Rice & Shine! Welcome to TFB’s Photo Of The Day and Japanese jungle! Above we see a U.S. Air Force technician from the 18th Component Maintenance Squadron, guarding his fire team’s retreat during a break contact combat exercise. This was part of a multi-day training event in 2019, at the Jungle Warfare Training Center, Camp Gonsalves, Japan.
Below: U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Thomas Donahue, 18th Security Forces Squadron superintendent, establishes a security perimeter. The event was hosted by the U.S. Army Green Berets from 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), who specialize in the full spectrum of special operations in the Indo-Pacific.
A U.S. Army Green Beret from 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), and Air Force Staff Sgt. Mike Triana, independent duty medical technician paramedic from the 67th Fighter Squadron. The Green Berets hosted the jungle training with Triana and other Team Kadena Airmen, assigned to the 18th Wing, as part of the Green Berets’ continuous combat readiness program.
Photos from the U.S. Air Force, photos taken by Staff Sgt. Peter Reft.