US, Japan breaks barriers, reinforces partnership during exchange

Japan Air Self-Defense Force Staff Sgts. Narihito Tanaka, left, and Kenta Okazaki, right, speak with U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher Ransom, a 14th Aircraft Maintenance Unit F-16 Fighting Falcon avionics technician, during surge week at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Dec. 6, 2016. A surge is a time period where maintenance personnel experience increased operation tempo to simulate a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Sadie Colbert
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