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Southern Beach fuels Interoperability between U.S., JASDF forces

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U.S. Air Force Capt. Graham Johnson, 44th Fighter Squadron chief of weapons and tactics, engages with members from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force as part of his role as tactical mentor during the Southern Beach Exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 18, 2022. Southern Beach is a bilateral exercise that allows members from JASDF and the 18th Wing to familiarize themselves with each other’s tactics, procedures and practices in order to defend Okinawa. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cesar J. Navarro)