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David Allen/Stars and Stripes
23 June 2009

A small American flag flutters in front of a wall containing the names of some of the U.S. troops killed during the Battle of Okinawa. Tuesday marked the 64th anniversary of the end of the 83-day battle at the end of World War II.<br>Stars and Stripes

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Submarine museum breaks ground on expanded offerings

The updated USS Bowfin Submarine Museum and Park will include three exhibit galleries that span the history and the future of submarine warfare: the submarine force of World War II, the Cold War and today’s force and into the future.


USAA donates $15 million to Coast Guard families

The donation to the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, a nonprofit charity that aids members of the Coast Guard, will help the military and civilian workforce in need, said Adm. Karl L. Schultz, commandant of the Coast Guard.


Tour gives Japanese families a rare, up-close look at MCAS Iwakuni

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