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U.S.-Japan Complete 3JA Exercise
171126-N-IO414-035.JPG Photo By: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan Crouch

Nov 29, 2017
HOSOSHIMA, Japan - Sailors raise the anchor as the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) prepares to go underway. Chief is participating in the annual bilateral mine countermeasures exercise 3JA with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force to increase proficiency and interoperability in MCM operations.


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