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Okinawa, Japan

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Members of the Japan Self-Defense Force and U.S. military pose for a photo during a cleanup June 15 at Peace Memorial Park, Okinawa, Japan. The cleanup was done in preparation for Okinawa Memorial day, June 23, where many families come to Peace Memorial Park to honor the fallen soldiers from the Battle of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Jacob Foster)
Members of the Japan Self-Defense Force flank the walkway to a shrine after participating in a cleanup June 15 at Peace Memorial Park, Okinawa, Japan. The cleanup was done in preparation for Okinawa Memorial day, June 23, where many families come to Peace Memorial Park to honor the fallen soldiers from the Battle of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Pfc. Jacob Foster)
Pfc. John Xavier, a data systems administrator with 3rd Marine Logistics Group, sweeps around a memorial monument during a cleanup June 15 at Peace Memorial Park, Okinawa, Japan. The cleanup was done in preparation for Okinawa Memorial day, June 23, where many families come to Peace Memorial Park to honor the fallen soldiers from the Battle of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicole Rogge)
Sgt. Steven Phong, a supply administration chief with 3rd Supply Battalion, places leaves in a trash bag during a cleanup June 15 at Peace Memorial Park, Okinawa, Japan. The cleanup was done in preparation for Okinawa Memorial day, June 23, where many families come to Peace Memorial Park to honor the fallen soldiers from the Battle of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicole Rogge)
Children help wipe a monument wall during a cleanup June 15 at Peace Memorial Park, Okinawa, Japan. The cleanup was done in preparation for Okinawa Memorial day, June 23, where many families come to Peace Memorial Park to honor the fallen soldiers from the Battle of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicole Rogge)
U.S. Service members clean a memorial wall during a cleanup June 15 at Peace Memorial Park, Okinawa, Japan. The cleanup was done in preparation for Okinawa Memorial day, June 23, where many families come to Peace Memorial Park to honor the fallen soldiers from the Battle of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicole Rogge)
Fuchiue Kensaku, a volunteer, wipes a memorial wall during a cleanup June 15 at Peace Memorial Park, Okinawa, Japan. The cleanup was done in preparation for Okinawa Memorial day, June 23, where many families come to Peace Memorial Park to honor the fallen soldiers from the Battle of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicole Rogge)
Japan Self-Defense Force service members pick leaves out of a flower bed during a cleanup June 15 at Peace Memorial Park, Okinawa, Japan. The cleanup was done in preparation for Okinawa Memorial day, June 23, where many families come to Peace Memorial Park to honor the fallen soldiers from the Battle of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicole Rogge)
Spc. Mathew Gunter, a satellite maintainer with 78 Signal Battalion, wipes a memorial wall during a cleanup June 15 at Peace Memorial Park, Okinawa, Japan. The cleanup was done in preparation for Okinawa Memorial day, June 23, where many families come to Peace Memorial Park to honor the fallen soldiers from the Battle of Okinawa. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicole Rogge)
An osprey rests in a cage after being rescued while taking shelter from a storm June 13 at an animal hospital, Okinawa, Japan. The osprey or misago, as it is called in Japan, is not native to Okinawa, it only passes through on its migratory route. After making a full recover from its encounter with the storm it is set to be released back to the wild. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicole Rogge)
Arasaki Masanori, a technical information specialist with the Environmental Affairs Branch stands next to the osprey he rescued June 13 at an animal hospital, Okinawa, Japan. The osprey or misago, as it is called in Japan, is not native to Okinawa, it only passes through on its migratory route. After making a full recover from its encounter with the storm it is set to be released back to the wild. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicole Rogge)
An osprey relaxes, perching on one leg while tucking the other leg underneath its body, after being rescued while taking shelter from a storm June 13 at an animal hospital, Okinawa, Japan. The osprey or misago, as it is called in Japan, is not native to Okinawa, it only passes through on its migratory route. After making a full recover from its encounter with the storm it is set to be released back to the wild. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Nicole Rogge)
The campions of each school grade were awarded with a bicycle and many more prizes. The Henoko sumo competition is a century-old traditional event which was held on the evening of June 1, 2019.
Col. Jason S.D. Perry, Camp Schwab Commanding officer, participates in Okinawan unique sumo wrestling competition for first time ever June 1, 2019. The Henoko sumo competition is a century-old traditional event which has included Marines from Camp Schwab since 1973.
Sgt. Maj. Luis “Chino” Leiva, the sergeant major of Camp Schwab, battles with his opponent during a quarter final bout of the Henoko sumo championship June 1, 2019. The Henoko sumo competition is a century-old traditional event which follows the annual dragon boat races.
Five Marines from Camp Schwab compete against five representatives of Henoko Youngman’s Association during the Henoko sumo competition June 1, 2019. Henoko won by three-to-two, archiving 11th consecutive victories.
Lance Cpl. George Taara, an ammunition technician with Ammunition Company, 3rd Supply Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 35, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, wrestles against a Henoko resident in a championship bout June 1, 2019. Taara was the first ever Marine to reach the championship bout in this century-long traditional event.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Alan Gooden, a hospital corpsman with 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, stuffs a can in a mesh bag during a scuba beach cleanup May 26, 2019 at Sunabe North Steps, Okinawa, Japan.
The Japan and U.S. flags hang on display from M777A2 lightweight 155 mm howitzers during the Friendship Festival May 11, 2019, on Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Shizuoka, Japan.
Children play in the bushes during the Friendship Festival May 11, 2019, on Combined Arms Training Center Camp Fuji, Shizuoka, Japan.