Yama Sakura 83 kicks off; fortifies U.S.-Japan Alliance in support of Indo-Pacific stability

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. JB Vowell, U.S. Army Japan commanding general, gives remarks during the opening ceremony for Exercise Yama Sakura 83 at Camp Asaka, Japan, Dec. 5, 2022. Since its inception in 1982, Yama Sakura has focused on the development and refinement of joint force lethality between the U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. JaNae Jensen)
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. JB Vowell, U.S. Army Japan commanding general, gives remarks during the opening ceremony for Exercise Yama Sakura 83 at Camp Asaka, Japan, Dec. 5, 2022. Since its inception in 1982, Yama Sakura has focused on the development and refinement of joint force lethality between the U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. JaNae Jensen)

Yama Sakura 83 kicks off; fortifies U.S.-Japan Alliance in support of Indo-Pacific stability

by Staff Sgt. JaNae Jensen
U.S. Army Japan

CAMP ASAKA, JAPAN -- U.S. Army Maj. Gen. JB Vowell, U.S. Army Japan commanding general, gives remarks during the opening ceremony for Exercise Yama Sakura 83 at Camp Asaka, Japan, Dec. 5, 2022. Since its inception in 1982, Yama Sakura has focused on the development and refinement of joint force lethality between the U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force. 

 

 

 

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