Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jaime L. Witt, 139th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
Leadership from the U.S. Army's 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment and the Japan Ground Self Defense Force's 33rd Infantry Regiment disuss lessons learned during a bilateral after action review Nov. 5 following the cumulative field training exercise of Orient Shield 12. The two forces joined together to fight a simulated enemy during the exercise. Orient Shield 12 is an annual bilateral field training exercise that enhances the combat readiness and interoperability of both nations through exchange of tactics, techniques, and skills.