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Two U.S. servicemembers were arrested in alleged alcohol-related incidents on Okinawa over the weekend.<br>Courtesy of FreeImages.com

Sailor accused of slashing Okinawa man’s neck after vandalizing vehicle

In a separate weekend incident on Okinawa, a 23-year-old airman was arrested on drunken driving accusations shortly after 12:30 a.m. Saturday after hitting a vehicle and fleeing the scene.


USS Benfold collides with Japanese tugboat during towing exercise; no injuries reported

No injuries were reported after a U.S. warship collided with a Japanese commercial tugboat Saturday in Japan’s Sagami Bay.


Yokosuka honors USS McCain sailors killed in summer collision

"Words are inadequate to express the grief we feel in losing 10 of our own,” said Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer during a ceremony Wednesday honoring USS John S. McCain sailors killed in an Aug. 21 collision near Singapore.

Abe support falls as Koike steals spotlight before election

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fell in two polls released Monday, three weeks before a general election where Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike's new Party of Hope threatens to eat into his majority.


USS Wasp crew rescues 2 men after Cessna crashes in Caribbean

An amphibious assault ship bound for Japan has rescued two people from a downed civilian aircraft in the Caribbean, the Navy said Thursday.


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