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JASDF Maintenance Officers tour 374th MXG

JASDF Maintenance Officers tour 374th MXG

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Ricci, conducts a riveting demo, along with Japan Air Self-Defense Force Airmen, during a basic maintenance officer course, Dec. 17, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The tour provided JASDF Airmen with hands-on experience for a better understanding of U.S. Air Force maintenance processes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

JASDF Maintenance Officers tour 374th MXG

A Japan Air Self-Defense Force Airman assigned to the 1st Technical Training School, Hamamatsu Air Base, inspects a C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron, during a basic maintenance officer tour, Dec. 17, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. During the BMO tour, JASDF Airmen were given the opportunity to ask questions to gain a better understanding of U.S. Air Force maintenance practices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

JASDF Maintenance Officers tour 374th MXG

Japan Air Self-Defense Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Technical Training School, Hamamatsu Air Base, inspect a digital toolkit during a basic maintenance officer course, Dec. 17, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The toolkit is used to keep accountability of tools currently checked out and to whom they were issued. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

JASDF Maintenance Officers tour 374th MXG

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Leonard J. Kosinski, 5th Air Force vice commander, speaks to U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force Airmen during a basic maintenance officer tour, Dec. 17, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The tour was designed to familiarize the future JASDF maintenance officers with the practices of the U.S. Air Force, further strengthening the partnership between the two nations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

JASDF Maintenance Officers tour 374th MXG

Japan Air Self-Defense Force Airmen assigned to the 1st Technical Training School, Hamamatsu Air Base, wave goodbye to a taxiing C-130J Super Hercules, assigned to the 36th Airlift Squadron, during a basic maintenance officer tour, Dec. 17, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. JASDF maintenance Airmen visited Yokota on an educational tour to learn firsthand how their U.S. Air Force counterparts conduct aircraft maintenance. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

JASDF Maintenance Officers tour 374th MXG

Col. Todd Wydra, 374th Maintenance Group commander, gives closing remarks to Japanese Air Self-Defense Force Airmen during a basic maintenance officer course at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 17, 2020. The JASDF Airmen visited different maintenance sections around Yokota to gain a better understanding of their practices. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Juan Torres)

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