Kadena Special Olympics opening ceremony welcomes athletes
Special-needs athletes and family members walk through a cheering crowd during the Kadena Special Olympics Nov. 5, 2016, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Before events began, athletes paired with Brave Buddies who are U.S. service members who volunteered to help and encourage special-needs athletes as they participated in different events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Peter Reft/Released)