Images: US, Indonesian Marines, sailors train in martial arts [Image 1 of 4]
Lance Cpl. Andy Rivera, a rifleman from 2nd Platoon, Landing Force Company, grapples with an Indonesian Marine from 6th Battalion, 2nd Brigade, Korps Marinir, during martial arts training. Landing Force Company, comprised primarily of Marines from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment and 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, is participating in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training 2011. CARAT is an annual series of bilateral exercises held between the U.S. and Southeast Asian nations with the goals of enhancing regional cooperation, promoting mutual trust and understanding, and increasing operational readiness. While in Indonesia, the service members from both nations will train together on martial arts, military operations on urban terrain, jungle warfare, combat marksmanship and combat lifesaving.
Date Posted:06.09.2011 19:15
Location:ANTRA LINA TRAINING AREA, ID