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    Japan raises the bar at Rising Thunder 2019 [Image 7 of 17]

    Japan raises the bar at Rising Thunder 2019



    Photo by Sgt. Camacho Roberts 

    211th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

    Soldier from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force engage pop-up targets while conducting mounting drills during Rising Thunder 19 at Yakima Training Center, Yakima, Washington, Sept. 7.
    The training consisted of troop movement exercises, room clearing drills, radio communication, hand and arm signals, and suppressive fire exercises. The U.S. and Japanese troops have been building teamwork and efficiency throughout Rising Thunder 19 with a targeted goal to perfect various skill sets.
    Rising Thunder 2019 is an annual exercise between the U.S. Army and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) and is part of Pacific Pathways 19-3. RT19 is a USARPAC-sponsored capstone event. U.S. Army Units participating include the 7th Infantry Division and the Illinois Army National Guard's 108th Sustainment Brigade and 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team. The exercise consists of company/platoon unilateral and bilateral training events in two phases, culminating with a bilateral live-fire exercise. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Camacho Roberts) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Camacho Roberts)



    Date Taken: 09.07.2019
    Date Posted: 09.11.2019 11:46
    Photo ID: 5739003
    VIRIN: 190907-A-HY684-0007
    Resolution: 6689x4103
    Size: 13.4 MB
    Location: YAKIMA, WA, US 

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