Mihama Kids Park: Indoor play for children in Mihama American Village

Travel
February 26, 2015

There's an attraction buried toward the northwestern end of Mihama American Village that is just family friendly, especially for children. Mihama Kid's Park is an...

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Now the area is just a grassy field. Bent trees caused by the tsunami still linger.  Photo courtesy of Andrew Woo

Memories of Takasago and Yuriage

Travel
February 23, 2015

As we traveled farther east away from the city of Sendai, the land opened up to a wide area with nothing but scattered factory buildings and construction sites. When we approached the port, what looked like tall grass fields were once...

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Send a message to your military child!

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February 26, 2015

Throughtout the month of April, Stars and Stripes will be celebrating and honoring military "brats." Every issue of Stripes Okinawa will feature articles, poems, stories and artwork by military children.

This is your chance to send your...

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