Hello from Okinawa

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  1. Seizan

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    I was one of the forecasters on duty during the storm...
     
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    I was in a 5 ton truck standing duty at Futenma, watching bondo buggies being blown down the street.
     
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    I was stationed on Kadena from 2005 - 2009. It was my second duty assignment. Oh man did I love it there. I did a brief stint of Aikikai aikido when I was there but, like everyone else here, was foolish to not really take advantage of the opportunity in front of me. I did enjoy the diving and the Okinawa cuisine :)
     
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    I was fortunate enough to have begun training in the States, and selected Okinawa as my next AF assignment in 1979 so I could go to the Honbu Dojo.
     
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    I was an MP and could therefore drive over to Kadena whenever I wanted to; their chow was much, much, better! And they had beer machines in the hallways of the enlisted quarters!
     

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