A priest purifies the liquid natural gas site and prays for the safety of personnel during the ground-breaking ceremony for the new liquid natural gas plant at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 15, 2019. Members of the 35th Civil Engineer Squadron gathered together for a traditional Shinto-style ceremony before construction of the liquid gas plant began. A Shinto-style ceremony derives from the traditional religion of Japan and focuses on ritual practices. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Jeremy E. Garcia)
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