Dave Ornauer

‘It’s nice to see the kids again’: More DODEA schools in Japan open for classroom learning

Kids are back inside 13 Pacific South schools for the first time since late March.

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Tropical Depression 06W, # 11, FINAL

Final warning issued on Tropical Depression 06W by Joint Typhoon Warning Center, forecast to dissipate about 165 miles south of Okinawa Thursday evening.

Start, end of DODEA-Pacific fall sports season still uncertain

Practices for DODEA-Pacific fall sports that haven’t been canceled have been indefinitely delayed, athletics coordinator Tom McKinney said Monday.

DODEA fall volleyball is canceled in Europe and Pacific, joining football on the sidelines

Volleyball became the second fall sport to be canceled by both DODEA Pacific and DODEA Europe on Thursday due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

Tropical Depression 03W (Hagupit), # 11 FINAL

Hagupit continues to weaken over east China, forecast to dissipate as it hits the Yellow Sea.

DODEA-Pacific leaders discuss virtual school option, other reopening issues at town hall

The deadline is drawing near for families in Defense Department schools to enroll their children in virtual classrooms for another school year in the coronavirus pandemic.

DODEA shelves fall football overseas due to coronavirus concerns

Europe region follows Pacific's decision to not field football teams during the fall as schools look to open again in late August.

DODEA-Pacific’s school-year plan includes virtual and classroom learning, with options

The coronavirus and its effect on military communities puts the schools in uncharted territory when the school year starts Aug. 24, the DODEA-Pacific director said.

Marine Corps on Okinawa nixes inbound stays at off-base hotels after coronavirus surge

The Marine Corps on Okinawa was struck with a cluster of coronavirus cases last week that so far has created several dozen infections at three bases.

99W Invest FINAL: JTWC reports it has dissipated

99W Invest diminishes into low-pressure area, no longer suspect for development into a tropical cyclone.

Okinawa Marines go on lockdown after dozens test positive for coronavirus

After months with no confirmed infections on the island, “this week the Marine Corps experienced two localized clusters of individuals who tested positive for the virus,” a statement on Facebook said.