While Americans celebrate the first President’s birthday on Feb. 17, a few days later Japan will also be celebrating their own emperor’s birthday on Feb. 23 as one of the 16 Japanese national holidays.
USO Okinawa created the hugely popular Operation Birthday Cake program in 2007. To date, nearly 7,000 cakes have been delivered to service members stationed in Okinawa as requested by family and friends back in the states.
U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3rd Marine Logistics Group (MLG), prepare for the cake-cutting ceremony in celebration of the Marine Corps’ 245th birthday on Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2020.
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I believed I can, and so I gave it my all. For people of every generation, there is no greater motivation of achieving your goals than believing you can, and no greater destroyer of dreams than convincing yourself that you can’t.