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  • /u/garrell20 on PCS to Japan December 8, 2021
    Any advice on getting cell phone plans while here? Currently have t mobile and living off wifi at the MWR and USO.
  • /u/MarsPornographer on PCS to Japan December 7, 2021
    Learn to use the train system and explore. There's more than just Yokosuka.
  • /u/SpinachVegetable1774 on PCS to Japan December 6, 2021
    Don’t spend all your time at the Honch ChuHi’s are cheap and are 9% so be careful with them and don’t get a massage
  • /u/expunishment on PCS to Japan December 5, 2021
    Japan for the last decade or so has been an up and coming travel destination. It’s seen year after year increases in tourist up until 2019 that the available hotel inventory could not keep up. The country is currently closed to foreign tourists so take this as an opportunity to travel. You can get anywhere […]
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  • /u/leviathanms on Atsugi off-base housing question October 11, 2020
    Sorry for the late reply. I've tried with four different properties thus far, and they've all been a bust. They all are not willing to accept certain conditions in the SOFA lease. I guess I can't blame them for not wanting to go through the hassle of something new, but you'd think a person who's […]
  • /u/tolstoy425 on Atsugi off-base housing question September 4, 2020
    Good luck and I'd hate to see your hopes dashed. Your dedication is admirable. You should really look into the JLPT asap if you aren't rated already. I really think you should square away your looming immigration situation before trying to make any serious moves. In regards to the hanko/inkan, unless you're in someone's Koseki […]
  • /u/TheRealHeroOf on Atsugi off-base housing question September 3, 2020
    The written test is available in English in all 47 prefectures and is not difficult at all. And given that we are all ready allowed to drive here, the practical portion is waive-able. At least it was for another SOFA member that lives near me. He said the Aomori Licensing Office didn't make him take […]
  • /u/BusterBluth13 on Atsugi off-base housing question September 3, 2020
    I remember when I went through Yokosuka’s brief, they said that at the end of the day, the requirement is that your landlord/agent is willing to offer a bilingual SOFA lease and that the place passes inspection. If you think the answer to those are yes, just ask the housing office.
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  • /u/Curb_the_tide on Iwakuni Clinic Info April 30, 2021
    I’m in Iwakuni, you can DM me and I will get you in touch with the right folks.
  • /u/EWCM on Iwakuni Clinic Info April 30, 2021
    If you want to see what openings they’ve had in the recent past, scroll through their Facebook page. They do have some civilian personnel, but I don’t know about PAs specifically.
  • /u/scumbag_therapist on Iwakuni Clinic Info April 30, 2021
    I've dug through a few posts here, and I found one u/lpkrew who seemed to work there, but I don't know how active they are anymore. Any other leads are super helpful!
  • Iwakuni Clinic Info April 30, 2021
    I'm looking at a job through the MCCS, and I have a spouse who is a Physicians Assistant. I'm wondering if anyone has information on the Base Clinic, and whether they hire civilian PAs? I know there's no openings right now per usajobs.gov, but I can't tell if there ever have been. I've attempted to […]

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