Fanning A handout photograph of soldiers deployed with Joint Task Force "One Team" showing their Japanese counterparts the operation of communications systems during Yama Sakura
55 (YS-55) at Camp Asaka Japan, made available to the media on Monday, Dec.
The dialogue between 34ID and I Corps continues to increase through participation in events such as the I Corps G3 Sync, G2 CG Brief, and Joint Event Life Cycle events for large exercises including Yama Sakura
69, Talisman Saber 17, and AWA/NIE 17.
military and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force conducted the annual, bilateral Yama Sakura
exercise from 29 November through 13 December 2013.
These exercises include joint and combined theater level exercises, such as Ulchi Freedom Guardian and Key Resolve (the largest simulation-driven exercises in the world) and Yama Sakura
(a large bilateral Japan-U.S.
Additional bilateral-training exercises include Keen Sword and Yama Sakura
, the former a live-fly air defense exercise sponsored by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, which spanned 1,500 miles of airspace from Okinawa to Hokkaido.
Sushi and finger foods by Yama Sakura
of Northboro will be new to the menu this year.
Company, I Corps, Fort Lewis, Wash., polishes his boots at Camp Kengun, Japan, during the 49th annual Yama Sakura
, an Army command post exercise co-hosted with the Japanese Ground Staff Office, annually involves thousands of active duty and Reserve United States and Japanese forces.
The exercise, known as Yama Sakura
, is designed to improve the working relationship of the U.S.
Soldiers from the I Corps chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives (CBRNE) cell and the 23d Chemical Battalion (Fort Lewis, Washington) traveled to Osaka, Japan, to participate in Yama Sakura
51 (YS 51).