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JASDF airmen prepare to compete in annual NADF English Competition

Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) airmen practice presentations for the Northern Air Defense Force (NADF) English Competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 14, 2021. The NADF English Competition is a tournament open for all the uniformed JASDF personnel to compete in their English proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman China M. Shock)

Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) airmen practice presentations for the Northern Air Defense Force (NADF) English Competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 14, 2021. The NADF English Competition is a tournament open for all the uniformed JASDF personnel to compete in their English proficiency. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman China M. Shock)

Japan Air Self-Defense Force Senior Airman Michiru Okamoto, Maintenance Supply Group, 3rd Air Wing, listens to feedback on pronunciation at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 14, 2021. U.S. Air Force members volunteered to give English lessons to help the 3rd AW members advancing to the Northern Air Defense Force (NADF) English Competition improve their pronunciation, conversation and presentation skills before the upcoming competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman China M. Shock)

Japan Air Self-Defense Force Senior Airman Michiru Okamoto, Maintenance Supply Group, 3rd Air Wing, listens to feedback on pronunciation at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 14, 2021. U.S. Air Force members volunteered to give English lessons to help the 3rd AW members advancing to the Northern Air Defense Force (NADF) English Competition improve their pronunciation, conversation and presentation skills before the upcoming competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman China M. Shock)

A Japan Air Self-Defense Force airman reads a script at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 14, 2021. The Northern Air Defense Force (NADF) English competition consists of participants preparing a presentation in English for the judges, receiving a score on their grammar, tone of voice, pronunciation and other criterion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman China M. Shock)

A Japan Air Self-Defense Force airman reads a script at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 14, 2021. The Northern Air Defense Force (NADF) English competition consists of participants preparing a presentation in English for the judges, receiving a score on their grammar, tone of voice, pronunciation and other criterion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman China M. Shock)

Japan Air Self-Defense Force airmen take notes at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 14, 2021. The competitors receive English lessons from U.S. Air Force Airmen to improve their pronunciation, conversation and presentation skills before the upcoming English competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman China M. Shock)

Japan Air Self-Defense Force airmen take notes at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 14, 2021. The competitors receive English lessons from U.S. Air Force Airmen to improve their pronunciation, conversation and presentation skills before the upcoming English competition. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman China M. Shock)

MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan --

Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) airmen prepare to compete in the annual Northern Air Defense Force (NADF) English Competition at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 14, 2021.


The NADF English Competition is a tournament open for all the uniformed JASDF personnel to compete in their English proficiency.