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"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

The Amateur Traveler Podcast

05:21 min | Last month

"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

"Okinawa, it's quite laid back and the people there are more laid back and they even speak slower in Japanese apparently than the mainland Japanese people do. So I think you can experience the local people pretty much anywhere you go. And then if you go to one of the adjoining islands like miyako Jima, miyako island, then again, you'll be meeting people from even smaller islands and smaller places, smaller communities. So and the people are so friendly and welcoming to visitors, they're really warm and nice and one thing, though, they don't speak English that much. Even in mainland Japan, English isn't that good for a lot of people to other countries in the world. But when you go to Okinawa, I found, in spite of the American presence there, I found there was not much English spoken. You might want to get a Japanese language guide or something to help you get around. I guess in naha in the shops, there's some people can speak English. But even there, English is not widely used. So that's one thing to keep in mind if you're going there that you might need a Japanese guide, language guide to get around or a translator app and an Internet connection. Exactly. There you go. See, I'm dating myself now. I'm still using books. And guys. But you're right. Yeah, I get the translation app and you'll be good. As we get to some of our wrap up questions, Mike. You were standing in the prettiest spot in Okinawa. Where are you standing? What are you doing? Well, that would be emerald beach on the ocean expo park there, as I mentioned. It is, again, absolutely stunning, especially at sunset. And again, most beautiful sunset I've ever seen. Yeah, it's just an incredible place. You got the tropical breezes. You might have a nice drink in your hand there or something. And you maybe you've just had a nice meal of local food, relaxing on the beach at sunset or even just having a lookout over the ocean.

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"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

The Amateur Traveler Podcast

03:51 min | Last month

"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

"Very cool. Yep. Earlier, I mentioned the Japanese traditional music in the traditional instrument called a sanchin. If you want to learn how to play it, if you play guitar or something like that, like I do, you can even take a lesson. So I actually did that when I was we were shopping in nah there's a little shopping arcade that you can go down on one of the side streets and in the middle there. There was a little music shop in this old guy in there old Loki now and guy and he was holding a Sanchez and I went in there and I asked him if I could try it and my wife was translating the Japanese for me and the guy said, yeah, if you want to take a lesson, it's only ¥500 about 5 bucks. So I gave him my ¥500 coin and it took a lesson on the sanchin and it's actually quite easy to play. It's only three strings. And you basically just pluck out single notes. But if you're into music at all, that'd be another thing, like maybe if you play guitar, that might be something fun to try as well. And those shopping arcades are really wonderful in naha. The Main Street of naha as I mentioned is nice. It's touristy a bit. But if you get off the beaten path, like just about any city in the world, you find the cooler sort of shopping and restaurants and the local people. So I really love the shopping arcades down there too, and you can find the coolest little trinkets and things in those shops. A little bit on the side streets of the main drag in naha. Okay. Now we haven't talked about what Okinawa's topography is like. I'm picturing that there are that it's fairly green based on being almost in the tropics and am I on the right track? No, I would say it's more flat. Certainly it's green. That's for sure. But yet not as mountainous, but some of the other islands are different, and I mentioned earlier that I'd been to GMO, which is another one of the Okinawa islands. And you got to take a short flight from naha to get there.

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"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

The Amateur Traveler Podcast

04:01 min | Last month

"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

"That's quite interesting to find out about as well. And one thing that I really like about this museum, Chris, is that it doesn't whitewash some of the bad things that have happened to the ryukyu people in the past. And I'm talking about not just World War II, but also prior to that. The Japanese actually, how do I say this? They really mistreated the ryukyu people for many years. When they first took over Okinawa, they outlawed the okinawan language and culture. And they really tried to make the local people Japanese. And speaking Japanese and no longer able to use their original language. And so they were mistreated by the Japanese discriminated against by them for many years. You can find out about that history in the museum. They don't gloss over it like sometimes you get in Japan where they tend to whitewash their history at times. The bad parts of their history. You can now as fascinating and the ryukyu people are fascinating as well. Excellent. Anything else we want to see in naha or is it time to explore further afield? There's one other thing that's close to naha that I think would be a very obviously of interest to Americans and it's the peace museum, which is actually a little bit to the south of naha on the southern part of the main island. And the peace museum is a somber memorial to the soldiers who fought and died in Okinawa in World War II. And it was horrendous, the Battle of Okinawa was the largest battle in the Pacific part of the war, World War II. I think Americans would be familiar with the name the Battle of Okinawa, but it actually lasted 82 days in 1945 and resulted in horrendous casualties and loss of life, 14,000 Americans died. And about there was about 80,000 American casualties, also some other allied soldiers died as well. And 77,000 Japanese, 150,000 okinawans died, a third of the island's population died in the Battle of Okinawa and subsequent to that in World War II. But it was one of the key battles for the allies, the allied forces in World War II. It really turned the tide in favor of the U.S. against Japan in World War II.

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"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

The Amateur Traveler Podcast

05:31 min | Last month

"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

"Royal residents for the ryukyu king and his family as I said, but it was the castle had been destroyed a few times in rebuilt, including in the Battle of Okinawa in World War II. It was destroyed and then rebuilt later and then just recently it was destroyed again, at least the main buildings were destroyed in 2019 in a fire, which was really heartbreaking for obviously. Japanese and obviously okinawan castle has also been predominantly wood. That's right, exactly. Which is why there's so few left in Japan. Exactly. Yeah, that's really sad. And it was sad for me too because I visited the castle. The shuri castle a few years before this before 2019 and then when I saw the news that the castle was burning. It reminded me of Notre-Dame cathedral's fire a few years ago. It was a heartbreaking as well. But just like that, they're rebuilding it. And they hope to have it open in 2026. Now the outer castle walls are still standing, they date back to the 16th century, and they are massive. It's really cool to walk in through the pathway through the walls, and some of the other outer buildings are still intact from this sort of castle, but was a group of buildings in all. But you can tour the site now and see how the rebuild project is going, which is actually quite interesting. We did that on our most recent visit there this year. And you can wander through and they even have a lot of maps and photos about how the castle will look once it's finished in 2026. And so it's quite an interesting place even to visit now and get an idea of what the castle will look like when it's finished in a few years. Okay. This episode of amateur traveler is sponsored by the about the journey podcast. In season two, traveled journalist Annika Raymond also known as Anika the traveler takes us on a journey to America to find out what it means to travel better. In the 6 episode, she travels to 6 different American cities, where she connects with the locals and talks about travel. In Dallas, Texas, she celebrates Juneteenth at the Texas black invitational rodeo in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She looks at a project to restore the red mangroves of laguna del candado. In Denver she looks at the inclusive hiking scene in Washington D.C., she visits a black owned bookstore in historic anacostia. Some of you have asked for topical episodes on this show, which I don't do, but if that's what you want, you might check out about the journey. I know Anika and she's the real deal. And in these podcasts, she's going to tell you where to go what to do and how to see the world in more sustainable and meaningful ways. About the journey as a podcast produced by Marriott, Bonvoy traveler, at will media, and onika Raymond. Thanks to about the journey for sponsoring this episode of amateur traveler. And along with shuri castle, as I mentioned, there is the Okinawa prefectural museum, which is in naha as well. And some people love museums, some don't, but I tend to love museums, and this one you really get taste of Okinawa's history and culture and everything in the museum. It's actually quite an impressive building. It's built to look like an okinawan castle, the main museum, and it's massive. It's about 24,000 m² inside, outside you have reproductions of their traditional thatched roof homes and things with the red tile roof on them and the little shisa on the top. Are you familiar with the shisa from Okinawa? No, I was going to ask for clarification there. Okay. As she saw is like a little mascot. It's like a combination of a little dog and a dragon.

