SECDEF Departs Yokota to Continue Pacific Tour

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  • By Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore
  • 374th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper shakes hands with the Airmen of the 353rd Special Operations Group prior to departing Yokota Air Base, Japan to continue his Pacific Tour, Aug. 7, 2019. While in Japan, Esper met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Japanese Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya to discuss the ironclad partnership between the U.S. and Japan, further ensuring continued stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Matthew Gilmore)