Okinawa Funded Environmental & Morale Leave

In accordance with the Assistant Secretary of Defense (ASD) Military Personnel Policy memorandum, “Request for Funded Environmental Morale Leave for Okinawa, Japan,” dated November 19, 2021, Okinawa, Japan has been designated a FEML location due to the ongoing Coronavirus-19 pandemic and the travel hardships incumbent with virus mitigation measures.

** In an April 8 amendment to the FEML memo, this exception to policy will now expire 60 days after the Government of Japan removes the quarantine restrictions for DoD personnel assigned to Okinawa.

The information below assists in the necessary documents and procedures required for requesting FEML.

** The Flight Statuses spreadsheet is current as of the annotated date/time, and will be updated every 2-3 days. Between updates, the number of available seats are subject to change when booked. **

For COVID-related travel policies and testing requirements, refer to the COVID-19 Information webpage.

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