Japan Air Self-Defence Force’s Christmas Drop Conducted Successfully in Koror and Kayangel


On Sunday, December 3rd, 2023, Japan Air Self-Defence Force (JASDF) performed Christmas Drop in Koror and Kayangel as a part of multilateral training with the U.S. Air Force and other air forces.
JASDF’s C-130H airclaft dropped boxes of gifts including school supplies, clothing, books and toys as the spectators looked up at the airlift training at Skojo in Meyuns, Koror and in Kayangel, waving the flags of both Japan and Palau.
JASDF has been participating in the Christmas Drop since 2015, which is a multilateral training to airlift humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, signaling the coming of Christmas season.
Japan values the friendly relationship between Japan and Palau for the realization of a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific”.