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"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

The Amateur Traveler Podcast

03:09 min | Last month

"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

"On our last visit, we thought, okay, we actually stopped into a shop and they were selling it and they had little samples and I looked at my wife and I said, do you want to try this? She's like, I'll do it if you do it. Okay, okay, me first. So I took a little sip of it and boy, it's potent. Again, it'll just knock you off your feet. It's really something I couldn't drink even a shot of it, more than just a sip of it. But I had to try it and see if there's a sneak in there. I'm reading that there's a pit viper in there. Yes, it's a venomous snake. That's right. And apparently they have to distill this liquor or they have to, I don't know, leave it to long enough so the vipers of venom actually dissipates and is no longer poisonous, but yeah, actually they do. They just put the snake in the sometimes they put the snake in their lives. Skip that whole step by not putting the snake in the bottle. That's just me. Me too. But sometimes I've read that they actually put the snake in there while it's still alive. And sounds like something the animal writes people are not going to be particularly. If you saw a pit viper, you probably would because they're pretty nasty, but yeah. But yeah, so that's a quirky little thing that people do when they go to, you know, I guess, sometimes and we tried it and lived to talk about it, but yeah, in general, okinawan food and drink is just wonderful. And again, it's different than mainland Japan and it'll give you just a taste of something that you're not maybe you're not going to experience anywhere else. Okay. And then are there other things we should see while we're in naha? Yeah, now it has a number of cool sites. In fact, one of the main sites that you want to see is just on the eastern edge of the city, and it's called the shuri castle, or Shirley Joel in Japanese. And it is the large castle World Heritage Site that was home to the ryukyu people since about the 1400s. The ryukyu would be the native people of Okinawa. That's right. They're the native okinawans. It's spelled, kyu. Who do you it's a little difficult to say, but a ryukyu people. And they are the native inhabitants of Okinawa. In fact, did you know that there have been people in Okinawa humans or pre humans for about 30,000 years? And it's actually. Yeah, and I'll talk a little bit about how you can find out a little bit more about that as well from the museum in naham. But let's talk about shuri castle for a shuri castle was the royal residence for the ryukyu king and his family from about the 1400s and I guess just at the end of the Edo period, when Japan took over Okinawa Okinawa became their latest prefecture, just at the end of the Edo period in the late 1800s. And the king was actually removed and taken to Tokyo and that's another long story for another day, but the castle the sheri castle is bigger and maybe more impressive than some of the other castles in Japan now having said that I loved Osaka castle and some of the other castles and shrines and things on mainland Japan. But and I think you mentioned it in one of your other podcasts, one of your other shows that the castles are similar that you found in Japan. But this castle shuri castle is bigger and it's different. It's a combination of Chinese and Japanese architecture, so it's got that Chinese element to it as well.

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"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

The Amateur Traveler Podcast

04:57 min | Last month

"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

"Is it are we talking about traditional okinawan music or are we talking about pop music or what kind of music are you recommending for us here? Yeah, okinawan music is, I'm talking about the traditional okinawan music. It's very different. The main instrument that's used is called a San shin and its means of a three string guitar banjo type of instrument that's normally made with snakeskin, actual real snakeskin on the body. And it kind of sounds to me a little bit like a ukulele. And so it's the main point of the center of okinawan music. And then they have like Japanese drums, taiko drums, and so it's a very lively and fun music and but it's very different than anything you've heard on mainland Japan. Yeah, I guess similar in a way to Hawaiian music. And yeah, I keep saying that it's similar to Hawaii. It really is similar to Hawaii in many ways, but to be honest with you, I like Okinawa better than Hawaii. I've been to Hawaii a couple times. I've only been to the main island and Honolulu, so I guess you can't really, that's obviously there's more to Hawaii than that. But a little more of Hawaii than that. Yeah, I think so. I haven't been to some of the other places. But Okinawa to me is more laid back and that's more authentic. It's not as touristy. It is touristy to a degree, but Honolulu can be quite touristy, in my opinion. Do you have similar beaches? You have similar culture there in the two places. I would say that to do prefer Okinawa to Honolulu or Hawaii, but I love Hawaii as well. Okay. And so we've listened to some music. We've tried some traditional agents and traditional food. You said food. Are there particular dishes I should order in Okinawa as long as we're talking about food? Oh yes, okay now in food is, again, it's distinct and it's really wonderful. You know, you have your ramens and your soba that are similar to what you have on mainland Japan. But then you also have any other types of local foods. They have great pork and Wagyu beef here, by the way, if you like that, high end type of beef or pork. There's a pork soba here, which is unique to Okinawa. It's a little fatty pork, but it's just wonderful. It just melts in your mouth. It's so good. And then you have something called Goya shampoo. I guess it's how you pronounce it and that's made with these little vegetables that look like a green peppers. But they're actually a little bitter to the taste if you just try them on their own.

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"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

The Amateur Traveler Podcast

04:03 min | Last month

"okinawa" Discussed on The Amateur Traveler Podcast

"Amateur traveler episode 823 to the amateur traveler talks about castles and World War II Psaki and vipers baseball and beaches as we go to the island of Okinawa. This is Chris Kristensen from amateur traveler. Let's talk about Okinawa. I'd like to welcome to the show Mike dejon, who's a Professor of journalism in Japan and has come to talk to us about Okinawa. Mike, welcome to the show. Thanks very much, Chris. I've enjoyed listening to the show for a while and I really enjoy it. Excellent. Well, why are we talking about Okinawa? What's your connection with Okinawa? To be Frank? It's my favorite place in Japan. I've lived here now for 14 years in the Tokyo area. And I love places like Kyoto and Hokkaido. And of course, Tokyo here. But I've been to Okinawa several times and I just love it there. I just love the people, the culture, the food, the music, and it's like the Hawaii of Japan because the beach is there just frankly amazing. They're the best beaches in Japan, I think. Interesting. I think you started to get into my next question, anticipating here, why should someone go to Okinawa? Well, I think the main reason Chris is that Okinawa is so different from mainland Japan. Everything is, it's still Japanese. They still speak Japanese on the okinawan islands, but you couldn't get farther removed either geographically or culturally. The music, the people, everything is different from mainland Japan. Somebody who's visited mainland, Japan, Tokyo, Kyoto, and has had their fill of shrines and temples on the mainland or the main islands. Go down to Okinawa. It's only a three hour flight from Tokyo, and it's like going to tropical country. And that's what it is. It's a series of tropical islands, and it's known as the Hawaii of Japan because it's probably more similar to Hawaii than it is to mainland Japan. The weather is pretty good. Obviously you have some bad weather like typhoons that hit on occasion. Okinawa seems to get more of that bad tropical weather than mainland Japan, but in general, it's nice and warm most of the year and the beaches are just incredible. These lovely white sand, beaches, with this beautiful Turquoise blue water. It's a great destination for water activities like diving and snorkeling. One of the best in the world, I would say. In fact, the first time I ever tried snorkeling was on our recent visit with my wife and believe it or not, I'd never done snorkeling before in my life, but we tried there and it was just wonderful. You could go out with this little tour group and they take you out to these remote islands and oh, it's just wonderful.

