Bilateral Camp Zama installation run

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A smiling member of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's 4th Engineer Group proudly raises the katana (Samurai sword) aloft signalling their unit winning the post's U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) command general's bilateral installation challenge. The unit will retain the katana until the next run when it will defend the title. (Photo by Kiyoshi Tokeshi)
A smiling member of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force's 4th Engineer Group proudly raises the katana (Samurai sword) aloft signalling their unit winning the post's U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward) command general's bilateral installation challenge. The unit will retain the katana until the next run when it will defend the title. (Photo by Kiyoshi Tokeshi)

Bilateral Camp Zama installation run

by: U.S. Army | .
U.S. Army | .
published: October 19, 2013

CAMP ZAMA, Japan - Uniformed members from units stationed on Camp Zama, Japan, hit the pavement just after the sun's rays started the day Oct. 10.

This first bilateral run was led by the commander of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force's Central Readiness Force, Lt. Gen. Masahiro Hidaka, and U.S. Army Japan and I Corps (Forward)'s commanding general, Maj. Gen. James Boozer Sr., along with their respective command sergeants major. Hundreds followed in trail through a winding course over warming pavement of the installation. Units from the U.S. Army, JGSDF and U.S. Air Force participated.