Stars and Stripes stripes.com 07 Jan, 2021 04:15 am

Bringing up the rear: US bases in Japan support UN Command in S. Korea

Bringing up the rear: US bases in Japan support UN Command in S. Korea
The command’s work in Japan is vital to the defense of South Korea since it would help facilitate reinforcements that would head to the peninsula through Japanese ports in an emergency.

“You can’t fight a major engagement in Korea without access through Japan,” Williams said during a recent interview at his office, which shares a building with the USFJ and the 5th Air Force.command moved to Yongsan Garrison in Seoul,” Williams said.Forces Japan, Williams said.command has only five personnel working at Yokota, although that could be increased significantly in an emergency, Williams said.

missions have yet to stop by, Williams said.command’s key mission partners in Japan, Williams said.

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