Heather Yeatman

Heather Yeatman

by Matthew M. Burke and Ken Kuniyoshi
Stars and Stripes

Air Force spouse Heather Yeatman recently presented 16,000 hand-folded origami cranes, which signify peace, to officials at an Okinawa cave where 83 people were forced to commit suicide by Japanese troops in the waning days of World War II. The cave was vandalized by local teenagers last month. (COURTESY OF JEFFREY YEATMAN)

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