National Nov 19, 2018

ASDF fighter jet makes emergency landing at U.S. base in Okinawa

An Air Self-Defense Force F-15 fighter jet made an emergency landing at the U.S. Air Force's Kadena Air Base in Okinawa Prefecture on Monday morning after a hydraulic system failure was detected, defense officials said. The pilot was not injured in the incident, which the ...

National May 30, 2018

U.S. F-22 fighter jets temporarily deploy to Okinawa base

The first jets in an air wing of advanced U.S. stealth F-22 fighters that is temporarily being deployed to Japan arrived Wednesday at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa Prefecture, according to Japanese government sources. The four jets, which arrived at the base at around 3:10 ...

Pentagon chief apologizes over death of Okinawa woman

National / Crime & Legal May 22, 2016

Pentagon chief apologizes over death of Okinawa woman

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter apologized Saturday after an American base worker was arrested over the death of an Okinawa woman, a case that has stoked anger among islanders already upset for decades with the heavy U.S. military presence. Carter extended "his sincere apologies to ...