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Guard & Protect 2023

  • Published
  • By Senior Airman Antwain Hanks and Airman 1st Class Koby Mitchell
  • 35th Fighter Wing Public Affairs

Members from the 35th Fighter Wing, U.S. Navy, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, and Japan Air Self-Defense Force conducted an annual Guard & Protect exercise at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Nov. 14-17, 2023. The four-day exercise allowed military members from both countries to work together, improving bilateral relations and interoperability to sustain a free and open Indo-Pacific region.