SECDEF departs Yokota to continue Pacific Tour

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

SECDEF departs Yokota to continue Pacific Tour

374th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper, center, walks with U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Christopher J. Mahoney, United States Forces Japan deputy commander, left, and U.S. Air Force Col. Otis C. Jones, 374th Airlift Wing commander, right, prior to departing Yokota Air Base, Japan to continue his Pacific Tour, Aug. 7, 2019. Having been recently confirmed as SECDEF on July 23, 2019, this was Esper’s first trip to the region to reaffirm U.S. commitment with its partner nation of Japan.

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