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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.
Breaking language barriers, building bonds
171119-M-QB569-0759.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Muriah King

Nov 20, 2017
IWAKUNI CITY, Japan - U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Eliot V. Rasmussen, left, receives a first-place award for the adult Japanese speeches division from Bobby Shibazaki, the Japanese American Society president, during the 56th Annual Japanese and English Speech at Sinfonia Iwakuni Concert Hall in Iwakuni City, Japan, Nov. 19, 2017. The contest was hosted by the Japanese American Society to help contestants understand and appreciate each other’s language and culture, strengthening the Japanese and American friendship. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Muriah King)


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