Non-commissioned Officer Bilateral Exchange: Growth through Connection
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Christian Lowery, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, left, Japanese Self-Defense Force Staff Sgt. Shuichiro Masunaga, 6th Tactical Fighter Squadron aircraft general technician, middle, and U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Adrian Lemard, 18th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, right, train on changing tires on an F-15C Eagle as part of an NCO Bilateral Exchange program Nov. 19, 2019, at Kadena Air Base, Japan. Bilateral exchanges allow for a better understanding of the capabilities held by each countries Armed Forces, as well as the opportunity to improve relations between the United States and Japan.