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Readout of Secretary of Defense Ash Carter's Meeting with Japan Defense Minister Gen Nakatani

Today, Secretary Carter met with Japan Defense Minister Gen Nakatani at the Pentagon. During the 60 minute meeting, the leaders discussed implementation plans of the newly released guidelines for U.S.-Japan defense cooperation, regional situations, the realignment of U.S. 102 more words

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Japan to play broader role under new defense guidelines

The US and Japan announced on Monday new guidelines for bilateral defense cooperation, allowing Japan’s self defense forces to take on a more ambitious global role that the Shinzo Abe administration has been seeking.

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Tokyo Boys Collection teams up with Japan Self-Defense Force to parade their fine men in uniform

Everybody loves a man in a uniform – a fact that was clearly evident at the Tokyo Boys Collection fashion and entertainment event held on March 12… 405 more words


Iwate Prefecture's recruitment poster for the Japan Self-Defence Force is kind of confusing

The Japan Self-Defence Forces are the unified military forces of Japan, established after the Second World War. Recruits are tasked with maintaining the security of the nation and, occasionally, with international peacekeeping for the UN. 365 more words


Steam and ash rises from the 3,067-metre high volcano Mount Ontake straddling Nagano and Gifu prefecture in central Japan.


Readout of Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work’s Visit to Japan

Deputy Secretary of Defense Spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Courtney Hillson provided the following readout:

Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work visited Japan August 22-23, concluding the last leg of a seven-day tour of Asia that also included visits to Guam, Hawaii, and the… 368 more words

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