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Camp Foster
Okinawa, Japan
The community center at Camp Foster.
Type Military base
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Controlled by USMC

Camp Foster, formerly known as Camp Zukeran (Japanese: キャンプ瑞慶覧) is a United States Marine Corps camp located in Ginowan City with portions overlapping into Okinawa City, Chatan town and Kitanakagusuku village on the Japanese prefecture island of Okinawa. It is part of the Marine Corps Base Camp Smedley D. Butler complex and named after the Medal of Honor recipient PFC William A. Foster. Camp Foster serves as the headquarters for MCB Butler and as the Okinawa office of United States Forces Japan. Among its amenities are a large exchange with an adjacent food court, bowling alley, skate park, performing arts center and movie theater. The base operates three schools: Zukeran and Killin elementary schools and Kubasaki High School. The base's housing units include Kishaba, Chatan, Futenma, Plaza and Sada.

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Coordinates: 26°18′5″N 127°46′47″E / 26.30139°N 127.77972°E / 26.30139; 127.77972

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