Okinawa Governor to Join Local Rally to Protest Planned U.S. Base in Nago

Takeshi Onaga, who was elected as governor in 2014 based off his anti-base platform, will attend a rally later this week to oppose the relocation of a U.S. base in the prefecture. Currently a U.S. Marine Air Corpse Station is located within Ginowan, but plans would move a new airstrip to Nago’s Henko coastal area. Onaga hopes that turn out rates will spur some reconsideration on the central government’s part. Read more here.

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