such as enhancing education on performance nutrition.

Kadena airman helps save 4-year-old boy who nearly drowned on Okinawa

Air Force Master Sgt. Roger Halle was recognized along with three local lifeguards Monday by Chatan Mayor Masaharu Noguni for their efforts July 26 to revive a young boy who was visiting the island from Hong Kong.