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Two F-15s make emergency arrested landings within minutes of each other on Okinawa

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January 18, 2019
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Safety issues forced a pair of F-15 fighter jets to land on the same runway — in opposite directions — within minutes of each other this week at the Air...
This photo provided by the Marine Corps shows Brig. Gen. William Forney, former 1st MAW commanding general from 1992 to 1994, who served 30 years in the Marine Corps. On Dec. 25, 2018, Forney passed away in Panama City, Florida at the age of 76. His decorations are the Legion of Merit; Meritorious Service Medal with gold star; Navy Commendation Medal with Combat "V"; Air Medal with Numeral 8; and the Combat Action Ribbon. (U.S. Marine Corps courtesy photo)

Never Forgotten: Brig. Gen. William Forney

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January 17, 2019
Retired Brig. Gen. William A. Forney served honorably as the commanding general of 1st Marine Aircraft Wing from 1992 to 1994. On Dec. 25, 2018, he passed away at the age of 76 in...
Photos by Shoji Kudaka

GOOAAALLLL!!!: Pro soccer squads head to island in prep for upcoming season

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January 18, 2019
Okinawa is a training destination for professional soccer players as well as baseball players. From mid-January through late-February, 21 football teams from Japanese professional...
United States Marine Corps Sgt. David Lam, an assistant warehouse chief with 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, pictured here aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Hansen in Okinawa, Japan, was one of seven Marines who acted quickly to save an U.S. Airman’s life following a recent motorcycle accident Dec. 31, 2018. Lam, a native of San Jose, Calif., reported the accident, checked the injured and stood in the middle of the road directing traffic to allow emergency services to arrive.

Marines save airman's life in Okinawa

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January 18, 2019
OKINAWA, Japan -- Seven United States Marines played a vital role in saving the life of a U.S. Airman with 353rd Special Operations Maintenance Squadron in Okinawa, Japan Dec. 31.
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