MCAS Iwakuni Marines march alongside locals during Kuragake Festival

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U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. N.W. Huertas

MCAS Iwakuni Marines march alongside locals during Kuragake Festival

by: Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni | .
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published: November 21, 2017

Japanese locals dressed as samurai march down the street during the 28th annual Kuragake Festival and Samurai Parade in Kuga City, Japan, Nov. 19, 2017. U.S. Marines from Marine Corps Air Station , Japan, joined the local Japanese in transforming into samurai warriors to march in the parade, commemorating their great battle of 1555. The festival is just one of the ways service members join in the culture and build relations with the community.

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