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Don't Mess With the Numbers

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

01:36 min | 3 months ago

Don't Mess With the Numbers

"United States had a choice. They could have made Japan starve. They could have done firebombing. Both of those would have resulted in horrific casualties among the Japanese and of course fleets of kamikazes headed towards our fleet. Here are the Okinawa death tolls that doctor Kennedy puts in victory at sea, which I was unfamiliar with. 77,000 Japanese troops died on Okinawa, a 110,000 if you add in the Okinawa conscripts. Another take and another 10,000 died in the mopping up. A 149,000 civilians died in Okinawa and 12,000 U.S. servicemen were killed. Can you imagine my father was in the flotilla off of Japan for the southern island first faint? I'm glad he didn't have to go aboard her. I would not be talking to you today. Doctor Kennedy, can you imagine what the casualty counts would have been if Japan had to be invaded? So the U.S. Army and the Department of Defense were doing some calculations some estimates about what the potential total number of casualties would be in, say, the first three months or so of struggling onshore and fighting their way through the mountains in lower Japan against fanatically organized resistance and the numbers were not pretty. Some people thought that the numbers calculated were just far too large at the Japanese would fall early after the first strikes on land, but they couldn't be sure about that. And

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The Power of the Flotilla

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

01:27 min | 3 months ago

The Power of the Flotilla

"Want to underscore that because right now the United States Navy has about 280 surface combatants at sea. This comes from page three 88 a victory at sea. The sheer size of the American naval armada surrounding Okinawa was a retelling of the story of the Pacific war, as 1200 landing vessels commenced their Easter Sunday, April 1 assault on the central beaches of Okinawa, they were screened by 200 destroyers 18 battleships and over 40 carriers. You know, that's bigger than the entire U.S. Navy today. It is doctor Kennedy. Yes. Now, the defenders of what's going on in our size and power of E today would say, well, a nuclear powered aircraft carrier of the GL four class of the retiring Nimitz class is so much more powerful than those carriers surrounding Okinawa in 1944. But we had so many more of them out there. And so one of the questions about present power is a possible vulnerability of the limited number of warships, including limited number of aircraft carriers, which we have across stress across the globe today for our commitments from the Houston Mediterranean through the Indian Ocean to the far Pacific. Not to mention, giving an eye enlisted children.

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"okinawa" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

04:11 min | 5 months ago

"okinawa" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

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"okinawa" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

16:58 min | 5 months ago

"okinawa" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

"Welcome to veterans chronicles, I'm Greg carumas. Our guest this week is retired U.S.

"okinawa" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

04:12 min | 10 months ago

"okinawa" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

"On what happens is they lower the boat to the water and they tie it up and the marines or combat soldiers come down a cargo net into the boat. And what's the boat is filled, we carried 35 combat soldiers in there, plus our four sailors, and then once they're all loaded, we're going a large circle. Until the first wave is all together. Till we all get and then we'll all divide out and go into the way first waste second away with third wave to invade an island. Tully lo. What's surrounded by race? Most of the island. When I had my boat loaded with combat marines, I could go over these race with the boat. So we transferred the troops into LV T's. LBT is a landing vehicle track. That was a slow moving at fabius. As you go in the water, it's climb over reefs and also on land. LV T's. And that was the fiercest battle I was in. I was in the third wave, bringing in troops..

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"okinawa" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

05:11 min | 10 months ago

"okinawa" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

"Greg Columbus. Our guest in this edition is Matthias Matt gutmann. He's a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Gutmann served in the Pacific theater and achieved the rank of chief petty officer during his 22 years in the navy. Gutmann served aboard LST 5 53 and was coxswain during several important missions, including the beach landings at the battles of peleliu and Okinawa..

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Wet Notes - 9-27-21

Scuba Shack Radio

06:45 min | 1 year ago

Wet Notes - 9-27-21

"This is wet notes here on scuba shock radio for monday. September twenty seventh two thousand and twenty one first up. I want to congratulate tech clark and a dive locker. Podcast on celebrating the second anniversary for those who don't know about this. Podcast tech. Started this to help die professionals with various topics and techniques. But it's not just for dive professionals. I remember listening to the first episode. Way back in two thousand nineteen just before dima that year i've come to look forward to each weekly episode tech plans to keep the show going and has teed up a lot of great new content for the year year ahead. So i'd encourage you to check out the dive locker podcast. There's a lot of great information and perspective on things that hopefully will give you something to think about. Scuba shack is a proud patron of the dive locker. By the way tech also hosts a podcast titled the league of extraordinary divers. Where you can listen to some of the giants of our industry. Great job tech. Keep it coming now. I don't know what it is. But i seem to be a sucker for a message in a bottle story. So here's another one this time. The story involves a bottle that was washed up on the shores of the big island of hawaii. The bottle started his journey thirty seven years ago from japan and it was put in the water by school children. As part of an experiment in monitoring ocean currents the number of bottles were cast into the ocean in nineteen eighty-four from choshi highschool hawaii's about six thousand kilometers or four thousand three hundred miles from the launch point now. The bottle was found by abbie graham while her family was visiting a beach near hilo. It is estimated that about seven hundred and fifty of these bottles were tossed into the ocean between nineteen eighty four and nineteen eighty five. The last time one was found was in two thousand and two on kake. Jima island overall. The bottles have been found in seventeen. Different locations including okinawa the philippines china and even the west coast of the united states. I just get fascinated by these stories and often wonder just how many messages in bottles are out there in the ocean now. Last week we got an email from the clearly clearly came in resorts and it wasn't good. News clearly came in resorts include cobalt coast on grand cayman. Little came beach resort and cayman. Brac beach resort. The news informed us that the cayman borders will remain closed until two thousand twenty two. Now that's tough at a recent press conference to premier indicated that phase. Three of the original plan will start sometime. In february given the rise in cove in nineteen cases the resorts are now planning on opening on february. Fifth two thousand twenty two. Now this has been a really tough situation. If you remember way back in april i reported that the plan was to open in late april or early may two thousand and twenty one. It's been a long and difficult road for a lot of places. Surely the caymans are feeling abroad. We hope it gets resolved before october. Twenty twenty two trip yet. That on certain there's been a great deal of communication coming from tom. Ingram the president and ceo of dima the dive equipment marketing association regarding the two thousand twenty one show in las vegas. Tom unequivocal be states. That the show has absolutely no plans. Of cancelling now they did indicate that accordance with the local health mandates. Everyone will be required to wear a mask on the exhibit floor. There are several large past exhibitors. Who are forgoing the show this year causing some to question whether it should even take place. I know we've been getting a lot of surveys from our vendors as to whether we plan to go or not right now matt and i will be there. Tom indicated that it would be extremely difficult to cancel at this late date. Given the contracts that are in place and that if it were cancelled it would seriously impact demon's ability to put on these shows in the future. So we're looking forward to a successful show this year out in las vegas and finally today. I wanna talk about a piece of underwater camera gear that you might just want to consider. There was an article from sport diver magazine by john widow titled great camera accessories for underwater photography. It was a scuba lab review of the products that the staff took diving at alexander springs in central florida. First on the list was a sea life. Sport diver smartphone housing. Now that's pretty cool. I can remember my first. Underwater camera was sealife. Reef master with a whopping three mega pixels now. This housing will fit a number of iphones and android smartphones. The housing is bluetooth enabled and his rate it to one hundred and thirty feet. The sea life sport diver smartphone. Housing comes with a vacuum seal and duly alarms when you purchase the housing. You'll get a free app that will give you access to most of your phones. Usual camera functions also included is a red filter. And if that's not enough to housing allows you to put in those sealife life color changing moisture. Munchers he i remember those now. The housing isn't cheap. It retails for two hundred ninety nine dollars and ninety five cents. Us but if you wanna travel light and still get some great underwater shots of your adventures check out the c. Life sport diver smartphone housing at sea. Life fash cameras dot com. Well that's it for this edition of wet notes here on scuba shack radio.

