SDF striving to become global partner

National | SDF TURNS 50 Jul 1, 2004

SDF striving to become global partner

by Nao Shimoyachi

Among the 550 Ground Self-Defense Force troops in the first deployment to the southern Iraqi city of Samawah were five men in green fatigues armed with musical instruments. The musicians were one small effort by the GSDF to build good relations in Samawah amid the ...