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Kadena, JASDF conduct rapid airfield damage repair training

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  • By Senior Airman Sebastian Romawac
  • 18th Wing Public Affairs
A Japan Air Self Defense Force member, left, uses a hand operated compactor while U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael Sternberg, right, 18th Civil Engineer Squadron noncommissioned officer in charge of base maintenance, helps keep the compactor straight during rapid airfield damage repair training at Naha Air Base, Japan, March, 14, 2023. The 18th CES and JASDF equivalent forces conducted RADR training together to strengthen airfield damage repair capabilities and increase interoperability, ensuring allied forces are prepared for real-world contingencies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Sebastian Romawac)