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"okinawa" Discussed on Podcast RadioViajera

Podcast RadioViajera

04:54 min | 1 year ago

"okinawa" Discussed on Podcast RadioViajera

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"okinawa" Discussed on Podcast RadioViajera

Podcast RadioViajera

05:16 min | 1 year ago

"okinawa" Discussed on Podcast RadioViajera

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"okinawa" Discussed on Podcast RadioViajera

Podcast RadioViajera

06:12 min | 1 year ago

"okinawa" Discussed on Podcast RadioViajera

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Jane Fulton Divulges Her Disaster Dates

Unhinged and Bumbled up

02:39 min | 1 year ago

Jane Fulton Divulges Her Disaster Dates

"Made you write a book about dating light. Why fell actually wish. Some of them were affection. But unfortunately i have been through the mel with dates to be onus. Okinawa started with a conversation with me. My friends about all the canal disaster dates have been on and the the mentioned that date at totally forgot by like all actually to write this down when older can lit back. Have a laugh at myself. And that's literally the conversation we had. So i started writing down my dates and it got to the point where there were so much content that i thought i need to do something with us. I completely agree out absolutely loved it. And even the little tagline that says fetishes funerals flatulence and fingers now mentioned funerals for everyone listening in stats. Somebody's somebody you. Yeah let's explain the funeral and what happened for everyone. Listening hasn't read the book. Why why would she both funeral. So this is One that people were completely shocked by 'em so short by this one myself So may i guy in a bar. Oakland well took my number and to be arranged to go for a walk in the park that weekend during the week a phone call at the blue foam him and he said instead of having the weekend. Let's meet met week if you know your feet today to meet and it was a nice sunny day in glasgow and i thought you know. I love the spontaneity of him. Just calling the blue afternoons thought. Why not and. sometimes. I think when you're gonna put on the sport there's less tank to be nervous. You're like oh this is happening. You're getting ready to figure there Where sometimes when you've got a date it's in a wild. You have that nervous feeling. You know that they'll absolutely so yeah turned up at the park. And he was distracted by as phoolan the whole time. He's looking at it. It kept ringing and he kept a clean in the coal politely. Said you know you can answer your phone. It's absolutely fain. And he said you know what my sister. She's in the park and she's trying to get hold of me. You know i'm like why's your sister in the park. The same park is as and masonry he came out with. My cat died last night. I'm we're here in the park to betteate. And i was saying to his cats funeral witch till this day. I still regret not going to. Because i would love to have seen that the displayed the you

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"okinawa" Discussed on Spoon Mob

Spoon Mob

03:44 min | 1 year ago

"okinawa" Discussed on Spoon Mob

"I don't remember if they amputate his arm. Probably dared dues on top of an elephant stick. Yes that's the defense mechanism. Yeah the tigers. Like this cute bro. Feel these hands at first. I was like wow. That's crazy that it could do that. But i think like if ralph's nails are long and he gets me like that's a little scratch you know anything of like a house cat claw. That'll really kind of fuck you up and then you think of a tie like how much is the tiger way. How big is tiger paul. I mean a tiger paw has got to be the roughly shacks hand. I mean it's let's see. I wanna say i was gonna say like size of your head but that might be right. I mean a big ass tiger rather and people don't realize because like anytime you see tiger. It's like they're in a zoo and they're laying down. It's like yeah. They do that for twenty hours a day. There's four hours a day where they're out there fucking shit up they operate. This is the duck. Can i just see a size compared the fuck these people. He's some of this shit. That shows up on a google search really. Makes you wonder this down yet. You know what. I'm looking for these doctor go. That one sucks to okay. I don't use it enough. Yeah i. It doesn't do what i wanted to do. I wanted to google but better get the get the chip planning. Also 'cause i heard. It's funny. Because i heard talk about how great it was because he found one article. One time that wasn't on google on mike ireland. Try dr go. And then i've literally never found any house. You obviously used at one time. Found one thing you liked and won't stop talking about it but anyways the size of the pot that's like a hand in that's a tiger paw. So yeah it's bigger than your hand twice the size of your hand. Yeah roughly yeah tigers. Why he's away. I mean it's got to be raised. We saw it in action. The guys arms-length. There are no tigers in okinawa. Are not do we know that for sure. Maybe at a zoo or something if they have zoo but okinawa stats on it. Three hundred miles from mainland japan largest island in the ray you cou ions tropical with the best beaches in asia during the war. Bow fifty thousand allied casualties. Three months of fighting. hundred thousand. Okinawans were killed estimated about one hundred fifty thousand men and women and children died. I don't know if that one hundred fifty thousand number was soldiers. Plus civilians were supposed to be civilians. They didn't really specify on that one. But anyways shona people But that was like the last island. During the island hopping in world war two and basically japan sacrificed it so they could reinforce their coastline in case of a mainland invasion from the us. And that's why we dropped the atomic bomb. More people killed in okinawa. Then they said the tomek bomb which is when they said that i was like holy shit yes wild because they always say they're like the deaths were would have been this this and this if we tried to invade japan and then it's like oh well they just happened on this barrier island and so because sometimes i thought like maybe that was overblown. But it really wasn't no. Can you imagine though like if the us invaded. Japan took it. Like what would japan be like today..

