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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...
Nation and World
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...
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...
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...
Just For Fun leads Taku Lanes the league's women's division. A newcomer to the league this year, Keith Brundige, who started bowling in 1979 in Okinawa Japan, has maintained a league leading 207 average. Keith is a pleasure to bowl with holding an easygoing demeanor such that...
My Turn: Who are Begich and Sullivan fighting for?

...our nation's surveillance programs. They are also demanding changes to the U.S. drug war polices there. On Japan's Okinawa Island, 40 percent of the people want the U.S. Military bases closed. And people from the Middle East all the way to Pakistan...
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...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...from complications from colon cancer. He was born Jan. 13, 1954, in Kubodaria, Japan, and lived in Japan, Germany, Okinawa and many points in the United States. Adamson wrote, "That's right, he was a military brat and he did it on the taxpayer's...

...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...
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...


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