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Sailors demonstrate parts of the construction and maintenance process behind creating the Navy Snow Team snow sculpture for the 70th Annual Sapporo Snow Festival.

Sailors demonstrate parts of the construction and maintenance process behind creating the Navy Snow Team snow sculpture for the 70th Annual Sapporo Snow Festival.

 
 
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SAPPORO, Japan (Feb. 06, 2019) Chief Construction Mechanic Chris Norris, Right, from Albany, New York, Chief Builder Frank Ring, from Greensboro, North Carolina, and Master-at-Arms 1st Class Tom Yokoi, from Paradise, California, demonstrate parts of the construction and maintenance process behind creating the Navy Snow Team snow sculpture for the 70th Annual Sapporo Snow Festival. Approximately two million visitors from around the globe visit the festival each year to see hundreds of snow and ice sculptures. This is the 36th year the U.S. Navy has participated in the festival, allowing Sailors a unique opportunity to experience Japanese culture and tradition while strengthening the close friendship between the U.S. Navy and the citizens of Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Samuel Bacon) File# 190206-N-DA275-0037

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06/02/2019 - 06/02/2019
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SAPPORO, Japan
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U.S. NAVY
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