Ordered Nov. 23, these rules mean even stricter controls on the free time for sailors and officers in 7th Fleet. Vice Adm. Scott Swift implemented the rules after a string of misconduct from service members in Japan, on the heels of an alleged rape of a Japanese woman by two sailors in Okinawa.

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