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Kubasaki High School at Camp Foster, Okinawa.  COURTESY OF DODEA
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Possible shooter threat cancels classes at Okinawa base schools

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May 24, 2018
Threatening graffiti sparked fears of potential shooting incidents at two Okinawa base high schools, prompting officials to cancel classes and other activities Wednesday.
An MV-22B Osprey takes off from the USS Bonhomme Richard near the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia, July 20, 2017.  MARCUS FICHTL/STARS AND STRIPES
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Japanese defense minister expresses concern after Osprey crash report

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May 24, 2018
Japan’s defense minister has expressed concerns about the safety of Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft after a
Dr. Jordan sharing her story during Air University's LREC Symposium this year.

AFCLC professor hopes to return Japanese war flag to soldier’s family

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May 24, 2018
Fitted in a frame for preservation, Dr. Jessica Jordan is both haunted and intrigued by the tattered Japanese war flag in her office. The worn national flag covered in personal...
Sailors aboard the destroyer USS Milius look toward the docks of their new homeport at Yokosuka Naval Base on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  CAITLIN DOORNBOS/STARS AND STRIPES
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'Welcome Home, Daddy': USS Milius sailors join 7th Fleet at Yokosuka

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May 23, 2018
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The Navy’s 7th Fleet welcomed the destroyer USS Milius and its crew of 300 to the ship’s new home at Yokosuka on Tuesday.
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John W. Troxell, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosts a physical training session with Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan and service members from across the joint force at the inaugural DoD Readiness and Resilience Workshop at Fort McNair in Washington, April 17, 2018. The workshop featured speakers and covered topics to optimize human performance through the body, mind, and spirit. (DoD photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann)

Service members must be physically ready for deployment, Troxell says

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May 23, 2018
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military’s mission is to fight and win the nation’s wars, and service members must be physically, mentally and emotionally ready to fight when needed, Army...
Some Marine Corps facilities at Camps Foster and Kinser in southern Okinawa will be moving to Camp Hansen in the northern part of the island prefecture.  COURTESY OF THE U.S. MARINE CORPS
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Marines to relocate some Okinawa facilities as part of consolidation pact

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May 23, 2018
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The U.S. and Japanese governments have agreed to move some Marine Corps facilities from a pair of bases in southern Okinawa to Camp Hansen in the northern...