JGSDF’s 30th Infantry Regiment, 3/8 put rounds down range

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Levi J. Guerra
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Levi J. Guerra

JGSDF’s 30th Infantry Regiment, 3/8 put rounds down range

by Cpl. Levi Guerra
U.S. Marine Corps

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment observe a demonstration from the 30th Infantry Regiment, 12th Brigade, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, on use of the Howa Type-89 assault rifle for a combat marksmanship course during exercise Forest Light Eastern Army in mainland Japan, on Dec. 8, 2020. Forest Light is an annual bilateral training exercise that strengthens the interoperability and readiness of the U.S. Marine Corps and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force to deter aggression and defeat any threat. This iteration is focused on seizing and defending key maritime terrain as an integrated force in support of naval operations in the defense of Japan.

 

 

 

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