Misawa hosts Inaugural first ever Juneteenth Family Reunion

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brieana E. Bolfing
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brieana E. Bolfing

Misawa hosts Inaugural first ever Juneteenth Family Reunion

by Senior Airman Brieana E. Bolfing
35th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Members from Team Misawa dance during the Juneteenth Family Reunion event at Misawa Air Base, Japan, June 18, 2022. On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day act into law making June 19, otherwise known as Juneteenth, a federal holiday. Juneteenth is an annual observance of the emancipation of slaves in the state of Texas. The inaugural Juneteenth Family Reunion event, hosted by the African American Heritage Association, provided food, competitions, games and music.

 

 

 

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