Holy Family Home orphans visit 2nd Bn., 27th Inf. Regt., 3rd Brigade

| July 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
From left, Lt. Col. Matthew D. Lee, commander of the the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nanaho Nakamura, Ayaka Kanzak, Yugen Izuka, 3 children from the orphanage, Battalion Command Sgt. Major Timothy Custis, and in the back is Yuto Nakamura, the 4th child from the orphanage close out the welcome ceremony July 24, at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii by cutting the cake. This marked the beginning of the 61st occurrence of this long-standing tradition that has never ceased, no matter what deployments have come along.

From left, Lt. Col. Matthew D. Lee, commander of the the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Nanaho Nakamura, Ayaka Kanzak, Yugen Izuka, 3 children from the orphanage, Battalion Command Sgt. Major Timothy Custis, and in the back is Yuto Nakamura, the 4th child from the orphanage close out the welcome ceremony July 24, at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii by cutting the cake. This marked the beginning of the 61st occurrence of this long-standing tradition that has never ceased, no matter what deployments have come along. (Courtesy photo)

 

Yugen Izuka and Yuto Nakamura, two of four children arriving from The Holy Family Home, an orphanage in Osaka, Japan are greeted to celebration, cheers and greetings by Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii July 24, at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii.    The children are visiting to continue a long-standing tradition between the battalion and the orphanage beginning shortly after World War II. During their two-week stay, the kids will get live with host-families from the battalion and partake in various recreational activities across Oahu, Hawaii.

Yugen Izuka and Yuto Nakamura, two of four children arriving from The Holy Family Home, an orphanage in Osaka, Japan are greeted to celebration, cheers and greetings by Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii July 24, at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii.
The children are visiting to continue a long-standing tradition between the battalion and the orphanage beginning shortly after World War II. During their two-week stay, the kids will get live with host-families from the battalion and partake in various recreational activities across Oahu, Hawaii. (Courtesy photo)

 

The Consulate General of Japan, Koichi Ito, spoke about how the relationship between the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii and the Holy Family Home is representative of the relationship between the U.S. and Japan July 24, at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii.    Four Japanese children are visiting Hawaii from the home to continue a long-standing tradition between the battalion and the home that began shortly after World War II. During their two-week stay, the kids will get live with host-families from the battalion and partake in various recreational activities across Oahu, Hawaii.

The Consulate General of Japan, Koichi Ito, spoke about how the relationship between the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii and the Holy Family Home is representative of the relationship between the U.S. and Japan July 24, at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Four Japanese children are visiting Hawaii from the home to continue a long-standing tradition between the battalion and the home that began shortly after World War II. During their two-week stay, the kids will get live with host-families from the battalion and partake in various recreational activities across Oahu, Hawaii. (Courtesy photo)

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