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374th Airlift Wing and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Interoperability Conference

Japan soldier asks American Airman about training.

Col. Yasutaka Matsubara, left, Japan Ground-Defense Force's Central Nuclear Biological Chemical Weapon Defense Unit commander asks Master Sgt. Sarai Gapetz, 374th Dental Squadron support flight chief a question about patient decontamination, at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 20, 2021. The decontamination demonstration showcased Yokota's medical procedures in the event of a chemical biological radiological nuclear warfare outbreak. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Miquel Jordan)

American Airman explains procedures to Japanese Soldier.

Master Sgt Chris Gapetz, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management superintendent speaks about the purpose of the chemical biological radiological nuclear reconnassaince vehicles to Col. Yasutaka Matsubara, Japan Ground-Defense Force's Central Nuclear Biological Chemical Weapon Defense Unit commander, Jan. 20, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The JGSDF leadership visited Yokota for a CBRN interoperability conference to showcase the 374th Airlift Wing's procedures. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Miquel Jordan)

American Airman explains procedures to Japanese Soldier.

Tech. Sgt. Zachary Paskovitch, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron NCO in charge of emergency management plans and operations, explains the purpose of chemical biological radiological nuclear reconnaissance vehicle to Col. Yasutaka Matsubara, Japan Ground-Defense Force's Central Nuclear Biological Chemical Weapon Defense Unit commander during an CBRN interoperability conference, Jan. 20, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. The demonstration also included a CBRN medical emergency response from the 374th Medical Group. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Miquel Jordan)

American Airman show how to properly put on protective gear.

Airman 1st Class Samuel Baker, left, and Senior Airman Vincent Duller, 374th Civil Engineer Squadron journeymen, perform a timed donning of their Mission Orientented Protective Posture gear for Japan Ground Self-Defense Force leadership at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 20, 2021. The demonstration was a part of an interoperability conference showcasing the base's chemical biological radiological nuclear procedures for the JGSDF and Japan Air Self-Defense Force. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Miquel Jordan)

Japanese soldiers listen to briefing about U.S. Air Force reconnaissance procedures.

Col. Yasutaka Matsubara, left, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, Central Nuclear Biological Chemistry, Weapon Defense Unit commander and Warrant Officer Yujin Takasaki, JGSDF CNBC WDU Command Sergeant Major listen as presenters brief chemical, biological radiological nuclear safety procedures, Jan. 20, 2021, at Yokota Air Base, Japan. Following the briefing, JGSDF leadership were taken outside to view the 374th Civil Engineer Squadron's emergency management CBRN reconnaissance vehicle. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Miquel Jordan)

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