Okinawa International University students learn disaster preparation at Camp Foster Fire Station

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Photo By: Lance Cpl. Brittany A. James
Photo By: Lance Cpl. Brittany A. James

Okinawa International University students learn disaster preparation at Camp Foster Fire Station

by: III MEF/MCIPAC Consolidated Public Affairs Office | .
U.S. Marine Corps | .
published: October 04, 2014

CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan - Uehara Tamotsu, right, explains to Okinawa International University students how to prepare for natural disasters Sept. 30 at the Camp Foster Fire Station, Okinawa, Japan. Tamotsu is an alumnus of Okinawa International University, and fire captain of the Camp Foster Fire Station. Tamotsu, a Yomitan-son, Okinawa, native, showcased the different equipment that his team uses for natural disaster relief. The visit focused on informing the students about natural disaster preparedness, along with educating them on the strong ongoing relationship between military and Okinawa fire departments.