Walter and Grace Lantz in Tokyo in May, 1979.

Lantz recalls his near miss with Woody Woodpecker

Talking In an animated way, cartoonist Walter Lantz tells of how he could have blown it all — deprived himself and future generations of one of the greatest comedians of all time ...

'Exorcist' author Blatty takes some shots at Hollywood ... but not the Devil

Author William Peter Blatty, who wrote a chilling story of demoniac possession called "The Exorcist," says he believes fully in the phenomenon and never wants to personally witness the stressful Catholic rite in which hostile spirits are cast from the body of a possessed person.

Air Force Thunderbirds bring kids on Guam a sky-high good time

The Air Force Thunderbirds hosted children from the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Guam Special Olympics and the Autism Parent Support Group during a practice session Saturday, the day before the aerial demonstration team performed at an open house here.

Now he's Spokesman Joe

"Broadway Joe" Namath, the toast of the sports world, doesn't mind being thrust into the role of spokesman for a generation — "in fact it's real flattering."

Play tells the story of Operation Babylift in Vietnam of 1975

The voices of nine people involved in one of history’s most dramatic humanitarian operations echo in a play that aims to keep memories of the Vietnam War alive.

Navy spouses continue outreach project for Fukushima residents

The Fukushima disaster victims were gathered at the Kawasaki community center, eagerly awaiting a blanket or a pair of sandals, when Masako Sullivan first walked in the door.

Chinese-American Marines risked more than most on Korean War battlefields

The possibility of dying from friendly fire was a worry for Franklin Chang, one of a small group of Chinese American Marines who fought in the Korean War.

LIST OF EVENTS

Summer Giveaway Promotion/Readership Survey

Aug 2020

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Stars and Stripes Pacific 75th Anniversary Gala

Sep 2020

The New Sanno |

Japan

Halloween Photo Contest on Facebook

Oct 2020

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Pacific Wide

How Many Candies in the Jar Contest

Nov 2020

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