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US-Japan Military Base Issues: Base-level Information

This guide will provide help on locating both electronic and print resources related on the latest US military base issues in Okinawa.

Links to municipalities where some major US military bases are located

Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Futenma

Ginowan City / 宜野湾市  (English / Japanese

  • Informational pamphlet on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma:

1)  New!まちのど真ん中にある普天間飛行場」(2019, Japanese version)

2) "MCAS Futenma:Located in the Center of the City" (2019, English version)

  • Informational video on Ginowan City (YouTube: Japanese only)

 


Kadena Air Base

Kadena Town / 嘉手納町  (English / Japanese)

 

Okinawa City / 沖縄市 (English / Japanese)


Henoko/Oura Bay (relocation site of MCAS Futenma), Camp Schwab, Henoko Ordnance Ammunition Depot, Camp Hansen & Yaedake Communication Site

​​Nago City / 名護市 (Japanese / English - Google Translator available)

Base-related information

  • Issues of US Military Bases & Relocation Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Futenma to Henoko, Nago city (Japanese / English)
  • Letters to request to stop the construction: to President Obama (Japanese / English), to IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources) (Japanese / English)
  • 日本語資料「沖縄の基地負担の現状」(Available only in Japanese)
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