• 0829_Torii_gate_web_0
    April 15, 2016

    Torii Station – Okinawa Installation Overview

    We will be publishing base reviews of all US Military Installations on Okinawa over the next few months. Many thanks to Anthony for taking on this time-intensive and incredibly helpful series for…
  • Employment Resources l Okinawa Hai!
    February 24, 2014

    Employment Resources: Marine and Family Programs

    CONTRIBUTED BY KATIE GARTNER/ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FROM LORI CLEYMANS Like many of you reading this, I attended the Newcomers’ Orientation Welcome Aboard (NOWA) brief in a hazy state of mind brought…
  • NMCRS-logo
    June 18, 2013

    Volunteering for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

    CONTRIBUTED BY KARA PIERACCINI When I moved to Okinawa, I had grand ideas of getting a job. Seven months, a handful of interviews, and no luck later, I was ready for just about anything to have some…
  • Newlywed-JOB
    June 4, 2012

    Newlywed PCS, Part 8: The Job Hunt

    For those of you planning a move to Okinawa soon, we hope Marie's descriptions of the process of their travel and first months of settling in can help you with a few of the "unknowns."  To read more…
  • On-base-jobs
    August 26, 2011

    Working On Base

    CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH FORTE On base jobs SEEKING EMPLOYMENT: I am new to the island. I have an education and viable skills. I am looking for employment while living on Okinawa, but am lost about where…
  • DoDDS teacher
    September 29, 2009

    Julie Works to Teach our Kids

    CONTRIBUTED BY JOELLE YAMADA As far as I'm concerned, the most important people in our society (and somehow the most underpaid - sigh!) are teachers.  Our kids spend more hours a day with their teachers…
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