World War II U.S. Marine veteran Bill Hook holds an M1 Grand at the Battle of Okinawa Museum on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 16, 2018. Bill participated in the Battle of Okinawa, a battle that changed the course of World War II. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Austin Weck)

Returning to Okinawa; the Story of Bill Hook

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November 13, 2018
Cpl. William "Bill" Hook tell his story of when the U.S. Marines stormed the beaches of Okinawa.
Enter the scared space that is Nakijin Castle. Photo by Bonson Lam

Ancient Okinawa on display at Nakijin Castle

November 11, 2018
In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries an ancient people built a fortification, with large stones high above the sea, one that was largely hidden to the world.
A woman, who identified herself as Aria Saito, was arrested at the scene of a fatal stabbing near Yokota Air Base on suspicion of attempted murder, a Tokyo Metropolitan Police spokesman said Saturday. (SCREENSHOT VIA ANN)
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Japanese woman arrested in stabbing death of Yokota-based airman

November 10, 2018
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — A Japanese woman has been arrested in the stabbing death of an airman assigned to the home of U.S. Forces Japan in western Tokyo, according to local media...

Japan’s business card etiquette

November 09, 2018
In Japan, “meishi,” or business cards, are an ever-important tool for Japanese salarymen. Like in the U.S., the cards are traded during business engagements and more. 

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