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U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Henry X. Liu
Cmdr. Zathan Baker and Yeoman 2nd Class Hazel Ann Joie Alona

NAF Atsugi Aerial Reenlistment

Cmdr. Zathan Baker, executive officer, Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi, Japan, gives Yeoman 2nd Class Hazel Ann Joie Alona, from Riverside, Calif., her oath of reenlistment aboard a C-12 Huron during her inflight ceremony.

Airman 1st Class Izaiah Dillion, 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron combat mobility flight rigger, inspects a bundle in support of exercise Airborne 2023 at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 25, 2023. Over the course of two days, the CMF and JGSDF built 100 bundles packed with wood to use during the airdrop portion of the exercise. Exercises like these enhance the U.S. and Japan’s ability to work together during real-world operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Natalie Doan)
Airman 1st Class Izaiah Dillion

Building better bundles at Yokota AB

The 374th Logistics Readiness Squadron and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force held the first joint bundle build in preparation for Airborne 23, Jan. 25, 2023, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Unique Byrd
2nd Class Daveon Fitzgerald

Misawa sailors participate in Sapporo Snow Festival 2023

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Daveon Fitzgerald, assigned to Commander Task Force Seven Two, carves a snow sculpture of a ship’s bow during the 74th Annual Sapporo Snow Festival.

U.S. Air Force Col. Andrew Roddan, 374th Airlift Wing commander, addresses members of the Japan Air Self Defense Force during a celebratory New Year’s reception in Tachikawa, Japan, Jan. 21, 2023. Leaders from the 374th Airlift Wing were invited to discuss and reflect on the successful joint operations from the previous year, such as Operation Christmas Drop and the New Year’s jump events. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jarrett Smith)
Col. Andrew Roddan

Team Yokota celebrates a New Year with JASDF partners

Leaders from the 374th Airlift Wing and the 5th Air Force participated in a Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) New Year’s Reception hosted by their Operations Support Wing (OSW) in Tachikawa, Japan, on Jan. 21, 2023.

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