• Spc. Bryce Garrison, assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, prepares to clear a room at the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., as members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, look-on Sep. 6. It was a learning event for both forces, as the units took turns observing each other traverse the course. The three-week combined training event is designed to exercise and develop all war-fighting functions for both Japanese and U.S. forces.

    Operation Rising Thunder 13 urban assault training

    Spc. Bryce Garrison, assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, prepares to clear a room at the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., as members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense...

  • Members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, provide security while other members of their team clear buildings in the urban operation complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13 alongside members of the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment. It was a learning event for both forces, as the units took turns observing each other traverse the course. The three-week combined training event is designed to exercise and develop all war-fighting functions for both Japanese and U.S. forces.

    Operation Rising Thunder 13 urban assault training

    Members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, provide security while other members of their team clear buildings in the urban operation complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep 6. The Soldiers are taking part in...

  • Soldiers assigned to 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, practice clearing a room prior to maneuvering through the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep. 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13 alongside members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force. It was a learning event for both forces, as the units took turns observing each other traverse the course. The three-week combined training event is designed to exercise and develop all war-fighting functions for both Japanese and U.S. forces.

    Operation Rising Thunder 13 urban assault training

    Soldiers assigned to 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, practice clearing a room prior to maneuvering through the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep. 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13 alongside...

  • Sgt. Mathew Dunaway, a team leader assigned to 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, leads his Soldiers through the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., as members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force look-on Sep. 6. It was a learning event for both forces, as the units took turns observing each other traverse the course. The three-week combined training event is designed to exercise and develop all war-fighting functions for both Japanese and U.S. forces.

    Operation Rising Thunder 13 urban assault training

    Sgt. Mathew Dunaway, a team leader assigned to 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, leads his Soldiers through the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., as members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense...

  • Second Lt. Mitchell Brady, a range safety officer assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, shows members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, how his Soldiers fire in the prone-position prior to his squad entering the urban assault complex Sep. 6. It was a learning event for both forces, as the units took turns observing each other traverse the course. The three-week combined training event is designed to exercise and develop all war-fighting functions for both Japanese and U.S. forces.

    Operation Rising Thunder 13 urban assault training

    Second Lt. Mitchell Brady, a range safety officer assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, shows members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, how his Soldiers fire in the prone-position prior to...

  • Soldiers assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, prepare to clear a room while maneuvering through the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep. 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13 alongside members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force. It was a learning event for both forces, as the units took turns observing each other traverse the course. The three-week combined training event is designed to exercise and develop all war-fighting functions for both Japanese and U.S. forces.

    Operation Rising Thunder 13 urban assault training

    Soldiers assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, prepare to clear a room while maneuvering through the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep. 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13...

  • Members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, traverse open areas and clear buildings in the urban operation complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13 alongside members of the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment. It was a learning event for both forces, as the units took turns observing each other traverse the course. The three-week combined training event is designed to exercise and develop all war-fighting functions for both Japanese and U.S. forces.

    Operation Rising Thunder 13 urban assault training

    Members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, traverse open areas and clear buildings in the urban operation complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13...

  • Sgt. Robert Miller, a range safety assigned to 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, observes members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, as they maneuver through the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13 alongside members of the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment. It was a learning event for both forces, as the units took turns observing each other traverse the course. The three-week combined training event is designed to exercise and develop all war-fighting functions for both Japanese and U.S. forces.

    Operation Rising Thunder 13 urban assault training

    Sgt. Robert Miller, a range safety assigned to 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, observes members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, as they maneuver through the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center...

  • Members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, provide covering fire while other members of their team clear buildings in the urban operation complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13 alongside Soldiers from the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment. It was a learning event for both forces, as the units took turns observing each other traverse the course. The three-week combined training event is designed to exercise and develop all war-fighting functions for both Japanese and U.S. forces.

    Operation Rising Thunder 13 urban assault training

    Members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, provide covering fire while other members of their team clear buildings in the urban operation complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep 6. The Soldiers are taking part...

  • Soldiers assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, clear a room while maneuvering through the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep. 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13 alongside members of the 16th Regimental Combat Team, Japanese Ground Self Defense Force. It was a learning event for both forces, as the units took turns observing each other traverse the course.  The three-week combined training event is designed to exercise and develop all war-fighting functions for both Japanese and U.S. forces.

    Operation Rising Thunder 13 urban assault training

    Soldiers assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, clear a room while maneuvering through the urban assault complex at Yakima Training Center, Wash., Sep. 6. The Soldiers are taking part in Operation Rising Thunder 13 alongside...

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