JCOC: Okinawa Visit

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Bob R. McCluskey Jr., former state representative from Fort Collins, Colo., boards a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Manila International Airport enroute to Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, as part of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, Nov. 9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Ann L. Brown, president of New Vista Image in Golden, Colo., boards a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Manila international Airport en route to Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, as part of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, Nov. 9, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference depart arrive on Kadena Air Base on the Japanese island of Okinawa, Nov. 9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Air Force Brig. Gen. Brett T. Williams, 18th Wing commander, gives a mission brief to participants in the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference on Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference ask questions at a briefing by Air Force Brig. General Brett T. Williams at the 18th Wing Headquarters on Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, Nov.9, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference attended a briefing by Brig. General Brett T. Williams at the 18th Wing Headquarters on Kadena Air Base before touring the facility on Okinawa, Japan, Nov.9, 2007.     Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference receive a tour and mission brief from Army Staff Sgt. Manalo, Delta Battery, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Nov. 9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Ann L. Brown, president of New Vista Image in Golden, Colo., receives M16A2 weapon training during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference on Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Ann L. Brown, president of New Vista Image in Golden, Colo., receives M16A2 weapon training as part of a capabilities tour during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference on Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Ron Hammerschmidt, director of the Division of Environment in the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Topeka, Kan., takes aim with a M16A2 rifle as part of the hands on demonstration by soldiers of Delta Battery, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference,  Nov.9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Pamela L. Iles, a superior court judge from Orange County, Calif., takes aim with a M16A2 rifle as part of the hands-on demonstration by soldiers of Delta Battery, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command,on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference,  Nov.9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • David J. Paladino, president of Landmark Group in Omaha, Neb., dons the new J-List chemical warfare ensemble as part of a capabilities briefing during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • David J. Paladino, president of Landmark Group in Omaha, Neb., dons the new J-List chemical warfare ensemble during a 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference session on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Pamela L. Iles, a superior court judge from Orange County, Calif., takes a picture of four U.S. Army soldiers assigned to Delta Battery, 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 94th Army Air and Missile Defense Command,on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, Nov.9, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Chuck Watson, chairman of  Eagle Energy Partners in Houston, Texas, and former Colorado state representative Bob McCluskey Jr. enjoy a meal-ready-to-eat while touring Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference, Nov. 9, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • A U.S. soldier shows participants in the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference how to enjoy a meal-ready-to-eat while touring Kadena Air Base on Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Participants of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference enjoy a meal-ready-to-eat while touring Kadena Air Base on Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • U.S. Marine Capt. Blanca Binstock, left, and Ann Brown, both participants in the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference 74, share a laugh as they try out Army field rations at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Army Spc. Harris shows Ron Hammerschmidt, a participant in Joint Civilian Orientation Conference 74, how to prepare a Meal-Ready-to-Eat, MRE, during a tour of Kadena Air Base on Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • Joan Weiner, a participant in Joint Civilian Orientation Conference 74, holds a Meal-Ready-to-Eat, or MRE, while speaking with Army Sgt. Stonier and Army Spc. Harris during a tour of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • Members of  Joint Civilian Orientation Conference 74 receive a radar tracking demonstration for a Patriot Missile Air Defense Battery by a U.S. field artillery soldier during a tour of Kadena Air Base, in Okinawa, Japan, Nov.9, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference view a Patriot Missile Air Defense Battery on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • Participants in the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference view a Patriot Missile Air Defense Battery at U.S. Air Base at Kadena Japan, Nov.9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael D. Heckman
  • Members of the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference pose for a group photo with Air Defense Artillery soldiers after a capabilities brief and tour on Kadena Air Force Base, Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 9, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Alfredo Mesa, vice president of Dutko Worldwide in Coral Gables, Fla., leans in to a right bank while flying a KC-135 Stratotanker flight simulator during a 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference session on Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Nov. 9, 2007.   Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison
  • Alfredo Mesa, vice president of Dutko Worldwide in Coral Gables, Fla., and U.S. Air Force Capt. Van Thai lean into eachother while flying a KC-135 Stratotanker flight simulator during the 74th Joint Civilian Orientation Conference held at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan, Nov.9, 2007.  Defense Dept. photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jerry Morrison