It’s a medical thing

Koku-Jieitai Senior Airman Minori Utano, left, a 2nd Air Wing Medical Squadron medical administration technician, poses for a photo with her counterpart, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jessica Nienheuser, right, the 35th Medical Support Squadron patient administration section chief, during a 10-day U.S.-Japan Bilateral Career Training at Chitose Air Base, Japan, April 19, 2017. Nienheuser joined nine other U.S. Airmen, April 11-20, for the bilateral exchange event that brought the two nations closer as allies and friends. The technical sergeant said she learned a lot from the Japanese saying she was specifically impressed by how their senior leaders work right along with their Airmen. “I can see they lead by example and I can take that as a strength because it works for them, because their subordinates respect them,” she said. Koku-Jieitai is the traditional term for Japan Air Self Defense Force used by the Japanese. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton
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