Marines give JGSDF a lesson in Helo Casting

04/21/2014: Iron Fist is an amphibious exercise that brings together Marines and sailors from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, other I Marine Expeditionary Force units, and soldiers from the JGSDF, to promote military interoperability and hone individual and small-unit skills through challenging, complex and realistic training.

Credit:15th Marine Expeditionary Unit:1/27/14

  • In the first photo, soldiers with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force make their way to Seal Beach on a combat rubber reconnaissance craft while conducting Helo Cast training during Exercise Iron Fist 2014 aboard Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014.
  • In the second photo, a soldier with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force jumps out of a CH-46E Sea Knight while conducting Helo Cast training with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, during Exercise Iron Fist 2014 aboard Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014.
  • In the third photo, soldiers with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force make their way to a CH-46E Sea Knight while conducting Helo Cast training during Exercise Iron Fist 2014 aboard Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Calif., Jan. 27, 2014.

 

 

 

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