Mike Johnson, a 404th Army Field Support Brigade LOGCAP planner, provides a logistics assessment to the staff of the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., during the planning phase of its role in Exercise Yama Sakura 65 Oct. 23. Yama Sakura is an annual bilateral exercise with Japanese and U.S. military forces, which enhances their readiness and interoperability. The exercise will be held Dec. 5-10.

The 593rd ESC provides deployable mission command to support joint forces, coalition forces and civil authorities. It also supports sustainment, theater opening in the Pacific Command area of operations, and provides trained and ready forces from JBLM in support of unified land operations.

The 404th AFSB is one of seven brigades in the Army Sustainment Command. ASC supports Army and joint forces in support of the combat commanders around the world. (Photo by Greg Alderete, 404th AFSB Public Affairs)

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