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Hurricane Sandy was felt in Japan

Sgt. Craig D. Davis, from Medford, N.J., a team leader, and Sgt. 1st Class Michael E. Cook, from Concord, Calif., a platoon sergeant, both with Company B, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment based out of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, await a call from the commander for quick reactionary force support during their field training exercise (FTX) at Aibano Training Area, Japan. The FTX is part of bilateral exercises between U.S. soldiers and Japanese defense force members during Orient Shield 12 near Imazu City, Japan. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jesse Houk)



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This work, Hurricane Sandy was felt in Japan [Image 1 of 2], by Jesse Houk, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.01.2012

Date Posted:11.01.2012 07:39

Photo ID:771678

VIRIN:121101-Z-PM981-026

Resolution:4288x2848

Size:4.37 MB

Location:IMAZU CITY, SHIGA, JP

Hometown:MEDFORD, NJ, US

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