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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Juan Torres
Maj. George Metros

374th OG: A breath of fresh air

Maj. George Metros, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J Super Hercules evaluator pilot, puts on a M50 gas mask, allowing communication during a flight, Feb. 5, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

CAMP FUJI, Japan (Feb. 12, 2019) - Master-at-Arms Seaman Rachel Higuerta, from Burbank, California, guides military working dog Chuckie through a trail in search of simulated explosives at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Feb. 12. Members from all four military branches gathered to participate in the training which included explosive and narcotic searches, suspect intervention and veterinary training.
Master-at-Arms Seaman Rachel Higuerta

NAF Atsugi K9 Teams conduct Joint Training

K9 Handlers from Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi joined members of the three sister services as well as Japanese police from Saitama prefecture for a series of combined military working dog (MWD) training scenarios at the foot of Mt. Fuji.

U.S. Air Force photo by Machiko Arita
Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore

374th AW Airlifter of the Week

Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore, 374th Airlift Wing Public Affairs photojournalist, poses for a photo, Feb. 11, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam K. Thomas
Chief Musician Brandon Schoonmaker

USS Blue Ridge, Seventh Fleet Band, Sapporo

Chief Musician Brandon Schoonmaker performs with the 7th Fleet Broadside Band at the 70th annual Sapporo Snow Festival. The U.S. Seventh Fleet Band is currently deployed aboard U.S. 7th Fleet Flag ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) in support of security and stability within the Indo-Asia Pacific Region.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sadie Colbert
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. David Dammeier

Airmen assigned to the 353rd Special Operations Group Detachment 1, perform maintenance on a CV-22 Osprey, January 15, 2019, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. During maintenance, the aircraft are taken apart so maintainers can perform preventive maintenance and identifying problems before they arise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Juan Torres)
Airman, 353rd Special Operations Group Detachment 1

Musician First Class Stephen Hux

Damage Controlman Chief Pablo Madrigal

Operations Specialist 1st Class Andrew Pristyak

Staff Sgt. Kyle Johnson

Tech. Sgt. Chad Usher

Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Eunice Lubigan

Senior Airman Spencer MacPhee

Col. Kristopher Struve

Sharon Smith

Spc. Brooke Hendricks

Gilbert Family

Airman 1st Class Malic Folwer