Consul-General MIKAMI hosts Conferment Ceremony for Colonel Kristopher William Struve (June 13, 2022)
On Monday, June 13, 2022, a conferment ceremony for the 2021 Autumn Conferment of Decorations on Foreign Nationals was held at the Official Residence. The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon was presented to Colonel Kristopher William Struve, Former Commander of the 35th Fighter Wing at Misawa Air Base, NORAD Vice Director of Operations, by Consul-General MIKAMI Yoichi.
Colonel Struve’s family and NORAD senior officials attended the ceremony. After the presentation of the decoration and certificate to Colonel Struve, he gave his remarks.