Japan Air Self-Defense Force Maj. Gen. Hidetada Inatsuki, Naha Air Base commander, recognizes the accomplishments of the Japan-America Air Force Goodwill Association awardees and the importance of partnership during the 2018 JAAGA Awards Ceremony January 31, 2019, at Naha Air Base, Japan. The Japan-U.S. alliance is the foundation not only for peace and security of Japan but also for those of the Asia-Pacific region. Japan-U.S. cooperation based on the alliance plays a significant role in working on the world’s security issues. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Omari Bernard)