Command Sgt. Maj. Shelton Williamson, command sgt. maj., 10th Regional Support Group, talks with Command Master Chief, Satoshi Obata (centered), master chief, Air Wing Five, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, as a Japanese Ground Self Defense Force Soldier listens before the NCO Induction ceremony Jan. 24th at Kadena Air Base Hangar 3, Okinawa, Japan. Obata represented nine Ground and Maritime Self Defense Force's Soldiers and Sailors who participated in the ceremony. It was the first time Obata attended the event.