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USAF and JASDF conduct Silver Flag Training

Rapid Airfield Damage Repair

Airmen with the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self-Defense Force conduct a Rapid Airfield Damage Repair (RADR) training during the Silver Flag training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 4, 2020. The training was part of a week-long bilateral RADR training program, enhancing interoperability and preparedness between the two nations to jointly respond to contingencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Rapid Airfield Damage Repair

Japan Air Self-Defense Force Lt. Gen. Hiroaki Uchikura, Air Defense Command commander, and U.S. Air Force Col. Andrew Campbell, 374th Airlift Wing commander, visit a Rapid Airfield Damage Repair (RADR) training site at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 4, 2020. The training was part of a week-long bilateral RADR training program, enhancing interoperability and preparedness between the two nations to jointly respond to contingencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Rapid Airfield Damage Repair

Japan Air Self-Defense Force Lt. Gen. Hiroaki Uchikura, Air Defense Command commander, and U.S. Air Force Col. Andrew Campbell, 374th Airlift Wing commander, visit a Rapid Airfield Damage Repair (RADR) training site at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 4, 2020. The training was part of a week-long bilateral RADR training program, enhancing interoperability and preparedness between the two nations to jointly respond to contingencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

Rapid Airfield Damage Repair

Airmen with the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self-Defense Force conduct a Rapid Airfield Damage Repair (RADR) training during the Silver Flag training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 4, 2020. The training was part of a week-long bilateral RADR training program, enhancing interoperability and preparedness between the two nations to jointly respond to contingencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Yasuo Osakabe)

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan --

Airmen with the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron and Japan Air Self-Defense Force along with the 554th Red Horse Squadron assigned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted week-long bilateral airfield damage repair training during a Silver Flag training exercise at Yokota Air Base, Japan.

During the training, Airmen with the 554th RHS educated Yokota and JASDF airmen on airfield damage assessment, airfield marking, and crater repair. Throughout this training, the two nations enhanced their interoperability and preparedness to jointly respond to contingencies.