Department of Defense Education Activity

DoDEA Pacific offers Grab-and-Go meals for students

For Immediate Release — April 2, 2020 | Pacific

OKINAWA — April 2, 2020 — The Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific Region will continue to provide meals to students through its Grab-and-Go meal program during the temporary closure of school facilities through June 9 in mainland Japan, Okinawa, and Korea.  

The program makes meals available for students who participate in the free and reduced meal program. Families with children may also purchase Grab-and-Go meals.

Pacific Grab and Go Student Meals will be available during our school closures

Locations and hours of operation for the Grab-and-Go meal program are as follows:


Offering lunch from 10-11:30 a.m.

  • Kinser Elementary School
  • Bechtel Elementary School
  • Lester Middle School
  • Zukeran Elementary School
  • Kadena Elementary School  

Mainland Japan

Offering breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m. and lunch from 10-11:30 a.m.

  • Yokota Mendel Elementary School
  • John O. Arnn Elementary School

Offering lunch only from 10-11:30 a.m.

  • Yokota West Elementary School
  • Misawa Sollars Elementary School  

Offering lunch only from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Sullivans Elementary School
  • Ikego Elementary School
  • Darby Elementary School
  • Sasebo Elementary School

Offering lunch only from 10-11 a.m.

  • Iwakuni Elementary School


Offering breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m. and lunch from 10-11:30 a.m.

  • Humphreys Central Elementary School
  • Humphreys West Elementary School
  • Osan Middle High School
  • Daegu Middle High School


DoDEA Pacific is partnering with the Guam Department of Education to distribute grab-and-go meals from 10-11:30 a.m. at

  • Andersen Elementary/Middle School
  • McCool Elementary School

Andersen and McCool will continue to offer grab-and-go meals throughout the summer break.


About DoDEA

DoDEA plans, directs, coordinates, and manages pre-kindergarten through 12th grade education programs for school-aged children of Department of Defense personnel who would otherwise not have access to high-quality public education. DoDEA schools are located in Europe, the Pacific, Western Asia, the Middle East, Cuba, the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico. DoDEA also provides support and resources to Local Educational Activities throughout the United States that serve children of military families.