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Air Force Times
Former Marine charged in murder, rape of woman on Okinawa— Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the mur
Former Marine charged in murder, rape of woman on Okinawa
Air Force Times / Posted 35 minutes ago
— Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the murder and rape of a 20-year-old woman on Okinawa, a high-profile case that has renewed anti-American base sentiment on the southern Japanese island. Local... Read more
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The Mercury News
Marni Jameson: Mom taught me the meaning of homeas a young girl and grew up in Pennsylvania. After nurses training, she joined
Marni Jameson: Mom taught me the meaning of home
The Mercury News / Posted 44 minutes ago
as a young girl and grew up in Pennsylvania. After nurses training, she joined the Army nurse corps and served on Okinawa during World War II, where she met Dad, a Marine fighter pilot. After they married, she worked as a public health... Read more
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FOX News
Marine charged with rape, murder of woman on Okinawa– Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the mur
Marine charged with rape, murder of woman on Okinawa
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
– Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the murder and rape of a 20-year-old woman on Okinawa, a high-profile case that has renewed anti-American base sentiment on the southern Japanese island. Local... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
SC Marine Drill Instructors Under Investigation for AbuseGen. Terry Williams, Parris’ Island commanding general at the time of the incid
SC Marine Drill Instructors Under Investigation for Abuse
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 4 hours ago
Gen. Terry Williams, Parris’ Island commanding general at the time of the incident, was initially slated to lead Marines in Okinawa, Japan, but was reassigned to a stateside position, according to a Marine official. The reason for his reassignment... Read more
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Daily Mail
Former U.S. marine is charged with rape and murder of Japanese womanFormer US marine is charged with 'raping and killing a 20-year-old Japanese wom
Former U.S. marine is charged with rape and murder of Japanese woman
Daily Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
Former US marine is charged with 'raping and killing a 20-year-old Japanese woman' near military base on Okinawa Kenneth Shinzato, 32, is accused of raping and murdering a 20-year-old The victim, Rina Shimabukuro, disappeared on April 28 after... Read more
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Aljazeera
Ex-US marine charged with rape, murder of Okinawa womanJapanese prosecutors have charged a US military contractor with the alleged rap
Ex-US marine charged with rape, murder of Okinawa woman
Aljazeera / Posted 7 hours ago
Japanese prosecutors have charged a US military contractor with the alleged rape and murder of a local woman in Okinawa, a high-profile case that has reignited anti-American sentiments on the southern Japanese island. Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, 32,... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
US Marine charged in murder, rape of woman on Okinawa(AP) -- Japanese prosecutors have charged a U.S. military contractor with the m
US Marine charged in murder, rape of woman on Okinawa
WAOW Wausau / Posted 7 hours ago
(AP) -- Japanese prosecutors have charged a U.S. military contractor with the murder and rape of a 20-year-old woman on Okinawa, a high-profile case that has renewed anti-American base sentiment on the southern Japanese island. Local... Read more
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NBC News
U.S. Contractor Charged With 'Rape Resulting in Death' in JapanTOKYO — An American contractor at a military base on Okinawa was charged Thursd
U.S. Contractor Charged With 'Rape Resulting in Death' in Japan
NBC News / Posted 7 hours ago
TOKYO — An American contractor at a military base on Okinawa was charged Thursday with murdering a local woman — a case that has inflamed anti-American anger on the Japanese island. Kenneth Shinzato is accused of stabbing the 20-year-old victim... Read more
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CBS News
Ex-U.S. Marine charged in 20-year-old woman's rape, murder-- Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the mu
Ex-U.S. Marine charged in 20-year-old woman's rape, murder
CBS News / Posted 7 hours ago
-- Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the murder and rape of a 20-year-old woman on Okinawa, a high-profile case that has renewed anti-American base sentiment on the southern Japanese island. Local... Read more
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New York Post
US Marine charged with murder, rape of woman on Okinawa— Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the mur
US Marine charged with murder, rape of woman on Okinawa
New York Post / Posted 7 hours ago
— Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the murder and rape of a 20-year-old woman on Okinawa, a high-profile case that has renewed anti-American base sentiment on the southern Japanese island. Local... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan charges US base worker with rape and murder(Jun 30) charged a US military base employee with the alleged rape and murder o
Japan charges US base worker with rape and murder
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
(Jun 30) charged a US military base employee with the alleged rape and murder of a local woman on the southern island of Okinawa, media reported. Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, 32, a former US Marine employed at the US Air Force's sprawling Kadena... Read more
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ABC News
US Marine Charged in Murder, Rape of Woman on OkinawaJapanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the murde
US Marine Charged in Murder, Rape of Woman on Okinawa
ABC News / Posted 12 hours ago
Japanese prosecutors charged a U.S. military contractor Thursday with the murder and rape of a 20-year-old woman on Okinawa, a high-profile case that has renewed anti-American base sentiment on the southern Japanese island. Local authorities said... Read more
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Japan Today
Ex-US Marine charged in murder, rape of woman on Okinawa ‹ Japan TodayJapanese prosecutors have charged a U.S. military contractor with the murder an
Ex-US Marine charged in murder, rape of woman on Okinawa ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 12 hours ago
Japanese prosecutors have charged a U.S. military contractor with the murder and rape of a 20-year-old woman on Okinawa, a high-profile case that has renewed anti-American base sentiment on the southern Japanese island. Local authorities said... Read more
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Japan Today
U.S. civilian base worker indicted anew over murder of Okinawa woman ‹ Japan Todayfiled a fresh indictment Thursday against a U.S. base worker on charges of rapi
U.S. civilian base worker indicted anew over murder of Okinawa woman ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 12 hours ago
filed a fresh indictment Thursday against a U.S. base worker on charges of raping and murdering a 20-year-old woman in Okinawa Prefecture in April. Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, a 32-year-old former U.S. Marine, has been indicted on a charge of... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
US Marine charged in murder, rape of woman on OkinawaMay 20, 2016, file photo, police officers escort Kenneth Shinzato, center, an A
US Marine charged in murder, rape of woman on Okinawa
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 12 hours ago
May 20, 2016, file photo, police officers escort Kenneth Shinzato, center, an American working on a U.S. military base in Okinawa, out of Uruma Police Station in Uruma on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa to turn him over to the public... Read more
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Japan Update
Uruma Shimin-no Mori presents hiking and adventure for allBy David Higgins The view over Ishikawa from the top of the hill is quite impr
Uruma Shimin-no Mori presents hiking and adventure for all
Japan Update / Posted 14 hours ago
By David Higgins The view over Ishikawa from the top of the hill is quite impressive. Just off the Okinawa Expressway exit 6, there is a precious hidden gem for those who are seeking a hiking adventure over a weekend. After an inebriated friend at... Read more
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Japan Update
History of Ryukyus between 1972 and presentBy Hoshin Nakamura NPO Okinawa Language Center People in northern Okinawa hav
History of Ryukyus between 1972 and present
Japan Update / Posted 14 hours ago
By Hoshin Nakamura NPO Okinawa Language Center People in northern Okinawa have protested against U.S. military installations in the area continuously over 10 years, first against the construction of helipads in Takae, and then expanded against the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Sebastian S. "Busty" Guiffridastars, Asiatic-Pacific Area with 5 battle stars and Good Conduct Medals and par
Sebastian S. "Busty" Guiffrida
The Post-Journal / Posted 14 hours ago
stars, Asiatic-Pacific Area with 5 battle stars and Good Conduct Medals and participated in Philippine Operations in Leyte, Okinawa. Following the war, he served in the Naval Reserve for 17 1/2 years. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by... Read more
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Japan Update
U.S. congressional report fears further delay in Henoko planstalled plan. “Concerns remain about the implementation of an agreement to rel
U.S. congressional report fears further delay in Henoko plan
Japan Update / Posted 17 hours ago
stalled plan. “Concerns remain about the implementation of an agreement to relocate the controversial Futenma base on Okinawa due to opposition from the local population, particularly after the May 2016 murder of an Okinawan woman, allegedly... Read more
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Japan Update