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"okinawa" Discussed on Spoon Mob

Spoon Mob

03:42 min | 1 year ago

"okinawa" Discussed on Spoon Mob

"Because i mean we have the basis there because of world war two. We have a lot of a lot of military installations. There can't be marines right. Isn't there is. They're not air force now. They said there was thirty different lake military installations. But yeah. i'm sure it's the air force to I know they wanted to move it trying to remember where they wanted to move it to the one in move to another part but i think it was like i'm like a coral reef or something like that or there is something weird and Japanese court decision forces i. Yeah i know they were trying to move in basically make it bigger to once. They moved it. But i don't remember what the whole lake deal was with relocating building. A new one where they were at all right. So i found this article from it's reuters. Reuters reuters reuters. I used to say routers though. And then i heard it the right way enough time smells it. Basically there's some sort of referendum they wanna move the us military base from the coast of the island of okinawa to like the middle apparently and that was kind of opposed but apparently japanese central government is just gonna go ahead and do it and override their voting of the referendum. So seventy percent of the voters oppose relocating the marines. Hootenanny airbase Yeah but it's still the most of the. Us military forces go and japan. So yeah it sounds like maybe it'll move into the center of the island. I don't know if that's can be better or worse. I don't know because it puts them in the center of everything like yeah. I have no idea. I don't know the answer that they kind of explored the whole episode. I don't think there's a good answer on snow island where it's like. Nobody's been there. They didn't even have any like world. War two action really there and they're just like yeah we farm stuff. We don't need to build anything. We don't want people coming over here. Were cool. leave us alone. Can we make an awkward transition. To talking about the size of that bull's testicles that goes into the arena like one of the first segments of the episode where there's like which when you hear the term bullfighting. That's what i think of is what they do whereas like in spain and everything. It's like some guy really. Let's be honest kinda dorky. Lookin' guy with a little. Flimsy sword is bright colors. Yeah and he's like took while you were in perry theatric yeah. It's more of a show like the spanish version. Yeah i guess we're here. It's now we put two bulls in a ring and let them wack heads until somebody gives up. That's cool. You can bet on it. But i wonder how they don't condone any animal cruelty or anything like that you know well. They said most of the time nobody knowing animal dies. It's kinda whichever one walks ways the impact. They do that in the in the wild right. It's basically just koch fighting. but it just bulls. Yeah with cockfighting. You're actually putting razors on there. Yeah that's pretty permits also sorts like check. How many have you eaten here your life. You can start to feel bad now. That's what i don't understand. Yeah it is. I mean just if you just take the times i went to canes the number killed. That's not even all the chicken my life..

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"okinawa" Discussed on Spoon Mob

Spoon Mob

02:36 min | 1 year ago

"okinawa" Discussed on Spoon Mob

"It's like they're spending money. There's that whole economy around there that supported by them. And that's that's money that wouldn't be there if not for the base. I mean that's a positive but he's like it. That wasn't there. Then you've got to farm it that y- like all. The best farmland built the military. That was pretty shitty. But also then you've got the tourists like it's okay. We turn this into resort kind of place and even asked the one lady. He's like so. I mean at the end of the day i mean. Would you rather have the marines or chinese tourists and the ladies like i'll take the marines Which i thought was a pretty funny line. But also i get it. I guess i don't know. Yeah i bet for some people i would imagine. It's not that bad. As long as the marines stay within like their area. I think part of it too is like i know there's been issues with. There's this weird thing. Where because some of the soldiers basically get drunk and they'll assault women but there's no real way that they can prosecute the soldiers kind of thing. It's okay so now we're getting into our territory. I mean i guess. I'm not because it's based show. You know oakland like even if you file charged with like the okinawa police. It's like well. Were there their soldiers. They're on a base. We can't really like do anything. And it's like the us military's not exactly going to be like what's launch a thorough investigation on one of our guys so falls in this kind of gray area where you're case just doesn't go anywhere. How how common is that The main reason why they want the base moved is like they don't wanna deal. It's not just like yeah. They're drunk and blah blah blah blah blah. It's like you're retired of them like breaking into homes when they're drawn can like sexually assaulting people and stuff like that you know and it's not every person station there but it's enough where it's like kinda commonplace. I think like a couple times a month situation. I mean i just googled. Us base okinawa and two weeks ago from the tokyo reporter. Us-based worker accused of attempting to rape women in okinawa. So that's like your second one down. They arrested in america base worker. Apparently for it so like you kind of go through all that stuff and that's kind of the main the main thing is they just don't want to deal with that and i get it like an. It's kind of weird..

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Japan Expands Virus Emergency After Record Spikes Amid Games

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | 1 year ago

Japan Expands Virus Emergency After Record Spikes Amid Games

"Japan has expanded a corona viruses state of emergency to formal errors in addition to Tokyo following data on high infection rates prime minister Yossi Heidi suka the declared an emergency in three regions near Tokyo as well as in the western city of Osaka affected Monday until August thirty one emergency measures already in place in Tokyo and the sudden island of Okinawa will be extended until the end of August off to the Olympics and well into the Paralympics which start on August twenty four already in place restrictions have become less effective with some Japanese define the measures as they become tired of restrictive life I'm Charles de Ledesma

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Japan adopts strike-first policy to counter Chinese aggression

Mark Levin

00:27 sec | 1 year ago

Japan adopts strike-first policy to counter Chinese aggression

"Over disputed lands in the east China Sea. Japan and China. Both claim the Senkaku Islands 30, nautical miles offshore Okinawa as there's there's been squabbles around the islands before the Stars and Stripes reports Japan has now authorized his coast Guard to fire on foreign vessels that tried to land on the islands. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby is urged China to avoid actions using their coast guard vessels that could lead to miscalculation.

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Vote with Love with LT and J Hilton

Cafe con Pam Podcast

05:14 min | 2 years ago

Vote with Love with LT and J Hilton

"While come ltn Jay over. How are you? Hey, we're good. We're good. It's a good day today and We're looking forward to having this conversation with you and learning all all more about everything that's doing sharing her story. Yeah. I'm excited to learn more about you right work from welcome to bump. So the question that we always start with what's your heritage? Okay. We'll uncle I I tend to describe myself as a bay tree with southern roots. So I am a black American I can go back oddly three generations, daughter slaves, and my my mother, my father's family are both from the deep South and so I know We've got some some heritage there. We've got some potential connection with some of the native American communities down in the deep South and so I consider myself a black woman without you my father is a black American from the south as well, and my mother is from Okinawa and so I grew up you know the early part of my life being a kid China, find my place and understand you know definitely at that stage in life. Asian Americans Japanese, Americans looking at me and saying, Oh, you're one of us in as I grew I really began to connect the identify with my brothers. And my friend group were mostly. African American black folks in Brown's votes and so in my seven eight, nine year old self like I really started to to grasp that side of my identity, and then through adulthood I came to really appreciate the fact that you know my father's side we can't go back too far in ancestry dot com. But on my mother's side, we could go back almost four centuries and so are beginning to hit a appreciation of not just being you know a mixed kid but also really learning Abou-. Okinawans. End for the most part they're like most other island folks you know whether it's Hawaii or you know galloping area, you know they were agricultural on farmers and. Politicians. So yeah, we really appreciate the fact also that we grew up in place in San Jose that was was so diverse that just added to our natural heritage but our environment really complimented with everything you can imagine everyone you could imagine being represented in our childhood is pretty cool. Totally Hell. Awesome. Now I really love the way that you talk about that day because I think it. It says a lot about who you grow the be. Once you truly understand where you came from the heritage in the blunt let that's running through you in just ten by that connection and taking the time to be able to do that really does say a lot. Of. Getting to know your ancestors Alps really. Allow reflect your true heritage and we've been fortunate to be able to do some digging in that sense well, and now you're raising a child right and you be able to have these conversations with them and share the history that you've been able to carve out in the history that we don't know because that's also a reality that there's a lot of erased stuff that happened from our ancestors from your ancestors at how do we find out you know? How does that work? How what are your thoughts on all of this having that conversation when your kid grows up and says or even now right? Early you know he's very fortunate to have a large extended family him. So we're really teaching him the concept of cousins and grandparents just like your family and look at all the people that love you just because of you and you're born into this family, and so he'll always, I, think hopefully grow up with the understanding that has a real connection to family and Then, you know we just begin to introduce different traditions whether it be food or music or four different ways of wellness exercise like just Kinda like incorporating culture into how we raise him I. think totally I think she puts it lightly when she says introduces he's gotten a ton of like very straight up. These are what people who look like you have accomplished in life. and. So you know whether it's books and music and through family in also just pointing out people on TV. So He's very aware I think has a toddler has at this point the self confidence of like, Oh, I can do anything we have not. We've shielded him from much of the conversations that are going on the streets and on our TV screens about race and police we haven't Bro side yet. He still doesn't know that there are a pretty significant number of people who might treat them differently on color skin. We're kind of holding that for a little bit. We figure a he's aware of two disasters right now covid nineteen and fires we figure Donna. Four year old but we're also beginning to have that conversation because it's important for the. No. So many black and brown parents will be having a conversation about how to conduct yourself out public and how to be aware of when people whether they're police are others. You know how not to be blinded to and and to be able to react and have situational awareness is Kinda, keep them.

