U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kevin A. Flinn/RELEASED
U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kevin A. Flinn/RELEASED

VP-47 Conducts CMPOP Exercise with JMSDF

Patrol Squadron 47

OKINAWA, Japan (Jan. 30, 2019) — Combat Aircrew 9 attached to Patrol Squadron 47 and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force servicemembers attached to Fleet Air Wing 5 pose for a picture following a Coordinated Maritime Patrol Operational Procedures exercise on Kadena Air Force Base. The "Golden Swordsmen" are currently deployed to Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa, Japan conducting maritime patrol and reconnaissance and theater outreach operations within U.S. 7th Fleet (C7F) area of operations in support of Commander, Task Force 72, C7F, and U.S. Pacific Command objectives throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific region.

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