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Okinawa-based Marines charged with credit-card fraud by Tokyo police

Two Marines, assigned to the III Marine Expeditionary Force on Okinawa, are suspected of using a fake credit card to buy clothes at a department store in Tokyo’s Shibuya district.


BAC of Marine involved in fatal Okinawa crash was triple Japan’s limit, police say

Lt. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson said the Marine Corps holds servicemembers to the “highest standards of conduct,” and that it would cooperate with investigators “to the fullest extent.”


Tokyo says endangered coral won't stop base relocation work on Okinawa

Bureau officials said the coral will not be impacted by the work. Local officials remain skeptical.


Unexploded bomb from WWII removed from busy tourist spot on Okinawa

A street popular with tourists in Okinawa’s capital was closed briefly Saturday for the removal of a 110-pound bomb leftover from World War II.