Proudly saluting after 70 years
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Kyle Richardson (USARPAC)
SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Island—Bishop Yoshio Okamoto of the Tenrikyo Onomichi Church in Japan reads a prayer honoring and asking for peace for the fallen U.S. and Japanese warriors during a parade and wreath-laying ceremony honoring the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Saipan, June 15. Nearly 36,000 Japanese and U.S. service members died during the Battle of Saipan. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle J. Richardson, USARPAC PAO)
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