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USFK Soldiers Refused Offers of Help Before Comrade Died

» by May 15th, 2014 at 6:26 pm » Comments (52)

The Stars and Stripes has a few more details about the altercation that led to the death of a US soldier in Hongdae: The men tending to a U.S. soldier after ...more »

Curfew Likely To Stay In Place for USFJ

» by July 21st, 2013 at 7:45 pm » Comments (0)

For servicemembers stationed in Japan, it looks like the curfew is here to stay: CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The commander of U.S. Forces Japan says curfew and alcohol restrictions, imposed on ...more »

Police: Fort Hood soldier was gunman who killed officer

» by July 17th, 2013 at 4:19 pm » Comments (5)

I am at Fort Hood this week so this is somewhat big news here at the moment. It is a tragedy for the friends and families of the policeman and ...more »

Hours Before USFJ Eases Curfew, E-8 Arrested for DUI On Okinawa

» by February 13th, 2013 at 5:47 am » Comments (19)

Here is some good news for USFJ servicemembers who just had their curfew restrictions eased: YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — U.S. Forces Japan adjusted its curfew rules Wednesday, pushing back the ...more »

USFJ Sailor Arrested Despite Curfew

» by January 22nd, 2013 at 3:39 am » Comments (8)

According to the Daily Yomiuri Police arrested a U.S. sailor Monday for allegedly trespassing in a house in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, in the early hours of the morning. Manuel Silva, a ...more »

USFK Announces That Curfew Is Here To Stay

» by January 19th, 2013 at 2:25 am » Comments (28)

It looks like the curfew is here to stay for good once again: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="240"] General James Thurman[/caption] The off-installation curfew for U.S. servicemembers in South Korea will continue indefinitely, ...more »

USFJ Military Personnel Punished for Something Japanese Prosecutors Decide Not To Prosecute

» by December 4th, 2012 at 3:36 am » Comments (20)

Japanese authorities for whatever reason have decided not to prosecute a US Navy sailor for getting naked and urinating in a manga cafe.  Something like this seems stupid to prosecute ...more »

USFJ Implements Mandatory Battle Buddy Policy

» by December 1st, 2012 at 3:17 am » Comments (22)

Like I predicted since the curfew idea didn't work, USFJ would likely pull the mandatory battle buddy policy out of the USFK bag of leadership tricks that will not stop ...more »

USFJ Military Leaders Do Not Understand Why Curfew Is Not Working

» by November 29th, 2012 at 10:16 am » Comments (20)

Unless USFJ wants to imprison every servicemember on their installation it is statistically impossible to prevent any crime from happening within a population that consists of approximately 38,000 military personnel, ...more »

Is It Time for A Tiered Pass System In USFK?

» by March 15th, 2012 at 4:30 am » Comments (12)

A retired Master Sergeant responds to the recent USFK on-post alcohol sales restrictions in the Stars & Stripes: Regarding the March 13 article “No Yongsan alcohol sales after 9 p.m.” (Pacific editions): Now ...more »

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