JGSDF, US service members simulate earthquake response

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Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 1st Lt. Miyako Tanaka supervises her personnel during a simulated major earthquake July 23 at Camp Naha, Okinawa. In the scenario, the earthquake’s epicenter was in central Naha, Okinawa. The event united officials with the JGSDF 15th Brigade and U.S. service members and federal employees stationed on Okinawa. Tanaka is a medical officer with the 15th Brigade. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Peter Sanders)
Japan Ground Self-Defense Force 1st Lt. Miyako Tanaka supervises her personnel during a simulated major earthquake July 23 at Camp Naha, Okinawa. In the scenario, the earthquake’s epicenter was in central Naha, Okinawa. The event united officials with the JGSDF 15th Brigade and U.S. service members and federal employees stationed on Okinawa. Tanaka is a medical officer with the 15th Brigade. (Photo by Lance Cpl. Peter Sanders)

JGSDF, US service members simulate earthquake response

by: Lance Cpl. Pete Sanders, III MEF/MCIPAC Consolidated Public Affairs Office | .
U.S. Marine Corps | .
published: August 09, 2014

NAHA, OKINAWA, Japan -- Members of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force teamed with U.S. armed services July 23 to simulate rescue operations at Naha Port, Naha, Okinawa. The training is part of an ongoing initiative to remain ready for any type of disaster and rescue operation in the Asia-Pacific region.