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Japan Air Self-Defense Force chief of staff visits Vandenberg Air Force Base

General Shunji Izutsu (left), Chief of Staff, Japan Air Self-Defense Force, is greeted by Brig. Gen. Michael Conley (middle), Combined Force Space Component Command (CFSCC) deputy commander, and Brig. Gen. Jody Merritt (right), mobilization assistant to the CFSCC commander, in front of the CFSCC and 30th Space Wing headquarters building on April 23, 2021, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. In addition to learning more about the space mission sets at the base, Gen. Izutsu and his delegation discussed with CFSCC leadership the benefits of having close partnerships in the space domain, which includes a newly-appointed Japan liaison officer assigned to the U.S. Space Command Multinational Space Collaboration office here. (U.S. Space Force photo by Lt. Col. Mae-Li Allison)

PHOTO BY: Lt. Col. Mae-Li Allison
VIRIN: 210423-F-XX999-1002.JPG
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