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YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 24, 2023) Naval Hospital Yokosuka provide an ambulance and other medical equipment to showcase lifesaving and triage procedures during the First Responders Tuesday Night Lights event , Oct. 24, 2023, in the commissary parking lot at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY). First Responders Night is an event that unites our community and serves as a catalyst for building trust and strong relationship between our dedicated first responders (on and off base), including firefighters, police officers, paramedics, emergency medical technicians and the people they serve. For more than 75 years, CFAY has provided, maintained, and operated base facilities and services in support of the U.S. 7th Fleet's forward-deployed naval forces, tenant commands, and thousands of military and civilian personnel and their families. (U.S. Navy photo by Tetsuya Morita)

Yokosuka, Japan (Oct. 24, 2023): Since World War II, Japan has hosted thousands of American servicemembers and they have done their best to be good guests. In this photo by Tetsuya Morita, members from Naval Hospital Yokosuka take part in First Responders Tuesday Night Lights, an event to unite the Japanese/American community and to build stronger relationships between local emergency services.

Hosted by Fleet Activities Yokosuka, the Hospital provided an ambulance and other medical equipment to showcase the lifesaving and triage procedures they use to save lives. Under a mutual aid agreement, U.S. military firefighters, police officers, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians collaborate with local authorities to respond to emergencies. For seventy-five years, the U.S. Navy has coordinated these civilian outreach programs to build cooperation and trust with their Japanese hosts.

Comprising over five hundred acres, Fleet Activities Yokosuka is the largest U.S. Navy installation in the world and is the most strategically located in the military.