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.
Memories with Stars and Stripes
A collection of reader submitted Memories with Stars and Stripes Pacific.
Marine honored on Okinawa for rescuing distressed local woman
An Okinawa-based Marine who rescued a local woman from a dark, busy roadway earlier this year has received a medal for his actions.
Marine of tomorrow is an Edison of electronics in his barracks room on Okinawa
The buzz among Malik Pugh’s fellow Marines finally caught the attention of his platoon commander in the 3rd Marine Logistics Group during a routine inspection back in August.
Search for Korean War missing picks up again in the DMZ
Recovery teams from the United Nations Command and South Korea will start the search again Monday along the Demilitarized Zone for lost soldiers of the Korean War.
From Tohoku to Tyndall, Air Force dependent faced down two historic natural disasters
Brianne Engle may be one of the few people affiliated with the U.S. military to be front and center for two historic natural disasters in two parts of the world, seven years apart.
From a phone call, interrupted, emerged two sides of Japan’s most powerful earthquake
Former Stars and Stripes journalist Grant Okubo remembers being on the phone with a colleague at Misawa Air Base when bottles started shaking in his home near Yokota Air Base in western Tokyo.
Spring teams in South Korea, Okinawa can play against each other
While track and field got the go-ahead this week, DODEA-Pacific athletes in other spring sports could be practicing by themselves, just getting together with teammates or playing against other schools depending on local conditions.