Yamato Awa Odori Festival

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U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Ryan G. Greene/Released
U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Ryan G. Greene/Released

Yamato Awa Odori Festival

by: NAF Atsugi | .
U.S. Navy | .
published: August 02, 2014

From left, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Fleet Air Wing Four Operations Officer Rear Adm. Yoshikazu Morita, Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi Executive Officer Cmdr. Matthew Ligon, NAF Atsugi Command Master Chief Michael Wilkins and JMSDF Commander, Fleet Air Force Vice Admiral Makoto Sato pose for a photo after completing the Chi Dori-ren, a traditional Japanese dance during Yamato City's Awa Odori festival. During the annual event, command leadership along with Atsugi Enlisted Spouses Association and Atsugi Officers' Spouses Association members paraded through the streets of Yamato with local Japanese citizens performing various traditional dances.

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