In this Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 photo, a U.S. Air Force MC130 multi-mission plane approaches to land at the U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Ginowan, Okinawa, southwestern Japan.

 

              In this Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 photo, a U.S. Air Force MC130 multi-mission plane approaches to land at the U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Ginowan, Okinawa, southwestern Japan.
In this Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 photo, a U.S. Air Force MC130 multi-mission plane approaches to land at the U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Air Station in Ginowan, Okinawa, southwestern Japan. About 28,000 U.S. troops, mostly Marines and Air Force, are stationed on Okinawa under a bilateral alliance that's the cornerstone of Tokyo's foreign policy. (AP Photo/Junji Kurokawa)