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Camp Schwab, nicknamed Man Camp, is a United States Marine Corps camp located in northeastern Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, that is currently home to the 4th Marine Regiment and other elements of the 28,000 American servicemen based on the island. [1]

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Agent Orange

Agent Orange is an herbicide and defoliant chemical, one of the tactical use Rainbow Herbicides.

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Albert E. Schwab

Private First Class Albert Earnest Schwab (July 17, 1920–May 7, 1945) was a United States Marine who was posthumously awarded the United States' highest military honor — the Medal of Honor — for his heroic actions during the Battle of Okinawa.

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Battle of Okinawa

The (Uchinaa ikusa), codenamed Operation Iceberg, was a major battle of the Pacific War fought on the island of Okinawa by United States Marine and Army forces against the Imperial Japanese Army.

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Combat Assault Battalion

Combat Assault Battalion is a mechanized battalion of the United States Marine Corps.

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Ginoza, Okinawa

is a village located in Kunigami District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Hirokazu Nakaima

is a Japanese bureaucrat, business leader, and politician.

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Killed in action

Killed in action (KIA) is a casualty classification generally used by militaries to describe the deaths of their own combatants at the hands of hostile forces.

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Marine Corps Air Station Futenma

is a United States Marine Corps base located in Ginowan, Okinawa, Japan, northeast of Naha, on the island of Okinawa.

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Medal of Honor

The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who distinguished themselves by acts of valor.

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Nago

is a city located in the northern part of Okinawa Island, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Okinawa Island

is the largest of the Okinawa Islands and the Ryukyu (Nansei) Islands of Japan.

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Okinawa Prefecture

is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.

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Takeshi Onaga

(born October 2, 1950) is a Ryukyuan politician and the 7th and current governor of Okinawa Prefecture.

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The Japan Times

The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.

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3rd Reconnaissance Battalion

The 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion (3rd Recon) conducts amphibious and ground reconnaissance in support of the 3rd Marine Division and Marine Forces Pacific (MarForPac), operating in the commander's areas of influence.

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4th Marine Regiment (United States)

The 4th Marine Regiment is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps.

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Camp Schwab, Okinawa.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Schwab

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