Japanese and Marines During Dawn Blitz


06/25/2013: 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit working alongside Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces for a PHIBRON/MEU integration exercise as well as Japanese Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) landings on San Clemente Island, West Cove, during amphibious exercise, Dawn Blitz.

 Exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 is a multinational amphibious exercise off the Southern California coast that refocuses Navy, Marine Corps and coalition forces in their ability to conduct complex amphibious operations essential for global crisis response across the range of military operations.

 Credit:13th Marine Expeditionary Unit:6/17/13