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Welcome to the U.S. Pacific Command Armed Services Blood Bank Center, Okinawa, Japan website. As part of the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP), the official United States military blood program, your donation serves as a vital link to military service members and their families worldwide.
Okinawa is an island that lies in the subtropical zone in the Western Pacific Ocean. Okinawa is home to the Department of Defense's Armed Services Blood Bank Center (ASBBC). It is the seat of blood operations and the sole source of blood products for the entire U.S. Pacific Command's eight medical treatment facilities. In addition, the ASBBC provides blood product service support to various ships and operations across the Pacific Theater. The blood supplied by the center directly supports the health and welfare of over 175,000 active duty service members, Department of Defense civilians, and dependents across the region.
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