Ambassador Kennedy Attends Irei no Hi Services in Okinawa

On June 23, United States Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy attended Irei no Hi commemorations for those killed during the Battle of Okinawa.

Today, we remember the hundreds of thousands of men and women who lost their lives in this terrible battle. Their sacrifice, and the countless acts of friendship and reconciliation that are the foundation of the U.S. – Japan alliance are an inspiration to all who work for peace.