U.S. Marines with the III Marine Expeditionary Force and members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 15th Brigade bands came together April 16 to perform the annual spring concert at Tedako Hall in Urasoe.
Lauded by Billboard as the “Next Hot Trend in Country Music” and likened to The Chicks for a new generation, BBR Music Group/Wheelhouse Records trio Runaway June will spread holiday cheer to troops across the globe through a virtual “When I Think About Christmas” concert presented by Armed Forces Entertainment.
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Capt. Akira Yamashita, band officer of the JGSDF 15th Brigade Band conducts at the 24th Annual Combined Concert with III Marine Expeditionary Force Band Sept. 14, 2019 at the Okinawa City Civic Center, Okinawa, Japan.
As you see more and more shopping malls and super markets open on Okinawa these days, the word Depachika seems a little outdated, especially to those who are more used to casually shopping at shopping malls.