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Marine Corps hosts Futenma Flightline Fair

Date Posted: 2008-08-22

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP SD BUTLER, OKINAWA, Japan – The US Marine Corps will host the 30th Annual Futenma Flightline Fair aboard Marine Corps Air Station Futenma Aug. 23-24.

The event is held to celebrate and appreciate the friendship between the US Marine Corps and Japanese communities in a festive atmosphere. This year’s fair will provide an opportunity for local residents island-wide to come aboard MCAS Futenma to enjoy American food, music, entertainment, fireworks and an exhibition of U.S. Marine Corps aircraft.

Although this is an open-gate event for all local citizens, members of the news media in a working capacity must be escorted by Marine Corps Public Affairs representatives pursuant to III Marine Expeditionary Forces/Marine Corps Bases Japan policy.

Unescorted media will not be authorized aboard the air station. The news media will have the opportunity to cover the event on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be an opportunity to hear welcoming remarks by the air station’s commanding officer, observe the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, the Open Bench Press Competition, a Japanese police dog demonstration and performances by two local bands.

Media members interested in covering the Futenma Flightline Fair must contact the III MEF/MCBJ Public Affairs Office at OkinawaPao@usmc.mil no later than 12 p.m. Friday, August. 22. Please include in the e-mail: full name, cellphone number, media agency, job title of each individual media member attending, and each vehicle’s license plate number. III MEF/MCBJ Public Affairs will send out final coordinating instructions before 4:30 p.m. on August 22.


在沖米海兵隊バトラー基地 – 在沖米海兵隊は、今月23日と24日の両日、普天間飛行場にて第30回目の普天間フライトライン・フェアを開催します。



このイベントの取材を希望される報道関係者の方々は、8月22日(金曜日)正午までに出席される方の名前、携帯電話番号、報道機関名、職種、車両のナンバーをご記入の上、海兵隊報道部、メディア課  までご連絡ください。当日の集合場所等の詳細につきましては、8月22日(金曜日)の午後4時半までにお知らせ致します。

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