AEON Rycom holds Okinawa FairAEON Ryukyu is scheduled to hold Okinawa Fair at AEON Mall Rycom from today thr
AEON Rycom holds Okinawa Fair
Japan Update / Posted 17 hours ago
AEON Ryukyu is scheduled to hold Okinawa Fair at AEON Mall Rycom from today through Jul. 4th to promote Okinawan products. The fair features fresh Okinawan produce, crafts, Kariyushi wear, all in all about 150 different items on sale. In addition,... Read more
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Japan Update
7-Eleven convenience store chain poised to enter Okinawain 17 countries, is the largest convenience store chain in Japan with 18, 600 o
7-Eleven convenience store chain poised to enter Okinawa
Japan Update / Posted 18 hours ago
in 17 countries, is the largest convenience store chain in Japan with 18, 600 of the stores in every prefecture except Okinawa. Over the years there have been rumors and even media reports of the company’s possible entry to Okinawa, all of... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, VALENT B. KOZUSKO, Youngstown, Ohio(Tarajcak) Kozusko. After graduating from Struthers High School, he proudly se
Youngstown news, Obituaries, Tributes, VALENT B. KOZUSKO, Youngstown, Ohio
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 hours ago
(Tarajcak) Kozusko. After graduating from Struthers High School, he proudly served in the U.S. Army on the front line in Okinawa, Japan, where he earned the rank of sergeant and received numerous decorations, including the Purple Heart. Valent... Read more
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Air Force Times
Marine drill instructors at Parris Island are under investigation for hazing, abuse at boot campGen. Terry Williams, Parris’ Island commanding general at the time of the incid
Marine drill instructors at Parris Island are under investigation for hazing, abuse at boot camp
Air Force Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Gen. Terry Williams, Parris’ Island commanding general at the time of the incident, was initially slated to lead Marines in Okinawa, Japan, but was reassigned to a stateside position, according to a Marine official. The reason for his reassignment... Read more
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Japan Today
Over 25% of Japan's population aged 65 or older: gov't data ‹ Japan Todayproportion of people aged 65 or older at 33.5 percent, followed by Kochi at 32.
Over 25% of Japan's population aged 65 or older: gov't data ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 22 hours ago
proportion of people aged 65 or older at 33.5 percent, followed by Kochi at 32.9 percent and Shimane at 32.6 percent. Okinawa ranked lowest at 19.7 percent, with five other prefectures—Tokyo, Saitama, Kanagawa, Aichi and Shiga—also below 25... Read more
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The Maui News
Council candidate already helping people of Mauiknown Yuki Lei for years through the various island organizations and events, s
Council candidate already helping people of Maui
The Maui News / Posted yesterday
known Yuki Lei for years through the various island organizations and events, such as the Japanese Cultural Society, Maui Okinawa Kenjin Kai, Maui Matsuri and the list goes on. She is one of those people who has always welcomed new friendships and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Nanofluidics research could contribute to oil spill cleanup strategiesDroplet hat transformation. Credit: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Nanofluidics research could contribute to oil spill cleanup strategies
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Droplet hat transformation. Credit: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology The spreading of mixable liquids into 'droplet hats' was observed for the first time, which could lead to insight into improving strategies for cleaning animals affected... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
USS Yorktown and USS Laffey in a battle for bragging rightsaction in the Atlantic. The ship participating in the Normandy invasion and als
USS Yorktown and USS Laffey in a battle for bragging rights
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
action in the Atlantic. The ship participating in the Normandy invasion and also sustained severe damage at the Battle of Okinawa in April 1945. The USS Laffey underwent a $9 million overhaul and returned to Patriots Point in 2012. To vote for... Read more
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The Advocate
The Secret to Battling Homophobia in Japan's Schools: MangaWhen I interviewed Akemi, an 18-year-old transgender man, on Okinawa, Japan’s s
The Secret to Battling Homophobia in Japan's Schools: Manga
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
When I interviewed Akemi, an 18-year-old transgender man, on Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost island, the last place I expected the conversation to lead me was to a comic book store. “I was born and raised as a female. But even in elementary school, I... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Jonathan Merle Luse Sr.February of 1969, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in San An
Jonathan Merle Luse Sr.
