Washington has repeated urged Tokyo to maintain the current level of its host-nation support
, which stands at 121 billion yen in payroll costs alone for Japanese personnel employed at U.
Although it is true that Japan's host-nation support
is substantial, the subtle implication that the alliance is nearly cost-free to America is misleading on several counts.
He insisted that the host-nation support
budget under the new special agreement is an arrangement to meet the real need of maintaining the Japan-U.
logistics footprints in many African partner countries, host-nation support
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Sengoku also told a press conference Wednesday, ''I believe that with the changing circumstances in security, the importance of host-nation support
at this point is growing,'' suggesting that Japan is unlikely to drastically cut expenses for the U.
Japan ties this year is to work out a renewal of Japan's host-nation support
The support company organic to the Special Forces battalion must be able to exploit "Big Army" systems and must be proficient in procuring local host-nation support
because logistics functions always have to outrun operations.
The two also took up the issue of Tokyo's host-nation support
under a bilateral agreement for U.
During the first Gulf War and again in Iraqi Freedom, the United States relied extensively on host-nation support
Japan should not reduce its host-nation support
forces stationed in Japan, negotiations with the United States over Japan's host-nation support
Alexander depended on host-nation support
to keep the routes his armies traveled open and protected, very much like is called for in the Joint Vision 2020 doctrine of multinational operations.