• TOKYO -- Gen. George W. Casey Jr., right, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, is awarded the Order of the Rising Sun during a Dec. 21 ceremony presided over by Japanese Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa and held at the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces headquarters at Camp Ichigaya. The Order of the Rising Sun is Japan's second most prestigious decoration. (U.S. Army photo by Dustin Perry)

    Army Chief of Staff Receives Order of the Rising Sun Medal

    TOKYO -- Gen. George W. Casey Jr., right, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, is awarded the Order of the Rising Sun during a Dec. 21 ceremony presided over by Japanese Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa and held at the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces...

  • TOKYO -- Gen. Yoshifumi Hibako, left, chief of staff of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces, shakes hands with Gen. George W. Casey Jr., chief of staff of the U.S. Army, following a Dec. 21 ceremony in which the two broke ground on a new tree that was planted at the JGSDF headquarters at Camp Ichigaya in honor of the 50th anniversary of the revised U.S.-Japan Security Treaty.

    Chiefs of Staff Commenorate U.S./Japan Security Treaty

    TOKYO -- Gen. Yoshifumi Hibako, left, chief of staff of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces, shakes hands with Gen. George W. Casey Jr., chief of staff of the U.S. Army, following a Dec. 21 ceremony in which the two broke ground on a new tree that...

  • TOKYO -- Japanese Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa, left, presents the proclamation he read to Gen. George W. Casey Jr., right, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, prior to awarding him the Order of the Rising Sun during a Dec. 21 ceremony held at the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces headquarters at Camp Ichigaya. The Order of the Rising Sun is Japan\'s second most prestigious decoration.

    Chief of Staff Receives Order of the Rising Sun Medal

    TOKYO -- Japanese Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa, left, presents the proclamation he read to Gen. George W. Casey Jr., right, chief of staff of the U.S. Army, prior to awarding him the Order of the Rising Sun during a Dec. 21 ceremony held at the...

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