The Skywriter is an official publication of U.S. Naval Air Facility, Atsugi, Japan, and is printed by Pacific Stars and Stripes, Tokyo, Japan.

Skywriter is distributed bi-weekly in the interest of U.S. military personnel, DoD civilians and their family members serving in the Atsugi area. Circulation is 4,000.

All opinions and statements herein are those of the writers and are not to be construed as the official views of the U.S. Government or the Department of the Navy.

Contributions are welcome, but the Public Affairs Officer, acting by direction of the Commanding Officer, reserves the right to correct, edit and omit material as necessary to conform to style.

The Skywriter office is in building 66.

The phone number is 264-4452 or 4455 and fax is 264-3603. The e-mail address is <>.

The mailing address is:

Public Affairs Officer/Editor
NAF Atsugi, PSC 477, Box 9
FPO AP 96306-1209

Deadline for submission is Wednesday, Seven business days prior to publication.
The Skywriter is also linked to the Atsugi homepage on the Internet at <>.

CO .... Captain Kevin Patrick. McNamara
XO .... Commander David Cameron Tiller

Public Affairs Officer/Executive Editor
Geralyn S. Noah

Managing Editor
JO3 Steve Owsley
JO3 Jay Hickmon
Skywriter Layout and Design
Jeff Kraftchak

Dawn Prewett

Contributing Designers
Javier Pacheco, Jen Martin, and Rohana Hooper of the MWR Marketing Department,
Monica Clansy of the Family Service Center

Regular Contributors
CVW--5 and HSL-51 Affairs Officers and Community Members.

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