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Herald Sun
US military set for Okinawa land returnThe United States military says it is preparing for the biggest land return in
US military set for Okinawa land return
Herald Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
The United States military says it is preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa since 1972, as it faces a surge in opposition to its presence following the arrest of one its civilian contractors for the murder of a local woman. Okinawa is the... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S. military prepares for biggest Okinawa land return since 1972By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States military said on Friday it wa
U.S. military prepares for biggest Okinawa land return since 1972
Swissinfo / Posted 2 hours ago
By Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States military said on Friday it was preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa since 1972, as it faces a surge in opposition to its presence following the arrest of one its civilian contractors for... Read more
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News.com.au
US military set for Okinawa land returnThe United States military says it is preparing for the biggest land return in
US military set for Okinawa land return
News.com.au / Posted 2 hours ago
The United States military says it is preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa since 1972, as it faces a surge in opposition to its presence following the arrest of one its civilian contractors for the murder of a local woman. Okinawa is the... Read more
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Perth Now
US military set for Okinawa land returnThe United States military says it is preparing for the biggest land return in
US military set for Okinawa land return
Perth Now / Posted 3 hours ago
The United States military says it is preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa since 1972, as it faces a surge in opposition to its presence following the arrest of one its civilian contractors for the murder of a local woman. Okinawa is the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
US military set for Okinawa land returnThe United States military says it is preparing for the biggest land return in
US military set for Okinawa land return
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 hours ago
The United States military says it is preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa since 1972, as it faces a surge in opposition to its presence following the arrest of one its civilian contractors for the murder of a local woman. Okinawa is the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US military set for Okinawa land returnThe United States military says it is preparing for the biggest land return in
US military set for Okinawa land return
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
The United States military says it is preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa since 1972, as it faces a surge in opposition to its presence following the arrest of one its civilian contractors for the murder of a local woman. Okinawa is the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Poignant images of WWII soldiers into stunning colourthe Battle of Vuoslami 23-24 July 1944 Other images show troops commencing the
Poignant images of WWII soldiers into stunning colour
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 hours ago
the Battle of Vuoslami 23-24 July 1944 Other images show troops commencing the charge towards the beaches of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, two famous WW2 battle sites, and laying mines in the Gulf of Finland. Jared Enos/Media Drum WorldPrisoners in the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
All eyes on the 73rd Venice Film Festivalappear in the film, which stars Andrew Garfield as Desmond T. Doss, an army med
All eyes on the 73rd Venice Film Festival
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 hours ago
appear in the film, which stars Andrew Garfield as Desmond T. Doss, an army medic who refused to kill during the Battle of Okinawa and was the first conscientious objector in U.S. history to win the Congressional Medal of Honor. The film also... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. military prepares for biggest Okinawa land return since 1972Osprey military aircraft are seen at the U.S. Futenma airbase in Ginowan, on th
U.S. military prepares for biggest Okinawa land return since 1972
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
Osprey military aircraft are seen at the U.S. Futenma airbase in Ginowan, on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, July 26, 2013. TOKYO The United States military said on Friday it was preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa since 1972,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US military prepares for biggest Okinawa land return since 1972TOKYO: The United States military said on Friday it was preparing for the bigge
US military prepares for biggest Okinawa land return since 1972
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 hours ago
TOKYO: The United States military said on Friday it was preparing for the biggest land return in Okinawa since 1972, as it faces a surge in opposition to its presence following the arrest of one its civilian contractors for the murder of a local... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. military to return 17 percent of land it controls in OkinawaOsprey military aircraft are seen at the U.S. Futenma airbase in Ginowan, on th
