YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Royal Australian Air Force Group Captain Adam Williams assumed command of United Nations Command Rear, from Royal Australian Air Force Group Captain Michael W. Jansen during a change of command ceremony at Yokota Air Base, Japan, Jan. 29.
The reviewing officer of the ceremony was U.S. Army General Vincent K. Brooks, commander of United Nations Command (UNC), Combined Forces Command and U.S. Forces Korea.
“I want to thank the representatives of various counties who are here today. This is an important expression of what it is that UNC stands for, and what the UNC Rear command has done. We have representatives from: Japan, Australia, Netherlands, Thailand, Canada, Italy, New Zealand, Philippines, United Kingdom, and United States. I think it says an awful lot about the importance of this organization.” Brooks said during the ceremony.
Also Gen. Brooks talked about his vision as the UNC commander.
“One of my priorities as the UNC commander has been to keep the UNC vital and relevant. In fact to make it more vital and more relevant. UNC (Rear), under Group Captain Jensen has been at the forefront of meeting this priority.”
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