A multilateral collaboration of U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, British army, Australian army, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members conducted an annual New Year’s Jump exercise at Camp Narashino, Chiba, Japan, Jan. 8, 2022.
Command Sergeant Major Michael Burns and JGSDF Command Sergeant Major Isa Nakamura
When answering the call to serve in your nation’s military, you will come across men and women from all walks of life. Different cultures, ethnicities, perspectives and beliefs joining together in a common cause. Such can be said for two senior non-commissioned officers from the United States and Japan.
Members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, U.S. military, and Australian Army visited Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 17, 2022, as part of a trilateral Cooperative-Work Program (Co-Op) tour held at Camp Zama, Japan.
U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant Andrew Gilbert, a project Engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Japan Engineer District (JED), and Japanese Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) 1st LT. Shinji Kohara...
Members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force along with U.S. Army Soldiers from Camp Zama, Japan, and 374th Operations Group pilots gather for a group photo after completing a tour of a C-130J Super Hercules, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Aug. 9, 2022.
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Brian Tang, 36th Airlift Squadron C-130J pilot, collects wind speed data for aircrews in support of a military free fall demonstration during the Japanese-American Friendship Festival at Yokota Air Base, Japan, May 22, 2022.
Units and personnel from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) conclude Bilateral Advanced Warfare Training (BAWT) exercise March 4.
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Capt. Shori Hamada
Capt. TJ Yonkauske, a pilot assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron, secures a harness aboard a C-130J Super Hercules, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, prior to a static-line jump Jan. 25, 2022, as part of Airborne 22.
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Laura Fowler, center, 21st Special Operations Squadron pilot, directs soldiers from the Japan Ground Self Defense Force, 5th Infantry Regiment, on how to egress from a CV-22B Osprey while practicing medical evacuation drills during exercise Resolute Dragon 21 at the Ojojihara Training Area, Japan, Dec. 9, 2021.