NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (Aug. 10, 2019) - Naval Air Facility Atsugi Bon Odori dancers pose for a group photo ahead of the Yamato Furusato festival. The group is comprised of military dependents.
For the first time ever, Soldiers with 38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade participated in Camp Zama’s Bon Odori Festival to learn more about Japanese culture and share that experience with their host-nation neighbors, Aug. 3, 2019.
Since its inception in 1959, Camp Zama's Bon Odori Festival has been a way for the Army community in Japan to participate in and learn more about Japanese culture, and to share that experience with their host-nation neighbors.
Winter and early spring means Japanese strawberry season. Starting from December to late April various farms throughout the country hold strawberry picking events for visitors to (at fixed price and often for a limited time-span) pick and taste as many strawberries as they like. Tochigi as well as Gunma Prefecture are well-known for its many...