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Okinawa threatens to revoke approval for US base

TOKYO - Okinawa's governor said Monday that he was preparing...move it to a less-developed area on Okinawa called Henoko. But the locals say the...Anti-military sentiment is high on Okinawa, which houses more than half of the 50...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-15/okinawa-threatens-revoke-app
Nation and World
Another battle of Okinawa

...Japan in a dispute over a military base in Okinawa. This island prefecture hosts three-quarters...sadder history than those we planted in Okinawa. In 1945, Japan was of course a defeated...simply took over their military bases. But Okinawa was an independent kingdom until Japan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051010/opi_637078807.shtml
Opinion
Honoring Col. Van Winkle

...this week began about 59 years ago in Okinawa, Japan, when he was 19 year-old Marine...serving in the Vietnam War, again in Okinawa, at Camp Sukiran. By this time, Seymour...Marine Corps.'"After that meeting in Okinawa, the men never saw each other again...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/honoring-col-van-winkle
Local
Sports on TV for Nov. 13-14

...Annapolis, Md.7 p.m., FSN - Dartmouth at Seton Hall7 p.m., ESPN - Armed Forces Classic, Pittsburgh vs. Gonzaga, at Okinawa, Japan7 p.m., ESPNU - Siena at Duke9 p.m., ESPNU - McNeese State at LSU9 p.m., FSN - Belmont at Marquette9:30...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-11-13/sports-tv-nov-13-14
Sports
Leon Wilson Van Sickle

...the position of Message Center Chief instead. He was a replacement after Guadalcanal then on to New Britain, Peleliu, and Okinawa. It was during the Battle of New Britain, on patrol when they were relieved by then Col Puller and from then on were known...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175809755
How will parties deepen Japan-US alliance?

...alliance and easing the burden placed on Okinawa Prefecture as a host of U.S. military...possible efforts to reduce the burden on Okinawa (Prefecture) in line with the Japan-U...relocated to the Henoko district in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture. Prime Minister Naoto Kan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071310/opi_675336830.shtml
Opinion
Obituary

...22, 1926, in Unga, Alaska. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1944, serving in the Pacific Theater and the invasion of Okinawa, where he earned the Bronze Star with V Device and the Purple Heart. He was honorably discharged in December 1946. He earned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012601/Com_Obit.html
Comm
A memoir for Veterans Day

...wound up seeing action from Saipan to Okinawa, and was part of the occupation forces...shaken by reliving the combat he had seen. Okinawa was the worst. He said from April 1-18...ship was sunk, hit by five kamikazes off Okinawa. He said he pleaded for information and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110905/nei_20051109022.shtml
Neighbors
This Day in History

...nation In 1853, Cincinnati established a fire department made up of paid city employees. In 1945, American forces invaded Okinawa, Japan, during World War II. In 1946, tidal waves struck the Hawaiian islands, resulting in more than 170 deaths. In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040107/sta_20070401028.shtml
News
Obituaries

...Alaska Bible College in Glennallen, AK. He was a veteran of the Korean War, and served with the Marine Corps based out of Okinawa, Japan. He was elected mayor of Rainier, Wash., in 1959 and 1960, and also served there as fire department chief. He...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031999/Com_obits.html
Comm

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