2018 Alliance Coordination Mechanism
Southwestern Air Defense Force Lt. Gen. Hiroshi Kaminotani, SWADF commander, left, and U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Case Cunningham, 18th Wing Commander, right, shake hands at the start of the Alliance Coordination Mechanism Sept. 25, 2018, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Both countries worked to strengthen cooperation by mutually sharing information and enhancing situational awareness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Quay Drawdy)