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Saturday Aug 23 | The Japan Times

Thousands march on Henoko base site

More than 3,500 demonstrators marched to U.S. Marine Corps Camp Schwab in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture, on Saturday in the largest show of anger to date against the new American base being built off Henoko Bay to replace Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in crowded Ginowan further southwest.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Work finally begins on building Marine Corps runway on Okinawa

Workers began installing buoys and floats in the waters off Camp Schwab on Thursday, marking the start of construction that will one day facilitate the move of Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to the northern part of the island, as well as the relocation of thousands of U.S. Marines to Guam as part of the Pacific realignment.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Japan Times

Expert pushes plan he says can quickly solve Futenma issue

Military affairs analyst Kazuhisa Ogawa says that he has a plan that could solve the Futenma base mess in just two days.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Japan eyes buying Ospreys as US looks to expand fleet to mainland

An MV-22 Osprey from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Okinawa prepares to land at Yokota Air Base near Tokyo July 19, 2014.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Japan Times

Abe move triggers rethink of military's role

For university student Yui Iwamuro, the U.S. Camp Zama near Tokyo is the closest she has gotten to anything military.

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