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Japan, US agree on Guam F-15 training

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The online edition of the Yomiuri Shimbun is reporting that the United States and Japan have reached an agreement that would relocate some training functions of F-15 fighter jets stationed at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa Prefecture to Guam. The transfer according to the article would occur within this fiscal year at the earliest.

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Japan's Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa reportedly will finalize the agreement on January 13, when Gates visits Japan. Kadena Air Base is home to two F-15 squadrons.

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