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But what happened in this case, as far as I can tell, would not have been a crime in the US, and the officer would not have been in Japan if the Navy hadn't sent him there
For the three years I was in Okinawa, we were always reminded that, as far as Okinawa was concerned, “we“ were automatically at fault for any trouble that may have happened in town because if we hadn’t been there, we would not have gotten into the issue.

We were warned so many times that I still remember it, don’t get picked up by the JPs, because if you do, you might spend the next 20 years in a Japanese rice prison and there’s nothing we can do to get you out.
 

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For the three years I was in Okinawa, we were always reminded that, as far as Okinawa was concerned, “we“ were automatically at fault for any trouble that may have happened in town because if we hadn’t been there, we would not have gotten into the issue.

We were warned so many times that I still remember it, don’t get picked up by the JPs, because if you do, you might spend the next 20 years in a Japanese rice prison and there’s nothing we can do to get you out.
There's a few episodes of JAG on that.
 

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Because the Marines want to get in on the punishment train too...

Marine colonel relieved of command amid investigation into ACV mishap

This is the 4.5-million dollar per unit vehicle that the Corps settled for when the 22-million dollar per unit vehicle EFV was shitcanned. And the Marine Corps did open-ocean testing of these on flat-calm days. So you've got a way-cheaper vehicle that has trouble staying upright when there's a significant chop?

I have a pretty good idea that the Colonel's ass is in the sling because he authorized training on a day when surf was up. That...or maybe he's just a convenient scapegoat.
 
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