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  • Ambassador Kennedy places a commemorative wreath in the USO ceremony remembering victims of the Battle of Okinawa.

    Ambassador Kennedy Visits Okinawa for "Irei no Hi"

    June 25 - In commemoration of the 69th anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa, Ambassador Caroline Kennedy participated in "Irei no Hi" ("day to console the dead") ceremonies at the Peace Memorial Park in Itoman.

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  • George Takei speaks at an Embassy event on June 5. (Mainichi photo)

    George Takei Wraps Up Japan Tour

    June 11 - Actor and activist George Takei spoke at several Embassy events during his week-long visit to Japan in honor of LGBT Pride Month. (Mainichi article)

  • "Our Ocean" Conference Set for June 16-17

    "Our Ocean" Conference Set for June 16-17

    June 10 - Secretary of State John Kerry announced the State Department's 2014 Oceans Conference in Washington, D.C. June 16-17. Let's all get together and help protect our oceans!

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  • Ambassador Kennedy Speaks with Mainichi Shimbun Executive Director Yoshiaki Ito (Mainichi Shimbun photo)

    Ambassador Kennedy's Mainichi Interview

    June 2 - Ambassador Caroline Kennedy discussed a wide range of bilateral issues in a May 30 interview with the Mainichi Shimbun. (Mainichi Shimbun photo)

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  • Earth Day

    Earth Day

    Earth Day, April 22, is the annual U.S. celebration of the environment and a time for Americans to assess the work still needed to protect the natural gifts of our planet.

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