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U.S. and Japanese Forces Team Up for Southern Beach
230119-F-VM929-433.JPG Photo By: (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Luis E. Rios Calderon)

Jan 20, 2023
KADENA AIR BASE, Japan - A KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 909th Air Refueling squadron takes off for Exercise Southern Beach at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Jan. 19, 2023. Exercise Southern Beach is a locally organized bilateral training exercise that enhances interoperability with the opportunity for 18th Wing and Japan Air Self-Defense Force units to practice mission planning, flying and debriefing together.


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