Photo Credit: Sgt. Jesse Houk, 139th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
An officer of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force listens to remarks during the closing ceremonies of Orient Shield 12. He proudly displays patches he received from Soldiers with the 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, during the previous night's dinner. Bilateral training between the two forces took place at the Aibano Training Area near Imazu City, Japan, Oct. 24 - Nov. 7, 2012.