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US Navy Bans Alcohol Consumption in Japan After Drunk Driving Incident

The U.S. Navy said Monday it has banned its personnel in Japan from drinking and restricted off-base activities after a sailor in Okinawa was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. The Navy has seen increased pressure in Okinawa where residents are calling for the removal of U.S. bases after several high-profile incidents involving service members have made headlines in recent months. The latest incident, Sunday night, saw Petty Officer 2nd Class Aimee Mejia arrested after she...

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