Eleven Sailors assigned to U.S. Naval Air Facility (NAF) Misawa and its tenant commands will arrive in Sapporo, Japan, on Jan. 28 to begin work on a Navy-themed snow statue for the 71st annual Sapporo Snow Festival, marking the Navy's 37th year of participation.
U.S. Marine Corps Col. Lance Lewis, commanding officer of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni and Marines and sailors from Marine Corps Station Iwakuni attended the 63rd Iwakuni Matsuri Festival in Iwakuni City, Japan, Oct. 20, 2019.
Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni residents attend the Chestnut Festival in Miwa Town, Japan, October 18, 2019. The Miwa Town Chestnut Festival is held every year to symbolize the end of the chestnut harvest.