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JGSDF, Marines compete in a tug-of-war competition during Forest Light

Marines and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force members compete in a tug-of-war competition here, March 11, during exercise Forest Light 12-2. The Marines and JGSDF members conducted the competition following the conclusion of field training events. The purpose of Forest Light 12-2 is to increase interoperability between U.S. and Japanese forces while enhancing individual and unit-level cold weather skills. The Marines are from 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force and the JGSDF members are from 4th Infantry Regiment, 5th Brigade, JGSDF.



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This work, JGSDF, Marines compete in a tug-of-war competition during Forest Light [Image 5 of 7], by 1LT Jean-Scott Dodd, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.11.2012

Date Posted:03.22.2012 23:41

Photo ID:546817

VIRIN:120311-M-OP939-565

Resolution:4320x3240

Size:5.82 MB

Location:YAUSUBETSU TRAINING AREA, HOKKAIDO, JP

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