Feb 24, 2017

Japan, U.S. to hold Honshu military drill using Osprey aircraft

Japan and the United States will hold joint military exercises using six Osprey transport aircraft on the main island of Honshu in March, the Ground Self-Defense Force said Thursday. The biannual drill, Forest Light, will be the first opportunity for the MV-22 planes to ...

Feb 5, 2017

U.S. Marine suspected of DUI arrested in Naha

A U.S. Marine was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, after being stopped at a traffic checkpoint. Arrested was Lance Cpl. Melbin Leonardo Nunez, who is stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Ginowan. Nunez, 20, is suspected ...

Feb 4, 2017

Teen son of U.S. Marine held in robbery of Okinawa deli

A high school student whose father is a U.S. Marine stationed at Camp McTureous in the city of Uruma in Okinawa has been arrested on charges including robbery. The 18-year-old is suspected of robbing a delicatessen in the city at around 5:25 a.m. Friday ...