It's Over 1975
This nameplate was used in 1975
Moonwalk 1969
This nameplate was used in 1969

This website was created and maintained from May 2020 to May 2021 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Stars and Stripes operations in the Pacific.
It will no longer be updated, but we encourage you to explore the site and view content we felt best illustrated Stars and Stripes' continued support of the Pacific theater since 1945.

From the Archives

Artistic background at Yokota, 1976

Artistic background at Yokota, 1976

Kaoru Miyazato
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Yokota Air Base, Japan, 1976: Kaoru Miyazato, a sixth-grader at Yokota West Elementary School, practices his yo-yo techniques in front of a rank of pop art partridges. The stylized birds are part of a base Civil Engineer Squadron project aimed at making the base more attractive.