Opening Ceremony Launches Orient Shield 12
Photo Credit: Maj. Randall Baucom, U.S. Army Japan Public Affairs
Lt. Col. Jon Larsen, commander of the 25th Infantry Division's 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, stands with Col. Koji Furuya, commander of Middle Army's, 10th Division, 33rd Infantry Regiment during the opening ceremony for Orient Shield 12 at Aibano Training Area on October 24. Orient Shield is an annual premier tactical level bilateral exercise co-hosted by U.S. Army Japan and the Japan Ground Self Defense Force. The exercise will run from now until November 8th and involves over 750 Soldiers and 600 Ground Self Defense Force Members.
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