Legalman 1st Class Donald McDowell, assigned to Naval Air Facility Misawa, from Williston, N.D., right, bows as he accepts an award and certificate from Misawa, Japan's Tourism Association in recognition for his time spent volunteering during the city's three children's Christmas events. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ryan C. Delcore)
Lt. j.g. Peter Yagel, Region Legal Service Office Japan, welcomes guests during a naturalization ceremony at the Chapel of Hope on Fleet Activities (FLEACT), Yokosuka. Ten service members and 23 spouses representing 14 countries became naturalized American citizens. FLEACT provides, maintains, and operates base facilities and services in support of 7th Fleet's forward-deployed naval forces, 83 tenant commands, and 24,000 military and civilian personnel. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Juan King/Released)
Ms. Jill Loftus, center, director of the Department of the Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, with Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Lahiff, Chief Legalman James Goza, and Lt. Kevin Loughman during her visit to Navy Region Center Singapore as part of the Navy's educational approach and response to sexual assaults. During her visit, Loftus met with the legal team for Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific, Task Force 73, Navy Region Center Singapore/Singapore Area Coordinator, and Region Legal Service Office Japan Branch Office Singapore.