On Sunday, December 4th, 2022, at 12:03 p.m. JASDF and the U.S. Air Force perform OCD at Skojo in Meyuns, Koror. The public is welcome to view the JASDF plane flying for OCD. This Japan-U.S. joint effort will deliver Christmas gifts for children in Palau while giving aircrews experience in airlift and strengthening the friendly cooperative relationship between Japan, the U.S. and Palau for the realization of “Free and Open Indo-Pacific.”

This year’s OCD are scheduled at following locations in Palau.

Sunday, December 4
Meyuns, Koror12:03 p.m.
Kayangel12:45 p.m.

If OCD on the 4th is cancelled due to inclement weather, etc., it will be performed on Thursday, December 8th instead. Locations and time will be announced as soon as determined.

JASDF has been participating in this operation since 2015, and this is the second time for JASDF to perform the drop in Koror. The gifts by the drop include school supply, clothing, books and toys, which were donated by international community services and non-governmental organizations.

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