While stationed in Japan or Okinawa, you may have had what seemed like an odd question presented to you by a stranger at some point.
“What is your blood type?”
While your blood type is extremely important to know for medical purposes, why would someone you just met ask you a question like this?
U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Bradley Hood, Total Force Manpower Officer In Charge, III Marine Expeditionary Force, speaks about his experience as an East-Asia Foreign Area Officer and his time here in Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 6, 2021.
Shochu is a Japanese distilled spirit made from many different base ingredients that reveals itself in a variety of aromas and flavors, and can be consumed many ways. It makes a nice addition to any liquor cabinet and, as it’s distilled, will keep for a long time if stored in a cool and dry spot.
Ah! The aroma of fresh coffee in the early morning forest air. The first slow sip before my friends wake up. I take a deep breath while surveying our campsite surroundings – the trees, river and rolling hills. Nothing beats camping!