Dec 4, 2016

Two U.S. Marines face DUI charges in Okinawa

Two U.S. Marines were arrested separately in Okinawa Prefecture early Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving. The men were identified as Gunnery Sgt. Marco Julio Morales, 36, and Sgt. Orlando Pena, 26, who are both stationed at the Marine Corps’ Camp Foster. Both denied ...

Informed-Public Project seeks environmental justice on Okinawa

Nov 19, 2016

Informed-Public Project seeks environmental justice on Okinawa


A recently founded organization on Okinawa is attempting to hold to account the powers-that-be for the damage that military contamination is causing the island’s environment. Established this year by Masami Kawamura, the Informed-Public Project (IPP) seeks to bring transparency to the often murky dealings ...

Nov 13, 2016

Two U.S. servicemen arrested for drunken driving in Okinawa

Two U.S. servicemen in Okinawa Prefecture were arrested in separate drunken driving incidents late Friday and early Saturday. Arrested by the Okinawa Prefectural Police were a 29-year-old staff sergeant assigned to the U.S. Army’s Torii Station in the village of Yomitan and a 23-year-old ...