Marines, local community initiate idea contest
CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan - United States Marine Corps Camp Smedley D. Butler would like to announce a Community Relations Idea Contest for residents of Okinawa Prefecture to contribute ideas to enhance local exchanges and other community relations between USMC installations and local communities, as well as to increase understanding of the Japan-U.S. alliance and the USMC role within it. The three best ideas will be chosen and the winners will receive certificates of appreciation from the Commanding General at a subsequent presentation ceremony.
Ideas can be submitted by e-mail in Japanese or English, and multiple ideas can be submitted by the same person, each one separately. The deadline for this contest is April 8. Please use the attached form when submitting each idea. Prior to submitting, please review page 10 of the linked brochure about our Community Relations describing our current community relations programs (http://www.okinawa.usmc.mil/Documents/MCGuide.pdf). For a more detailed description of community relations programs, see our website (http://www.okinawa.usmc.mil/Community/Community.html) and flyer (http://www.okinawa.usmc.mil/Community/ComRel.pdf ). Any and all ideas are welcome. Thank you for participating! Semper Fidelis.