2017 Okinawa Missile Defender of the Year

Okinawa, Japan / December 1, 2017

The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance held its fifth annual Okinawa Missile Defender of the Year Award Ceremony in Okinawa, Japan on Friday, December 1, 2017. The event honored missile defenders from the U.S. Army 1st Battalion, 1st Air Defense Artillery, Japan Air Self-Defense Force 5th Air Defense Missile Group, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 15th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment.

2017 Okinawa Missile Defenders of the Year:

2曹   伊藤 将文
3曹   中山 勉寿
3曹   池内 康平
3曹   小柳 尋之
3曹  富濱 彬弘
3曹   藤原 寛之
曹長   東 幸一郎
3曹   池松 将太
3曹   砂川 陽一
2曹   林 芳隆
3曹   野口 豊弘
2曹   遠近 真矢
3曹   藤田 哲也
1LT Gabriel Dacasin
SGT Cory Twiford
SPC Nefrisco Nash
SGT Naomi Thomas
PFC Nickles Farris
PFC James Martin
1LT Christopher Neff
SSG Jerome Teribury
PFC Anthony Nemard
CPL Miguel Oquendo
SPC Stephan Bramhila
PFC Caleb Wood
SPC Cameron Westfall
SGT James Semiene
SPC Tyler Heim
SPC Danielle Blackmond
SGT Brian Varoz
SPC Samuel Banuelosbarrios

 

Defenders of the Year

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