The 35th Operations Group coordinates annually with the orphanage to provide food, games, presents and holiday cheer to the children.
Local farmers presented students of M.C. Perry and Iwakuni Elementary School with mikans, a citrus fruit similar to mandarin oranges, and in exchange the students surprised them with thank-you gifts.
Girl Scouts from Yamaguchi Prefecture celebrated the 106th birthday of their organization by learning arts and crafts and playing games from different cultures at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
The Marine Corps Community Services center at MCAS Iwakuni offers Marines hands-on opportunities to learn about Japanese culture through their Cultural Adaptations program. Today we highlight some recent events hosted by Cultural Adaptations.
In many countries and cultures, the act of naming a baby is more than just signing a birth certificate: it can involve legal guidelines and cultural celebrations that you may not be aware of in the US.
A culture expert describes religious practices in Japan.
A service member discusses business card protocol.
In this video, a service member discusses the importance of building rapport and taking an empathetic approach.
In this video, a service member demonstrates how Japanese people gesture numbers.
A cultural subject matter expert discusses conversational interruptions in Japan.