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The Wa-wa-wa Club performs with koto strings during the 32nd Annual Japan Day at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 6, 2019. The Wa-wa-wa Club plays a variety of classical Japanese music with symphonic Japanese instruments across the Aomori prefecture. (U.S. Air Force photo by Branden Yamada)
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A collection of Noh masks line the entrance to the 32nd Annual Japan Day at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 6, 2019. Noh masks were traditionally used in Japanese theatre for hundreds of years and have numerous types with different meanings in Japanese culture. (U.S. Air Force photo by Branden Yamada)
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A Japan Day attendee writes his name in “katakana” during an art class during the 32nd Annual Japan Day festival at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 6, 2019. Japanese calligraphy is the ancient Japanese practice of artistic hand writing. “Katakana” characters are commonly used for words from foreign languages. (U.S. Air Force photo by Branden Yamada)
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A Makibano Kids drummer plays a taiko drum during the 32nd Annual Japan Day festival at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 6, 2019. This was one of 16 performance groups that traveled across the Aomori prefecture to attend the Japan Day event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Branden Yamada)
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U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. John Alsvig, the 35th Fighter Wing command chief, gets a bite for good luck from a Japanese lion at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 6, 2019. The dance of the lion is fabled to dispel evil and calls in good luck. This traditional lion dance performance was one of many Misawa service members had an opportunity take part in during Japan Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Branden Yamada)
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Kazumasa Taneichi, center left, the Misawa City mayor, and U.S. Air Force Col. Jason J. Cockrum, center right, the 35th Operations Group commander, cut the ribbon marking the beginning of the 32nd Annual Japan Day at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 6, 2019. The Misawa International Club and Misawa AB leadership held their first Japan Day in 1988 to strengthen the community and share Japanese heritage. Conducting annual bilateral events reinforces the more than 60-year relationship that helps preserve peace and stability across the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Branden Yamada)
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A Japanese storyteller stands in character during a traditional Japanese play at Misawa Air Base, Japan, April 6, 2019. The Japanese storytelling was a performance consisting of traditional dances, songs played with traditional instruments and acting for the 32nd Annual Japan Day, which shared Japanese culture with the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Branden Yamada)
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Participants from the 22nd Annual Baby Salmon Release pose for a group photo during the 22nd Annual Baby Salmon Release at Shimoda Salmon Park, Japan, March 16, 2019. This event showcases the rich history of Japanese culture in association with the planet as a part of an Earth Day celebration. American attendance strengthened the host nation partnerships by building relations with local Japanese.
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A child releases baby salmon into the Oirase River during the 22nd Annual Baby Salmon Release at Shimoda Salmon Park, Japan, March 16, 2019. After release, these fish begin their journey in the ocean to grow and reproduce. Later in the year, the salmon return for the Rokkasho Salmon Festival.
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Japanese children wait for the start of the 22nd Annual Baby Salmon Release at Shimoda Salmon Park, Japan, March 16, 2019. The park conducts this bilateral event as part of Earth Day, encouraging awareness and appreciation for the environment.
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Participants pause for a photo during the 22nd Annual Baby Salmon Release at Shimoda Salmon Park, Japan, March 16, 2019. Families volunteered to release more than 400,000 baby salmon into the Oirase River during the Earth Day event.
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Children release baby salmon into the Oirase River for the 22nd Annual Baby Salmon Release at Shimoda Salmon Park, Japan, March 16, 2019. The baby salmon released during this event were bred from last season’s salmon catch. After living three to five years in the Northern Sea, the fish find their way back to the river to create future generations.
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Buckets of baby salmon sit in the grass before release in the Oirase River for the 22nd Annual Baby Salmon Release at Shimoda Salmon Park, Japan, March 16, 2019. Yearly, Team Misawa members gathered with local Japanese residents to release young fish into the Oirase River, contributing to the local ecosystem.
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Hundreds of American and Japanese families gather at the Oirase River for the 22nd Annual Baby Salmon Release at Shimoda Salmon Park, Japan, March 16, 2019. This event allowed families to release baby salmon into the river. The salmon later return as adults for the Oirase River Salmon Festival later in the year. Misawa Air Base leadership participated in the event, sharing in cultural experiences with their Japanese neighbors. (U.S. Air Force photo by Branden Yamada)
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dylan White, left, a 35th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Jeannine, right, an essential oils class participant, smell lavender oil during an essential oils class at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 12, 2019. The goal of the event was for members to connect with each other based on similar interests and fortify the social pillar of their Comprehensive Airman Fitness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sadie Colbert)
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Dylan White, a 35th Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, tests his new lavender oil roller on his wrist during an essential oils class at Misawa Air Base, Japan, March 12, 2019. White, along with eight other attendees received free oil samples and talked with each other, hearing stories of how others used oils in their home. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sadie Colbert)
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