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CAMP HANSEN

Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 12, 2020
Two U.S. bases in Okinawa on lockdown with 62 coronavirus cases confirmed
U.S. forces told the Okinawa government the cases were confirmed between Tuesday and Saturday at U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and Camp Hansen.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 11, 2020
Dozens of COVID-19 infections detected at U.S. military facilities in Okinawa, governor says
The number was likely to top 50 and involve several facilities, including Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and Camp Hansen.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 19, 2016
Contamination: Documents reveal hundreds of unreported environmental accidents at three U.S. Marine Corps bases on Okinawa
Since 2002, at least 270 environmental accidents on U.S. Marine Corps bases on Okinawa have contaminated land and local waterways but, until now, few of these incidents have been made public. Internal reports highlight serious flaws in training and suggest the lessons of past accidents have not been effectively implemented. Moreover, recent USMC guidelines order service members not to inform Japanese authorities of accidents deemed "politically sensitive," raising concerns that many incidents may have gone intentionally unreported.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 16, 2013
U.S. deems HH-60Gs safe, resumes flights
The U.S. Air Force resumed flights of the HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter in Okinawa on Friday, saying they had found no abnormalities in other choppers of the same type following a fatal accident last week.
EDITORIALS
Aug 8, 2013
Helicopter crash stirs resentment
The U.S. Air Force helicopter crash Monday in Okinawa is likely to deepen residents' fear of aircraft operations, especially those of the tilt-roter MV-22 Osprey.

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