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James Arnold Taylor to Visit DoDDS-Okinawa Schools February 17-19

For Immediate Release — February 11, 2009 | Pacific
Charles Steitz: Public Affairs Officer | DSN: 644-5657

TORII STATION, OKINAWA , JAPAN — February 11, 2009 — Dr. Nancy Bresell, Director, DoDDS-Pacific/DDESS-Guam is please to announce that James Arnold Taylor will visit DoDDS-Okinawa as part of a USO Tour. Taylor’s versatile vocal range has given him success in every facet of the Voice-Over Industry. Starring as Obi-Wan Kenobi in the box office hit film and TV show Star Wars: The Clone Wars as well as the soon to be released film Foodfight! In addition, Taylor starred in TMNT (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), The Animatrix, Atlantis: Milo’s Return, Superman Doomsday, and Justice League: The New Frontier.
On TV Taylor has guest starred on all the hits from What’s New Scooby-Doo?, The Powerpuff Girls, and Danny Phantom to Kim Possible, Legion of Super-Heroes, and Avatar. He currently stars as Johnny in Johnny Test, Axel in A.T.O.M., Harry Osborn in The Spectacular Spider-Man, Skunk in My Friends Tigger and Pooh, and Green Arrow in the upcoming Batman: The Brave and the Bold. One of James’ greatest honors is providing the voice of cartoon icon Fred Flintstone.

“Taylor’s unique roles in multi-media provides him with experiences that help students understand and appreciate the value of hard work, dedication, and flexibility, explained Dr. Bresell.

Taylor’s schedule includes visits to the following locations:

Tuesday Feb 17         
0730-0800     Kubasaki High School Freshman Academy (Camp Foster)
0900-0940     ECKillin Elementary Fifth grade (located Camp Foster)
0950-1030     ECKillin Elementary Fourth grade (Camp Foster)
1300-1330     Kadena Middle School Sixth Grade Team (located on Kadena Air Base)

Wednesday Feb 18
0830-0900     Stearley Heights Elementary Fourth Grade, KAB
0915-0945     Stearley Heights Elementary Fourth Grade, KAB
1300-1330    Kadena Elementary Fourth Grade, KAB         
1345-1415    Kadena Elementary Fifth Grade, KAB

Thursday Feb 19
0900-0930     Kinser Elementary Fourth Grade
0945-1015     Kinser Elementary Fifth Grade
1300-1330     Kadena Middle School Sixth Grade Team, KAB