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Tag: Kizuna Stadium

Photo by Cpl. Stephen Campbell - Reid Detmers, a pitcher with the USA Collegiate baseball team, pitches a ball during the 43rd Japan-USA Collegiate Baseball Championship Series at Kizuna Stadium in Iwakuni City, Japan, July 19, 2019. The purpose of the series is to have two cultures come together in a friendly and competitive tournament. This was the third game in the five-game series and the USA Collegiate Baseball Team won the game 2-0 against the Japan Collegiate Baseball Team. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Stephen Campbell)

Another grand slam for team USA-Japan - U.S. Marine Corps Col. Richard Fuerst, the commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, gives a speech during a signing agreement ceremony at Kizuna Stadium in Iwakuni City, Japan, April 4, 2019. The ceremony confirmed the USA Softball Women’s National Team’s selection of Iwakuni City to host the team as they utilize the Kizuna Stadium Sports Complex as a training site for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The stadium is a joint use facility for local Japanese and MCAS Iwakuni residents. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Stephen Campbell)

USA Softball Women's National Team visits MCAS Iwakuni - Children wave American flags during a softball game between USA Softball Women’s National Team and the Japanese Toyota Red Terriers softball team in Iwakuni City, Japan, July 31, 2018. The U.S. team visited Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and Iwakuni City in order to prepare for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women’s World Championship where they are scheduled to compete for a spot in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Jones)

Yamaguchi Track Association hosts US-Japan friendship softball tournament - U.S. service members and Japanese residents shake hands during a U.S.-Japan friendship softball tournament in Iwakuni City, Japan, May 20, 2018. The tournament was hosted by the Yamaguchi Track Association to strengthen the relationship between Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni residents and Japanese residents. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Seth Rosenberg)

Americans, Japanese relay message of friendship - Yoshihiko Fukuda, mayor of Iwakuni City, gives a speech before the Iwakuni Friendship Relay Marathon in Iwakuni City, Japan, March 18, 2018. The marathon relay was a family-friendly event open to all ages. Many teams wore themed costumes from popular films, creating an atmosphere filled with laughter and friendly competition. Events like this strengthen the relationship between the U.S. and Japan and represent the purpose of Kizuna Stadium, where the event was held. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Andrew Jones)