Okinawa Marine preparing for Northern Viper 2020

Photo by Lance Cpl. Jackson Dukes
Photo by Lance Cpl. Jackson Dukes

Okinawa Marine preparing for Northern Viper 2020

3rd Marine Division

U.S. Marine Cpl. Elijah Ott, an Engineer Equipment Operator from 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, prepares to level out the snow from a recent snowfall in the motor pool using a Multi Terrain Loader (MTL) during exercise Northern Viper on Hokkudaien Training Area, Hokkaido, Japan, Jan 21, 2020. Northern Viper is a regularly scheduled training exercise that is designed to enhance the collective defense capabilities of the U.S. and Japan Alliance by allowing infantry units to maintain their lethality and proficiency in infantry and combined arms tactics. Ott is a native of Houston, Texas.




Subscribe to our Stripes Pacific newsletter and receive amazing travel stories, great event info, cultural information, interesting lifestyle articles and more directly in your inbox!

Follow us on social media!

Facebook: Stars and Stripes Pacific
Flipboard: Stars and Stripes Community Sites

Looking to travel while stationed abroad? Check out our other Pacific community sites!
Stripes Japan
Stripes Korea
Stripes Guam


Recommended Content