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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
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Jan 28, 2016

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) 2nd Lieutenant Issei Shima dons the MK-25 underwater breathing apparatus (UBA) during training aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Jan. 26, 2016. The training is a part of Exercise Iron Fist 2016, an annual bilateral training exercise between the USMC and JGSDF designed to improve planning, communication, and conducting of amphibious operations between the two militaries. The MK-25 UBA is employed for clandestine reconnaissance missions. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Xzavior T. McNeal/Released)

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