U.S. military to return 17 percent of land it controls in Okinawa
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
Osprey military aircraft are seen at the U.S. Futenma airbase in Ginowan, on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, July 26, 2013. TOKYO The U.S. military said on Friday it was preparing to hand back to the Japanese government more than a sixth of... Read more
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Japan Update
Pokemon-Go players create confusion, accidentsreleased in Japan about a week ago has caused a number of accidents both nation
Pokemon-Go players create confusion, accidents
Japan Update / Posted 9 hours ago
released in Japan about a week ago has caused a number of accidents both nation and worldwide, and the same is happening on Okinawa. Naha Police reports having received several complaints from companies saying that strangers have entered their... Read more
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Japan Update
Experimental power plant in Kunigami dismantledhas used it as a testing facility, but they could not put it in practical use b
Experimental power plant in Kunigami dismantled
Japan Update / Posted 9 hours ago
has used it as a testing facility, but they could not put it in practical use because the demand for electric power in Okinawa has not grown as predicted, and the plant was not profitable as a business. J-POWER says that the station was... Read more
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Japan Update
DUIs on Okinawa on page to new recordMore drivers on Okinawa were arrested on driving under influence last year that
DUIs on Okinawa on page to new record
Japan Update / Posted 10 hours ago
More drivers on Okinawa were arrested on driving under influence last year that ever before. According to Okinawa Prefectural Police, 844 people were nabbed for DUI during the first half of 2016 that is a 13.4% increase over the first half of 2015,... Read more
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CBS News
Watch the trailer for Mel Gibson's "Hacksaw Ridge"star Andrew Garfield plays Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector and army medi
Watch the trailer for Mel Gibson's "Hacksaw Ridge"
CBS News / Posted 17 hours ago
star Andrew Garfield plays Desmond Doss, a conscientious objector and army medic who served on the front lines in Okinawa without a weapon. Doss single-handedly evacuated wounded soldiers from behind enemy lines and was the first... Read more
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Variety
Watch First Trailer for Mel Gibson’s WWII Drama ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Starring Andrew GarfieldThe film, directed by Mel Gibson, is set during the bloody Battle of Okinawa wh
Watch First Trailer for Mel Gibson’s WWII Drama ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Starring Andrew Garfield
Variety / Posted 18 hours ago
The film, directed by Mel Gibson, is set during the bloody Battle of Okinawa when Doss saved 75 men without carrying a weapon on the battlefield. Doss, a Seventh-day Adventist who didn’t believe in killing, even in times of war, was the only American... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
'Hacksaw Ridge' Trailer: Andrew Garfield Plays WWII Hero in Mel Gibson-Directed Drama— who also worked with Gibson on Bravehart — wrote Hacksaw Ridge's screenplay.
'Hacksaw Ridge' Trailer: Andrew Garfield Plays WWII Hero in Mel Gibson-Directed Drama
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 19 hours ago
— who also worked with Gibson on Bravehart — wrote Hacksaw Ridge's screenplay. The title comes from the the 1945 Battle of Okinawa that the film focuses on, as "Hacksaw Ridge" was a part of the island of Okinawa where a two-week confrontation... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Hacksaw Ridge': Watch Trailer for Mel Gibson’s First Film in 10 YearsAward nominations. “Hacksaw Ridge” tells the true story of conscientious objec
‘Hacksaw Ridge': Watch Trailer for Mel Gibson’s First Film in 10 Years
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 hours ago
Award nominations. “Hacksaw Ridge” tells the true story of conscientious objector Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing a gun. Believing that the war was just but killing... Read more
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/Film
Hacksaw Ridge Trailer Starring Andrew Garfieldalmost like a parody of itself. HACKSAW RIDGE is the extraordinary true story
Hacksaw Ridge Trailer Starring Andrew Garfield
/Film / Posted 21 hours ago
almost like a parody of itself. HACKSAW RIDGE is the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss [Andrew Garfield] who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier... Read more
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Japan Update
Don Quijote to open Miyakojima branchto open a branch store in Miyakojima on Aug. 11. The Don Quijote Miyako Banch
Don Quijote to open Miyakojima branch
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
to open a branch store in Miyakojima on Aug. 11. The Don Quijote Miyako Banch will be the chain’s fourth branch in Okinawa Prefecture after Ginowan, Uruma, and Naha, and the first one to on a remote island. Don Quijote has proven to be... Read more
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SKY News
Ant Species Named After Game Of Thrones Dragonsthis time the ants' spiny exteriors were captured in stunning details using 3D-
