Exercise Yama Sakura enhances U.S. and Japanese combat readiness

By Sgt. Erica EarlDecember 11, 2018

America's First Corps Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky and and Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Pacific North, Australian army Maj. Gen. Roger Noble, review and discuss plans for Yama Sakura 75 at the combined arms rehearsal brief at the start of the exercise at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Japan, Dec 09, 2018. Yama Sakura is an annual, bilateral post command exercise between the U.S. Army and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force to strengthen the alliance between America and Japan through sharing military experience and techniques. The Australian army will be observing the exercise.
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erica Earl
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – America's First Corps Commanding General, Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky and and Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Pacific North, Australian army Maj. Gen. Roger Noble, review and discuss plans for Yama Sakura 75 at the combined arms rehearsal brief at the start of the exercise at Camp Higashi-Chitose, Japan, Dec 09, 2018. Yama Sakura is an annual, bilateral post command exercise between the U.S. Army and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force to strengthen the alliance between America and Japan through sharing military experience and techniques. The Australian army will be observing the exercise. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Erica Earl (Photo Credit: Sgt. Erica Earl) VIEW ORIGINAL