Smiles among friends

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Cesar Ventura, right, a 35th Fighter Wing inspector general vertical inspections planner, and Japan Air Self-Defense Force Warrant Officer Tsuyoshi Endo, right, the former 6th Air Defense Missile Group chief and Senior Noncommissioned Officer Association president, exchange mutual thanks for Ventura's many years of service to JASDF in the 3rd Air Wing's headquarters at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Feb. 14, 2018. "Vinny-san" as Endo refers to Ventura by, submitted him for his service's Special Class Award and on Dec. 13, 2017, JASDF Warrant Officer Junji Miura, the 3rd Air Wing command chief, presented the award on behalf of the Area Defense Command in Tokyo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Benjamin W. Stratton
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