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Briefing the commander

A Japan Air Self-Defense Force member from Yokota Air Base, Japan, briefs Lt. Col. Kevin Lord, the 35th Operations Support Squadron commander, as part of the mission planning cell at Misawa Air Base, Japan, May 26, 2017. Over the course of a week the 35th OSS intelligence analysts dedicated over 50 hours familiarizing four Japan Air Self-Defense Forces counterparts on mission-set requirements for RED FLAG-Alaska, 17-2. This exercise is one of several that the U.S. and Japan participate in, ensuring the “fight tonight” mentality is strengthened. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Melanie A. Hutto)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt Melanie A. Hutto
VIRIN: 170526-F-MA978-055.JPG
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