Accession Number:

ADA179839

Title:

Okinawa: A Strategic Analysis

Descriptive Note:

Student rept.

Corporate Author:

AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

American military personnel have been stationed on the island of Okinawa since 1945. This study analyzes Okinawas strategic value in providing stability in East Asia. It examines US forces assigned to Okinawa, and reviews options for the future deployment of US forces. The study concludes the US should begin planning for a withdrawal of US forces from Okinawa by the 21st century. Keywords United States Military Forces Removal.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE