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Japanese Airmen Visit Vandenberg

Japanese Airmen Visit Vandenberg

Japan Air Self-Defense Force Col. Tsuyoshi Takeda, Defense Plans and Policy Officer, Air Staff Office, (center) and Col. Michael Manor, Joint Space Operations Center commander, (right) pose for a photo during a tour at the JSpOC at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 8, 2017. Vandenberg Airmen hosted Col. Takeda and a team from the JASDF Defense Plans and Policy Department at various locations across the base and introduced the team to U.S. Air Force Multinational Space Collaboration efforts. During the visit Col. Takeda also spoke with 18th Space Control Squadron personnel about Space Situational Awareness operations and data sharing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Major Cody Chiles/Released)

Japanese Airmen Visit Vandenberg

Col. Michael Manor, Joint Space Operations Center commander, (left) shows a piece of space debris to Japan Air Self-Defense Force service members from the Defense Plans and Policy Department during a tour at the JSpOC at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 8, 2017. Vandenberg Airmen hosted the JASDF service members at various locations across the base and introduced the team to U.S. Air Force Multinational Space Collaboration efforts. During the visit the JASDF service members also spoke with 18th Space Control Squadron personnel about Space Situational Awareness operations and data sharing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Major Cody Chiles/Released)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Japan Air Self-Defense Force Col. Tsuyoshi Takeda, Defense Plans and Policy Officer, Air Staff Office, (center) and Col. Michael Manor, Joint Space Operations Center commander, (right) pose for a photo during a tour at the JSpOC at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., Dec. 8, 2017. Vandenberg Airmen hosted Col. Takeda and a team from the JASDF Defense Plans and Policy Department at various locations across the base and introduced the team to U.S. Air Force Multinational Space Collaboration efforts. During the visit Col. Takeda also spoke with 18th Space Control Squadron personnel about Space Situational Awareness operations and data sharing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Major Cody Chiles/Released)