U.S. Pacific Command


Sailors practice origami with residents of the Sakuraga Oka Challenged Home in Japan

SASEBO, Japan (Mar. 3, 2015) - Machinist's Mate 1st Class Jeff Benson, center-left, and Electronics Technician 1st Class Jonpaul Wiseman, center-right, both Sailors assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), practice Origami, a traditional Japanese paper craft, with residents of the Sakuraga Oka Challenged Home (SOCH). Frank Cable Sailors and civilian mariners took part in a community service event to exchange cultural interactions with residents from the SOCH, a center dedicated to the support and well-being of challenged Japanese citizens. Frank Cable, forward deployed to the island of Guam, conducts maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility and is currently on a scheduled underway period. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan T. Erickson) 150303-N-WZ747-145

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