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Reported Negligence Leads to 4 Servicemembers Being Injured By Shooting

» by July 23rd, 2014 at 2:25 am » Comments (6)

I have never heard of a negligent discharge from a 9mm shooting four people?: The Naval Criminal Investigative Service is probing a shooting that injured four U.S. servicemembers at Camp Schwab ...more »

Judge Rules That Veteran Stationed On Okinawa Was Exposed To Agent Orange

» by March 19th, 2014 at 3:15 am » Comments (0)

This court decision could open the flood gates for veterans stationed on Okinawa in the 1960's to lodge Agent Orange claims despite the Pentagon's claims that Agent Orange was never ...more »

Gay & Straight Troops Perform In Drag At Kadena AB

» by March 3rd, 2014 at 8:54 am » Comments (44)

I wonder if these shows will spread to more military bases?: Since the repeal of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, U.S. military bases have hosted a gay marriage ceremonies and ...more »

The Latest Military Sexual Assault Sensationalism from the Associated Press

» by February 10th, 2014 at 7:50 am » Comments (3)

Here we go again with journalists trying to sensationalize the military sexual assault issue:   At U.S. military bases in Japan, most service members found culpable in sex crimes in recent years ...more »

Buried Drums Spark Agent Orange Fears In Okinawa

» by January 25th, 2014 at 3:00 am » Comments (3)

It appears that these drums were buried empty and once contained garage and hospital waste: CAMP LESTER, Okinawa -- The Air Force said Saturday it has tested the air and soil ...more »

Okinawa Governor Agrees To Futenma Move After Big Payoff from Japanese Government

» by December 27th, 2013 at 8:42 am » Comments (4)

The closing of Futenma is much like the closing of Yongsan or the moving of 2ID, I'll believe it when I see it: Japan's Okinawa on Friday approved the long-stalled relocation ...more »

Tweet of the Day: P-8′s On Okinawa

» by December 4th, 2013 at 4:02 pm » Comments (0)

The #USNavy new P-8 patrol aircraft are now in #Okinawa at Kadena Air Base. Not too far from a certain Chinese #ADIZ— Erik Slavin (@eslavin_stripes) December 2, 2013 more »

Family Denied Accompanied Tour to Okinawa Due to Children’s Autism

» by October 16th, 2013 at 7:00 pm » Comments (34)

Has anyone ever heard of something like this preventing someone from receiving an accompanied tour to Korea?: On Aug. 30, Marine Master Sgt. Aarond Roloson boarded a plane at Ronald Reagan ...more »

Royal Crown of Okinawa May Be Lost to History

» by September 19th, 2013 at 9:32 am » Comments (7)

Here is an interesting story about the royal crown of Okinawa that was looted during World War II: CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Patty Sternfelt remembers her grandfather filling volumes of handwritten ...more »

US Military Accused of Dumping Chemicals Off the Coast of Okinawa

» by July 31st, 2013 at 3:30 am » Comments (2)

The US military is once again being accused of dumping dangerous chemicals, this time weaponized chemicals off the coast of Okinawa: Accounts by U.S. veterans in the accompanying feature of tons ...more »

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