Camera Icon

Images: Marines, Japanese conduct training on San Clemente Island [Image 2 of 7]

Photo by Cpl. John Robbart IIISmall RSS IconSubscriptions Icon

Marines, Japanese conduct training on San Clemente Island

Lance Cpl. Joseph A. Ferguson, fire support man, 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, shows a Japanese soldier the information needed to request close air support during a combined arms exercise with the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, Feb. 12. The exercise included 81 and 120mm mortars, fixed and rotary wing assets and Naval gun fire. In addition to the gunfire exercise, the Japanese also practiced calling for fire. Exercise Iron Fist 2012 is a bilateral training exercise that gave the 15th MEU a chance to demonstrate its amphibious capabilities to the Japanese. Ferguson, 19, is from Brentwood, Calif.



Web Views
73
Downloads
12

Podcast Hits
0



Public Domain Mark
This work, Marines, Japanese conduct training on San Clemente Island [Image 2 of 7], by Sgt John Robbart III, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.12.2012

Date Posted:02.15.2012 18:14

Photo ID:525397

VIRIN:120212-M-YG378-198

Resolution:5616x3744

Size:4.77 MB

Location:SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA, USGlobe

Gallery Images

More Like This

  • Cpl. Robert T. Ruiz, fire support man, 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, reviews notes with a forward observer of the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, during a live-fire exercise at San Clemente Island, Feb. 12. The training event was part of Exercise Iron Fist 2012, a bilateral training exercise between the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force.
  • Marines with 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company observe a live-fire exercise during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 27. Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Japanese soldiers with the Western Army Infantry Regiment are participating in the bilateral training designed to enhance the services' interoperability.
  • A CH-46E Sea Knight, with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268 “Red Dragons,” flies toward USS Makin Island after a live fire exercise during Exercise Iron Fist here Feb. 27. Marines, with 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, attached to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and soldiers, with the Japanese Western Army Infantry Regiment, are participating in the bilateral training to enhance the services interoperability.
  • Soldiers from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force conduct fire-support exercises with 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company during Exercise Iron Fist 2014 aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014. Iron Fist 2014 is an amphibious exercise that brings together Marines and sailors from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, other I Marine Expeditionary Force units, and soldiers from the JGSDF, to promote military interoperability and hone individual and small-unit skills through challenging, complex and realistic training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Anna K. Albrecht/Released)

Associated News

Marines, Japanese conduct training on San Clemente Island

Options

  • Army
  • Marines
  • Navy
  • Air Force
  • Coast Guard
  • National Guard

HOLIDAY GREETINGS

SELECT A HOLIDAY:

VIDEO ON DEMAND

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Flickr