Troopers block Bama Schools 1963
This nameplate was used in 1963
Masthead 1986
This nameplate was used in 1986

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 Beginning

Birds-eye-view of the new Hardy Barracks office of the Pacific Stars and Stripes, taken after 1962.

A look back at Stars and Stripes' 75 years in the Pacific

TOKYO – For 75 years Stars and Stripes reporters across the Pacific have covered wars, revolutions, natural disasters and the political changes tha

The Pacific stars of Stripes

Stars and Stripes was meant to be a GI’s newspaper, so it should come as no surprise that many of the publication’s standout journalists were active-duty service members. Stars and Stripes’ Pacific staffers went on to work for “60 Minutes,” draw for Marvel Comics and snap photos for Life magazine.

Former Stripes journalists look back on ‘an amazing experience’ in the Pacific

Working for Stars and Stripes Pacific marked a significant phase in many of its alumnus’ careers.

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