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2014-05-08 23:01:38

Home Care Assistance of Warren Twp, NJ invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in the “Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Warren Twp, NJ to Okinawa, Japan. Warren, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Home Care Assistance of New Jersey, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Northern Central New Jersey community to commit to healthy living and register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a...

2014-04-11 23:02:38

Home Care Assistance invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in “The Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Scottsdale, Arizona to Okinawa, Japan. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Scottsdale Area and East Valley communities to register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a free pedometer to track their steps each day as the...

2014-02-06 23:04:13

Home Care Assistance of Columbus invites caregivers, clients and community members to participate in “The Walk to Okinawa,” a simulated trek from Columbus, Ohio to Okinawa, Japan. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Home Care Assistance, North America’s leading provider of in-home care for seniors, invites members of the Central Ohio community to register for the “Walk to Okinawa.” Registrants will receive a free pedometer to track their steps each day as the entire group makes its way...

2013-07-30 23:03:26

Hosted by Best Selling Author Heidi Murkoff, the showers will support hundreds of military mothers deployed to Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 What: The USO and What to Expect Foundation are partnering to host three baby showers for hundreds of expecting military mothers living in Okinawa, Japan. Heidi Murkoff, author of the bestselling "What to Expect" series of pregnancy and parenting books and creator of WhatToExpect.com will host the...

Super Typhoon Jelawat Affecting Japan Seen By NASA
2012-09-28 16:29:28

Super Typhoon Jelawat is a large and powerful storm that has been bringing very rough seas to areas in the western North Pacific. NASA's Terra satellite passed over the monster storm and captured a visible image as it nears the big island of Japan. NASA's Terra satellite passed over Super Typhoon Jelawat on Sept. 28 at 0238UTC (10:38 p.m. EDT, Sept. 27) and the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer captured an infrared image as the storm approaches Okinawa, Japan. Jelawat's...

Tropical Storm Khanun's Rainfall Eyed By NASA's TRMM Satellite
2012-07-17 16:13:57

The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) is keeping an eye on the rainfall being generated by Tropical Storm Khanun as it moves past Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. The TRMM satellite had an excellent daytime look at Tropical Storm Khanun near Okinawa in the northwestern Pacific Ocean on July 17, 2012 at 0439 UTC (12:39 a.m. EDT/1:39 p.m. Japan). Khanun had estimated wind speeds of over 40 knots (~46 mph) at the time TRMM passed overhead. The storm was compact but well organized and...

2006-08-18 07:39:55

TOKYO (Reuters) - Burgers and booze have bloated waistlines so much in Japan's southern island of Okinawa that authorities in the capital have launched a slimming competition. Girths are growing across Japan as lifestyles and diets have become more Westernized: according to a Health Ministry report earlier this year, some 29 percent of men aged 20-60 are overweight compared with 24 percent in 2000. But the problem is at its worst in the far-flung island of Okinawa, said a spokeswoman...

2006-03-24 01:37:06

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and the United States are divided over how much Tokyo should pay to move U.S. Marines to Guam from the Japanese island of Okinawa, Japan's foreign minister said on Friday, as the two allies struggled to wrap up a plan on relocating U.S. troops by an end-March deadline. Negotiators meeting in Tokyo are trying to finalize details of a plan to reorganize the approximately 50,000 U.S. military personnel in Japan by the end of the month. But...

2005-10-26 00:51:57

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and the United States have agreed on where to relocate a U.S. base on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, Kyodo news agency said on Wednesday, clearing the way for a deal on realigning U.S. bases in Japan and solving a problem that has plagued the alliance for nearly a decade. Kyodo quoted Japanese Defense Minister Yoshinori Ohno as saying the deal was reached in talks with U.S. Defense Deputy Undersecretary Richard Lawless. Ohno said the United States...

2005-07-04 04:51:36

TOKYO (Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force staff sergeant stationedon Japan's southern island of Okinawa has been arrested onsuspicion of having molested a 10-year-old Japanese girl, localpolice said on Monday. The incident was condemned by the governor of Okinawa, hometo about half the U.S. military presence in Japan, and wheremany have long resented bearing what they see as an unfairburden for maintaining the U.S.-Japan security alliance. U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Armando Valdez, 27,...


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