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US Air Force conducts close-quarters combat training with Japanese counterparts April 13, 2023

The 374th Security Forces Squadron hosted an annual Close-Quarters Combat (CQC) bilateral training at Yokota Air Base, Japan, March 31.

Forty members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and ten members of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Operations Support Wing, security forces, trained alongside the 374th SFS professionals.

The 374th SFS trainers embedded members of the JGSDF and JASDF in multiple training scenarios to help strengthen combined operations between U.S. and Japan forces.

This instance marked the first time JASDF security forces members participated in the bilateral training.