18th CS cable and antenna shop lays first-ever ribbon fiber on Kadena

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U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa/Released
U.S. Air Force photo by Naoto Anazawa/Released

18th CS cable and antenna shop lays first-ever ribbon fiber on Kadena

by: Kadena Air Base | .
U.S. Air Force | .
published: July 26, 2014

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Oliver Martinez, 18th Communication Squadron cable and antenna system technician, receives a plaque from U.S. Navy Capt. Katherine Mayer, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Far East command officer, during a plaque presentation on Kadena Air Base, Japan, July 22, 2014. The 18th CS cable and antenna shop provided allied support during the installation of the Navy 864 circuit ribbon fiber optic cable, approximately 26,000 feet long, between Kadena Air Base and Camp Shields. The Navy 864 circuit ribbon fiber, significantly expands the IT backbone infrastructure between the two installations.