Photo Credit: Spc. Jason Dorsey, 139th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment
Soldiers engage in cultural day activities, which included a visit to the Heian Jingu Shrine in Kyoto, Japan, as part of concluding events of Orient Shield 12. Orient Shield is an annual, bilateral tactical field training exercise with the Japan Ground Self Defense Force and the U.S. Army. (From Left to right) Sgt. Jesse Houk, 139th Mobile Public Affairs, Illinois Army National Guard, out of Springfield, Ill.; Pfc. Ricardo Lowe, Company A, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team out of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Staff Sgt. Robert Olson, Company A, 1-14th Infantry; Pfc. Candace Core, 225th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Stryker BCT; Sgt. Risati Taufaanuu, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 1-14th Infantry; Pvt. Shotaro Nishiyama, 33rd Infantry Regiment, Japan Ground Self Defense Force; Sgt. 1st Class, Masato Kokuba, 33rd Infantry Regiment.