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Iwakuni Winter Wonderland Concert

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Devils hope improved line, bonding at Fuji lead to turnaround

Sun, Aug 19, 2012 Coaching staff plan a week long retreat to Mount Fuji to try and turn things around for their football team.

DODEA Okinawa addresses school registration

Wed, Aug 1, 2012 Every summer brings a new wave of families to Okinawa. For those with children, transitioning smoothly into new schools is a top priority.

Exchange to provide school meals that meet tough new nutrition standards

Fri, Jul 27, 2012 As students return to class this fall on bases in Okinawa, mainland Japan and Korea, they will find new healthy choices in their school cafeterias with meals provided by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.

One athlete overcomes adversity.

Mon, Jun 25, 2012 Adversity is something everyone will face, and a subject high school coaches teach about as much as possible. Meet a recent graduate of Daegu High School, who has overcome adversity all the way to a college scholarship.

SAHS Graduation

Fri, Jun 22, 2012 Seniors from Seoul American High School walked along 8th Army Drive for their final action together as a class. They then moved on to their High School Graduation held at the Collier Community Fitness Center.

DODEA ramping up effort to fix dilapidated schools

Thu, Jun 21, 2012 The Department of Defense Education Activity plans to massively ramp up construction efforts in order to meet its goal of replacing 134 severely aging schools — 78 percent of its facilities around the world — before the end of the decade.

Field Day for students of Seoul American Elementary School.

Thu, Jun 7, 2012 Students of the Seoul American Elementary School participated in Field Day activities, to celebrate the beginning of summer, and the end of the school year.

Mrs. Pamela Anthony awarded the DoDEA History Teacher of the Year.

Wed, Jan 25, 2012 Every year the Department of Defense Education Activity “Teacher of the Year” honors educators that have made an exceptional difference in the lives of their students and provided inspiration to their peers.

Sasebo students put math, science skills to the test aboard USS Germantown

Thu, Jan 19, 2012 It wasn’t a normal day in the classroom for 66 fifth- and sixth-graders from Sasebo Elementary, and Seaman Aldannuvia Dominguez of the USS Germantown wasn’t their normal teacher.

Seven DoDEA Students Selected as Semi-Finalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program

Tue, Dec 27, 2011 Seven Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students have been selected as Semi-finalists for the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP).

New DODEA facilities in Korea to ease crowding as school year kicks off

Tue, Dec 27, 2011 When base schools across the Pacific open Monday morning, two facilities aimed at easing overcrowding in South Korea will be among them: a new high school in Daegu and a new wing of an elementary school at Camp Casey.

Officials Name New Education Activity Director

Wed, Nov 16, 2011 Long-time Defense Department civilian Marilee Fitzgerald will become the new Department of Defense Education Activity director, Pentagon officials announced today.

Let's Jump!

Tue, Oct 11, 2011 DoDEA Pacific employees take part in a global effort to break the Guinness World Record.

Back to School

Thu, Sep 8, 2011 AFN-Korea's SPC Kelsey Bowen interviews DoDEA Pacific leaders on back to school topics.

DODEA implements system-wide attendance policy

Fri, Sep 2, 2011 Defense Department schools have implemented a comprehensive system-wide attendance policy in line with most public schools across the U.S. school officials announced Thursday.

Ground broken for two DODEA schools key to S. Korea relocation plan

Fri, Sep 2, 2011 U.S. Forces Korea and South Korea held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday near U.S. Army Garrison-Humphreys for two DODEA schools that will play a key role in moving forward the military’s relocation plan.

Students reunite with friends as new school year begins at Pacific bases

Mon, Aug 29, 2011 They came carrying new backpacks and binders, wearing fresh outfits and the caps of their favorite sports teams.

DODEA's new robotics, gaming classes aren’t child’s play

Fri, Aug 26, 2011 Some high school students might prefer playing video games to doing school work.

DoDEA Selects Bullion as Curriculum Chief

Thu, Jun 9, 2011 Dr. Peggy A. Bullion has been selected as the new Curriculum Chief for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).

Deployed Parents Can Watch Kids Graduate

Thu, Jun 9, 2011 After a decade of war, most military families have grown accustomed to their service member’s absence for significant events due to a heavy pace of deployments.

Yokota, Kadena and Osan Junior ROTC programs lauded

Wed, Jun 1, 2011 The Air Force Junior ROTC headquarters recently awarded three Defense Department schools in the Pacific with top honors.

DoDEA Students Honored in 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Mon, May 9, 2011 A Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) senior, Tristan E. Fitch of Brussels High School in Brussels, Belgium has been named a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar. In April, Fitch along with Ryan Su, of Kinnick High School in Yokosuka, Japan...