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Martha MacCallum Discusses the "Unknown Valor" of Iwo Jima

Dose of Leadership

05:40 min | 2 years ago

Martha MacCallum Discusses the "Unknown Valor" of Iwo Jima

"Martha McCallum. Here you are on dose of leadership I can't believe it welcome to the show it's great to be here Richard Thank you for having me big fan of you obviously in in your work that you've done and obviously a big fan of of the book being a primary ince unknown valor, and what prompted you to write this I think I know the answer this I see say but I just I'm curious about why you got so passionate about World War Two about that generation and specifically you would Jima. It was a personal connection when I was growing up my mom used to occasionally take out letters that were written to her and to her father by her beloved cousin Harry Gray who had been killed at Iwo Jima when he was only eighteen years old and the grease from his death just sort of was there never went away it wasn't something we talked about. All the time obviously but it was very real and when I read the letters, they're so beautiful and he was such an eloquent eighteen year old and wrote great informative letters that had a lot of information them about what was going on and they would often when I did pull out, dust him off and read them I couldn't really get through them without. Being brought to tears. So, and of course, I never knew him but his mother, my aunt, an was someone I was very close to and his sister my aunt Nancy also somewhat I was very close to end became got to know on such a deeper level through the writing of this book which grateful for. So when I started to think about writing a book I. Sort of couldn't get around the subject it was it felt as if it was calling me and it was a story that I needed to tell and I also knew, I wanted if I was going to spend the time and effort writing I wanted it to be a real book of history a book where I would learn a lot. So if I was going to take time away from my work and my personal life to dedicate myself to this, I wanted it to be a inexperienced. That would pay off for me. You know that would be a lot. So it did that in spades and honestly by the time I was done I thought if this book doesn't sell more than ten copies, it will still have been worth it to me. You know I I it resonates with me because I became friends obviously in the marine. Corps and we look at Iwo, Jima with sacrosanct and I've never visited the island. You're fortunate if actually put your feet on the ground there and I've flown over a few times when I was in the rink was a pilot in the Marine Corps and we'd fly over. You would Jima going back and forth from Okinawa and stuff. And it was weird when every time we'd fly over it in, we'd all be talking and joking that. But when you fly over it, they're just be the stunned silence every time we fly over you a German and to give you these chills just because if anybody studies at knows the stories in particular that how many people sacrificed their lives and were injured, it's just phenomenal thing about the numbers in the short amount of days where on such a three square mile or piece of dirt you know it's just. It really is it's almost as if it's a piece of the moon race loading in the middle of the Pacific and I completely connect with what you're saying. Of course I have never served but I was on this flight that only to a once a year it's A. It's to you know a memorial slight to honor those who were lost there, and it is a memorial that has Japanese dignitaries that attend and American. Veterans that attend and their families in a few reporters and people who are interested get to go on his flight. So I was really fortunate to be on it and there was this amazing commodity on the flight and we had all traveled a lot I flew from Newark to Tokyo. And then Tokyo to Guam and then Guam alternate late to gene on the day of our trip there, and it's a day trip. You go in the morning couple of hours on the plane fly back that evening and the Japanese government has complete control over Gina. They have since the sixties. So they dictate the amount of time that Americans are allowed to be on the island, right which in and of itself is sort of an interesting situation. But So it's all very regimented when you land, they take your passports away. They put them in a bag when you're ready to go they give them back to you. And you can leave. But when we were flying from Guam to Jima and the plane was obviously only people who were all on this sing of our mission and we had first class about five, I believe. A woman veterans who were on a couple of from Tarawa but there were five I believe you Jim Veterans a couple of who had never been back. So we're saying sort of camaraderie everyone's joking around a little bit talking to each other with all get to know each other over the last few days on Guam and some of the things that we did together before that. But as soon as the pilot said, okay, you're going to see what Jim now coming up on your left as soon as we dip under these clouds. And as soon as we dipped under those clouds, there was silence across the plane and I looked over at some of these veterans looking down on the island through the window hadn't been there since they were seventeen eighteen, nineteen years old and you could feel that flood of emotion come over them. They saw it and I will never forget the dramatic approach to that island landing on it. It's still steaming as a volcano in different parts of the island. So it's it's smokes while you're looking at it it's kind of a surreal place.

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Typhoon Haishen approaches Japan packing powerful winds

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Typhoon Haishen approaches Japan packing powerful winds

"Japan. It's packing winds of 112 miles an hour along with very heavy rainfall is Hai Shen is expected hit Okinawa tomorrow. This will be the second typhoon to hit Japan in as many days as Typhoon My ask hit southern Japan earlier this week. Stay up to date online all the

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Torrential rainfall and fierce winds forecast as Typhoon Haishen nears Japan

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00:27 sec | 2 years ago

Torrential rainfall and fierce winds forecast as Typhoon Haishen nears Japan

"News. Japan is preparing for a powerful typhoon. Weather forecasters are warning of potential record rainfall and violent winds. Japan's Meteorological Agency says the storm is on track to hit Okinawa by Sunday and then move on to the main southern island of Kyushu. This is the second type food in a week and the weather service than the weather has prompted Japan's coast guard. To suspend its search from missing crew members from a ship carrying cattle they capsized in the

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Japan: US military coronavirus policy has multiple problems

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00:49 sec | 2 years ago

Japan: US military coronavirus policy has multiple problems

"Japan is voicing concerns with American military measures to guard against the corona virus after dozens of marines on Okinawa tested positive nearly one hundred U. S. service members have contracted the virus on Okinawa where residents have long been sensitive to base related problems like noise and crime Japan's defense minister says there are problems at American bases throughout the nation not just on Okinawa in a possible indication of one he says Japanese officials are inspecting safety measures at a hotel the military's used to house troops newly assigned to the island from the U. S. while they're in self quarantine amid complaints from officials and residents on Okinawa about prevention measures and transparency the military says it's taking prudent measures to stop the virus spread Sager made Donnie Washington

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Time to make masks mandatory? It's not just a US debate

