TOKYO — The Good Conduct Association of Japan is recognizing seven members of the U.S. military community and six on-base organizations for their good deeds.

They are among 172 individuals and 154 organizations receiving awards this year on May 24 at Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine, according to the association.

The association, which falls under the Japanese Prime Minister’s Office, began presenting awards in 1995 to foreigners who have “contributed to the betterment of life in Japan,” according to a U.S. Navy news release.

This year’s U.S. recipients are:

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