Okinawa service members, civilians begin period of unity, mourning

May 28, 2016
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP BUTLER, Okinawa - The Okinawa area coordinator and Commanding General III Marine Expeditionary Force, Lt. Gen. Lawrence D.

Need some luck? Let's hit a Power Spot!

May 26, 2016
            Everyone is looking for an edge. In Japan, folks depend on “Power Spots” that are believed to cleanse, refresh and rejuvenate one’s mind and soul. Simply, they give...
A young woman in a traditional kimono descends a stairway after a Seijin no Hi ceremony in Kanazawa, Japan. (Washington Post photo by Linda Davidson. The Washington Post)

In the well-preserved Japanese city of Kanazawa, it's yesterday today

May 28, 2016
The Japanese city of Kanazawa is not quite an open-air living history museum, but it does contain numerous neighborhoods of Edo period (1603-1868) structures untouched by the...

Curfew, other restrictions set for Okinawa

May 27, 2016
Statement, attributed to III MEF commander Lt. Gen. Lawrence Nicholson, on new liberty restrictions on Okinawa:
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