Dec 8, 2016

Pilot of crashed U.S. fighter jet retrieved off Japan

A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force rescue boat on Thursday retrieved the pilot of a U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 that crashed into the Pacific off western Japan the previous day, according to the Defense Ministry. The condition of the pilot, who is set to be ...

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 ...

Oct 30, 2016

U.S. sailor in Okinawa arrested over alleged assault

The Okinawa Prefectural police arrested a U.S. seaman Sunday on suspicion of assaulting a man on a street in the town of Chatan. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles Wayne Lebaron, 22, is suspected of pushing the 21-year-old man to the ground and choking ...