US military warns Pokemon trainers: 'Do not do stupid stuff'
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Military officials are urging U.S. personnel to exercise caution when hunting Pokemon characters on military bases in Japan.
Smartphone-wielding servicemembers and their families have been searching for the cute critters on American facilities since "Pokemon Go" — the hit augmented-reality game in which players explore real-life locations to capture virtual pocket monsters, or Pokemon — went live in the country last week.
That’s a concern for officials who don’t want Poke-hunters wandering into spots where military vehicles are maneuvering or areas where inattention could put lives at risk.
U.S. Army Garrison Japan at Camp Zama has produced a humorous video that offers tips for prospective Pokemon trainers.
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