Students thank U.S. military for aid

National Mar 28, 2013

Students thank U.S. military for aid

A group of students from the tsunami-hit town of Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, met Tuesday with U.S. military personnel at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego to thank them for their relief efforts under Operation Tomodachi two years ago. The six high school students ...

Scholar tries to ease Okinawa's U.S. pains

National Nov 24, 2012

Scholar tries to ease Okinawa's U.S. pains

by Ayako Mie

Three years ago, Robert Eldridge gave up his associate professorship at Osaka University to work on behalf of the U.S. Marine Corps in Okinawa. He said he thought he could make bigger contributions to U.S.-Japan relations in the prefecture than by teaching about the ...