Question: Can civilians live on base in Okinawa?

Effective 1 Aug 2009, all inbound accompanied military personnel are required to reside on base. Civilians will be assigned on an excess inventory basis only. There are more than 8,300 on-base housing units, located on seven bases and camps throughout the island of Okinawa.

Can civilians live on Okinawa?

Its completely possible for Americans to live in Okinawa, but its important to know that Okinawa is not U.S. territory.

Is Okinawa a good place to be stationed?

Okinawa boasts magnificent views that look too good to be real. Some military families are lucky enough to get stationed here during their military career. Having its very own rich history and culture, Okinawa is truly a place that you would want to explore.

Can you have pets on an Air Force base?

Pets must be secured with leashes or under positive control while outdoors, except in fenced patios and yards. Pet owners must maintain current immunizations on all pets. Dogs and cats are required to wear a collar or harness with current rabies and distemper vaccination attached.

How many US bases are on Okinawa?

28 U.S. military The major bases are Futenma, Kadena, Hansen, Torii, Schwab, Foster, and Kinser. There are 28 U.S. military facilities on Okinawa. They are mainly concentrated in the central area. At one point, Okinawa hosted approximately 1,200 nuclear warheads.

Is Okinawa a real deployment?

Not all overseas locations are considered deployments. For example, Okinawa is officially considered a PDS (Permanent Duty Station). The terms deployed and deployment are applicable to those locations in which the U.S. conducts combat operations. There are no combat operations conducted on Okinawa.

What breeds of dogs are not allowed on military bases?

The military has placed restrictions on the following dog breeds because it is believed that these are potentially aggressive animals....Restrictions for Dogs on Military BasesPit Bulls (American Staffordshire Terriers and Staffordshire Bull Terriers)Rottweilers.Doberman Pinschers.Chow Chows.Wolf Hybrids.Jul 12, 2018

When can my wife move on base with me Air Force?

If you are married and on the military orders because the tech school is over 20 weeks, then you can move with your airman. If not on the orders, we highly encourage you to not move with your airman. You will pay for all of it out of pocket.

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