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11th Marine Expeditionary Unit
I Marine Expeditionary Force

Jan 28, 2016

Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Cpl. Ishida, with the Western Army Infantry Regiment, looks out from the gun turret onto a simulated desert after successfully engaging targets during Exercise Iron Fist 2016 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. 26. The amphibious assault vehicle simulator offers the unique ability to train hands-on with the controls without requiring the resources needed to conduct training in the field. Iron Fist is an annual, bilateral amphibious assault exercise focused on strengthening of amphibious operations between the U.S. Marine Corps and the JGSDF.

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