Oct 20, 2014

Japan, U.S. agree on new base environment accord

The Japanese and U.S. governments have effectively agreed on a new accord that allows local Japanese officials to enter U.S. military bases to conduct environmental surveys of land expected to be returned to Japanese control.

Japanese-American admiral named next Pacific Command chief

Sep 23, 2014

Japanese-American admiral named next Pacific Command chief

President Barack Obama has nominated a Japanese-American admiral as the next head of the Pacific Command, the Defense Department said. If confirmed by Congress, Adm. Harry Harris, currently commander of the Pacific Fleet, will succeed Adm. Samuel Locklear as chief of all operations involving ...