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Naval Medical Forces Pacific Team Participates in Keen Sword 23
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Nov 15, 2022
CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan - Elements of Naval Medical Forces Pacific (NMFP) recently travelled to Okinawa prefecture, Japan, and began participation in exercise Keen Sword 23 (KS23), Nov. 12. As a feature of this year’s Keen Sword, NMFP deployed a small headquarters element from Naval Base San Diego, and Expeditionary Medical Facility (EMF) 150-Alpha, out of Camp Pendleton, Calif., to support medical-related exercise scenarios at Camp Foster, Marine Corps Base S.D. Butler. Keen Sword is a joint, bilateral, biennial field-training exercise involving U.S. military and Japan Self-Defense Force personnel, designed to increase combat readiness and interoperability and strengthen the ironclad Japan-U.S. alliance.


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