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00:54 sec | 2 years ago

Time to make masks mandatory? It's not just a US debate

"Recent health as the virus officials confirmed pandemic continue cases continues pleading of cope with blasting Americans with nineteen the to U. take S. precautions a at debate US is as military raging the nation bases grapples over whether on Japan's with mask the world's Okinawa worst should be corona required virus have grown pandemic to more in than New ninety York yesterday we were the Florida first okay now state what shattered officials to start the national say record thirty mandatory for two the biggest more cases single masks day jump have and been governor confirmed in a Andrew state's Cuomo new at the confirmed onions says cases it marine worked corps with we more had air than the fifteen worst station spike thousand bringing the total officials to per be capita in all Houston ninety on are urging the across globe the the nation's installation fourth and biggest and three we city brought other to be bases it locked down that down with again a new the island's confirmed governor as cases Texas has surging talked continues with in her setting the commander state virus university of case and of the Florida marine death records epidemiologist expeditionary amid force Cindy the outbreak prince demanding admiral says there Brett should the sure US be walk no military question from the White increased House we need coronavirus everyone disease wearing masks prevention task force princess measures says while stop it's absolutely many sending local personnel essential governments from are the for mainland requiring Americans US masks to wear masks states to Okinawa in public and and the especially federal seal government the bases in hot must spots do more Okinawa if we don't the debate have is home that continues we to more will in not than Europe a hall get control as well of of ours around France sure fifty why says thousand on it's ABC's now American considering this troops week requiring based a day in Japan after masks president for under indoor trump a bilateral wore public a mask places security in public pact for British the first prime I'm minister time Charles Boris de Johnson's Ledesma Sager urging mag ani residents Washington to where they made tight indoor spaces but not making it mandatory soccer make ani Washington

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US grapples with pandemic as its origins are traced in China

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00:48 sec | 2 years ago

US grapples with pandemic as its origins are traced in China

"Recent health officials confirmed continue cases pleading of cope with Americans with nineteen to take precautions at US as military the nation bases grapples on Japan's with the world's Okinawa worst corona virus have grown pandemic to more than ninety yesterday Florida okay now what shattered officials the national say record thirty for two the biggest more cases single day jump have been confirmed in a state's new at the confirmed onions cases marine corps with more air than fifteen station thousand bringing the total officials to be in all Houston ninety are urging across the the nation's installation fourth and biggest three city other to be bases locked that down again the island's governor as Texas has talked continues with setting the commander virus of case and the marine death records expeditionary amid force the outbreak demanding admiral Brett the sure US walk military from the White increased House coronavirus disease prevention task force measures says stop it's absolutely sending personnel essential from the for mainland Americans US to wear masks to Okinawa in public and especially seal the bases in hot spots Okinawa if we don't have is home that we to more will not than a hall get control of of ours around sure fifty why thousand on ABC's American this troops week based a day in Japan after president under trump a bilateral wore a mask security in public pact for the first I'm time Charles de Ledesma Sager mag ani Washington

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Recent confirmed cases of COVID-19 at U.S. military bases on Japan’s Okinawa grow to more than 90

AP News Radio

00:46 sec | 2 years ago

Recent confirmed cases of COVID-19 at U.S. military bases on Japan’s Okinawa grow to more than 90

"Recent confirmed cases of cope with nineteen at US military bases on Japan's Okinawa have grown to more than ninety okay now what officials say thirty two more cases have been confirmed at the onions marine corps air station bringing the total to be all ninety across the installation and three other bases that the island's governor has talked with the commander of the marine expeditionary force demanding the US military increased disease prevention measures stop sending personnel from the mainland US to Okinawa and seal the bases Okinawa is home to more than a hall of around fifty thousand American troops based in Japan under a bilateral security pact I'm Charles de Ledesma

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Recent confirmed cases of COVID-19 at U.S. military bases on Japan’s Okinawa grow to more than 90

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00:46 sec | 2 years ago

Recent confirmed cases of COVID-19 at U.S. military bases on Japan’s Okinawa grow to more than 90

"Recent confirmed cases of cope with nineteen at US military bases on Japan's Okinawa have grown to more than ninety okay now what officials say thirty two more cases have been confirmed at the onions marine corps air station bringing the total to be all ninety across the installation and three other bases that the island's governor has talked with the commander of the marine expeditionary force demanding the US military increased disease prevention measures stop sending personnel from the mainland US to Okinawa and seal the bases Okinawa is home to more than a hall of around fifty thousand American troops based in Japan under a bilateral security pact I'm Charles de Ledesma

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U.S. bases in Japan on lockdown amid new COVID-19 outbreak

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U.S. bases in Japan on lockdown amid new COVID-19 outbreak

"To US Marine base is in Japan are in lockdown because of a spike in corona virus cases NPR's Anthony. Kuhn reports Japanese, authorities are now demanding an explanation and transparency. Marine Corps Air, station for ten mine camp, Hansen. On the island of Okinawa where lockdown after sixty one infections were reported last week at a press conference. Saturday Okinawa Governor Denny. Tamaki said he was shocked at what US forces told him about the infections he added. We have strong doubts about us. Measures to prevent the spread of the virus. He noted that some US military personnel had headed downtown or to beaches for Fourth of July parties in a phone call with the head of US forces on Okinawa Tamaki demanded tougher measures, including stopping the deployment of personnel from the US mainland to Okinawa Anthony Kuhn NPR news soul.

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An Ex-Marine's Journey Of Healing And Unraveling The Mysteries Of The Mind With David Richards

My Seven Chakras

07:05 min | 2 years ago

An Ex-Marine's Journey Of Healing And Unraveling The Mysteries Of The Mind With David Richards

