F4U Corsair fighter-bombers aboard the USS Intrepid in Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia; date unknown.<br>U.S. Navy photo

Japanese temple grave may contain WWII Navy pilot’s remains

The Defense Department has confirmed the existence of a grave that Japanese townsfolk say contains the remains of a downed World War II Navy pilot.

Lead detected in water at Navy elementary school in Japan

Water fixtures at the Navy’s Ikego Elementary School in Japan have again registered high levels of lead, though officials say families thus far appear to be unaffected following voluntary blood testing.

Yokota civilian was drinking before car crash, Japanese officials say

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A Yokota civilian was under the influence of alcohol before the car he was driving crashed into another vehicle, injuring its occupant, Japanese officials said Monday.

USS Ronald Reagan patrol delayed by repair issue

The USS Ronald Reagan’s departure has been delayed due to an unspecified issue aboard the aircraft carrier, Navy officials said Monday.

Japanese helicopter destroyer to escort Navy ship on supply mission

A Japanese warship will escort a Navy supply vessel for the first time as the allies work to counter North Korean missile threats, Japanese media reports say.

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