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted yesterday
February of 1969, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in San Antonio, Texas, Biloxi, Mississippi and Okinawa, Japan, obtaining the rank of Staff Sergeant during his service. Jon attended Suomi College and Michigan Tech... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
US Sailors Stationed In Japan Are Allowed To Drink Againfrom drinking alcohol because some of them kept getting into trouble. In early
US Sailors Stationed In Japan Are Allowed To Drink Again
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted yesterday
from drinking alcohol because some of them kept getting into trouble. In early June, a sailor stationed on the island of Okinawa caused a crash while her blood alcohol level was six times the legal limit in Japan and more than double the U.S.... Read more
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KIVI Boise
US Sailors Stationed In Japan Are Allowed To Drink Againfrom drinking alcohol because some of them kept getting into trouble. In early
US Sailors Stationed In Japan Are Allowed To Drink Again
KIVI Boise / Posted yesterday
from drinking alcohol because some of them kept getting into trouble. In early June, a sailor stationed on the island of Okinawa caused a crash while her blood alcohol level was six times the legal limit in Japan and more than double the U.S.... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
US Sailors Stationed In Japan Are Allowed To Drink Againfrom drinking alcohol because some of them kept getting into trouble. In early
US Sailors Stationed In Japan Are Allowed To Drink Again
KGTV San Diego / Posted yesterday
from drinking alcohol because some of them kept getting into trouble. In early June, a sailor stationed on the island of Okinawa caused a crash while her blood alcohol level was six times the legal limit in Japan and more than double the U.S.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Soldier who was denied Medal Of Honor says the system might be brokenten Taliban attackers, several of whom had suicide vests, in Afghanistan in Aug
Soldier who was denied Medal Of Honor says the system might be broken
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
ten Taliban attackers, several of whom had suicide vests, in Afghanistan in August 2013 Plumlee, who is now deployed in Okinawa, Japan, spoke to the Washington Post on Monday for the first time since the denial. He told the newspaper the... Read more
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FOX News
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken drivingCommand in Charleston, South Carolina, from February, could also help ease tens
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken driving
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Command in Charleston, South Carolina, from February, could also help ease tensions on the southwestern Japanese island of Okinawa, where most of the U.S. troops in Japan are assigned. Public outrage has flared on Okinawa because of the perception... Read more
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Kenosha News
A perfect fitliving in the St. Louis area, signed on with the Marines in 2009 right after hi
A perfect fit
Kenosha News / Posted yesterday
living in the St. Louis area, signed on with the Marines in 2009 right after high school. His first deployment included Okinawa and Guam; for his second, in 2012, he was sent to Afghanistan. On June 13 of that year, he was helping a fellow... Read more
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Japan Update
Households living in condos expected to doubleAccording to Kaihou Research Institute ltd. survey on housing supply, the numbe
Households living in condos expected to double
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
According to Kaihou Research Institute ltd. survey on housing supply, the number of households in Okinawa living in condominium-type units increased 25.5 percent over the period from 2011 to 2015. The increase is the largest in Japan. On the other... Read more
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Air Force Times
U.S. Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken drivingCommand in Charleston, South Carolina, from February, could also help ease tens
U.S. Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken driving
Air Force Times / Posted 2 days ago
Command in Charleston, South Carolina, from February, could also help ease tensions on the southwestern Japanese island of Okinawa, where most of the U.S. troops in Japan are assigned. Public outrage has flared on Okinawa because of the perception... Read more
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ABC News
Drinking Ban Lifted for US Sailors in JapanDC/TNS via Getty Images Marines from nearby Camp Schwab arrive by taxi at a su
Drinking Ban Lifted for US Sailors in Japan
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
DC/TNS via Getty Images Marines from nearby Camp Schwab arrive by taxi at a sushi Restaurant in Henoko, Okinawa, where most of the restaurant's business comes from military customers. The Navy announced Monday that it had lifted... Read more
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FOX News
Fourth of July: The Greatest Generation takes its final salutesand shared experiences made famous: Pearl Harbor, Midway and Guadalcanal; Kasse
Fourth of July: The Greatest Generation takes its final salutes
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
and shared experiences made famous: Pearl Harbor, Midway and Guadalcanal; Kasserine Pass, Anzio and Normandy; Bastogne, Okinawa and more. This Fourth of July, as I think of the World War II veterans I am proud to call my friends, I don’t know... Read more
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ABC News
Subtropical Japan: The Islands of Okinawa"The first thing you notice when you arrive in Okinawa from other parts of Japa
