Yama Sakura Exercise Co-Director Congratulates Rainbow Staff, Soldiers
CAMP CHITOSE, HOKKAIDO JAPAN -- Lieutenant General Takeshi Sakai, commander of the Japan Ground Self Defense Forces' Northern Army, presents a commanders' challenge coin to New York Army National Guard Maj. Jamey Barcomb of the 42nd Infantry Division Headquarters Tactical Command Post #1. Barcomb, from Williamsville, N.Y. is the current operations battlestaff officer for the division command post. He provided Sakai with an overview of division command and control techniques and technology as part of Yama Sakura 57, the bilateral joint command post exercise here. Sakai is the codirector of the exercise. Looking on is Brig. Gen. Steven Wickstrom, the 42nd Infantry Division Commander. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Raymond Drumsta, 138th Public Affairs Detachment.

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