Ambassador Kennedy Attends Irei no Hi Services in Okinawa

June 23, 2016

On June 23, United States Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy attended Irei no Hi commemorations. This is the third time she has joined in this annual day of remembrance for those who perished during the Battle of Okinawa.

Today we pay tribute to the thousands of men and women who lost their lives in a battle etched in our collective memories. We honor their memory by working together for peace and reconciliation in the region and around the world.