BE SAFE: Know potential threats on Okinawa


BE SAFE: Know potential threats on Okinawa

by: Provost Marshal's Office | .
published: December 23, 2016

As we approach the holiday season, remember the political state remains volatile World Wide. As representatives of the United States (U.S.), we are all potential victims to a terrorist attack. In response to recent terrorist attacks, this document is intended for situational awareness to protect U.S. Military personnel and civilians from terrorist activity.


  • Be alert for anything/anyone suspicious or out of place
  • If you think you are being followed, make your way to a U.S. installation with Military Police or Security Forces
  • Avoid giving unnecessary personal details to anyone
  • Report any suspicious loitering and/or surveillance near US installations
  • Avoid going out alone and always let the people close to you know where you are going
  • Be unpredictable: vary your daily routines
  • Memorize or save essential numbers to your cell phone
  • Do not escort any personnel on US installations if their identity cannot be verified
  • Be cautious about sharing information about holiday and military travel plans
  • Avoid posting personal information on social media sites
  • Report any anti-American statement asserting that U.S. policy and authority is illegitimate

Key phrase in Japanese: “Kei-Satsu Yon De” – “Call the Police”


From Cell Phone:
Kadena AB: 098-961-1110    
Camp Shields: 098-938-1111    
Marine Corps Bases: 098-911-1911
Japanese Emergency Dispatch: 110

From DSN:
Emergency Dispatch: 911
US Naval Hospital: 315-646-7555
Emergency Room: 315-646-7311

Analyst Note: All U.S. military and civilian personnel must be aware of their surroundings and immediately call Japanese or Military Law Enforcement if they encounter any suspicious activity.