Ant Species Named After Game Of Thrones Dragons
SKY News / Posted yesterday
this time the ants' spiny exteriors were captured in stunning details using 3D-imaging technology. Evan Economo from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology said: "This is one of the first studies in ant taxonomy to use micro-CT. "While... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Beach destinations where the terror threat is lowof Santo Antao. It’s a long way to go, but Japan has some of the most gorgeous
Beach destinations where the terror threat is low
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
of Santo Antao. It’s a long way to go, but Japan has some of the most gorgeous beaches anywhere on Earth. The islands of Okinawa are the place to go. They are home to coral reefs, dolphins, turtles, whale sharks and manta rays and stretches of... Read more
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Japan Update
Sumo tournament in Okinawa scheduled for DecemberA grand sumo tournament is scheduled for Okinawa Convention Center in Ginowan,
Sumo tournament in Okinawa scheduled for December
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
A grand sumo tournament is scheduled for Okinawa Convention Center in Ginowan, on Dec. 17 and 18, 2016. The Japan Sumo Association decided to organize the tournament on Okinawa because of the good deception of the last year’s tour. The plan includes... Read more
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Japan Update
Okinawa expects 7 million foreign tourists in 2030Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB) announced Wednesday that it estimat
Okinawa expects 7 million foreign tourists in 2030
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau (OCVB) announced Wednesday that it estimates a total of 15.23 million tourists to visit Okinawa in 2030, and also predicts 46% of them, or 7 million, are from foreign countries. The number of tourists visiting... Read more
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iol.co.za
The world’s most expensive beachesAnse Soleil Beach, Seychelles 6 Beau Vallon, Mahe, Seychelles 7 Poe Beach, Ne
The world’s most expensive beaches
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Anse Soleil Beach, Seychelles 6 Beau Vallon, Mahe, Seychelles 7 Poe Beach, New Caledonia 8 Nishihama Beach, Okinawa, Japan 9 Yonaha Maehama Beach, Okinawa, Japan 10 Main Beach, East Hampton, New York, USA The 12 cheapest beaches... Read more
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Japan Update
FC Ryukyu and Ryukyu Bank host soccer festival 2016Ryukyu Soccer Festival features a night game, in which the home team faces Cere
FC Ryukyu and Ryukyu Bank host soccer festival 2016
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
Ryukyu Soccer Festival features a night game, in which the home team faces Cerezo Osaka. Bank of the Ryukyus presents the Okinawa Island-wide Soccer Festival 2016 that takes place at Okinawa Comprehensive Athletic Park on July 31st. FC Ryukyu... Read more
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Japan Update
Cold beer and blue skies mark Nago Summer FestivalThe free festival runs from 13:00 to 21:00 both on Saturday and Sunday. Nago C
Cold beer and blue skies mark Nago Summer Festival
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
The free festival runs from 13:00 to 21:00 both on Saturday and Sunday. Nago City is the largest municipality in northern Okinawa. This summer’s festival features over 50 stalls selling food, beverages and various non-food items. The fireworks at... Read more
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Japan Update
Yonabaru invites to season’s first giant tug-of-warYonabaru tug-of-war is the first of the three giant tug-of-war festivals held a
Yonabaru invites to season’s first giant tug-of-war
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
Yonabaru tug-of-war is the first of the three giant tug-of-war festivals held annually on Okinawa. The 34th Yonabaru Great Tug of War Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday, July 30th and 31st, at the Yonabaru Udunyama Youth Field. The main event,... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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Daily Mail
New 'Game of Thrones' ant species with dragon-like spines identifiedrobust than their less spiny peers, helping them support their large heads. Th
New 'Game of Thrones' ant species with dragon-like spines identified
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
robust than their less spiny peers, helping them support their large heads. The discovery was made by researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). While new insect species are traditionally described... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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ABC Montana
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
ABC Montana / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islandsby the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided
Groups sue over Navy's plan for war games on Pacific islands
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
by the military." Earthjustice attorney David Henkin said the military decided to move about 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam in 2010, then in 2013 said it needed more training space. The Navy provided a draft environmental impact... Read more
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