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Japanese Vice Minister of Defense visits Vandenberg

Maj. Gen. Stephen Whiting, Deputy Joint Force Space Component Commander, shakes hands with Keitaro Ohno, Japanese Parliamentary Vice Minister of Defense, alongside Japanese Bureau of Defense Policy officials during a visit to Vandenberg AFB, Calif., Aug. 28, 2018. During the visit Ohno met with space operators and leaders from Joint Force Space Component Command, 14th Air Force, Combined Space Operations Center and 18th Space Control Squadron. Ohno traveled with Defense Policy officials to Peterson AFB, Schriever AFB and Vandenberg AFB Aug. 27-28 to discuss space-related initiatives and ways to further strengthen space security collaboration between the United States and Japan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Maj. Cody Chiles)

PHOTO BY: Maj. Cody Chiles
VIRIN: 180828-F-GE353-003.JPG
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