Gen. Shunji “Bert” Izutsu, Chief of Staff, Japan Air Self-Defense Force
Gen. Izutsu was previously the Commander of the Air Defense Command at Yokota and Commander of the Western Air Defense Force(Kasuga). He has also served as Director of Personnel Education in the Air Staff Officeand was Vice Commander of the Southwestern Air Division in Naha.
Lt. Gen. Kevin “Gumby” Schneider, Director of Staff, United States Air Force
Lt. Gen. Schneider was previously the Commander of United States Forces Japan, and Commander of the Fifth Air Force at Yokota. His staff assignments include tours on the Joint Staff, Air Staff, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, and Pacific Air Forces. He was also previously the Chief of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Camp Smith, Hawaii.