Exercise Crocodile Strike 2017

09/15/2017
09/15/2017: Exercise Crocodile Strike 2017 is a bilateral training activity in Northern Australia from 20 to 31 August 2018 involving approximately 80 personnel, drawn from the Australian Defence Force, the US Marine Rotational Force-Darwin and the 4th Marine Regiment from Okinawa, Japan. The Exercise is focused on interoperability and cooperation in…

Exercise Southern Jackaroo 2017

06/07/2017
06/07/2017: MOUNT BUNDEY TRAINING AREA, Australia U.S. Marines with Company K, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Rotational Force Darwin, execute a company sized attack in new terrain as part of Exercise Southern Jackaroo 2017, May 17, 2017. Southern Jackaroo 2017 is a multi-lateral combined arms training activity…

Marines and JSDF Train in Forest Light

03/01/2015
03/01/2015: In the first two photos, U.S. Marines post security on patrol Dec. 9 during Forest Light 15-1 at the Oyanohara Training Area in Yamato, Kumamoto prefecture, Japan. Forest Light is a routine, semi-annual exercise designed to enhance the U.S. and Japan military partnership, solidify regional security agreements and improve…

13th MEU Marines Call for Fire Support

08/27/2013
08/27/2013: U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct forward observation and call for fire during PHIBRON MEU Integrated Training June 14, 2013. PMINT is a three week long pre-deployment training event focusing on the combined Marine Expeditionary Unit and Amphibious Ready Group capabilities and…

Marines Practice Counter Ambush Maneuver

04/02/2013
04/02/2013: U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, conduct small arms tactics with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force as part of Exercise Iron Fist 2013, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Jan. 24, 2013. During Iron Fist 2013, the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Western…

USMC Conducts Training Exchange with JGSDF, Part 2

03/30/2013
03/30/2013: U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, conduct live-fire training with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force as part of Exercise Iron Fist 2013, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Jan. 24, 2013.  During Iron Fist 2013, the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and Western Army…

USMC Conducts Training Exchange with JGSDF, Part 1

03/27/2013
03/27/2013: U.S. Marines with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, conduct live-fire training with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force as part of Exercise Iron Fist 2013, aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. Jan. 24, 2013. Credit Video:13th Marine Expeditionary Unit:1/24/13