Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers passes through friendly lines as Marines maintain security during rehearsals here March 7, 2012. The rehearsals were conducted in preparation of a two-day field training exercise. The Marines are from Combat Logistics Regiments 35 and 37, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, here to conduct exercise Forest Light 12-2, a bilateral combined command post and field training exercise between elements of 3rd MLG and the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force. The purpose of Forest Light 12-2 is to enhance the interoperability of Marines and JGSDF members while increasing individual and unit readiness in a cold weather environment.
|Date Posted:||03.23.2012 00:57|
|Location:||YAUSUBETSU TRAINING AREA, HOKKAIDO, JP|
This work, JGSDF, Marines conduct field training exercise during Forest Light [Image 1 of 3], by CPT Jean-Scott Dodd, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.