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Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

MCAS Iwakuni is a mission-ready air station, capable of providing continuous base-operating support for tenant organizations and follow-on U.S. and allied forces during training, combat or contingency (HA/DR) operations throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region.
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Americans dance with Japanese locals to honor ancestors
170814-M-FN622-0209.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Carlos Jimenez

Aug 15, 2017
IWAKUNI CITY, Japan - Analou Ordinario, left, and Cecille Abrecea, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni (MCAS) residents, watch a performance of the Bon-Odori alongside nursing home residents during the Bon-Odori festival at Kinjuen nursing home in Iwakuni, Japan, Aug. 14, 2017, as part of a Cultural Adaptation trip. The Bon-Odori, or Bon dance, is performed all over Japan in order to receive spirits and send them off again while remembering and giving respect to their sacrifices. The nursing home invited MCAS Iwakuni residents to dance along with them. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Carlos Jimenez)


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