Dawn Blitz 201: MPF Offloading

06/18/2013
06/17/2013: U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment-17, 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade and U.S. Navy sailors with Naval Beach Group-1, Expeditionary Strike Group-3, conduct Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) training and offload equipment from the USNS 1st Lt. Jack Lummus in support of Exercise Dawn Blitz 2013 in San Diego, Calif., June…

11th MEU and the Japanese Self Defense Force during Exercise Dawn Blitz

06/10/2013
06/10/2013: 11th MEU and the Japanese Self Defense Force during Exercise Dawn Blitz [slidepress gallery='11th-meu-and-the-japanese-self-defense-force-during-exercise-dawn-blitz'] Credit:11th Marine Expeditionary Unit:6/6/13 In the first two photos, members of the Japanese Self Defense force launch a boat from the back of a helicopter during helocast training here June 6. The purpose of the training…

Japan’s Ships Arrive at Port for Dawn Blitz

06/06/2013
06/05/2013: Japanese Naval ships arriving at Naval Base San Diego for Dawn Blitz 2013 with Japanese Army soldiers on board to work on amphibious operations. The USN-USMC team are shaping a new approach to landpower for the 21st century. The Japanese and Australians among others understand that the future of…