TOKYO – The commander of the U.S. forces in Japan says American military personnel will be subject to a curfew and other restrictions following allegations two U.S. sailors raped a woman in Okinawa.
Lt. Gen. Salvatore Angelella gave no specific details about the curfew. He said Friday that U.S. military personnel in Japan will have to take "core values training." The military's liberty policy is also under review.
Angellela says American military personnel are "held to a higher standard." He apologized for the case, which drew protests from the Japanese government and an outcry on Okinawa, host to more than half the U.S. bases in Japan.
Seaman Christopher Browning of Athens, Texas, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Skyler Dozierwalker of Muskogee, Okla., were in Okinawa on a brief stopover. Both are 23.