"Richards David Richards, is a business professional life coach Yoga instructor and. and Speaker on self development. He spent his early childhood living in various parts of the United States and three years living on the island of Okinawa Okinawa Japan after graduating university with a degree in English he was commissioned and officer in the Marines. He served fifteen years active duty before deciding to break out from the bought that his father and brother at followed in making the military. Career and left the Marines to pursue a life as a civilian, he joined Cisco Systems in two thousand six and shortly thereafter discovered yoga. Don't do it insightful and sometimes silly. It blends elements of Yoga with quantum physics to bring the esoteric together with the practical for eight, truly unique perspective of how the mind works in greeting easily understood self development plans that create lasting change for a more fulfilling life so. These are some clues or hints into our. We might be speaking about today. David really great to have you on our show, and are you ready to inspire? So, glad to be here. Thank you for the introduction. Absolutely a registered with your audience stories and things that have worked things that haven't worked, but the the growth that the journey of life is so absolutely wonderful, so I start. Let's talk about your child to begin with. What was it like growing up in your house or in your home? Yeah, it's. We had a loving very loving nurturing environment. And everybody grows up with their sense of normal, and so for me. My sense of normal was we moved every two to three years. And? What I didn't realize was a lot of that created. Beliefs in me. Just, really long relationships you a one day. You might best friends and the next day I'm moving because. I'd I'd got orders to a new duty station. And so this is certainly before the age of the Internet. And on facebook and chatting and texting, and so our French just stopped But it was great to you know on the on the flip side. It was great to see different parts of the country and early age great certainly live in Japan for for three years now got to South Korea got the Philippines there, and and just being exposed to different parts of the world at that age had tremendous impact that still with me. Today got it. So that moving know that having a friend and losing the friend because you're moving to another city are part of the country. What sort of impacted that have on you in retrospect because I remember. When I was a kid, it happened the other way for me. 'cause I used to have a friend, and then he would move to a different city. Burns would get relocated and deep down. I felt that I could. Could never have a longtime friend. I always wanted to have that best friend as kids. We WanNa feel accepted. We want to have that friendship. You want to feel that you love as a property, but the fact that every time I made a friend, either he would move to a different city or I would move schools and I. Don't know I'm still discovering how that has me long, but how did that? You, don't affect you. Know for sure it really did. It created to beliefs that I took with me into my adult life, and so one of those. Relationships end and so. I just didn't fully appreciate the currency of a rich relationship in rich friendship, and what that meant and certainly had some. as I went you know as I grew up in I still remember this guy comes to mind Jason. Who is my best friend? When we lived through Japan, we stayed touch for years afterwards when his family moved to Virginia, moved North Carolina. But I just didn't appreciate that keeping someone in having a lifelong friend. was really something that I could have and. So that was one belief that just friendships and relationships ended I started carried. You know I've got great friends from high school still. is a long time, but the other believe really that it created was. When it came to romantic relationships, and so, if you have this dynamic that in some cases, relationships end well when it comes to romance, and you almost of have to go all in because you're trying to shore up this relationship before you get to the point where it's GonNa end. And so I became super romantic. I became a really romantic person. I wrote poems. I think when. Other people? In certainly later part of high school into college, discovering physical intimacy I was still kind of looking at romantic. But that you know those those two beliefs I really took with me through big part, my dot life, too I think was only through. Kenner the last you know five or six years that I really awoke to them and realized the power they'd have of me and was able to let them go. Thanks Norfolk shedding. It's interesting how one incident or two incidents. Are you know these things that happen to ourselves? Student Avenue Affect Different aspects of our life, even as we're adults, and only when we sort of. DIG The dive to shine the light on those parts of is which are now in the dock realize. Wow, that that did affect me right, so thanks a lot for sharing now your father and your brother will vote Marines right so what ruled deeply as you're growing up in your decisions, especially as far as the Yeah, you know it's it's funny. It was very creative growing up and I think that was part of the. Reality of not having consistent friend that I went from Grade School. All the way up to high school with I got really creative, so I wrote. I I drew I was very artistic. And in high school actually got something published You know a piece of A. Short story published honorable mention in a magazine nationally. I just thought that everybody can do that I just I didn't realize that it was. The writing was something that I just excel that a little bit so? When it came time to look at life after high school I remember my my dad's down. He said listen. You will pay for part of you're going to pay for the other half and. Get naked scholarship that's great. If not you might look at ROTC and join the military and. I guess one of the beliefs that I I grew up with it mentioned. Was I learned to hate the marine? Corps Because I blame them for always moving around and so. I thought. Okay, if I have to do military scholarship. I'm going to do that, but I'm not going to join the marines because no and. And so and there wasn't any you know. My Dad didn't push me. My brother was kind of going down that path as well. And I got into college and I was going to go into the. and. So every semester when you do ROTC program. You have to do a class for ROTC. And, so the class is like naval weapons system, so it's Kinda like missiles and stuff. It's really cool and second semester. Its naval like engineering like the actual ships engineering, and my mind is a liberal arts mind, and so I started him mechanical engineering just GonNa blacked out. Going to be good. I get to the grains. And so, that's kind of the pathway that took me down. That was you know I know the Maria familiar with them I grew up in the Marine Corps and so that was the path I decided to say.

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Managing Grief and Anxiety in Difficult Times With Aneesh Chaudhry

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05:01 min | 2 years ago

Managing Grief and Anxiety in Difficult Times With Aneesh Chaudhry

"It's safe to say that. At any given time, everyone is going through something in their lives, but rarely do we have a situation where so many people are collectively going through such a trying time. To good news is, we're going to get through this and we can use this time to build new habits and be stronger than before. This week's guest is here to talk about how to manage our energy and deal with such negative emotions as grief loss anxiety. Chowdhry is founder of the brain health clinic soul, physio lifestyle where he works with a team of doctors, psychologists and other healthcare professionals take a whole body approach to wellness. He's here to talk about what he's seen. And what practices we all can use to stay mentally and physically fit during this time. A niche welcome to happy now. Thank you so much for having me. I'm excited to be here. Yeah, I'm excited to talk to you. Because we are in a time of very rapid change, you know for the past few weeks. A lot of our podcasts have dealt with what people are doing as their quarantine during lockdown, but you're now. We're starting to open up yet. We still see a lot of uncertainty so. To start things off. Can you talk about some of the tips you might offer for managing kind of uncertainty were dealing with right now. The biggest piece of advice giving clients a lot of other people I've spoken to on different podcast. Enemies been doing is. To be in a place of acceptance and when I say sapped, accepting the fact that there is a lot of different things that we can't change, that are happening in the world, and not to say they're not a big deal to minimize it, but for our own sake, our own well-being stressing out of. These things that we may controls ultimate can be counterproductive for our own help our wellbeing and it's really important being catered to that and coming to a place of. Understanding that you know it's really really vital that we use our resources in terms of our time, our energy to focus on being able to rebuild our lives to whatever degree that been affected by this whole pandemic. Glad. You brought that up. Because acceptance is something that I've really been doing a meditation on most of last couple of weeks, and it doesn't mean resignation. Some people feel like if I accepted then. That's kind of resignation. Can you talk about what acceptance does for us? We're acceptance does is a free space in your mind in your spirit to be able to focus on the things that really are going to make a positive impact on life was ultimately when you're in a place of fighting things, you can't control and exerting energy to trying to change things that you simply don't have control over I. Don't WanNa say the word waste, but I guess in a way it is going to be a waste of our resources because I mean you know people talk so much about time out front whose time one concept I really liked to talk about introduce of maybe even to some people. Listening is the concept of energy management. Would, that is really really thinking about Okinawa, only how am I spending my time, but how is my mind engaged am I truly fully present what I'm doing or my worried anxious. Ignore what happened yesterday? What could happen? Because when you spend time thinking about the past or worrying about the future that drains a significant amount of energy and being able to stay grounded in the present moment alway. Mindful place than us on a position where we can begin to analyze irrational standpoint, not from an emotional standpoint in terms of okay, here's. How say the pandemic has influenced when light ABC and here's what I can do? About how to solve that? I'm glad you brought that up because it gets difficult if you turn on the news, because even though they're saying Oh, hey were opening up a little, and it's getting better, but we can expect a second wave so i. hear a lot of people parodying that they're saying you know it's like hey. Things are getting better. They're like yeah, but this is coming, so would they are putting energy into yet? Don't get too comfortable. Don't like this too much because it's GonNa. Get again. And I think just inevitably when you have a quarantine of this degree, and yes, I mean that you can flatten the curve or save it when you do open up. The virus is still circulating so I. think that we will see more aces, but then at the same time this was part of the processed I mean I really had to come into a? A place of accepting that it's summer most troubling times I've seen in my life and I know I probably will see the duration of my life, but I've also use this time as a time to go inwards and really learn and spend time doing things that I wouldn't have time doing and I been in California. Say running my businesses like I normally would. And it's opened up opportunities to meet people with this new virtual platform that everyone's having to adopt in really becoming with the social distancing, really having utilized zoom, and whether it's with friends family business I've met more people over the past two months than I met my hordes light, just because of accessibility optimism as

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