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

    Marines, Japanese conduct training on San Clemente Island

    SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA, UNITED STATES

    02.12.2012

    Photo by Cpl. John Robbart III 

    15th Marine Expeditionary Unit

    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.

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    Date Taken: 02.12.2012
    Date Posted: 02.15.2012 19:31
    Photo ID: 525397
    VIRIN: 120212-M-YG378-198
    Resolution: 5616x3744
    Size: 4.77 MB
    Location: SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, CA, US 

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