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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Jan 26, 2016

Staff Sgt. Mark Pins, a reconnaissance man with 1st Recon Bn., 1st Marine Division, instructs Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers on proper usage and deployment of the multi-mission parachute system (MMPS), which is used to conduct free fall operations during Exercise Iron Fist 2016 aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 25, 2016. Iron Fist is an annual bilateral amphibious training exercise held in Southern California between the United States Marine Corps and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force.

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