SECDEF visits service members in Japan

DoD photo by Chad J. McNeeley
DoD photo by Chad J. McNeeley

SECDEF visits service members in Japan

by Chad McNeeley
Office of the Secretary of Defense Public Affairs

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III greets Air Force Tech Sgt. Harrison Jones during a visit with U.S. and Japanses service members at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, May, 31, 2023. During his stop in Japan, Secretary Austin will meet with Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada and other senior leaders and comes as the United States and Japan take important strides to modernize Alliance capabilities, optimize U.S. force posture, and build links with like-minded partners following the historic U.S.-Japan “2+2” Ministerial meeting earlier this year. 




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