Future JASDF maintenance officers tour Yokota AB
U.S. Air Force Capt. Christopher Alfonso, maintenance exchange officer assigned to the Japanese Air Self-Defense Force’s First Technical School at Hamamatsu Air Base, Japan, briefs 374th Maintenance Group members during a basic maintenance officer tour at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Nov. 21, 2019. Alfonso is serving with the JASDF First Technical School at Hamamatsu AB to instruct JASDF aircraft maintenance officers and pilots on how the U.S. Air Force conducts aircraft maintenance in order to build relationships, learn each other's capabilities, and increase interoperability between the U.S. and Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Machiko Arita)