Tsuken Island, just off the east coast of Okinawa’s main island, is also known as “Carrot Island.” This wonderous place with interesting landscapes and beautiful views has earned this moniker because Tsukenjima ninjin carrots are its signature product, known for their rich sweetness.
Take a trip to Okinawa’s “Carrot Island.” Known for its sweet carrots, Tsuken Island, just off the east coast of Okinawa’s main island, is a wonderous place with interesting landscapes and beautiful views.
Rear Adm. Chris Engdahl assumed command of Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7/Task Force (CTF) 76 from Rear Adm. Fred Kacher during a change of command ceremony at White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, May 12.
Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Nike Perkins, from Marshall, Texas, assigned to Commander, Fleet Activities Okinawa (CFAO), power washes a staircase outside Building 1000 on White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 24, 2020
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