James Bolinger

James Bolinger is a reporter at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.

He previously served at Vance Air Force Base, Okla., where he spent nearly seven years as the NCOIC of public affairs covering specialized undergraduate pilot training. He began his career as editor of the Airlifter newspaper at Dover Air Force Base, Del., then headed to the Defense Information School where he served as a journalism instructor from 2009 to 2011.

Email: bolinger.james@stripes.com

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