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A Navy police officer was charged early Thursday morning with reckless driving after a Guam officer spotted him driving 95 mph in a 25 mph zone, according to Guam police.

Joshua Edward Mattingley, 19, was charged with reckless driving shortly after 2:30 a.m. Thursday, according to Guam police Officer Allan Guzman, a department spokesman. The sailor was booked and released, according to Guzman.

Guzman said no alcohol or drugs were involved in the incident.

Patrol Officer E. J. Orallo was driving on Route 1 near Adelup just before 2:30 a.m. when he noticed a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle driving fast and encroaching into oncoming lanes, according to Guam police.

Kinser Festival this weekendThe Kinser Festival is scheduled for Saturday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m., according to a Marine Corps Community Services announcement.

On tap are live entertainment, game booths, amusement rides, Kiddie Land and cultural foods.

Admission is free and the festival is open to all.

EDIS open house on TuesdayThe Educational and Developmental Intervention Services Department will hold an open house Tuesday at Building 9497 on Kadena Air Base, according to a U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa release.

Staff will be on hand and tours will be provided. The event, open to all status of forces agreement personnel, will start at 3:30.

For more information, call DSN 634-2740.

Breast cancer run/walk setThe annual Breast Cancer Awareness 9K run/walk is set for Oct. 6 at the U.S Naval Hospital Okinawa’s flagpole on Camp Lester, according to a Marine Corps release.

The registration deadline is Sept. 28. Cost is $10.

The race will start at 7 a.m. and the finish line will be at Torii Station Beach.

For more information, call DSN 645-2620.

Drink beer, fight breast cancerTickets are now on sale for the Breast Cancer Awareness beer tasting event, set for Oct. 27 at Torii Station Beach, according to a release.

Tickets cost $20, or 2,400 yen, at the U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa’s Health Promotion Office and the Kadena United Services Organization.

The event is scheduled for 6-10 p.m.

For more information, call DSN 645-2620.

Foster to host MCCS job fairCAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — The 2007 Marine Corps Community Services Okinawa Job Fair is scheduled for Friday at the Camp Foster Community Center, according to a release.

The fair will include information on MCCS employment benefits and job openings. Participants will also be able to apply for a job on-site.

The event is open to anyone eligible for status of forces agreement employment.

For more information, call DSN 645-8229 or 3052 or visit and click on jobs.

Volunteers sought to cut grassCAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Camp Foster community relations is seeking volunteers to help cut grass Wednesday at the Misato Children’s Home from 1 to 4:30 p.m., according to a Marine Corps release.

Transportation will be provided from Building 494 on Camp Foster to the children’s home and back, according to the release.

For more information call DSN 645-7766 or e-mail

Takko Town Garlic and Beef FestivalMISAWA AIR BASE, Japan — Americans are invited to enjoy Texas barbecue Japanese-style at the 22nd annual Takko Town Garlic and Beef Festival on Sept. 29 and 30.

Entrance to the festival is free but advance tickets for the barbecue must be bought at Misawa ITT for $18 or at the Shimoda Mall information booth for 2,000 yen.

Ticket holders receive a barbecue set of beef and vegetables to cook on their own at cooking areas on site. Misawa ITT will also provide a shuttle bus from the base to the festival on Sept. 29. Call DSN 226-3555 for more information.

The festival also features live entertainment, games and a bouncy house for kids, a country dance show, a garlic spitting contest, garlic sumo and garlic putting.

The town of Takko is near Lake Towada.


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