Congratulations to Associate Mai Taira, Management Analyst at the 18th Mission Support Group (MSG) of the U.S. Air Force, for being named “Category II Civilian of the Quarter”! She received this award for the first quarter of 2018 in recognition of her work with the 18MSG, the Okinawa and Kadena communities, and TOMODACHI and USJC. Since participating in the 2014 TOMODACHI-Mitsui & Co. Leadership Program, she has been active in the TOMODACHI community, serving as Regional Mentor for Okinawa-based TOMODACHI alumni. With her background in human resources, she also advises and inspires young students in Okinawa to improve their English skills, study abroad and become involved in U.S.-Japan relations.