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U.S. Marines, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force set to begin Exercise Resolute Dragon
211203-M-TA826-001.JPG Photo By: Sgt. Kirstin Spanu

MIYAGI, Japan - U.S. Marines with Marine Wing Support Squadron 172 refuel an MV-22B Osprey at a forward arming and refueling point in preparation for exercise Resolute Dragon 21 (RD21), Dec. 3, 2021 at Ojojihara Proving Grounds, Japan. RD21 is the largest bilateral field training exercise between the U.S. Marine Corps and Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) in 2021. RD21 is designed to strengthen the defensive capabilities of the U.S.-Japan Alliance by exercising integrated command and control, targeting, combined arms, and maneuver across multiple domains. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kirstin Spanu)


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