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    2/8 and JGSDF Conduct Live-Fire Defense [Image 10 of 20]

    2/8 and JGSDF Conduct Live-Fire Defense



    Photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Aubuchon 

    3rd Marine Division     

    U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Alexander Potochniak, an anti-tank missileman with 2d Battalion, 8th Marines conducts live-fire defense training with the 39th Infantry Regiment, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) during Resolute Dragon 21 at Iwate, Japan, Dec. 10, 2021. RD21 is the largest bilateral field training exercise between the U.S. Marine Corps and the JGSDF since 2013 and the largest ever in Japan. RD21 is designed to strengthen the defensive capabilities of the U.S.-Japan Alliance by exercising integrated command and control, targeting, combined arms, and maneuver across multiple domains. 2/8 is forward deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marines, 3d Marine Division. Potochniak is a native of Mystic, Connecticut. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Scott Aubuchon)



    Date Taken: 12.10.2021
    Date Posted: 12.12.2021 02:42
    Photo ID: 6974979
    VIRIN: 211210-M-CG913-0081
    Resolution: 5302x3535
    Size: 923.74 KB
    Location: IWATE, JP
    Hometown: MYSTIC, CT, US

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