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Naha Tug-of-War coming to town Oct. 7

September 20, 2018
The Naha Tug-of-War is coming back for its 48th installment Oct. 7.
Okinawans will head to the polls to vote for their next governor on Sept. 30, 2018.  AYA ICHIHASHI/STARS AND STRIPES
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Pro and anti-US military candidates to vie for Okinwa governorship Sept. 30

September 19, 2018
CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — When Okinawans head to the polls Sept. 30 to vote for their next governor, they will have four distinct choices to replace the fervently anti-U.S. base...
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Okinawa warms up to ice hockey

September 20, 2018
It may sound odd to say Okinawa is a good place to start playing ice hockey, but there are a bunch of stick-wielding, puck-slapping players on the island who would disagree. “...
Toru Kiyan, Exchange Okinawa Butler Express Store Manager, conducts impromptu training with Madoka Tomori, a cashier at his store. (Sgt. 1st Class Luke Graziani, Army and Air Force Exchange Service Pacific Region Public Affairs/Released)

Through Karate, Butler Express Manager Finds Success

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September 20, 2018
OKINAWA, JAPAN – For Toru Kiyan, the disciplines of karate have served him well in life and throughout his 33 years serving with the Exchange. Kiyan, manager of the Butler Express...
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