Subtropical Japan: The Islands of Okinawa
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
"The first thing you notice when you arrive in Okinawa from other parts of Japan is that everything looks different. The sounds are different. The air is heavy and tropical. The music has a minimalist, almost Gaelic lilt, laid over the staccato... Read more
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The Manila Times
La Niña to bring the heat to Japan this summeron Friday, above-average rainfall is expected in northern Japan in July, while
La Niña to bring the heat to Japan this summer
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
on Friday, above-average rainfall is expected in northern Japan in July, while eastern and western Japan, as well as Okinawa, are expected to see more fair weather in August. High temperatures, meanwhile, are expected nationwide in... Read more
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Japan Today
U.S. Navy removes off-base drinking ban on personnel in Japan ‹ Japan Todayalcohol ban it had placed on all its personnel in Japan in response to a sailor
U.S. Navy removes off-base drinking ban on personnel in Japan ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
alcohol ban it had placed on all its personnel in Japan in response to a sailor’s arrest on suspicion of drunk driving in Okinawa earlier in the month. Navy personnel are allowed to drink in licensed premises off base until 10 p.m., according to... Read more
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Japan Today
4-year prison term sought for U.S. sailor over rape case in Okinawa ‹ Japan Todaya four-year prison sentence Monday for a U.S. Navy sailor who pleaded guilty to
4-year prison term sought for U.S. sailor over rape case in Okinawa ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
a four-year prison sentence Monday for a U.S. Navy sailor who pleaded guilty to raping a Japanese woman at a hotel in Okinawa Prefecture, southern Japan, in March. In a hearing at the Naha District Court, prosecutors said in closing arguments... Read more
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PhysOrg
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken drivingCommand in Charleston, South Carolina, from February, could also help ease tens
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken driving
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
Command in Charleston, South Carolina, from February, could also help ease tensions on the southwestern Japanese island of Okinawa, where most of the U.S. troops in Japan are assigned. Public outrage has flared on Okinawa because of the perception... Read more
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Island Packet
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken drivingCommand in Charleston, South Carolina, from February, could also help ease tens
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken driving
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
Command in Charleston, South Carolina, from February, could also help ease tensions on the southwestern Japanese island of Okinawa, where most of the U.S. troops in Japan are assigned. Public outrage has flared on Okinawa because of the perception... Read more
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Daily Herald
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken drivingCommand in Charleston, South Carolina, from February, could also help ease tens
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken driving
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Command in Charleston, South Carolina, from February, could also help ease tensions on the southwestern Japanese island of Okinawa, where most of the U.S. troops in Japan are assigned. Public outrage has flared on Okinawa because of the perception... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken drivingIn this Sept. 23, 2001 photo, flags of U.S. and Japan flutter in U.S. Kadena Ai
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken driving
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
In this Sept. 23, 2001 photo, flags of U.S. and Japan flutter in U.S. Kadena Air Base on the southern island of Okinawa in Japan. An American sailor has tapped a cloud-based technology for mobile phones to make it easier to have volunteers take turns... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Kenneth L. BowerUSS Nevada as a radar man and saw action at the Aleutian Islands, the North Atl
Kenneth L. Bower
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
USS Nevada as a radar man and saw action at the Aleutian Islands, the North Atlantic, Normandy, Southern France, Iwo Jima, Okinawa and the East China Sea. VETERAN Ken was always a joker. He spent 48 years working for the Grit Publishing Company,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken drivingIn this Sept. 23, 2001 photo, flags of U.S. and Japan flutter in U.S. Kadena Ai
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken driving
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
In this Sept. 23, 2001 photo, flags of U.S. and Japan flutter in U.S. Kadena Air Base on the southern island of Okinawa in Japan. An American sailor has tapped a cloud-based technology for mobile phones to make it easier to have volunteers take turns... Read more
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Daily Herald
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken drivingtested at the Naval Sea Systems Command in Charleston, North Carolina, from Feb
US Navy turns to cloud technology to reduce drunken driving
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
tested at the Naval Sea Systems Command in Charleston, North Carolina, from February, could also help ease tensions on Okinawa, where most of the U.S. troops in Japan are assigned. In the past month, a civilian worker and a sailor at an... Read more
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