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    Bilateral First Flight 2022 [Image 10 of 24]

    Bilateral First Flight 2022

    KANAGAWA, JAPAN

    01.18.2022

    Photo by Maj. Elias Chelala 

    U.S. Army Japan

    CAMP ZAMA, Japan – US Army Aviation Battalion - Japan and 陸上自衛隊 Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's 1st Helicopter Brigade conducted First Flight 2022 over Tokyo, Chiba and Tokyo Bay to welcome in the New Year Jan. 18.
    The formation included over a dozen fixed and rotary-wing aircraft including Blackhawk UH-60s, Chinook CH-47s, Osprey V-22s, and an LR-2.
    Lt. Gen. Tadao Maeda, 陸上総隊 Ground Component Command commander, and Maj. Gen. JB Vowell, U.S. Army Japan commander, observed the formations from a Super Puma EC-225.
    This annual event helps both forces maintain aviation readiness, builds comradery and strengthens the U.S.-Japan alliance.
    U.S. Army photo by Maj. Elias M. Chelala

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 01.18.2022
    Date Posted: 01.18.2022 04:00
    Photo ID: 7013867
    VIRIN: 220118-A-RG339-589
    Resolution: 6720x4480
    Size: 3.26 MB
    Location: KANAGAWA, JP

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