Camp Hansen's Marines and JGSDF participate in artillery static display

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lorenzo Ducato
U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Lorenzo Ducato

Camp Hansen's Marines and JGSDF participate in artillery static display

by Lance Cpl. Lorenzo Ducato
3rd Marine Division

Photo  caption:

U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jackson Lockaby, a cannoneer section chief with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division, exchanges information with members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force about the M777A2 155mm Howitzer during Artillery RelocationTraining Program 21.3 at Yausubetsu Maneuver Area, Hokkaido, Japan, Oct. 20, 2021. ARTP is an exercise held to strengthen the defense of Japan and the U.S.-Japan Alliance as the cornerstone of peace and security in the Indo-Pacific region. This iteration of ARTP focused on operating as a small, distributed force, capable of delivering long range precision fires with lethal effects from multiple survivable locations. Lockaby is a native of Tampa, Florida.

 

 

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