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Archive: November, 2018

Marines participate in 29th annual Kuragake Festival - U.S. Marines and Japanese locals march in a parade during the annual Kuragake Festival in Kuga, Iwakuni City, Japan, Nov. 18, 2018. Iwakuni City held the 29th annual Kuragake Castle Festival and Samurai Parade to commemorate the great battle of faith in 1555. Five U.S. Marines from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni participated in the parade dressed in samurai costumes. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mason Roy)

MCAS Iwakuni hosts Halloween party with Japanese residents - An Air Station resident waits to enter a haunted house during an annual Youth and Teen Halloween Party at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Oct. 27, 2018. The Shunan International Children’s Club collaborated with the Marine Corps Community Services Youth and Teen Center to provide the youth an opportunity to connect through playing games from both cultures, eating great American and Japanese style treats, and experiencing language and cultural differences. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Joseph Abrego)

American and Japanese educators collaborate at MCAS Iwakuni - A local Japanese educator views a classroom setting at Iwakuni Elementary School on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Oct. 30, 2018. Local educators from the Shimane Prefecture travel to Iwakuni Elementary School to view the facilities, observe the children in a classroom setting and take lessons away from the American education style. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Joseph Abrego)

US service members travel back in time becoming ancient warriors - U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Ivan Urias, left, an adminstrative specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, dresses in traditional clothing before the Nanao Festival in Masuda City, Japan, Nov. 3, 2018. Service members from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni dressed as protectors of the local samurai warriors and aristocracy in the festival that celebrates the local history and has roots dating back to the 10th century. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Andrew Jones)

Randy Johnson visits Iwakuni during Kizuna Stadium 2nd anniversary - Randy Johnson, Major League Baseball hall of famer, signs autographs during the 2nd anniversary of the opening of Kizuna Stadium at Iwakuni City, Japan, Nov. 3, 2018. The left handed 6’ 10” Major League Baseball player holds 303 career wins and 4,875 strikeouts and received five “Cy Young Awards.” (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Mason Roy)