Thursday, February 14, 2013
Servicemembers of all ranks in mainland Japan remain barred from drinking alcohol in public during the 12 a.m.-5 a.m. curfew, according to a USFJ statement.
The Air Force and Army immediately adopted the new policy. The Navy said it was delaying implementation pending further review. In the meantime, sailors must continue to abide by the old 11 p.m.-5 a.m. curfew on all ranks, Commander Naval Forces Japan officials said.
Marine Corps officials did not respond to a request for comment on Okinawa, though USFJ officials said restrictions on public off-base drinking there will remain in effect.
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