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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.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Askia Collins
Capt. Walt Mainor and Cmdr. Colin Roberts

USS Ralph Johnson conducts Change of Command

Capt. Walt Mainor, left, Commodore of Commander Task Force (CTF) 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, awards Cmdr. Colin Roberts his end of tour award the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) anchored in Tokyo Bay, Japan, during a change of command ceremony, Jan. 26.

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Natalie Doan
1st Lt. Simon Castro

Yokota tour enhances US, Japan relations

Members of the National Base Relations Council, which represents 14 municipalities both locally and across Japan, toured Yokota Air Base to learn about the 374th Airlift Wing’s mission on January 20, 2023.

Summer Martinez, a cadet from Edgren High School, reloads a pellet into her rifle during a marksmanship match inside Zama Middle High School's gym at Camp Zama, Japan, Jan. 20, 2023. More than 70 cadets from all eight Department of Defense Education Activity high schools in Japan competed in the invitational event. (Photo Credit: Sean Kimmons)
Summer Martinez

Zama Middle High School holds its largest marksmanship match in years

More than 70 cadets are competing in a two-day marksmanship match, the largest of which to be held at Zama Middle High School in years.

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