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Yokota hosts Celebrate America festival

Airmen jog along the trail of the Firecracker 5K run, during the Celebrate America, June 30, 2017. Celebrate America provided Yokota personnel and their families the opportunity to relax and strengthen camaraderie while remembering America's independence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Airmen jog along the trail of the Firecracker 5K run, during the Celebrate America, June 30, 2017. Celebrate America provided Yokota personnel and their families the opportunity to relax and strengthen camaraderie while remembering America's independence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Airmen jog along the trail of the Firecracker 5K run, during the Celebrate America, June 30, 2017. Celebrate America provided Yokota personnel and their families the opportunity to relax and strengthen camaraderie while remembering America's independence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Airmen jog along the trail of the Firecracker 5K run, during the Celebrate America, June 30, 2017. Celebrate America provided Yokota personnel and their families the opportunity to relax and strengthen camaraderie while remembering America's independence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

A child rides a patriotic themed bicycle during the Firecracker 5K run at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The 374th Force Support Squadron hosted events throughout the day to include a 5K Fun Run, the Leaky Son-Tiki race, cookie contest, live performances, water balloon toss, and fireworks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

A child rides a patriotic themed bicycle during the Firecracker 5K run at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The 374th Force Support Squadron hosted events throughout the day to include a 5K Fun Run, the Leaky Son-Tiki race, cookie contest, live performances, water balloon toss, and fireworks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Fireworks explode behind C-130 Hercules during Celebrate America, June 30, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Celebrate America is an annual event that provides military members and their families the opportunity to enjoy games, food and bands before culminating in a fireworks display over the Yokota airfield to celebrate Independence Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Fireworks explode behind C-130 Hercules during Celebrate America, June 30, 2017, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Celebrate America is an annual event that provides military members and their families the opportunity to enjoy games, food and bands before culminating in a fireworks display over the Yokota airfield to celebrate Independence Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Jaxson Buum, 7, son of Tech. Sgt. Anthony Buum, 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, rides a pony during the Celebrate America festival at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017.  The event provided military members and their families the opprotunity to enjoy games, food and bands before culminating in a fireworks display to celebrate Indepence Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Jaxson Buum, 7, son of Tech. Sgt. Anthony Buum, 374th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, rides a pony during the Celebrate America festival at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The event provided military members and their families the opprotunity to enjoy games, food and bands before culminating in a fireworks display to celebrate Indepence Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Pacific Air Force Band members perform at the Celebrate America festival on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The festival brings a spice of traditional Indepence Day celebrations to service memebrs stationed at Yokota. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Pacific Air Force Band members perform at the Celebrate America festival on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The festival brings a spice of traditional Indepence Day celebrations to service memebrs stationed at Yokota. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Kids toss water baloons during a competition at the Celebrate America festival on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The annual event is hosted to celebrate America's Indepence Day and enhance espirit de corps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Kids toss water baloons during a competition at the Celebrate America festival on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The annual event is hosted to celebrate America's Indepence Day and enhance espirit de corps. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Col. Kenneth Moss, 374th Airlift Wing commander, gives holiday remarks to those in attendance at the Celebrate America festival on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The annual festival gives service members and their families a chance to come together to celebrate America's independence day. (U.S. AIr Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Col. Kenneth Moss, 374th Airlift Wing commander, gives holiday remarks to those in attendance at the Celebrate America festival on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The annual festival gives service members and their families a chance to come together to celebrate America's independence day. (U.S. AIr Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Japanese performers showcase a Samurai demonstration during the Celebrate America festival at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The day kicked off with the firecracker 5K run and a wide variety of activities to include a petting zoo, dance performaces, food and fireworks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Japanese performers showcase a Samurai demonstration during the Celebrate America festival at Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The day kicked off with the firecracker 5K run and a wide variety of activities to include a petting zoo, dance performaces, food and fireworks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Children dance during a Yokota Dance Company performance at the Celebrate America festival on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The annual event provided military members and their families the opportunity to enjoy games, food and music culminating in a fireworks display over the Yokota Air Field to celebrate Independence Day.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)
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Children dance during a Yokota Dance Company performance at the Celebrate America festival on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The annual event provided military members and their families the opportunity to enjoy games, food and music culminating in a fireworks display over the Yokota Air Field to celebrate Independence Day.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

Staff Sgt. Emily Wheaton, Pacific Air Force Band member, plays a guitar during a concert at the Celebrate America festival on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The day kicked off with the firecracker 5K run and a wide variety of activities to include a petting zoo, dance performaces, food and fireworks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)
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Staff Sgt. Emily Wheaton, Pacific Air Force Band member, plays a guitar during a concert at the Celebrate America festival on Yokota Air Base, Japan, June 30, 2017. The day kicked off with the firecracker 5K run and a wide variety of activities to include a petting zoo, dance performaces, food and fireworks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. David Owsianka)

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