Reputation of Osprey aircraft drops in Okinawa following crash

Author: Marine Times

Categories: In the News

Despite an overall positive safety record, the Osprey has long been viewed on Okinawa as “the world’s most dangerous aircraft” — a reputation that has been exasperated by a recent crash on the island, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said in a December 16 article in the Marine Times.

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Sailors JUMP for ‘Ichiro’ at Padres-Marlins game in San Diego

Author: Christa Desrets

Categories: Sasakawa USA Blog

About two hundred active-duty American and Japanese service members and other Southern California-area residents came together Tuesday in San Diego for a JUMP event celebrating camaraderie, baseball, and the U.S.-Japan alliance. JUMP’s second annual event at Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres, held again in cooperation with the Japan Society of San Diego

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Anxiety swells in Japan over the reality of Trump’s stances

Author: Sankei Shimbun

Categories: In the News

Republican Presidential Candidates Donald Trump’s political stances toward American forces in Asia could lead to diminished American power in the Pacific, Sasakawa USA’s Dr. Jeffrey Hornung said May 7 in a Sankei Shimbun article. The article details Trump’s views on foreign policy, and how carrying out his potential policies could impact the region. “Trump’s idea

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