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U.S. Marine Corps, Army and Navy World War II veterans render honors during the 74th Annual Reunion of Honor ceremony March 23, 2019 at Iwo To, Japan. Dozens of WWII veterans and veterans of the Battle of Iwo Jima took part in the ceremony. The Reunion of Honor ceremony is held annually to commemorate the heroism and sacrifices made by service members during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Tiffany Edwards)

Photo by Sgt. Tiffany Edwards

74th Reunion of Honor | Marines, Japan honor those who fought in Battle of Iwo Jima

12 Mar 2019 | III Marine Expeditionary Force

Veterans, their family members, and distinguished guests from the U.S. and Japan will gather on Iwo To March 23, 2019 to pay tribute to one another and those lost during the battle of Iwo Jima.

The Reunion of Honor ceremony is a testament to the strength of our alliance which has developed over 74 years. Marines and Sailors from the 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, in Okinawa, will stand side by side with officials from the Government of Japan as a symbol of unity and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific.

Photo, video package, and video B-Roll imagery from all of these events will be released by III Marine Expeditionary Force Communication Strategy and Operations and made available for media use. This imagery can be found on the Reunion of Honor feature page at

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